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Groupon Inc. (GRPN) Shares Rise Despite Market Challenges

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) has experienced a rise in its stock price by 14.17 compared to its previous closing price of 4.48. However, the company has seen a gain of 18.13% in its stock price over the last five trading days. Barron’s reported on 05/11/23 that Groupon Warns It May Not Survive

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while the 36-month beta value is 1.73.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 2 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 1 as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”

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The average price point forecasted by analysts for Groupon Inc. (GRPN) is $4.85, which is -$0.26 below the current market price. The public float for GRPN is 19.17M, and currently, short sellers hold a 29.32% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of GRPN on May 25, 2023 was 1.27M shares.

GRPN’s Market Performance

GRPN’s stock has seen a 18.13% increase for the week, with a 38.62% rise in the past month and a -28.36% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 15.68%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 10.66% for Groupon Inc. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 39.30% for GRPN’s stock, with a -30.23% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

GRPN Trading at 33.24% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought GRPN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -68.96% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 10.66%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 15.68%, as shares surge +31.75% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -2.35% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, GRPN rose by +15.01%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -60.35% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $3.73. In addition, Groupon Inc. saw -40.38% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at GRPN starting from Barta Jan, who purchase 6,716,966 shares at the price of $7.28 back on Dec 20. After this action, Barta Jan now owns 6,716,966 shares of Groupon Inc., valued at $48,899,512 using the latest closing price.

Barta Jan, the Director of Groupon Inc., sale 5,110,558 shares at $7.28 during a trade that took place back on Dec 20, which means that Barta Jan is holding 0 shares at $37,204,862 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for GRPN

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -17.99 for the present operating margin
  • +83.66 for the gross margin

The net margin for Groupon Inc. stands at -39.66. The total capital return value is set at -21.98, while invested capital returns managed to touch -64.68. Equity return is now at value -458.10, with -28.50 for asset returns.

Based on Groupon Inc. (GRPN), the company’s capital structure generated 4,091.54 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 97.61. Total debt to assets is 43.72, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 2,763.81. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 65.94.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.36, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 1.07. The receivables turnover for the company is 12.46 and the total asset turnover is 0.61. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.67.

Conclusion

In a nutshell, Groupon Inc. (GRPN) has experienced a mixed performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.