Groupon Inc (GRPN) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS

Groupon Inc (GRPN) reported quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, Jul-27-2016. The company said it had a profit of $-0.01 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.01. Analysts had a consensus of $-0.02. The company posted revenue of $756.03 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $710.94 million. The company’s revenue was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.02 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Groupon Inc. Company shares were Upgraded by Piper Jaffray on Jul 18, 2016 to ” Overweight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 6 from a previous price target of $4 .Maxim Group Initiated Groupon Inc on Jun 23, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $5.Shares were Downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts on May 2, 2016 to ” Underperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 3 from a previous price target of $4 .

Groupon Inc opened for trading at $4.81 and hit $5.12 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $4.87, with a gain of 28.84% or 1.09 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 6,55,20,099 shares. Company has a market cap of $2,825 M.

In a different news, on Jun 10, 2016, Peter J Barris (director) sold 640,045 shares at $3.23 per share price. According to the SEC, on Jun 3, 2016, Brian Stevens (Chief Accounting Officer) sold 10,000 shares at $3.50 per share price. On Jul 9, 2015, Bradley A Keywell (director) sold 500,000 shares at $4.83 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

Groupon Inc. operates online local commerce marketplaces world over that connect merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount. The Company operates through three segments: North America which represents the United States and Canada; EMEA which consists of Europe the Middle East and Africa and international operations (Rest of World). The Company offers deals on goods and services in three categories: Local Deals (Local) Groupon Goods (Goods) and Groupon Getaways (Travel). The Company’s Local category includes deals with local merchants national merchants and local events. The Company’s Goods transactions in North America are primarily direct revenue deals. Through its Getaways category the Company features travel offers at both discounted and market rates including hotels airfare and package deals covering both domestic and international travel. Its deal offerings are accessed directly through its Websites mobile applications and search engines.

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