Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) most recently reported quarterly actual earnings per share of $-0.06 for the period ending on 2016-06-30. Prior to the company reporting, consensus estimates based on data from Zacks Research projected the company to report EPS of $-0.07. The difference between the estimate and the actual EPS was $0.01 creating a surprise factor of 14.29%. Currently, the company has an impact score of 79. The likelihood that the stock will move on news is greater with a higher impact score. According to Beta Research, the stock has a sentiment score of 0.284. On a scale between 1 and -1, a positive score tends to portray a favorable view of company results by news outlets. The opposite is true for a negative sentiment score.
In taking a look at where the stock might be headed, analysts have a consensus price target of $4.558 on the shares. The most bullish brokerage firm has a $6.5 target, while the most bearish sees the stock headed towards $2.25. This is according to the 12 estimates taken into consideration by Zacks Research.
In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 3. This is according to a simplified scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell recommendation. There were 12 recommendations taking into account in order to arrive at this number. Of the 12, 3 have a Strong Buy rating and 0 are rating it a Buy.
Groupon, Inc. (Groupon) is a local e-commerce marketplace that connects merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount. Each day the Company e-mails its subscribers discounted offers for goods and services that are targeted by location and personal preferences. Consumers also access its deals directly through its Websites and mobile applications. The Company operates in two segments: North America, which represents the United States and Canada; and International, which represents the rest of its global operations. Customers purchase Groupons from the Company and redeem them with its merchants. In September 2013, the Company announced the acquisition of last-minute travel app Blink. In September 2013, Groupon Inc announced the acquisition of SideTour.
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