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Liberty Interactive Corporation (QVCA)

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  • Feb. 13, 2013, 6:25 PM
    TripAdvisor (TRIP) -9.4% AH following its Q4 report, even though it beat estimates and established a $250M stock buyback (good for repurchasing 4% of shares). Search ad sales +25% Y/Y (+15% in Q3) and 73% of revenue. Display ads -3% (+12% prior), subscriptions and other +56% (+53% prior).  Liberty Interactive (LINTA) CEO Greg Maffei, whose company now controls 57% of TripAdvisor's voting rights, has been named chairman. TRIP has been on a good run since its Q3 beat. EXPE -0.7%. (PR)
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  • Dec. 31, 2012, 5:40 PM
    After-hours top gainers, as of 5:15 p.m.: GASX +5.4%. VELT +3.2%. IFGL +2.1%. TRX +2%. VISN +2.0%.
    After-hours top losers: HHC -5.3%. NUS -4.6%. POWR -4.6%. WBC -4.5%. LINTA -3.5%.
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  • Dec. 11, 2012, 10:00 AM
    TripAdvisor (TRIP +7.7%) has rallied to $41.35 on news Liberty Interactive (LINTA +0.1%) acquired voting control by purchasing 4.8M shares at $62.50. LINTA now controls 57% of TRIP's voting rights, though only 22% of its equity. Orbitz (OWW +3%) and Travelzoo (TZOO +3.3%) are joining Expedia in rising in sympathy.
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  • Dec. 11, 2012, 9:14 AM
    Liberty Interactive (LINTA) acquires voting control of TripAdvisor (TRIP) by buying over 4.799M shares from Barry Diller and The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation at $62.50 a share. TRIP halted, but PCLN +0.9% and EXPE +3%.
  • Apr. 30, 2012, 8:48 AM
    Shares of Liberty Interactive (LINTA) could be a set for a banner day when trading launches after seeing holding Barnes & Noble rip a 93% premarket gain off of news of an investment from Microsoft.
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  • Mar. 28, 2012, 12:10 PM
    Expedia (EXPE -3.2%) adds to yesterday's losses after Liberty Interactive (LINTA) discloses it sold 12M shares at a price of $34.32. The sales reduces Liberty's stake in Expedia to 16% from 26%.
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  • Feb. 23, 2012, 9:37 AM
    Liberty Interactive (LINTA +4.7%) unveils a plan to recapitalize its common stock into two tracking stocks: Liberty Interactive, which will include QVC, its eCommerce company, a 34% stake in HSN and $500M in cash; and Liberty Ventures, which will include interests in EXPE, TRIP, TWC, TWX, AOL and $1.3B in cash.
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  • Feb. 3, 2012, 9:44 AM
    Liberty Media (LINTA +2.9%) is upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight with a raised target price of $21 from $19 at Morgan Stanley, which considers LINTA's QVC business “a unique retail asset... undervalued at a 10% free cash flow yield due to complexity,” but where management is taking steps to clarify the structure of the company.
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  • May 19, 2011, 7:09 PM
    Barnes & Noble (BKS) up 20.3% AH as it announces it's gotten an acquisition offer from Liberty Media (LCAPA) at $17/share, about $1B - contingent on B&N Chairman Len Riggio keeping his equity ownership and management role.
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Company Description
Liberty Interactive Corp owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies engaged in the video and on-line commerce industries in North America, Europe and Asia.