Most Active Performers for the Day: Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN), Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN)

Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price crashed down -2.21% during latest trading session. Groupon is zeroing in on working millennials. The Chicago-based deals site recently is launching a new campaign from the O’Keefe Reinhard & Paul Chicago agency.

The campaign targeting millennials is an extension of a campaign from OKRP that debuted last year. That previous campaign pushed the theme that people increasingly want to spend hard-earned money on experiences like those on offer at Groupon rather than on collecting more material possessions.

Narrow down focus to other ratios, the co has current ratio of 0.90 that indicates if GRPN 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 0.90, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.86, sometimes it remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the GRPN. Starting with EPS for the final quarter of this year. EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. According to WSJ analysis, the Q4 2016 current estimates trends were for $0.00 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $0.01. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $0.18 as compared to three months ago $0.18.

Following previous ticker characteristics, Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) also run on active notice, stock price knock down -1.66% after traded at $19 in most recent trading session.

KN has price to earnings ratio of 89.20 and the price to current year EPS stands at 13.30%. Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year’s EPS that would be 15.64%. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 2.20 and quick ratio was calculated as 1.50. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.30 for seeing its liquidity position.

Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 2.48% for a week and 2.58% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.48. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.10 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -2.16%.


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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