GRPN shares have leveled off. Groupon has lived on even as most of its peers have been sold off or shut down. But momentum may be fading again.
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Can Groupon stock break out in , or will it be another challenging year? Unlikely to Be Acquired Soon: Many investors held onto GRPN stock over the last year due to acquisition hopes.
BABA seems like a logical suitor in particular.
However, according to Streetinsider , Alibaba has no interest in acquiring the rest of GRPN stock. And if not them, who else?
Groupon listed in the U. AMZN shut down its similar-to-Groupon service Amazon Local.
There is little indication that there is much demand from actual buyers to grab a coupon site. Groupon seemed to put in better results for much of GRPN stock spiked last summer on seemingly strong results before gradually bleeding off for the rest of the year. Its Q2 results in particular impressed, with revenues and EBITDA beating expectations by a sizable margin. However, it appears the company achieved these results by offering consumers even more discounts.
Discounts on top of discounts in fact, giving customers a sale offered by Groupon in addition to the reduced price the participating retailer or restaurant provides.
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This is bad for margins, of course, but it also damages the business in the long run. Cash Position Less Than It Appears: That is, the money that it needs to reimburse to the stores which have sold Groupon deals once they are redeemed. While GRPN does benefit from holding cash due to merchants for awhile, this is far from that cash actually being a Groupon asset.
Investors looking at that cash line and thinking it will support GRPN stock are making a mistake. Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http: Financial Market Data powered by FinancialContent Services, Inc. Nasdaq quotes delayed at least 15 minutes, all others at least 20 minutes.
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