Yahoo Finance's Julia La Roche sits down with executive chairman and former CEO of Starbucks Howard Schultz
|Bid||4.56 x 400|
|Ask||4.59 x 5500|
|Day's Range||4.55 - 4.62|
|52 Week Range||2.90 - 5.45|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||-20.36|
|Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Shares of the online-coupon platform rose more than 3% Thursday following an upbeat assessment from Piper Jaffray analyst Samuel Kemp, who applauded the company’s cost-cutting initiatives and suggested that Groupon could be a takeover target. In a press release announcing the service, Groupon went so far as to say that Groupon+ could be an appealing option for daters who don’t want to pay full price for dinner but don’t want to look cheap either. Kemp thinks that if Wall Street doesn’t come around to Groupon, perhaps another company will see its potential.
Groupon (GRPN), eBay (EBAY), Baidu (BIDU), Square (SQ), and Twitter (TWTR) have the highest debt-to-equity ratios among industry players.
GrubHub came within a stone's throw of new all-time highs on Wednesday thanks to a bullish analyst note. Jim Cramer agrees that recent acquisitions should help boost business.