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How to buy Groupon stock | $23.82

Learn how to easily invest in Groupon stock.

Groupon Inc is an internet content & information business based in the US. Groupon shares (GRPN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Groupon employs 4,159 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Groupon stock price (NASDAQ: GRPN)

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Groupon shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$23.82
52-week range$18.54 - $64.69
50-day moving average $22.87
200-day moving average $37.13
Wall St. target price$34.08
PE ratio 78.4899
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.30

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Is it a good time to buy Groupon stock?

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Groupon price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $23.82 from 2021-10-21

1 week (2021-10-13) 1.45%
1 month (2021-09-20) 9.12%
3 months (2021-07-22) -37.46%
6 months (2021-04-22) -47.13%
1 year (2020-10-22) 19.46%
2 years (2019-10-22) 699.33%
3 years (2018-10-22) 632.92%
5 years (2016-10-21) 374.50%

Is Groupon under- or over-valued?

Valuing Groupon stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Groupon's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Groupon's P/E ratio

Groupon's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 78x. In other words, Groupon shares trade at around 78x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Groupon's PEG ratio

Groupon's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 11.017. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Groupon's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Groupon's EBITDA

Groupon's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $50 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Groupon's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Groupon financials

Revenue TTM $1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.03%
Gross profit TTM $677.3 million
Return on assets TTM 1.8%
Return on equity TTM 10.07%
Profit margin 0.75%
Book value $1.88
Market capitalisation $690.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Groupon shares

There are currently 4.4 million Groupon shares held short by investors – that's known as Groupon's "short interest". This figure is 0% down from 4.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Groupon shares can be evaluated.

Groupon's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Groupon's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Groupon shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Groupon shares traded daily (recently around 1.0 million). Groupon's SIR currently stands at 4.27. In other words for every 100,000 Groupon shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4270 shares are currently held short.

However Groupon's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Groupon shares, or, against the total number of tradable Groupon shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Groupon's short interest could be expressed as 0.15% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Groupon shares in existence, roughly 150 shares are currently held short) or 0.2029% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Groupon shares, roughly 203 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Groupon.

Find out more about how you can short Groupon stock.

Groupon share dividends

We're not expecting Groupon to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Groupon's shares ever split?

Groupon's shares were split on a 1:20 basis on 10 June 2020. So if you had owned 20 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Groupon shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Groupon shares which in turn could have impacted Groupon's share price.

Groupon share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Groupon's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.54 up to $64.69. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Groupon's is 2.6778. This would suggest that Groupon's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Groupon overview

Groupon, Inc. operates a marketplace that connects consumers to merchants. It operates in two segments, North America and International. The company sells goods or services on behalf of third-party merchants; and first-party goods inventory. It serves customers through its mobile applications and websites. The company was formerly known as ThePoint. com, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Groupon is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 15.954% of Groupon shares are held by insiders and 75.732% by institutions.
How many people work for Groupon?
Latest data suggests 4,159 work at Groupon.
When does the fiscal year end for Groupon?
Groupon's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Groupon based?
Groupon's address is: 600 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States, 60654
What is Groupon's ISIN number?
Groupon's international securities identification number is: US3994732069
What is Groupon's CUSIP number?
Groupon's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 399473107

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