Trade-Ideas: Priceline Group (PCLN) Is Today's Post-Market Leader Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Priceline Group ( PCLN) as a post-market leader candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Priceline Group as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • PCLN has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $986.2 million.
  • PCLN is up 2.6% today from today's close.

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More details on PCLN:

The Priceline Group Inc. provides online travel and travel related reservation and search services. PCLN has a PE ratio of 21. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Priceline Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Priceline Group has been 686,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Priceline Group has a market cap of $48.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. The stock has a beta of 1.64 and a short float of 2.6% with 1.46 days to cover. Shares are down 22.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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TheStreetRatings.com Analysis:

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Priceline Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.

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