Media coverage about Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:LVNTA) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Interactive Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.6060398378768 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ LVNTA) opened at 58.72 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $5.03 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.14 and a beta of 1.02. Liberty Interactive Corporation has a 52 week low of $36.54 and a 52 week high of $62.41. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $60.17 and its 200-day moving average price is $52.95.
Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:LVNTA) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.14) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.08 by ($0.22). Liberty Interactive Corporation had a return on equity of 6.65% and a net margin of 653.21%. The business had revenue of $6.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.00 million. Equities analysts anticipate that Liberty Interactive Corporation will post $5.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Pivotal Research boosted their price target on Liberty Interactive Corporation from $58.00 to $66.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. ValuEngine lowered Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. BidaskClub upgraded Liberty Interactive Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating and set a $78.00 price target (up previously from $60.00) on shares of Liberty Interactive Corporation in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Liberty Interactive Corporation presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $60.25.
Liberty Interactive Corporation Company Profile
Liberty Interactive Corporation (Liberty) owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are engaged in the video and online commerce industries. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Its businesses and assets include its consolidated subsidiaries QVC, Inc (QVC), Backcountry.com, Inc (Backcountry), Bodybuilding.com, LLC (Bodybuilding), CommerceHub and Evite, Inc (Evite) and its equity affiliates Expedia, Inc (Expedia), HSN, Inc (HSN), FTD Companies, Inc (FTD), Interval Leisure Group, Inc (Interval Leisure Group) and LendingTree, Inc (LendingTree).
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