|Bid||0.0000 x 42300|
|Ask||0.0000 x 1800|
|Day's Range||3.4800 - 3.5400|
|52 Week Range||2.8000 - 5.5200|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.54|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings Date||Aug 1, 2019 - Aug 5, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||4.07|
JD, PDD, SHOP, ETSY, and GRPN Respond to Competition(Continued from Prior Part)Groupon’s unit sales and revenue dropped in the latest quarterGroupon (GRPN) has hired a new chief marketing officer. Craig Rowley, former vice president of marketing
Groupon Inc NASDAQ/NGS:GRPNView full report here! Summary * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is expanding Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is low for GRPN with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Money flowETF/Index ownership | PositiveETF activity is positive. Over the last month, ETFs holding GRPN are favorable, with net inflows of $2.45 billion. Additionally, the rate of inflows is increasing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | PositiveAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Services sector is rising. The rate of growth is strong relative to the trend shown over the past year. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to email@example.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.
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This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and since many people view their mom as a do-everything superhero, it begs the question which celebrity would you want to play your mom in a movie about her life? According to a new Groupon survey of 2,000 adults, Meryl Streep, Sally Field, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lopez, Angelina Jolie, Oprah, Jennifer Aniston, Michelle Obama, Melissa McCarthy and Queen Latifah were the top celebrity choices to play Mom on the silver screen.
Craig Rowley did some award-winning advertising for REI. Now he's tasked with helping the online deals company raise its profile.
Groupon (www.groupon.com) (GRPN) today announced that Craig Rowley has joined the company as its Chief Marketing Officer. “Craig is a dynamic marketing leader who’s helped build some of the world’s biggest brands across several global industries,” said Groupon COO Steve Krenzer. At Groupon, Rowley will oversee the company’s global marketing channels and functions, as well as the development and extension of the Groupon brand.
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Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) reported its earnings results for its latest quarter, amassing earnings that were stronger than what Wall Street called for, while revenue took a step back when compared to the year-ago quarter, yet it still managed to top what the Wall Street consensus estimate called for, helping to lift GRPN stock after the bell Tuesday.The Chicago, Ill.-based online coupon business said that for its first quarter of its fiscal 2019, it brought in net income at a loss of 7 cents per share, which is wider than its year-ago loss of a penny per share. Its adjusted earnings of roughly 3 cents per share, which is the same amount it brought in during the same period in 2018.Analysts were calling for Groupon to bring in adjusted earnings at the breakeven point. The business added that its sales for the period reached $578.4 million, marking an 8% decline when compared to the same period in 2018, yet the amount was stronger than what Wall Street projected.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips"In the first quarter we made solid progress on our strategy and initiatives to improve the customer experience, expand our platform, grow our international business and continue our focus on operational rigor," said Groupon CEO Rich Williams. "The year is off to a stronger than expected financial start, which should allow us to accelerate our investments in a number of our initiatives as we move through the first half."GRPN stock is up about 3.1% after the bell today off the heels of a strong quarterly earnings and sales performance. Shares gained roughly 0.3% during regular trading hours. More From InvestorPlace * 7 Stocks to Buy That Ought to Buy Back Shares * 7 Cloud Stocks to Buy Now * 7 A-Rated Stocks That Are Under $10 Compare Brokers The post Groupon Earnings: GRPN Stock Gains as Q1 EPS Top Expectations appeared first on InvestorPlace.
The Chicago-based company said it had a loss of 7 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 3 cents per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate ...
I bought a restaurant voucher from Groupon for a two-course meal for two, costing £18.
