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Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN), Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC)

Following previous ticker characteristics, Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) also run on active notice, stock price plummeted -2.63% after traded at $5.18 in most recent trading session. It’s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by equities researchers at B. Riley in a recent research note issued to investors. They presently have a $4.50 price target on the coupon firm’s stock. B. Riley’s price target indicates a potential downside of 15.41% from the firm’s previous close.

Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 27th. The coupon firm reported ($0.01) eps for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.01. Groupon had a negative return on equity of 14.95% and a negative net margin of 5.71%. The firm had income of $756.03 million for the quarter as compared to the consensus estimate of $710.94 million. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $0.02 EPS. Groupon’s income for the quarter was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis.

GRPN has  price to current year EPS stands at -283.70%. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 1.00 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.90. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.62 for seeing its liquidity position.

Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 3.22% for a week and 3.05% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.16. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.80 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of 1.37%. GRPN’s institutional ownership was registered as 50.40%, while insider ownership was 0.90%.

Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price declined -0.02% during latest trading session as,

Analysts Practices; to watch unbiased undervalue securities, there is need to see following technical rations. CSC holds price to earnings ratio of 17186.67 that presents much better indication for a stock’s value than the market price alone. Based on historic views, the average P/E ratio in market fluctuates between 15 to 25, but alone low P/E ratio does not necessarily mean that a company is undervalue. With reference to all theories, earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as CSC has 1.09% dividend yield.

Narrow down focus to other ratios, the co has current ratio of 1.20 that indicates if CSC lies in 1.3% to 3% then it is acceptable for both active and passive investors, but sometimes its varies industry to industry. Generally, it indicates good short-term financial strength. Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. To make strengthen these views, the active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 1.20, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 1.65, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.


About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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