Booking Holdings Inc. provides travel and restaurant online reservation and related services worldwide.
Exceptional growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Booking Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BKNG's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Online Retail
1 Year Return
US Online Retail
Return vs Industry: BKNG underperformed the US Online Retail industry which returned 42.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BKNG underperformed the US Market which returned 5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Booking Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Booking Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BKNG ($1703.76) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1465.28)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BKNG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BKNG is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.1x) compared to the Online Retail industry average (28.6x).
PE vs Market: BKNG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.1x) compared to the US market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BKNG is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BKNG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (18.2x) compared to the US Online Retail industry average (3.1x).
How is Booking Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 27 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BKNG's forecast earnings growth (45.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: BKNG's earnings (45.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BKNG's revenue (21.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BKNG's revenue (21.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BKNG's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (118.2%).
How has Booking Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BKNG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BKNG's current net profit margins (23.4%) are lower than last year (28.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BKNG's earnings have grown by 13.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BKNG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BKNG had negative earnings growth (-18.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Online Retail industry average (-15.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst BKNG's Return on Equity (88.78%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Booking Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BKNG's short term assets ($9.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: BKNG's short term assets ($9.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($9.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BKNG's debt to equity ratio (223.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BKNG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 61.5% to 223.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BKNG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (50.7%).
Interest Coverage: BKNG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (43.2x coverage).
What is Booking Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BKNG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BKNG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BKNG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BKNG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BKNG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Glenn Fogel (58yo)
Mr. Glenn D. Fogel has been Chief Executive Officer of Booking.com B.V. June 26, 2019. Mr. Fogel has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of The Priceline Group Inc. (alternatively Booking Holdin ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Glenn's total compensation ($USD14.77M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.50M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Glenn's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||2.33yrs||US$5.11m||0.0030% $2.1m|
|Executive VP & General Counsel||19.5yrs||US$5.04m||0.023% $16.3m|
|Senior VP||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|IR Contact||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Priceline.Com||3.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of KAYAK + OpenTable||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Agoda||2.5yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BKNG's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
|Lead Independent Director||0.083yr||US$364.69k||0.00012% $83.7k|
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||US$348.23k||0.000010% $7.0k|
|Independent Director||7.5yrs||US$344.69k||0.00012% $83.7k|
|Independent Chairman||0.083yr||US$339.69k||0.0025% $1.8m|
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||US$310.31k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||US$340.38k||0.00064% $446.3k|
|Independent Director||7.5yrs||US$339.69k||0.00012% $83.7k|
|Independent Director||4.5yrs||US$334.69k||0.0017% $1.2m|
Experienced Board: BKNG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Booking Holdings Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Booking Holdings Inc.
- Ticker: BKNG
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Internet and Direct Marketing Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$69.736b
- Shares outstanding: 40.93m
- Website: https://www.bookingholdings.com
Number of Employees
- Booking Holdings Inc.
- 800 Connecticut Avenue
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BKNG||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 1999|
|PCE1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 1999|
|PCE1||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 1999|
|BKNG *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Mar 1999|
|BKNG||SNSE (Santiago Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CL||USD||Mar 1999|
|BKNG||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||USD||Mar 1999|
|0W2Y||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Mar 1999|
|PCLN||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||USD||Mar 1999|
|BOOK||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Mar 1999|
|PCE1-U||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Mar 1999|
|BKNG34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REP 0.04 COM USD0.008||BR||BRL||May 2019|
Booking Holdings Inc. provides travel and restaurant online reservation and related services worldwide. The company operates Booking.com, which connects travellers with a selection of places to stay, including apartments, vacation homes, family-run B&Bs, 5-star luxury resorts, tree houses, and igloos; and KAYAK that searches other sites to show travellers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars, and vacation packages. It also operates Priceline, an online travel deal service, which provides travellers to save on hotel rooms, airline tickets, rental cars, vacation packages, and cruises; Agoda, which provides online accommodation reservation services. In addition, the company operates Rentalcars.com that offers online rental car reservation services; and OpenTable, an online provider of restaurant reservation services to consumers and restaurant reservation management services to restaurants. Further, it offers travel-related insurance products. The company was formerly known as The Priceline Group Inc. and changed its name to Booking Holdings Inc. in February 2018. Booking Holdings Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/06 23:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/06 00:00|
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