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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 -1.63% today. In the last week its performance is 1.06%, and 0.21% for the past quarter. Currently, The Priceline Group Inc., PCLN has a target price of 1469, so today’s gain of -1.63% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.28%.

The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN), has a market cap of 67939.12, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 95.40%.

At the current price of 1330.84, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 1469. 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 26.63, as well as a forward P/E of 17.22.

With a current EPS of 50.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.26%,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 15.67%.

Performance for the year is 9.52%. Since its IPO date on 3/31/1999, the total performance to date is 6.11%.

Volume today for The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN), is 322325, while its average volume is 652.77. Whilst the total gain today was -1.63%, it did have a day high of -4.53%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.45%, and 2.55% for the month. The 52-week low for The Priceline Group Inc., PCLN has been 39.50%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.87%.

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 1.7, and the P/S is 7.13, along with a P/B of 7.42. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 20.08.

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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