Institutional Investor’s Pro-Sabre Corp (NASDAQ:SABR) Sentiment In Q1 2018

July 27, 2018 - By Kristin Houston

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Sentiment for Sabre Corp (NASDAQ:SABR)

Sabre Corp (NASDAQ:SABR) institutional sentiment increased to 1.76 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.29, from 1.47 in 2017Q4. The ratio is better, as 167 institutional investors increased and opened new holdings, while 95 sold and decreased holdings in Sabre Corp. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 289.05 million shares, down from 294.44 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Sabre Corp in their top 10 holdings increased from 3 to 5 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 19 Reduced: 76 Increased: 105 New Position: 62.

Sabre Corporation, through its subsidiary, Sabre Holdings Corporation, provides technology solutions to the travel and tourism industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $7.22 billion. It operates through two divisions, Travel Network, and Airline and Hospitality Solutions. It has a 30.09 P/E ratio. The Travel Network segment operates as a business-to-business travel marketplace that offers travel content, such as inventory, prices, and availability from a range of travel suppliers, including airlines, hotels, car rental brands, rail carriers, cruise lines, and tour operators with a network of travel buyers comprising online and offline travel agencies, travel management companies, and corporate travel departments.

The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $26.27. About 1.21M shares traded. Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) has risen 4.27% since July 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.30% the S&P500.

Analysts await Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) to report earnings on July, 31 before the open. They expect $0.31 EPS, down 3.13 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.32 per share. SABR’s profit will be $85.16 million for 21.19 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.39 actual EPS reported by Sabre Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -20.51 % negative EPS growth.

Silver Lake Group L.L.C. holds 13.27% of its portfolio in Sabre Corporation for 22.47 million shares. Tpg Group Holdings (Sbs) Advisors Inc. owns 36.99 million shares or 11.95% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Praesidium Investment Management Company Llc has 5.11% invested in the company for 2.90 million shares. The New York-based Md Sass Investors Services Inc has invested 4.17% in the stock. Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 18.12 million shares.

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 83% of Sabre’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Sabre, 5 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $25 while the high is $30. The stock’s average target of $27.40 is 4.30% above today’s ($26.27) share price. SABR was included in 8 notes of analysts from February 14, 2018. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of SABR in report on Wednesday, March 7 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Tuesday, May 15. On Monday, February 26 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, May 2 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, June 6. The stock of Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, February 14. On Wednesday, May 2 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”.

Another recent and important Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Aerolineas Argentinas renews partnership with Sabre” on July 12, 2018.

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