Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN)

Groupon -12.5% as revenues shrink and miss expectations

The coupon company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.05) by $0.06. Groupon had a negative return on equity of 29.46% and a negative net margin of 6.03%. The company had revenue of $673.63 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $721.93 million. The company has dropped -16.38% in past 3 months and in the last five trades has moved down -0.56%.

Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) has a market capitalization of 1.98 Billion which suggests the company is a huge company further suggesting that the shares of Groupon, Inc. A year ago, they were trading at $3.49. The day began at US$42.81 but the price moved to US$42.35 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$43.03. The volatility in the previous week has experienced by 2.52% and observed of 2.96% in the previous month.51.80% ownership is held by institutional investors while insiders hold ownership of 0.90%. Morgan Stanley now owns 7,461,022 shares of the coupon company's stock valued at $38,425,000 after buying an additional 2,299,150 shares during the last quarter. This represents an increase of approximately 932% compared to the average daily volume of 1,118 put options.

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When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.50, for a total value of $70,000.00. In this case, shares are down -42.26% from $5.94, the 52-week high touched on August 09, 2016, and are keeping their losses at 1.48% for the past 12 months. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 194,775 shares of the company's stock, valued at $779,100. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D acquired a new stake in shares of Groupon during the first quarter valued at $18,078,000. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 32,000 shares of the coupon company's stock worth $126,000 after buying an additional 10,000 shares during the period. SECOR Capital Advisors LP purchased a new position in shares of Groupon during the third quarter worth approximately $265,000. Airain ltd boosted its position in Groupon by 50.9% in the third quarter. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is the second biggest holder with 33 million shares now valued at 109.47 million whilst Vanguard Group Inc has 31 million shares valued at 102.28 million. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. At present, 12 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 1 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. Wedbush set a $5.00 price objective on Groupon and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 14th.

GRPN has been the topic of several other research reports. (GRPN)'s shares projecting a $4.74 target price. (GRPN) lost -1.15% closing at the price of $3.43 while the previous close of GRPN was $3.47.

Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of -11.5 Percent.