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How has The Priceline Group Inc.:(NASDAQ:PCLN) performed recently?

The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 74100.26. It is in the Business Services industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 28.55, a forward P/E of 18.74 and EPS of 52.46. At a stock price of 1497.58 (0.57%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 36.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by 8.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 16.54% and more long-term 16.13% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 16.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 24.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 12.10%.

For performance, The Priceline Group Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 2.71%. For the last month performance for The Priceline Group Inc. is 4.22%. While the last quarter is 15.44% and half year, 17.32%. Finally for the year, performance is 17.42%.

The 52-week high for The Priceline Group Inc., is at -0.08%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 56.98%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.45% and 15.28% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.39%, and for the month it is 1.47%. The Priceline Group Inc., has a target price of 1574.2.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.78, and for total debt/equity The Priceline Group Inc. has 0. The gross margin is 94.60%, while operating margin is 34.30%, the profit margin is 27.10%. The current ratio is 2.7 and the quick ratio is 2.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 96.20%. The Priceline Group Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 49.48. The shares float is 49.25, with the float short at 2.71%, with short ratio coming to 2.75.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Priceline Group Inc., get 14.70%, with its returns on investment at 17.90%. Return on equity is 29.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 1574.2, reached soon?

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