Most Active Volume Stock: Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR)


Insiders have sold a total of 470,216 shares of company stock worth $11,543,517 over the last quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D's holdings in Sabre Corporation were worth $2,173,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Capstone Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Sabre Corporation by 648.8% in the second quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Sabre Corporation by 10.9% in the third quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 5,107 shares of the company's stock worth $137,000 after buying an additional 1,738 shares during the period. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Sabre Corporation by 430.0% in the third quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 5,300 shares of the company's stock worth $149,000 after buying an additional 4,300 shares during the period. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 5,810 shares of the company's stock worth $156,000 after buying an additional 627 shares during the period. Mercer Capital Advisers Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Sabre Corporation during the third quarter worth about $134,000. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 260,663 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,508,755.11.

In related news, CEO Thomas Klein sold 150,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 30th. Analyst had a consensus of $0.31. Sabre Corporation has a 12-month low of $21.42 and a 12-month high of $29.76. Sabre Corp (NASDAQ:SABR) shares were trading -25.35% below from the 52-week high price mark of $29.24 and +2.24% above from the 52-week price bottom of $21.42.

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In Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR)'s latest quarter, EPS moved to $0.27 from $0.27 in preceding quarter and revenues reached at $829.62M compared to $838.98M. The reported earnings per share topped the analyst's consensus by $0.02 with the percentage difference between estimated and actual earnings arriving at 4.10%. Sabre Corporation had a net margin of 7.19% and a return on equity of 41.47%. The companys revenue was up 9.4% compared to the same quarter previous year. (NYSE:NRZ) last announced results for quarter ended on 30 Sep 2016, disclosing EPS of $0.51. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Sabre Corporation will post $1.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 30th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 21st will be issued a $0.14 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 17th. Sabre Corporation's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 61.18%.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on SABR shares. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Sabre Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, October 19th.

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Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) right now sits at consensus rating of 1.60 while 0 analysts have advocated the shares as "BUY", 0 calls it an "OUTPERFORM" and 0 suggest "HOLD".

At the end of 12/31/2016 reporting period, 151 institutional holders increased their position in Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) by some 53,987,972 shares, 162 decreased positions by 48,195,482 and 32 held positions by 191,316,433.

Executive Vice President, Robinson William G Jr, sold 21,756 common shares of Sabre Corporation (SABR) in the open market. The rating firm gave a Buy rating to this stock in a research note published on April 13, 2016. Also, insider Richard A. Simonson sold 60,254 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 9th. The stock has been rated an average of 1 by 8 Brokerage Firm. The insider owns 573,018 shares which have current market value of around $12405839.7.Mr. Carl Sparks is another major inside shareholder in the company. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. The company's price sits -11.71% below from its 50-day moving average of $24.35 and -17.26% away from the stock's 200-day moving average which is $25.98. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 513,018 shares of the company's stock, valued at $13,323,077.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

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According to Zacks, "Sabre Corporation engages in providing technology solutions to the global travel and tourism industry". The company operates four brands/businesses: Sabre Airline Solutions (R), Sabre Hospitality Solutions (R), Sabre Travel Network (R) and Travelocity (R).