|Bid||4.60 x 100|
|Ask||4.75 x 400|
|Day's Range||4.64 - 4.79|
|52 Week Range||2.90 - 5.99|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||185.60|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Twitter (TWTR) generated investor returns of -15.7% in the trailing-one-month period and 101.1% in the trailing-12-month period. TWTR stock rose 2.4% in the trailing-five-day period.
Although Amazon’s (AMZN) decision to open a physical bookstore in the Georgetown neighborhood may have been motivated by Washington’s underserved book market, a physical presence in Georgetown could bring more benefits to the company. Georgetown is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Washington, D.C., and that could mean that a good number of residents there already subscribe to the Amazon Prime program. Perhaps planting a bookstore in Georgetown could help Amazon attract more Georgetown households to Prime or capture more spending from existing Prime customers in the neighborhood.
Short interest is moderate for GRPN with between 5 and 10% of shares outstanding currently on loan. This represents an increase in short interest as investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices added to their short positions on February 20. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding GRPN totaled $269 million.
Short interest is moderate for GRPN with between 5 and 10% of shares outstanding currently on loan. This represents an increase in short interest as investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices added to their short positions on February 20. The net inflows of $3.89 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold GRPN are not among the highest of the last year and have been slowing.
On April 6, 2018, Snap (SNAP) was trading 5.0% below its 100-day moving average. In comparison, Baidu (BIDU) was trading 9.2% below its 100-day moving average, Yelp (YELP) was trading 4.4% below its 100-day moving average, Groupon (GRPN) was trading 12.6% below its 100-day moving average, and Yandex (YNDX) was trading 6.5% above its 100-day moving average.
Comcast's theme park resort in Florida is opening a new hotel in 2018, 2019, and 2020, with Disney in its crosshairs.
In its latest economic outlook report, Yelp (YELP) stated that Charleston, South Carolina, recorded the fastest increase in the number of local businesses in 4Q17. Local business growth was slowest in San Jose, California, with high rents cited as one of the city’s growth inhibitors. In addition to looking at local business growth, Yelp took a closer look at the health of the restaurant industry and revealed a number of notable shifts.
The gun-control debate has put some business executives in an awkward position. According to Bloomberg, some customers have threatened to cancel their $99-a-year Prime subscription to force Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos to pick a side in the hot gun-control debate. Amazon sells neither guns nor gun accessories, but some activities have pressed the company to publicly state whether it is for or against firearms control.
In addition to renewing the lease for its fulfillment hub in Hebron, Kentucky, Groupon (GRPN) is hiring for the facility. Groupon closed 4Q17 with 6,672 employees globally, compared with 7,267 at the end of 4Q16. The drop in Groupon’s global headcount was due to the company ending operations in certain markets.
How is marketing investment affecting Groupon’s (GRPN) performance? Recently, Groupon has been investing significantly in marketing activities, where its initiatives have combined online and offline campaigns. A lot of Groupon’s marketing investments have been geared toward drawing more shoppers to the platform and driving new product and solution uptake.
Groupon (GRPN) will continue to call Northern Kentucky home after renewing the lease for its fulfillment hub in Hebron, Kentucky. The lease renewal means that Groupon is set to continue to occupy the 330,000-square-foot building for five more years, until 2023. The Hebron fulfillment center has served as Groupon’s hub since 2013, and the company has shipped more than 20 million items to US and Canadian customers from the hub.
Groupon (GRPN) is going to continue to focus on improving profitability in 2018, and this will likely require management to take certain specific steps to reach the goal. To drive profitability, Groupon is expected to double down on creating a more seamless shopping experience for customers so that they can shop more on the platform. Ultimately, Groupon hopes investing in a better customer experience will boost its gross profit per shopper and help achieve its primary goal of improving profitability.
A Connecticut man has been sentenced to four years in prison and ordered to pay more than $3.6 million in restitution for operating a long-running scheme involving fake invoices through clones of Groupon ...
Namely, it means bigger returns for millions of Americans — and those returns are sure to translate into bigger spending.
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