PCLN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Equity Winners Since the October 2007 Market Peak (HD, IBM)

    May 19, 2016
    Learn about four stocks that have performed well since the market peak in October of 2007. Consider how these companies grow ...
  2. Priceline's Dismal Outlook Outweighs Its Strong Q1

    May 4, 2016
    Financially, 2016 got off to a strong start for Priceline. First-quarter revenue was expected to come in at $2.12 billion ...
  3. TRBCX: T Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    May 2, 2016
    Learn about the top five investments of the T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund, a large-cap growth fund with a long history ...
  4. The 3 Largest Alpha-Seeking ETFs (PKW, PDP)

    May 1, 2016
    Learn the tactics of the three largest alpha-seeking ETFs, such as tracking share buybacks and and finding companies with ...
  5. TRBCX: T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund Performance Case Study

    May 1, 2016
    Discover in which seasonal period the T.Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund makes its best performance gains, and learn the ...
  6. How Does Fly Work and Make Money?

    April 30, 2016
    Learn about the online travel website Fly.com and how the company makes money through partners and advertisers. Consider ...
  7. Priceline CEO Quits After Relationship Misconduct

    April 28, 2016
    Beware the office relationship: Priceline Group CEO and President Darren Huston has unexpectedly stepped down from both ...
  8. 3 Expensive All-Cap ETFs Worth Your While (KNOW, PDP)

    April 21, 2016
    Learn why high expense ratios may not matter when it comes to all-cap ETFs, as well as the funds that have outperformed their ...
  9. The 2 Top CFOs to Take Companies Public

    April 14, 2016
    Learn why chief financial officers (CFOs) play a greater role in companies today and discover three of the top CFOs today, ...
  10. Equity Winners since Market Low March 2009 (GGP, PCLN)

    April 7, 2016
    Discover three of the biggest equity winners since March 2009. These stocks have their own unique catalysts but also have ...
  11. JPMorgan On Travel: Prefers Priceline Into Q1 Earnings

    April 7, 2016
    Heading into first-quarter earnings, JPMorgan prefers Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ: PCLN) over peers Expedia Inc (NASDAQ: ...
  12. 5 Ways Priceline is Scaling Up Its Online Dining Business (PCLN)

    April 1, 2016
    Learn how Priceline is scaling up its online dining business. Consider how the company is leveraging all of its online sites ...
  13. TRBCX: Portfolio Trends in 2016

    March 25, 2016
    Learn about the portfolio shifts in the T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund for 2016 and consider whether the fund is right ...
  14. 3 Volatile Consumer Discretionary Stocks for the Risk Taker (PCLN, ...

    March 11, 2016
    Learn why Priceline, Chipotle and Wynn Resorts represent a few of the best volatile stocks on the market for investors willing ...
  15. Analyzing Priceline Group's Return on Equity (PCLN)

    February 27, 2016
    Learn about Priceline's return on equity (ROE) relative to its peers and past performance. Find out how net margin, financial ...
  16. Priceline Beats Earnings, Shares Zoom 11% Higher (PCLN)

    February 18, 2016
    For now, if value is what investors seek, PCLN stock -- still down 16% from its 52-week high -- seems to fit the bill.
  17. Will Priceline Trek Higher After Earnings? (PCLN)

    February 16, 2016
    With Priceline's once meteoric growth metrics now on the decline, some risk adjustment is now warranted.
  18. Why Ctrip.com Is Plowing $180M Into MakeMyTrip

    January 8, 2016
    Ambitious China-based travel services provider Ctrip.com (NASDAQ: CTRP) has gained a strong toehold in a promising market. ...
  19. Priceline Group's 3 Key Financial Ratios

    December 18, 2015
    Understand how the online travel agent market has evolved and how Priceline's financial ratios prove that it has successfully ...
  20. Buy These Stocks During the Current Pullback (PCLN, RAI)

    December 9, 2015
    Based on the rising trend channels, these stocks have pulled back into a buy zone.
  21. Does Priceline Present More Risk Than Reward?

    November 11, 2015
    Priceline has delivered a cumulative return north of 220% over the past five years, but the next five years is likely to ...
  22. How Priceline Succeeds in China (PCLN)

    October 15, 2015
    Learn about the unique marketing strategy that The Priceline, Group, Inc. has devised to gain access to the large travel ...
  23. Priceline Goes Instant With TripAdvisor Booking (PCLN, TRIP)

    October 14, 2015
    In an atypical collaboration between rivals in the online travel industry, Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN) and TripAdvisor ...
  24. 6 Stocks to Own While the Fed Hikes Rates (PCLN, GOOG)

    October 14, 2015
    Understand what happens if the Federal Reserve increases interest rates. Learn about the top six stocks to own if the Fed ...
  25. Justice Department Approves Expedia-Orbitz Deal

    September 17, 2015
    Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE) is ready to take flight after the Justice Department announced it wouldn't stand in the way of the ...
  26. Famous Celebrities Who Love Investing (BBY, FB)

