A Fundamental Overview of Booking (BKNG) Stock

After moving 2.0% during today's afternoon session, Booking is now trading at a price of $2812.5 per share. On average, analysts give it a target price of $3207.15.

Booking Holdings Inc. provides travel and restaurant online reservation and related services worldwide.

Potential Booking Investors Should Analyze the Following:

  • Booking has moved 56.0% over the last year.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.81. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing Booking's estimated growth potential

Understanding Booking's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023-02-23 17,090,000 -12,187,000 28 21.74
2022-02-23 10,958,000 -8,449,000 23 155.56
2021-02-24 6,796,000 -6,216,000 9 -74.29
2020-02-26 15,066,000 -9,721,000 35 -5.41
2019-02-27 14,527,000 -9,186,000 37 2.78
2018-02-27 12,681,000 -7,901,000 36

Over the last 6 years, Booking's operating margins have averaged 28.0%, which is better than the 9.35% Integrated Freight & Logistics industry average. We also note that the company's operating margins have a high coefficient of variability at 38.5%. The firm's margins exhibit a relatively stable growth trend of -3.7%.

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