Groupon: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 8th. Groupon, Inc. operates a shopping website that shares information on local goods, services, and cultural events for businesses and consumers across the World. The Company provides information on attractions to see, do, eat and shop.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Groupon Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.03 per share on revenues of $590.18 million.
Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.05 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.2, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Groupon has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||14.54||312.94||1,610||2,334|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-1.33||-1.03||-0.10|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||492.16||559.28||568.34||568.55||638.30|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-0.1226||-0.02||0.04||0.00||-0.1235|
Groupon has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)