GRPN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Assessing Groupon's Value to Alibaba

    January 16, 2017
    The fact that Groupon continues to buy back its own shares suggests the company has confidence in its business direction.
  2. Groupon Stock Rises on Alibaba M&A Rumor

    January 13, 2017
    For Alibaba, Groupon could be its own best deal, assuming there is a real fire amid all these rumors of smoke.
  3. Groupon Heading for a Relapse After Strong 2016 (GRPN)

    December 2, 2016
    Shares of Groupon are up 21% year-to-date, but a technical and fundamental breakdown of late points to increased downside ...
  4. How Groupon Makes Money

    November 30, 2016
    A rundown of how Groupon works and how it benefits the businesses it partners with.
  5. Market Reacts Poorly to Groupon's LivingSocial Buy

    October 27, 2016
    Though it didn't have a spectacular third quarter compared to the year-ago period, Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) on Wednesday did ...
  6. GRPN: How Groupon's Stock Price Rose 26% in 6 Months

    September 27, 2016
    Groupon's stock price has been climbing higher over the last six months as investors become optimistic that the company will ...
  7. Who Are Groupon's Main Competitors? (GRPN)

    September 21, 2016
    Groupon competitors are fierce with the likes of, Wal-Mart and RetailMeNot. Groupon has been hurt by the competition, ...
  8. Groupon: Do Sales Taxes Still Apply? (GRPN)

    September 8, 2016
    Merchants must be able to properly determine whether they owe Groupon taxes on the retail price of the items being offered ...
  9. Risks and Opportunities of Buying Groupon Stock (GRPN)

    September 8, 2016
    Groupon's business model means it faces a number of risks relating to its operational environment and competitors. Here's ...
  10. Is Groupon a Legitimate Business? (GRPN)

    September 3, 2016
    Groupon still isn't profitable, and the legitimacy of its business model has come into question. Find out why it is legitimate ...
  11. Behind Groupon's 78% Fall in 10 Years

    August 30, 2016
    While Groupon's shares have declined 78% since its IPO, the market grew 74%. a weak growth outlook still looms.
  12. Why Groupon Stock Soared 30% Last Week (GRPN)

    July 31, 2016
    The combination of Groupon's narrower-than-expected second-quarter loss and upbeat forecast gives a sense that Groupon's ...
  13. Groupon Stock Soars on Q2 Home Run

    July 28, 2016
    Investors were hoping for some good news from the second-quarter earnings Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) released after the close ...
  14. Groupon Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect?

    July 26, 2016
    Wall Street expects the online deals company to deliver year-over-year declines in both earnings per share and on revenue. ...
  15. The Top 3 Netflix Shareholders (NFLX)

    June 7, 2016
    Discover the top three owners of Netflix shares, and learn how the 30-person startup grew into a global streaming network ...
  16. 5 Stocks Under $5 With Potential (SIRI,GRPN,KTOS)

    June 2, 2016
    These five stocks offer potential but not without high risk.
  17. Can a Commercial Restore Groupon's Glory? (GRPN)

    May 25, 2016
    Could a splashy new TV ad campaign restore buzz to Groupon, once the hot deals darling?
  18. Chipotle Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (CMG)

    May 19, 2016
    Find out which companies generate significant portions of their revenues from Chipotle Mexican Grill and what makes their ...
  19. Groupon Sheds Its Point-Of-Sale Unit Breadcrumb

    May 9, 2016
    The once high-flying online coupon king Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) has sold its point-of-sale (POS) unit Breadcrumb to privately ...
  20. Groupon Stock Plunge 18% Despite Earnings Beat (GRPN)

    May 3, 2016
    As evidenced by the quarterly loss and the projected loss for the full year, Groupon is far from reaching its growth destination. ...
  21. Angie's List Continues to Struggle After Weak Q1

    April 21, 2016
    Shares of Angie's List (NASDAQ: ANGI) have shed about two-thirds of their value over the past two years due to concerns ...
  22. Groupon Stock Gets a $250 Million Boost

    April 5, 2016
    In the hyper-competitive e-commerce coupon space, Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) shareholders have undergone some dramatic ups and ...
  23. Groupon Launches New Tools for Small Businesses

    March 17, 2016
    Daily deals site Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) recently launched a new set of tools to "make it easier for merchants to create ...
  24. Why Groupon Stock Surged 13% Friday (GRPN)

    February 29, 2016
    In my view, this would be a good opportunity to sell GRPN stock into a rally that's likely unsustainable.
  25. Unlimited Vacation Policies: How Much Do You Take?