In some ways, Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) looks like an attractive stock. Groupon stock is reasonably cheap based on both EBITDA and free cash flow.Source: Shutterstock There's some potential for GRPN to be acquired at some point. If Groupon could just consistently grow, GRPN stock likely would climb above $3.50. * 10 High-Yielding Dividend Stocks That Won't Wilt It's that "if" that's the big problem, however. Since Groupon stock crashed soon after its 2011 IPO amid accounting concerns, the potential has always been there.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsIndeed, in 2017, as I wrote last year, GRPN made some progress. In 2018, it hit its original guidance for the year. And yet GRPN stock hit another multi-year low in December, and stumbled again after it reported its Q4 results and provided 2019 guidance back in February.At these levels, Groupon stock looks somewhat intriguing, even to a longtime skeptic like myself. There are scenarios under which GRPN stock can rally. But that path has been open for years now, and GRPN simply can't seem to get there. Why Groupon Stock Looks IntriguingWhat is different about Groupon stock now versus a few years ago is that the stock now looks reasonably cheap. Cost-cutting in 2017 raised GRPN's margins. Its profit rose last year, as its adjusted EBITDA increased 8%, and its adjusted EPS climbed from $0.11 to $0.18, albeit with some help from corporate tax reform.As a result, the valuation of Groupon stock looks fairly reasonable. It trades at about 19 times its 2018 EPS, and its guidance indicates that its profits will be roughly similar this year. Free cash flow last year, excluding a settlement payment to IBM (NYSE:IBM), was $163 million. According to GRPN, that figure should be roughly similar in 2019. At that level, the price-free cash flow ratio of GRPN stock will be about 12.It's true that the company's 2019 guidance was disappointing, and that's a key reason why Groupon stock fell 11% after the company released its Q4 results. But management cited a target of $300 million of EBITDA in 2020, which would entail an increase of 10%+. If GRPN attains that goal, its enterprise value-EBITDA ratio would be below seven.Those multiples are cheap in general, and they're enormously cheap, considering the valuations of other, similar internet-platform stocks. ANGI Homeservices (NASDAQ:ANGI) trades at something like 25 times its 2019 EBITDA. Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH) is trading at about 30 times its 2019 free cash flow and something like 20 times its EBITDA. GrubHub (NYSE:GRUB) and Yelp (NASDAQ:YELP) trade at elevated levels as well.Groupon stock doesn't deserve those multiples. But at least, renewed investor confidence in GRPN could cause the current multiples of Groupon stock to expand. Higher multiples and higher growth can combine to sharply raise the price of GRPN stock.But that's been the case for years now. Even when the company's profits were lower, bulls asked, "what if GRPN just traded at one times its sales?"Acquisition rumors have swirled constantly over that stretch as well. They continue to do so. GRPN Stock's CatchAnd yet…it's 2019 and GRPN is back trading in the mid-$3s. It hasn't been able to grow, as its revenue has declined for 12 straight quarters. Some of the pressure on Groupon's revenue in past years has came from the company pulling back in certain international markets and de-emphasizing Groupon Goods. But even management after Q4 admitted that the company's performance in the second half of 2018 was disappointing.An acquisition of GRPN could make some sense, but where are the buyers? Why, exactly, would anyone pull the trigger in 2019 or 2020 when the opportunity has been present for some time?The same issue is true of the company's 2020 guidance. Management is arguing that investments made this year will drive growth next year. Yet, except for the progress that the company made in 2017, GRPN feels like it's been a "next year" story for about six years now. What's different now? And how, exactly, are the company's profits supposed to rise by double-digit percentage levels when its billings and revenue are falling?Groupon lost some 2 million active users in North America in 2018 alone, according to its Q4 results. (I believe I'm one of the 2.1 million.) Its products simply aren't relevant enough to consumers. GRPN's ProblemAt the end of the day, the company's problem is relatively simple, and it's the same as it's been for some time. Specifically, it's not clear that Groupon's business model really works. Consumers like discounts,, but the quality of merchants on Groupon simply isn't good enough to keep driving growth.Meanwhile, the company's model isn't really a "tech" model. GRPN still has well over 2,000 salespeople. Business runs through the company's website and, increasingly, its app. But, at its core, GRPN has a labor-intensive model that doesn't grow well. And it's a model that relies on outside help: Groupon's own 10-K cites headwinds from Google's changes to its search algorithm and its development of the "promotions" tab in Gmail, which has hurt the response to Groupon's emails.Groupon stock does seem to have some value, given its profitability and positive free cash flow. That's why GRPN stock is tempting, particularly at its low price.But the qualitative concerns about GRPN have been going on for so long that it's difficult to ignore them. It's in a really, really tough business. And unless Groupon can either drive consistent growth or find a "white knight" acquirer, it's hard to see how the next few years will look much different from the last few.As of this writing, Vince Martin has no positions in any securities mentioned. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 10 High-Yielding Dividend Stocks That Won't Wilt * 4 Energy Stocks Soaring as Trump Tightens on Iran * 7 Tech Stocks With Too Much Risk, Not Enough Upside Compare Brokers The post Why Groupon Stock Can't Quite Deliver appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Groupon (GRPN) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) announced today that it intends to hold a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2019 financial results on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 10:00am EDT. Groupon plans to publish a letter to stockholders along with its first quarter 2019 financial results after the close of market trading on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. A replay of the webcast will be available through the same link following the conference call, along with the stockholder letter, earnings press release, financial tables and slide presentation.
Is Groupon a Big Risk or a Value Pick at Its Current Price?(Continued from Prior Part)Turnaround efforts Groupon (GRPN) has been in the middle of a turnaround over the last few years. The last year was extremely critical and challenging for Groupon.
