Groupon today announced it has named Rich Williams as Chief Operating Officer to oversee its global businesses and operations. Williams currently serves as President of North America and will continue in that capacity while adding
responsibility for Groupon`s international regions. Source: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150603005816/en/
Shares of Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) are trading +1.42% at the time of writing on the news and in the range of 6.01 – 6.13 for the current session. In taking a deeper look at the stock and where it might be headed, brokerage firms on Wall Street currently have a consensus one year price target of 8.49 on the shares. This is according to analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters First Call. The sell-side analysts are projecting earnings per share of 0.04 for the next fiscal quarter. For the current year, analysts are predicting earnings of 0.17 per share according to First Call.
In looking at where the stock is trading on a technical level, the stock is trading -8.68% away from its 50 day moving average of 6.67. Based on the most recent available data, the equity is -27.76% off of its 52-week high of 8.43 and +7.22% away from its 52-week low which is 5.68. The price to current year EPS estimates from research analysts currently stands at 35.82. In looking further ahead, potential investors should note that the company’s price to next year’s EPS estimates is 26.48.
Today, the stock opened at 6.04 and the last bid at the time of writing stood at 6.09. During the session thus far, the equity dipped down to 6.01 and touched 6.13 as the high point. Groupon, Inc. has a market cap of 4.12B and has seen an average daily volume of 9200400 over the past three months.