Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG), the parent company of well-known online travel brands such as Booking.com, Priceline, and Kayak, is scheduled to report its earnings on Thursday, May 4. Investors are keenly watching the stock's performance as the company's Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) histogram crossed above the signal line on May 2, 2023, indicating a potential bullish trend.
The MACD is a widely followed technical indicator used by traders to identify changes in a stock's momentum. When the MACD line crosses above the signal line, it usually signals a buying opportunity, as it suggests that the stock's momentum is shifting towards an upward trend.
A historical analysis of BKNG's performance following a positive MACD crossover reveals that in 34 of 49 instances, the stock continued to rise in the following month. This translates to a 69% chance of a continued upward trend for the shares of the online travel giant.
Given the current global economic recovery and the resurgence of the travel industry following the COVID-19 pandemic, investors have been optimistic about the potential for strong earnings from Booking Holdings. The company has benefited from the easing of travel restrictions and increasing vaccination rates, which have resulted in growing demand for travel bookings.
As we approach the release of Booking Holdings' earnings report, market participants will be watching closely for any updates on the company's performance and future outlook. The positive MACD crossover offers a promising signal, and if history serves as a reliable guide, investors may be in for a period of continued growth for BKNG shares.
However, it's important to note that while the MACD is a helpful tool in predicting stock trends, it should not be the sole basis for any investment decision. Investors should consider various factors, including the company's fundamentals, industry trends, and the overall market environment before making any decisions.
The recent positive MACD crossover for BKNG shares hints at a potentially bullish trend ahead of the company's earnings announcement on Thursday, May 4. Investors will be closely watching the results to gauge the company's performance and determine whether the positive momentum will continue in the weeks to come.
Be on the lookout for a price bounce soon.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where BKNG advanced for three days, in of 353 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
BKNG may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
The Aroon Indicator entered an Uptrend today. In of 268 cases where BKNG Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are .
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on September 19, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on BKNG as a result. In of 85 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for BKNG turned negative on August 17, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 51 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 51 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .
BKNG moved below its 50-day moving average on September 21, 2023 date and that indicates a change from an upward trend to a downward trend.
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where BKNG declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating outstanding price growth. BKNG’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 90, placing this stock better than average.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is significantly overvalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: BKNG's P/B Ratio (98.039) is slightly higher than the industry average of (22.054). P/E Ratio (26.882) is within average values for comparable stocks, (54.973). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.701) is also within normal values, averaging (1.159). Dividend Yield (0.000) settles around the average of (0.032) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (6.083) is also within normal values, averaging (27.873).
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
a provider of online travel and related services
A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, BKNG has been closely correlated with EXPE. These tickers have moved in lockstep 68% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if BKNG jumps, then EXPE could also see price increases.