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Groupon Inc. shares are falling hard today - down nearly 20 per cent at midday - after the e-commerce coupon company released a disappointing financial outlook as part of fourth-quarter results late Thursday.
Groupon said it expects to lose between 2 cents and 4 cents a share in the first quarter, much weaker than the 5 cents profit expected by analysts.
This StockReports+ report suggests the stock sell-off could have been anticipated - and that more selling could materialize.
StockReports+ gives each stock an average score that combines the quantitative analysis of six widely-used investment decision-making tools: earnings, fundamentals, relative valuation, risk, price momentum and insider trading. Groupon's average score is 1 out of 10, and has been at that level for the past 14 weeks. It's currently among a group of 236 stocks awarded StockReports+ lowest score.
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