Monthly Archives: April 2015

Vail Resorts Stock Hits 52 Week High

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Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Monday after Credit Suisse Group AG raised their price target on the stock from $105.00 to $115.00, ARN reports. The company traded as high as $105.57 and last traded at $104.47, with a volume of 86,407 shares. The stock had previously closed at $104.35. MTN has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at KeyBanc raised their price target on shares of Vail Resorts from $105.00 to $115.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 1st. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Vail Resorts from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $102.50 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, March 17th. Analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Vail Resorts from $97.00 to $101.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, March 13th. Finally, analysts at MKM Partners raised their price target on shares of Vail Resorts from $103.00 to $107.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 13th. One analyst…

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It’s the Last Week of Vail’s Ski Season – with 1,900 Acres Open

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For the final week of the winter season at Vail Mountain, the resort plans to offer more than 1,900 acres of ski and snowboard terrain for guests. Beginning Monday, the following lifts are expected to operate for the remainder of the season: • Gondola One • Eagle Bahn Gondola • Avanti Express Lift (No. 2) • Wildwood Express Lift (No. 3) • Mountaintop Express Lift (No. 4) • High Noon Express Lift (No. 5) • Riva Bahn Express Lift (No. 6) • Northwoods Express Lift (No. 11) • Little Eagle Lift (No. 15) The Vail Ski & Snowboard School will continue to operate from its Vail Village and Lionshead locations through Sunday, April 19. The Vail Nordic School, Adaptive Center and Small World Nursery in Golden Peak will remain open through April 19. Daytime dining at The 10th, Buffalo’s, the Look Ma level of Mid-Vail, the Marketplace at Eagle’s Nest and Express Lift at Mountain Plaza will be available to skiers and snowboarders through Closing Day, April 19. Spring Back to Vail returns Friday through April 19 with free live music from Portugal. The Man, Trampled By Turtles and The Greyboy Allstars. The annual World Pond Skimming Championships also return…

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Vail Resorts expands to Australia

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Vail Resorts has added another resort to its collection with the purchase of the largest ski resort in Australia, marking the first international foray for the Broomfield company and creating what its CEO said could be a strong draw to bring tourists from that continent to Vail-operated ski areas across America. The $136 million acquisition of Perisher Ski Resort, funded with cash on hand and the revolver portion of Vail Resorts’ senior credit facility, is expected to be completed sometime later this year. The company will receive 100 percent of the stock in the entities that operate Perisher from Murray Publishers Pty Ltd and Transfield Corporate Pty Ltd in Sydney, and it will take possession of all four of the resort areas that comprise Perisher — Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes, Blue Cow and Guthega — along with ski school, lodging, food and beverage, retail/rental and transportation operations. The resort is in the southeastern Australian state of New South Wales, roughly midway between the cities of Sydney and Melbourne. Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN) — which operates the Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone ski areas in Colorado — has expanded its national holdings significantly in recent years. It acquired Kirkwood, a…

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Wrap up the Season with “Spring Back to Vail”

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It’s easy to get serious around tax time, but the Spring Back to Vail celebration remedies this situation with lighthearted festivities on and off the mountain. Spring Back to Vail, with the right mix of quirky fun, hip music and base area shenanigans, wraps up the ski season and welcomes warmer days to come. We’re cheering—we can’t help it. At Ron Byrne & Associates, we treasure the mountain lifestyle by cheering on the accomplished racers, costumed pond skimmers and personable musicians. We invite you to join us in appreciating mountain culture by considering our exceptional properties in the Vail and Beaver Creek Valleys. Home ownership is the essence of being a local. What exactly, is Spring Back to Vail? The end of season party runs from Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19 and includes free concerts, the notorious World Pond Skimming Championships, after dark parties and a Tiki bar Pig Roast. Activities kick off at 9:00 am with “product testing” cutting edge technologies at the Vail Mountain Plaza. Pepsi, Audi, Smith, GoPro and Liberty Skis will delight you with items created at the peak of human design. Here’s a quick schedule: FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015 9am-4pm Spring Back to Vail…

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