|Bid||2,245.39 x 4000|
|Ask||2,280.00 x 1100|
|Day's range||2,232.13 - 2,317.55|
|52-week range||1,860.73 - 2,687.29|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.22|
|PE ratio (TTM)||242.71|
|Earnings date||22 Feb 2022 - 28 Feb 2022|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||2,721.14|
Shares of online travel booking giant Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) were up 8% today as of 12:50 p.m. EST. The stock, like others that rely on vacation activity and business travel, has been whipsawed by news of the rapid spread of the omicron coronavirus variant. Fauci and other health officials said early research indicates omicron might be less severe than the delta variant, although it's still too soon to tell for certain.
Booking Holdings (BKNG) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
Shares of travel-reservations specialist Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) popped in Thursday trading, rising 5.9% through 3 p.m. ET. You might not think that the middle of a new wave of COVID-19 infections is the best time to initiate coverage of a travel stock like Booking Holdings -- but apparently UBS disagrees. As UBS explained, Booking Holdings is literally its "favorite name in travel," and the analyst sees the company growing its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) margin by as much as 4 full percentage points in 2023 as the company sells more reservations directly to customers.