What Next for Liberty Interactive Corp Stock After Today’s Bullish Options Activity?

 What Next for Liberty Interactive Corp Stock After Today's Bullish Options Activity?

In today’s session Liberty Interactive Corp (QVCA) registered an unusually high (171) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the January, 2017 call, expecting serious QVCA increase. With 171 contracts traded and 308664 open interest for the Jan, 17 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: QVCA170120C00022000 closed last at: $1.2 or 0% . About 234,202 shares traded hands. Liberty Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:QVCA) has declined 18.87% since April 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.13% the S&P500.

Analysts await Liberty Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:QVCA) to report earnings on February, 24. They expect $0.59 earnings per share, down 4.84% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.62 per share. QVCA’s profit will be $376.69 million for 9.17 P/E if the $0.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.31 actual earnings per share reported by Liberty Interactive Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 90.32% EPS growth.

Liberty Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:QVCA) Ratings Coverage

Out of 10 analysts covering Liberty Interactive (NASDAQ:QVCA), 9 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 90% are positive. $38 is the highest target while $25 is the lowest. The $33 average target is 52.57% above today’s ($21.63) stock price. Liberty Interactive has been the topic of 14 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Liberty Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:QVCA) earned “Overweight” rating by Pacific Crest on Tuesday, December 8. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 6 by UBS. Wolfe Research initiated Liberty Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:QVCA) on Tuesday, September 22 with “Outperform” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 6 report. On Tuesday, September 20 the stock rating was initiated by Bank of America with “Neutral”. Citigroup maintained the shares of QVCA in a report on Thursday, October 6 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, August 12 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 18 by Brean Capital. Axiom Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $38 target price in Thursday, August 6 report. Axiom Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $34 target price in Wednesday, May 11 report.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Liberty Interactive Corporation, through its subsidiaries, owns interests in video and on-line commerce industries in North America, Europe and Asia. The Company owns interests in home shopping television networks and lifestyle and travel services Internet websites. It markets and sells various consumer products primarily through live televised shopping programs, and Websites and other interactive media, including QVC.com. The Company also operates Websites offering sports gear and clothing for outdoor and active individuals in various categories; sports nutrition, body building, and fitness products; costumes, accessories, décor, party supplies, and invitations; and perishable goods, including flowers, fruits, and desserts, as well as personalized gifts. Liberty Interactive Corporation is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.”

Liberty Interactive Corporation owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies that are engaged in the video and digital commerce industries. The company has a market cap of $13.81 billion. The Company’s divisions include QVC and zulily. It has a 20.86 P/E ratio. The Firm holds interests in QVC Group and the Liberty Ventures Group.

QVCA Company Profile

Liberty Interactive Corporation, incorporated on February 28, 2006, owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies that are engaged in the video and digital commerce industries. The Company’s divisions include QVC and zulily. The Firm holds interests in QVC Group and the Liberty Ventures Group. The QVC Group consists of the Company’s subsidiaries, including QVC, Inc. (QVC) and zulily, llc (zulily), and its interest in HSN, Inc. (HSN). The Liberty Ventures Group consists of the Company’s subsidiary, Evite, as well as interests in Liberty Broadband Corporation (Liberty Broadband) and FTD Companies, Inc. (FTD), minority interests in Interval Leisure Group, Time Warner Inc., Charter Communications and LendingTree, and various green energy investments.

More important recent Liberty Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:QVCA) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Liberty Interactive Corp. and Liberty Expedia Holdings, Inc. Provide Updated …” on November 21, 2016, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “Liberty Interactive Corp. and Liberty Expedia Holdings, Inc. Announce …”, Businesswire.com published: “Liberty Interactive Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results” on August 05, 2016. More interesting news about Liberty Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:QVCA) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Liberty Interactive Corporation Announces Completion of CommerceHub Spin-Off” with publication date: July 22, 2016.

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