    August 18, 2015
    Celebrities have a bit of a bad reputation these days. These five celebrities, though, have used their fame and their money ...
  27. AR & Inventory Turnover Is Key For These Sectors

    August 12, 2015
    Accounts receivable and inventory turnover are two important ratios in the current asset category. We will also discuss the ...
  28. Priceline Crushes Second Quarter EPS Estimates (PCLN, EXPE)

    August 6, 2015
    Priceline (NASDAQ: PCLN) is flying high on the back of its most recent set of quarterly results. For its second quarter, ...
  29. Which Is Better: Priceline Or Hotwire? (PCLN, EXPE)

    May 15, 2015
    Both travel booking sites are easy to use, and each has its devotees. Here's a comparison.
  30. Why These are 2015's Top 3 Travel Industry Stocks

    April 9, 2015
    These three travel-related companies are growing their businesses on both the top and bottom lines. Here's why.
  31. Why do Priceline & Hotwire Hide Hotel Names?

    March 31, 2015
    Companies like Hotwire and Priceline hide hotels names from prospective guests, and both the customers and hotels are beneffiting ...
  32. Internet Stocks: Still More Room to Run?

    March 13, 2015
    The Nasdaq may be flirting with highs it last saw 15 years ago, but a new dotcom bust isn't in the cards. The sector is making ...
  33. The Top 4 Discount Travel Websites

    February 27, 2015
    Planning a trip? Find out how to save on airfare, hotels, rental cars and more.
  34. This Market Leader Is Now A Bargain

    February 5, 2015
    When gauging market sentiment about a company, don't bother spending hours on reading and research. Just look at its stock ...
  35. Where To Get The Cheapest Airline Tickets

    January 26, 2015
    We test out a range of ways to get cheap tickets for your next flight.
  36. 72% Profits by Summer? This Trade Looks Like a Shoo-In

    January 14, 2015
    Crude oil's 58% drop from its June high is estimated to have shifted about $2.2 trillion from oil producers' pockets into ...
  37. Hotel Night Auctions Explained

    December 10, 2014
    To undercut competitors in the online space, opaque pricing and auction nights have provided leaders in the hotel industry ...
  38. How To Find The Best (And Cheapest!) Deals On Travel

    December 5, 2014
    A variety of tech companies such as Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, and Travelmob, travelers provide a comparable alternative to ...
  39. Charts Say This Giant Stock Is Headed For A Swift Sell-Off

    November 7, 2014
  40. Sell This Wall Street Darling For A Potential 9% Gain In 6 Weeks

    September 9, 2014
    I can remember when demand for shares of Priceline Group (NASDAQ:PCLN) was so great that it pushed its market capitalization ...
  41. Look Out: This Wall Street Darling May Be In For A Huge Drop

    September 9, 2014
    I can remember when demand for shares of Priceline Group (NASDAQ:PCLN) was so great that it pushed its market capitalization ...
  42. 16 Classic Growth Stocks Too Good To Ignore

    April 30, 2014
    In terms of revenues, Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) is the classic growth stock. #-ad_banner-#Its sales have grown at least ...
  43. 3 Reasons Why The Crowd Is Wrong About Priceline

    March 24, 2014
    If I had to nominate the best-run business of the early 21st century, Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX), Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and Priceline ...
  44. 7 ETF Types To Be Thankful For

    November 28, 2013
    This year has shaped up to be quite kind to investors as major equity indexes are holding onto double-digit gains ahead of ...
  45. The Convertible Way To Play This Market

    November 8, 2013
    Investors are certainly facing a quandary. The broad market has gone up by leaps and bounds since the end of the recession. ...
  46. An Interesting Year For Tech ETFs

    September 4, 2013
    On the surface, it would appear to be a disappointing year for technology sector ETFs. The Technology Select Sector SPDR ...
  47. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of August 5

    August 4, 2013
    The earnings season is beginning to wind down, and much of the focus this week will turn to central bank meetings and economic ...
  48. Trip Advisor Continues Its Buying Binge

    May 10, 2013
    Trip Advisor's buying binge continued May 7 announcing it was buying Niumba.com, a Spanish vacation rental site.
  49. Taking A Long Shot At Tech Acquisitions

    January 28, 2013
    Buying shares in potential takeover targets is risky, but it can really pay off for investors.
  50. The Smart Money Loves These 10 Stocks

    January 14, 2013
    During the past 10 years, the best hedge funds have consistently produced market-beating returns, driving huge capital inflows ...
  51. The Negotiator Makes A Buy, RIMM Trys To Save Itself And Your ...

    November 14, 2012
    With President Obama winning a second term, analysts expect big things out of the tech sector.
  52. Priceline Buys KAYAK For $1.8 Billion

    November 13, 2012
    Priceline's purchase of KAYAK could be just the thing to revive its tired brand.
  53. Priceline.com Third Quarter Earnings

    November 1, 2012
    Priceline.com Incorporated (Nasdaq:PCLN) announced its results for the third quarter on November 1, 2012. Priceline.com is ...
  54. McDonald's and Other Services Stocks Making Big Moves on October ...

