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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 1.20% today. In the last week its performance is -0.28%, and 7.55% for the past quarter. Currently, The Priceline Group Inc., PCLN has a target price of 1582.2, so today’s gain of 1.20% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.90%.

The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN), has a market cap of 72064.66, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 96.00%.

At the current price of 1454.97, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 1582.2. This is with a profit margin of 27.10%, and total debt/equity of 0. The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has a P/E of 27.74, as well as a forward P/E of 18.32.

With a current EPS of 52.46, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 16.19%,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 16.13%.

Performance for the year is 5.73%. Since its IPO date on 3/31/1999, the total performance to date is 14.12%.

Volume today for The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN), is 324800, while its average volume is 470. Whilst the total gain today was 1.20%, it did have a day high of -3.12%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.18%, and 1.20% for the month. The 52-week low for The Priceline Group Inc., PCLN has been 52.51%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.12%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 17.90%, and its return on assets is 14.70%. The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has an operating margin of 34.30%. With a sales growth of 12.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Priceline Group Inc., PCLN is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.78, and has a current ratio of 2.7 and 2.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Priceline Group Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.72, and the P/S is 7.35, along with a P/B of 7.78. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 16.49.

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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