OpenTable Inc


  • Aug 11- Online travel agency Priceline Group Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit due to a jump in international bookings for hotels, airlines and rental cars at the start of the summer travel season. A bulk of Priceline's bookings come from Netherlands- based Booking.com, Asia- based Agoda.com and UK- based Rentalcars.com.

  • Aug 6- Travel website owner Priceline Group Inc will invest $500 million in Chinese online travel company Ctrip.com International Ltd to broaden options for both companies in China. Shares of Ctrip rose about 8.6 percent in after-market trading to $65.65 while that of Priceline's were little changed.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 31- Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc was taking notes. Amazon's experiment with services goes back to at least mid-2012 in its hometown of Seattle.

  • July 30- Yelp Inc, the operator of consumer review website Yelp.com, reported its first quarterly profit as a public company, shrugging of analyst forecasts of a loss as small business customers spent more on advertising. Yelp shares fell as much as 3 percent in extended trading, before recovering most of the lost ground.

  • July 30- Yelp Inc, the operator of consumer review website Yelp.com, reported its first quarterly profit as a public company, shrugging of analyst forecasts of a loss, as it won more small businesses customers. Yelp, which listed almost three years ago, competes with internet search engines from Google Inc, Yahoo Inc and Microsoft Corp's Bing.

  • Cramer: Six buyable themes in second half Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 6:08 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Cramer says the price action in Tuesday’s market is sending an important message about what to buy in the days ahead.

  • Rising rents doom NYC's eateries Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 12:54 PM ET
    Union Square Cafe, Danny Meyer's pioneering restaurant, will close its doors when its lease expires at year-end and move to a new location.

    In an unfortunate cycle, NYC's restaurants serve to revitalize neighborhoods but then are forced to close when rents start to rise. The NYT reports.

  • All hail, the king of the cab ride, a $17B fare Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Travis Kalanick, co-founder and CEO of Uber Technologies

    If there's a poster child for the sharing economy—both in popularity and controversy—taxi app Uber, valued at $17 billion, is hard to beat.

  • OPEN the fine print     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 5:40 PM ET

    "Fast Money" trader Karen Finerman, makes a big bet that someone other than Priceline will make a bid on OpenTable.

  • Why the Priceline-OpenTable deal is different Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    Here's why Priceline's purchase of OpenTable is different than other deals we've seen lately, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • Cramer: Multiple messages from OpenTable deal Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 6:19 PM ET

    Jim Cramer says Priceline's bid for OpenTable is chock full of subtle messages.

  • S&P 500 snaps longest weekly win streak this year Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    Stocks rose on Friday, with equities on track for weekly losses.

  • OpenTable by the numbers     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury breaks down how OpenTable's business model works and why Priceline made the hefty purchase. The Coppermans and Millers weigh in on the valuation.

  • *Intel up on outlook, OpenTable soars on Priceline deal. Intel Corp was one of the S&P 500' s biggest gainers and one of Nasdaq's most active name, but overall gains were capped as investors remained cautious about violence in Iraq, which has taken oil prices to their highest since September.

  • *Priceline's offer of $103/ shr a 46 pct premium. June 13- Travel website owner Priceline Group Inc will buy restaurant reservation website operator OpenTable Inc for $2.6 billion, aiming to broaden its services outside the increasingly competitive online travel industry.

  • Midday movers: Alcoa, Sprint, Yelp & More Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of Friday midday movers:

  • *Intel up on outlook, OpenTable soars on Priceline deal. *Oil remains in focus as Iraq violence continues.

  • Priceline snaps up OpenTable for about $2.6 billion Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    Priceline announces it is buying online reservation site OpenTable for $103 per share, or about $2.6 billion.

  • *Intel up on outlook, OpenTable soars on Priceline deal. Intel Corp was both the S&P 500' s biggest gainer and the Nasdaq's most active name, jumping 6.2 percent to $29.70 a day after the Dow component raised its full-year revenue outlook, citing stronger-than-expected demand for personal computers used by businesses.

  • Mark May, Citigroup, explains why he likes Priceline's announced acquisition of OpenTable for $2.6 billion. May says "from a valuation standpoint, it is very reasonable."