SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) March 9, 2021
Booking Holdings Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other Jurisdiction of|
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|800 Connecticut Avenue||Norwalk||Connecticut||06854|
|(Address of principal offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (203) 299-8000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Securities Registered Pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of Each Class:|| ||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of Each Exchange on which Registered:|
|Common Stock par value $0.008 per share|| ||BKNG||The NASDAQ Global Select Market|
|0.800% Senior Notes Due 2022||BKNG 22A||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
|2.150% Senior Notes Due 2022||BKNG 22||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
|2.375% Senior Notes Due 2024||BKNG 24||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
|1.800% Senior Notes Due 2027||BKNG 27||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On March 9, 2021, Glenn D. Fogel, Chief Executive Officer and President of Booking Holdings Inc. (the “Company”), entered into a stock trading plan implemented pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 (the “Fogel Plan”) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”). The Fogel Plan provides for the sale of up to 9,000 shares of Company common stock, subject to certain price limits. The first possible sales date is August 16, 2021. Under the terms of the Fogel Plan, Mr. Fogel will have no discretion or control over the timing or effectuation of the sales. The Fogel Plan expires on July 15, 2022.
On March 9, 2021, David I. Goulden, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, entered into a stock trading plan implemented pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 under the Exchange Act (the “Goulden Plan”). The Goulden Plan provides for the sale of up to 2,196 shares of Company common stock, subject to certain price limits. The first possible sales date is May 16, 2021. Under the terms of the Goulden Plan, Mr. Goulden will have no discretion or control over the timing or effectuation of the sales. The Goulden Plan expires on April 15, 2022.
A table summarizing the pre-arranged trading plans adopted by each of the Company’s “Section 16” officers and directors is available in the “For Investors” section of the Company’s website (bookingholdings.com) under the tab “Corporate Governance.” The Company’s practice, which it currently intends to continue, is to update the table following the closing of its trading window each quarter. Transactions under the Fogel Plan and the Goulden Plan, respectively, will be disclosed publicly through appropriate filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
| ||BOOKING HOLDINGS INC.|
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| ||By:||/s/ Peter J. Millones|
| || ||Name:||Peter J. Millones|
| || ||Title:||Executive Vice President and General Counsel|
Date: March 12, 2021