Wall Street Stock Recommendations: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN), NIKE, Inc. (NKE)

Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) was more active in the last trading session as around 14.66 million shares exchanged hands on Wall Street, representing an increase from its normal capacity of 9.6 million shares. A -0.69% change after the initial price of $4.34, sent the closing price to $4.31.

Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) Analyst Opinion

Groupon, Inc. has a consensus hold rating from 18 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 13.5% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -22.76% last month and is down -15.49 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 5 of analysts who cover GRPN having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $5.28 price target on Groupon, Inc., suggesting a 22.51% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -28.05% below its 52-week high.

Groupon, Inc. Earnings Surprise

Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.07 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.09. Its revenue totaled $852.81 million up 34.41% from the previous quarter.

Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) Intraday View

This stock (GRPN) is ahead of its 52-week low with 48.62%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 4.6% which for the week stands at 4.7%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -12.02% and stays -15.91% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 0.7% gains and now is down -4.4% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $4.97. Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -4.01%.

Turning to NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE), its shares were trading at $68.03 a retreat of $-1.62, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $70, touched a high of $70.25 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.3. NIKE, Inc. has 13 buy ratings, 12 holds and 1 sells even after the stock tumbled -2.55% from its high of $69.81 to a $109.31 billion market value through last close.

NIKE, Inc. (NKE) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.16 to 2.11 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $67.47 a share. The target implies a -0.82% decrease from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 17.6% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 6.83 million shares versus an average volume of 8.79 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.99% which for the week approaches 2.51%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $68.03 and compares with the $50.35 52-week low. The stock recovered 35.11% since its low point and has performed 8.76% year-to-date.

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