Not to be outdone by its now-publicly-traded rival Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT), this past week Uber submitted its initial public offering paperwork to the SEC. The long-awaited and oft-discussed Uber IPO is finally about to happen. * 10 Stocks That Are Screaming Buys Right Now Source: Shutterstock A bunch of traders are buzzing because… well, many traders love cool concepts. At the other end of the spectrum, naysayers can't get past the line in the official filing that says the company "may not achieve profitability."It's a dire suggestion, but it's not the red flag many investors are making it out to be.Most companies that aren't profitable at the time of their IPO warn in their S1 paperwork they may never turn a profit. Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), for instance, cautioned investors in 2013 in its S1 filing it "may not be able to achieve or subsequently maintain profitability."InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBut it's making money now.In 2003, salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) was worried enough to issue this warning to would-be IPO buyers: "If our revenue does not grow to offset these expected increased expenses, we will not continue to be profitable."Salesforce has earned $1.11 billion over the course of the past four reported quarters.It's boilerplate language.Still, investors would be wise to be wary of the Uber IPO because it may not actually ever turn a sustained profit, even if the warning in its recent paperwork was just the usual rubber-stamped disclaimer. The PlanWhether or not Uber said so, there's a very real possibility the company may never create sustained profits.Uber, of course, is a ride-hailing company. Tech-centered and volume-minded, the organization was founded in 2009, with relatively humble beginnings. Travis Kalanick had sold Red Swoosh just a couple years prior, freeing him to partner up with computer programmer Garrett Camp to create what was then called UberCab.The app itself was and still is the centerpiece of the company's operation, which has since cultivated an army of roughly 3 million independently-contracted drivers.It's clever competition to conventional taxi cab companies. Those 3 million drivers all work remotely, and independently, and are dispatched by the same platform that powers the consumer-facing app. It's arguably more efficient than traditional taxi companies.That doesn't make it profitable, though.It's complicated, but the short explanation of the concern is this: Uber spends more on regular, recurring operating costs than it collects in net-revenues.That may not always be the case. In fact, Uber specifically believes that won't be the case in the foreseeable future. The plan is to grow ride-hailing revenue to the point where they finally exceed fixed, unavoidable costs. Higher fares aren't likely to be a component of that improvement, as it faces off with Lyft and other, more localized players. Paying its drivers less isn't a great option either. The plan is to grow the number of rides it facilitates.Even that, however, may not get the company over the hump. Scale Isn't Necessarily the KeyMany observers have laid out the flawed thinking in Uber's growth plan. But, giving credit where it's due, it's Intelligencer's Yves Smith that makes the most cogent case against buying into the Uber IPO. He penned the following late last year:"Uber is a taxi company with an app attached. It bears almost no resemblance to internet superstars it claims to emulate. The app is not technically daunting and does not create a competitive barrier, as witnessed by the fact that many other players have copied it… [apps] do not create network effects. Unlike Facebook or eBay, having more Uber users does not improve the service."Smith adds a subtle but important detail the matter, noting "More drivers means more competition for available jobs, which means less utilization per driver. There is a trade-off between capacity and utilization in a transportation system, which you do not see in digital networks."In short, an Uber swing to profitability assumes that the ride-hailing market (however they're hailed) is not yet mature, and further assumes that competitors won't win any market share if the market does somehow expand.And the fact that Uber drivers feel they're being forced to break the law as well as being forced to cancel rides when fares are too low suggests the supply-demand dynamic has already run out of runway. Bottom Line on Uber IPODon't misread the message: The Uber IPO may prove amazingly fruitful for traders able to actually buy into the initial public offering and offload their Uber stock at a much better price in the open market. Although it didn't work for Lyft this way, Uber shares may ride the post-IPO buzz higher and higher. Euphoria is a powerful force.Sooner or later, though, Uber has to realistically prove to investors that it may be able to turn a decent profit at some point in the future. The company's top brass continue to tacitly hint that it can, but consider the source. The more convinced investors are that Uber will be viable one day, the more money those insiders make on the shares they already own.Notice, in particular, that Uber has yet to offer any solid growth outlook that's based on verifiable, validated data that jibes with the market's growth expectations.Never say never, but this smells a lot like another Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) or Spotify (NYSE:SPOT). Consumers love their products, but the companies aren't actually "businesses" with a model capable of consistently producing earnings. * 10 Dow Jones Stocks Holding the Blue Chip Index Back To that end, there's a reason LYFT stock is down 16% from its IPO price in just a few days.As of this writing, James Brumley did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. You can learn more about James at his site, jamesbrumley.com, or follow him on Twitter, at @jbrumley. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 7 Internet Stocks to Watch * 7 AI Stocks to Watch with Strong Long-Term Narratives * 10 Dow Jones Stocks Holding the Blue Chip Index Back Compare Brokers The post Seriously, Uber May Never Actually Turn a Profit appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Is Groupon a Big Risk or a Value Pick at Its Current Price?(Continued from Prior Part)Groupon’s sales are expected to rise 8.2% in 2019Groupon’s (GRPN) sales have been falling over the last few years, as the company has exited unprofitable
Is Groupon a Big Risk or a Value Pick at Its Current Price?(Continued from Prior Part)Groupon’s revenue is expected to fall 11.8% in the first quarter Groupon (GRPN) is set to announce its first-quarter earnings results on May 8, 2019. Analysts
Is Groupon a Big Risk or a Value Pick at Its Current Price?Stock returns Groupon (GRPN) stock has slumped by close to 84% since its IPO way back in November 2011. Over the years, Groupon has exited unprofitable international markets and continued