    February 25, 2016
    A look at what "discretionary time off" policy means and understanding the vacation patterns of U.S. employees.
  26. Groupon Shares Surge on Alibaba Share Purchase (GRPN, BABA)

    February 16, 2016
    On Tuesday, shares of Chicago-based Groupon Inc (GRPN) skyrocketed by over 39% (at the time of writing) after Alibaba (BABA) ...
  27. Is Groupon Stock Still a Raw Deal? (GRPN)

    February 12, 2016
    knowingly buying GRPN stock on such poor metrics suggests investors are the ones giving themselves a raw deal, not the company.
  28. Can Groupon Make a Comeback in 2016?

    January 13, 2016
    Groupon's stock remains battered, but its new CEO is raising hopes that the company can rise again.
  29. Groupon Plunges on Weak Guidance and a CEO Change (GRPN, ETSY)

    November 4, 2015
    Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) plunged to fresh lows on Nov. 4 after the company reported mixed third quarter earnings, bleak fourth ...
  30. Groupon Chooses New CEO, Vows To Refocus Company Resources (GRPN)

    November 3, 2015
    To say it's been a tough year for Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) shareholders is putting it mildly. Down about 50% year-to-date, ...
  31. Declining Wedge Patterns and Stock Breakouts

    October 28, 2015
    The wedge is a versatile pattern. Trade it while the pattern is forming, and trade it when the breakout occurs. Here's four ...
  32. Digital Advertising Is The Future, But Why? (ZNGA, GOOG)

    September 28, 2015
    Digital advertising has outgrown the internet.
  33. Groupon Lays Off 20 Breadcrumb Workers (GRPN)

    August 17, 2015
    Groupon (NYSE: GRPN) has laid off 20 employees in its Breadcrumb restaurant software business. The move happened after Breadcrumb ...
  34. Top 4 Venture Capital Investors and Firms (AAPL, YHOO)

    August 5, 2015
    Understand what it is that venture capital firms do, the purpose they serve for new businesses and discover some of the top-ranked ...
  35. Groupon Going Into the Food Delivery Business (GRPN, GRUB)

    July 17, 2015
    With its signature deal business struggling, Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is extending its reach into the potentially lucrative ...
  36. Groupon Wants You to Know These 5 Things (GRPN)

    June 11, 2015
    Four years ago, it looked as if Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) would become a huge force in the e-commerce world, with its pioneering ...
  37. Groupon Earnings Preview: 3 Key Items to Watch (GRPN)

    April 29, 2015
    Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings on Tuesday, May 5. Investors will be looking for the ...
  38. 2 Catalysts and 1 Red Flag for Groupon Investors (GRPN)

    April 2, 2015
    Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) stock has had a rough time as a publicly traded company. The stock still sits 65% below its original ...
  39. Why Private Equity Firms Are Looking at Groupon (GRPN)

    April 2, 2015
    Since going public in late 2011, daily-deals pioneer Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) has largely been a disappointment to investors, ...
  40. What are examples of popular companies in the Internet sector?

    March 11, 2015
    Discover which Internet companies are the most popular among investors in this high potential growth area of the technology ...
  41. Know How To Manage Gaps On Your Trading Strategy

    March 2, 2015
    Gaps generate profitable strategies right after they print, as well as during retracements that test those levels, often ...
  42. 4 Tips For Saving Money This 4th Of July

    June 27, 2014
    No matter how you plan to spend the Independence Day holiday weekend, it will likely cost money. Whether you will be traveling, ...
  43. Get 150% Upside With This 'Secret' Retail Giant

    November 26, 2013
    Whether you're measuring by the latest economic data or just by the pickup in traffic at your local mall, it's apparent the ...
  44. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of August 5

    August 4, 2013
    The earnings season is beginning to wind down, and much of the focus this week will turn to central bank meetings and economic ...
  45. Bull Vs. Bear - Facebook May Not Have The Long-Term Value

    September 7, 2012
    Investors are now reassessing the real growth potential of Facebook and that has led to some painful realizations about the ...
  46. NASDAQ Worst Performances

    May 10, 2012
    Sometimes it might feel as though Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), still the largest U.S. Company by market value despite the recent ...
  47. What You Need to Know About Facebook Delaying Its IPO

    April 25, 2012
    Facebook is planning for one of the largest IPOs in tech history, but the actual event might be postponed due to a series ...
  48. 3 Reasons To Venture Into GSV Capital

    April 4, 2012
    Michael Moe, founder of Think Equity Partners, has spent his career investing in growth companies. Now he's set up a BDC ...