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Broad-Based Growth Helps Priceline Post Another Set Of Strong Quarterly Numbers

Source: Business Balla | May 13 2014, 1:10pm CDT | by Forbes

Priceline delivered healthy top line and bottom line growth in the first quarter of 2014. Revenues increased 26% year...
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Partnership With Priceline Should Boost International Hotel Booking Sales For Ctrip

Aug 13 2014 7:45am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

For Ctrip, access to Priceline’s hotel network should contribute to revenue acceleration and share gains. The hotel reservations business accounts for approximately 39% of overall revenues for Ctrip. Comparatively, revenues from hotel reservations contribute more than 95% of revenues for Pri ...
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5 Things Priceline's Management Wants You to Know

Aug 11 2014 9:08pm CDT | Source:

Priceline has recently delivered a strong financial performance, and the company looks positioned for growth in the years ahead. Let’s look at Priceline’s latest earnings conference call and a few impo ...
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Singapore, Aug 20 (IANS) Camping here to woo investors, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra Wednesday said many companies have signed joint ventures and letters of intent promising to pump in at least Rs.1,200 crore in his state. | by IANS

Bad news is good news at Priceline

Aug 11 2014 9:35am CDT | Source: USATODAY

Red-hot shares of online travel agent Priceline can't even be slowed by disappointment      ...
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Groupon Still Struggling

Aug 8 2014 3:58pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Sramana Mitra: Recently, online travel player Priceline (NASDAQ:PCLN) purchased online restaurant reservation service provider OpenTable (NASDAQ:OPEN) for $2.6 billion. The acquisition has sparked merger interest in several other local focused online players such as Yelp. Recently, analysts have also been speculating the possibility that daily deals site Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) could be a possible take-over targe ...
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Priceline Invests In Ctrip: The Best Have Just Gotten Better

Aug 7 2014 3:17am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By WestEnd511:Priceline (NASDAQ:PCLN) announced today that it has expanded its existing relationship with Ctrip (NASDAQ:CTRP) and agreed to invest $500m into CTRP through convertible bond. PCLN can acquire CTRP shares in the open market and may hold up to 10% of CTRP's outstanding shares when combined with the convertible bond. In addition, PCLN can appoint a board member in CTRP.CTRP and PCLN have a part ...
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Consumer Reports: 11 Ways To Get The Best Deals On Rental Cars

Aug 4 2014 1:31pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

As arduous as air travel might be, getting around town after landing can be even worse. Many travelers turn to public transit, others hop in cabs, but most rely on a good old-fashioned rental cars. In fact, the car rental business become a $25 billion industry in 2013.  Unfortunately, there's a bewildering array of rental companies, locations, cars, and optional features that can affect the price of a ren ...
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Priceline Will Register Solid Top-Line Growth This Quarter But Operating And Revenue Margins May Contract

Jul 31 2014 7:36am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

Although the revenue outlook is good, margins are another story. We believe that Priceline will not be able to substantially grow its margins in the future, due to increasing competition in the OTA space, falling returns on investments on online advertising and the anniversary of Kaya ...
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Zillow Tells The Market Not To Go Crazy Thinking About Valuations On Trulia Deal

Jul 30 2014 5:16am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Dr. Duru: Last month, I claimed that the Priceline (NASDAQ:PCLN) deal to acquire OpenTable (NASDAQ:OPEN) helped to calibrate valuations for internet stocks. The Zillow (NASDAQ:Z) deal to acquire Trulia (NYSE:TRLA) upped the ante on valuations in a big way.The rumor and then the actual announcement was a rare episode where both the acquirer and the acquisition target increased in price and v ...
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