2. As of noon trading, Priceline Group ( PCLN) is down $19.85 (-1.7%) to $1,158.23 on heavy volume. Thus far, 880,309 shares of Priceline Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 856,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $1,147.01-$1,189.86 after having opened the day at $1,167.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1,178.08.

priceline.com Incorporated operates as an online travel company. Priceline Group has a market cap of $64.5 billion and is part of the diversified services industry. Shares are up 1.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Priceline Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Priceline Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Priceline Group Ratings Report now.

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