Groupon Inc. [NASDAQ: GRPN] surged by $1.35 during the normal trading session on Wednesday and reaching a high of $28.455 during the day while it closed the day at $26.77. The company report on November 10, 2020 that Groupon Adds Xola as API Booking Partner Enabling Tours and Attractions Operators to Drive Customer Demand and Manage Capacity.
Integration helps operators to bring in new customers while meeting new requirements created by COVID-19 social distancing guidelines.
Experiences marketplace Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) announced the company’s latest Groupon Connect™ partnership today with Xola, an online booking, reservation, marketing and tour management platform for in-destination tour and attractions operators.
Groupon Inc. stock has also gained 8.78% of its value over the past 7 days. However, GRPN stock has declined by -7.35% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 7.08% and lost -44.00% year-on date.
The market cap for GRPN stock reached $736.71 million, with 28.75 million shares outstanding and 22.86 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 1.65M shares, GRPN reached a trading volume of 2784890 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Groupon Inc. [GRPN]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for GRPN shares is $25.99 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on GRPN stock is a recommendation set at 3.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
DA Davidson have made an estimate for Groupon Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on June 17, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on January 17, 2020, representing the official price target for Groupon Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $3.20 to $2.40, while Goldman kept a Sell rating on GRPN stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Groupon Inc. is set at 1.72, with the Price to Sales ratio for GRPN stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.44. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 7.80, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 28.31. Price to Free Cash Flow for GRPN in the course of the last twelve months was 204.64 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.00.
GRPN stock trade performance evaluation
Groupon Inc. [GRPN] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 8.78. With this latest performance, GRPN shares gained by 38.27% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 7.08% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -52.87% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for GRPN stock in for the last two-week period is set at 65.06, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 72.30, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 61.02 for Groupon Inc. [GRPN]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 22.78, while it was recorded at 25.02 for the last single week of trading, and 23.82 for the last 200 days.
Groupon Inc. [GRPN]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Groupon Inc. [GRPN] shares currently have an operating margin of +1.79 and a Gross Margin at +50.93. Groupon Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -1.13.
Return on Total Capital for GRPN is now 5.77, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -3.78. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -6.44, with Return on Assets sitting at -1.55. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Groupon Inc. [GRPN] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 94.37. Additionally, GRPN Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 48.55, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 23.43. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 84.02, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 43.23.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Groupon Inc. [GRPN] managed to generate an average of -$3,936 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 32.64 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.37.Groupon Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Current Ratio set at 1.00.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Groupon Inc. [GRPN] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Groupon Inc. posted 1.4/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 3.03/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -53.80%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for GRPN.
Groupon Inc. [GRPN]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $483 million, or 50.50% of GRPN stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of GRPN stocks are: ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD with ownership of 1,648,600, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 5.90% of the total institutional ownership; MIG CAPITAL, LLC, holding 1,597,235 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $42.76 million in GRPN stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $42.3 million in GRPN stock with ownership of nearly -28.019% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Groupon Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 70 institutional holders increased their position in Groupon Inc. [NASDAQ:GRPN] by around 4,812,205 shares. Additionally, 66 investors decreased positions by around 4,248,377 shares, while 26 investors held positions by with 8,984,861 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 18,045,443 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. GRPN stock had 32 new institutional investments in for a total of 543,341 shares, while 33 institutional investors sold positions of 2,712,617 shares during the same period.