Why Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) Could Be Worth Watching

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Simply Wall St
Published
August 18, 2020
NasdaqGS:GRPN

Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN), is not the largest company out there, but it led the NASDAQGS gainers with a relatively large price hike in the past couple of weeks. As a stock with high coverage by analysts, you could assume any recent changes in the company’s outlook is already priced into the stock. However, what if the stock is still a bargain? Let’s take a look at Groupon’s outlook and value based on the most recent financial data to see if the opportunity still exists.

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Is Groupon still cheap?

Good news, investors! Groupon is still a bargain right now. My valuation model shows that the intrinsic value for the stock is $35.46, but it is currently trading at US$23.87 on the share market, meaning that there is still an opportunity to buy now. What’s more interesting is that, Groupon’s share price is quite volatile, which gives us more chances to buy since the share price could sink lower (or rise higher) in the future. This is based on its high beta, which is a good indicator for how much the stock moves relative to the rest of the market.

Can we expect growth from Groupon?

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NasdaqGS:GRPN Earnings and Revenue Growth August 18th 2020

Investors looking for growth in their portfolio may want to consider the prospects of a company before buying its shares. Buying a great company with a robust outlook at a cheap price is always a good investment, so let’s also take a look at the company's future expectations. Groupon’s earnings growth are expected to be in the teens in the upcoming year, indicating a solid future ahead. This should lead to robust cash flows, feeding into a higher share value.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? Since GRPN is currently undervalued, it may be a great time to accumulate more of your holdings in the stock. With an optimistic outlook on the horizon, it seems like this growth has not yet been fully factored into the share price. However, there are also other factors such as capital structure to consider, which could explain the current undervaluation.

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on GRPN for a while, now might be the time to make a leap. Its buoyant future outlook isn’t fully reflected in the current share price yet, which means it’s not too late to buy GRPN. But before you make any investment decisions, consider other factors such as the track record of its management team, in order to make a well-informed investment decision.

In light of this, if you'd like to do more analysis on the company, it's vital to be informed of the risks involved. You'd be interested to know, that we found 1 warning sign for Groupon and you'll want to know about this.

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