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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) which is in the industry Business Services, gaining 1.52% today. In the last week its performance is 2.86%, and -1.12% for the past quarter. Currently, The Priceline Group Inc., PCLN has a target price of 1469.63, so today’s gain of 1.52% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.05%.

The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN), has a market cap of 62899.57, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 95.70%.

At the current price of 1267.37, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 1469.63. This is with a profit margin of 27.20%, and total debt/equity of 0. The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has a P/E of 24.95, as well as a forward P/E of 16.11.

With a current EPS of 50.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.24%,The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 36.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 14.97%.

Performance for the year is 10.87%. Since its IPO date on 3/31/1999, the total performance to date is -0.59%.

Volume today for The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN), is 644145, while its average volume is 631.96. Whilst the total gain today was 1.52%, it did have a day high of -9.08%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.88%, and 2.70% for the month. The 52-week low for The Priceline Group Inc., PCLN has been 32.85%, while the 52-week-high has reached -14.17%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 17.90%, and its return on assets is 14.90%. The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has an operating margin of 34.90%. With a sales growth of 16.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Priceline Group Inc., PCLN is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.7, and has a current ratio of 2.4 and 2.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Priceline Group Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.67, and the P/S is 6.6, along with a P/B of 6.95. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 18.59.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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