Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN)- Most Active Trio on Investment Estimation: Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW)

Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) also run on active notice, stock price knocked down -0.57% after traded at $3.50 in most recent trading session. Groupon Inc (GRPN) have plummeted 40 percent since it declared Q3 EPS results on October 26. While the company continues to face “substantial fundamental challenges,” these now appear to be “largely priced in,” following the share price correction, RBC Capital Markets’ Mark Mahaney said in a report.

“On the positive side, we have viewed the company’s successful efforts to streamline its International footprint and reduce its Goods Billings as fundamentally correct,” Mahaney wrote. He added that the company was consistently buying back its shares and still had an additional authorization of $245 million remaining.

GRPN price to current year EPS stands at -283.70%. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 0.90 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.90. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.69 for seeing its liquidity position.

Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 4.05% for a week and 3.76% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.14. 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 -0.28%. GRPN’s institutional ownership was registered as 54.10%, while insider ownership was 0.70%.

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price rose 2.09% during latest trading session. 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.

Narrow down focus to other ratios, the co has current ratio of 1.30 that indicates if PANW 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 1.30, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.59, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.


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