    October 19, 2012
    The Nasdaq has fallen 1.6%, the S&P 500 has fallen 1% and the Dow has declined 1.1% on a bad morning for the market. ...
  55. Bull Vs. Bear - Travel Stocks Not Worth The Trip

    August 8, 2012
    The risk of competition from Google and the current economic conditions could keep investors at home when it comes to investing ...
  56. Bull vs. Bear - Now's The Time To Buy Travel Stocks

    August 8, 2012
    There is little concern among investors that online travel companies will continue to grow their sales rapidly going forward. ...
  57. Significant Marubozu Candlesticks

    August 1, 2012
    This candlestick pattern can signal a big move, especially if it occurs in the right context. With the context right and ...
  58. Today's Major Services Sector Movers

    July 19, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq is up 2.4%, the S&P 500 has risen 1.9% and the Dow has moved up 1.7%. The Services ...
  59. A Hidden Internet Gem

    June 14, 2012
    Most investors can rattle of the names of several triple-digit stocks in a heartbeat if for no other reason than that some ...
  60. NASDAQ's Top YTD Performers, Ex-Apple

    May 10, 2012
    The past week has been none too kind to the PowerShares QQQ (NASDAQ: QQQ), also known as the NASDAQ 100 tracking ETF. QQQ ...
  61. Easy-to-Find Option Trades That Work

    April 25, 2012
    Positive-Delta option trades are highly appealing in today’s market conditions, writes Dan Passarelli, identifying important ...
  62. ExactTarget's Moving Target

    March 30, 2012
    There are already lofty profit expectations built into ExactTarget's valuation.
  63. The Most Overbought Nasdaq 100 Stocks

    March 28, 2012
    Close proximity to technically overbought levels makes these strong Nasdaq 100 performers high-risk buys at current levels, ...
  64. Charts Paint Bullish Picture for Priceline

    February 25, 2012
    Greg Harmon of Dragonfly Capital explains how several charts of Priceline may be pointing to higher highs for the stock. ...
  65. Atrion: A Niche Micro Cap That Will Make You Money

    January 20, 2012
    With a stock price over $200, you wouldn't think Atrium is a micro-cap.
  66. 5 Leading Stocks in Possible Short Set-Ups

    August 25, 2011
    Market history reveals the right time to watch for short candidates, Joshua Hayes says in today’s interview with MoneyShow.com’s ...
  67. Should Investors Ride Along With Ctrip?

    August 8, 2011
    Ctrip is a fine growth name in China, but analysts seem to be expecting a nearly impossible performance level.
  68. 4 Reasons To Love Expedia

    March 16, 2011
    Expedia's fourth quarter earnings missed by two pennies and the stock dropped by 13%. We'll look at why is a good time to ...
  69. Universal Travel Group Ventures Beyond China

    February 16, 2011
    Universal Travel Group is up almost 70% compared to 6% for the Russell Microcap index. We'll look at why it is still cheap.
  70. Trading Tip: Focus On The Healthy Stocks

    February 9, 2011
    Trading Tip: Focus On The Healthy Stocks
  71. 2010's Highest Performing S&P500 stocks

    December 15, 2010
    Check out 2010's highest-performing S&P 500 stocks.
  72. Online Travel Sites Flying High

    September 28, 2010
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  73. Online Travel Companies

    September 15, 2010
    The online travel stocks have been flying high and it appears the economic rebound will keep that trend moving in the right ...
  74. Top Airline Stocks

    August 11, 2010
    If the airline sector is a gauge of the global economy, the skies look all clear.
  75. 5 Reasons To Ignore Analysts

    August 6, 2010
    Here are five stock calls that illustrate why investors should ignore analysts.
  76. Stock Drops In May 2010

    June 1, 2010
    The worst performing stocks during May 2010 were in a range of sectors and suffered issues that aggravated the market-induced ...
  77. Playing The Growth-Stocks Comeback

    April 29, 2010
    As investors turn away from emerging markets and other high flying asset classes, a return to quality growth stocks is almost ...
  78. 4 Stocks Money Managers Love

    February 17, 2010
    The top holdings or new positions taken by successful mutual fund managers can serve as a good starting point for investors.
  79. Priceline Returns From The Dead

    November 11, 2009
    Priceline.com, which was writen off as dead after the technology bubble implosion, has roared back with powerful earnings ...
  80. Stocks At Or Near Bull Market Highs

    October 23, 2009
    The DJIA is more than 4,000 points from its bull market high, but many stocks are already there.
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    September 8, 2009
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  82. There's More To Earnings Than Earnings

    August 12, 2009
    The 'rest of the story' you didn't hear about earnings from Mobile Telesystems, Zhongpin, Clear Channel Outdoor, Priceline.com, ...
  83. What's New On The Net

    July 28, 2009
    Bankrate just announced it is selling out to APAX Partners for $571 million. Why, and what else is happening on the net?
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