The Priceline Group Inc. (PCLN) Dips 4.07% for February 08

Equities Staff  |

Among the S&P 500’s biggest fallers on Thursday February 08 was The Priceline Group Inc. (PCLN). The stock experienced a 4.07% decline to $1,806.06 with 633,196 shares changing hands.

The Priceline Group Inc. started at an opening price of 1,884.21 and hit a high of $1,889.28 and a low of $1,803.01. Ultimately, the stock took a hit and finished the day at $76.62 per share. The Priceline Group Inc. trades an average of 472,768 shares a day out of a total 48.77 million shares outstanding. The current moving averages are a 50-day SMA of $1,822.30 and a 200-day SMA of $1,858.53. The Priceline Group Inc. hit a high of $2,067.99 and a low of $1,589.00 over the last year.

The Priceline Group Inc is one of the largest online travel agency. The firm through its branded sites offers booking services for hotel and vacation rooms, airline tickets, rental cars, restaurant reservations, cruises, and other vacation packages.

With its headquarters located in Norwalk, CT, The Priceline Group Inc. employs 23,000 people. After today’s trading, the company’s market cap has fallen to $88.08 billionAs for its value, has a P/E ratio of <26.4, a P/S of 9.3, a P/B of 6.84, and a P/FCF of 33.9.

To dig deeper into the fundamentals of The Priceline Group Inc. and perform your own analysis, visit our Stock Valuation Analysis tool for PCLN.

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For all the attention paid to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), it’s the S&P 500 that’s relied on by insiders and institutional investors. It represents the industry standard for American large-cap indices.

The Dow is made up of just 30 stocks to the S&P 500’s 500, and it uses an unreliable and outdated price-weighting system where the S&P 500 relies on market cap in weighting its returns. This is why its long-term returns is a much more reliable gauge for the performance of large- and mega-cap stocks over time.

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