Groupon Inc. (GRPN)’s Financial Results Comparing With Crit…

This is therefore a contrasting of the institutional ownership, earnings and valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations in Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) and Criteo S.A. (NASDAQ:CRTO). The two are both Internet Information Providers companies that compete with one another.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Groupon Inc. 2.64B 0.75 11.08M -0.03 0.00
Criteo S.A. 2.30B 0.81 88.64M 1.55 14.78

Table 1 shows gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies.


Table 2 has Groupon Inc. and Criteo S.A.’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Groupon Inc. -0.42% -3.2% -0.6%
Criteo S.A. 3.85% 11.1% 6.9%

Risk & Volatility

Groupon Inc. has a 1.62 beta, while its volatility is 62.00%, thus making it more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Criteo S.A. has a 1.48 beta and it is 48.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500.


1 and 0.9 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Groupon Inc. Its rival Criteo S.A.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1.8 and 1.8 respectively. Criteo S.A. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Groupon Inc.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

The shares of both Groupon Inc. and Criteo S.A. are owned by institutional investors at 64.3% and 98.6% respectively. Insiders owned 1.4% of Groupon Inc. shares. Competitively, insiders own roughly 1.9% of Criteo S.A.’s shares.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Groupon Inc. 0% 5.32% -21.68% -32.38% -46.33% -39.8%
Criteo S.A. -1.97% 6.68% -0.57% -21.02% -25.84% -12.26%

For the past year Criteo S.A. has weaker performance than Groupon Inc.


Criteo S.A. beats on 10 of the 11 factors Groupon Inc.

Groupon, Inc. operates online local commerce marketplaces that connect merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. The company provides deals in various categories, including events and activities, beauty and spa, health and fitness, food and drink, home and garden, and automotive; and deals on various product lines, such as electronics, sporting goods, jewelry, toys, household items, and apparel, as well as provides discounted and market rates for hotel, airfare, and package deals. It offers its deal offerings to customers through Websites; search engines; mobile applications and mobile Web browsers, which enable consumers to browse, purchase, manage, and redeem deals on their mobile devices; emails; affiliate channels; display advertising; and television and radio advertising. The company was formerly known as, Inc. and changed its name to Groupon, Inc. in October 2008. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Groupon, Inc. is a subsidiary of The Point, LLC.

Criteo S.A., a technology company, engages in digital performance marketing in France and internationally. The companyÂ’s Criteo Engine solution includes recommendation algorithms that create and tailor advertisements to specific user interest by determining the specific products and services to include in the advertisement; prediction and predictive bidding algorithms that predict the probability and nature of a userÂ’s engagement with a given advertisement; and bidding engine for executing campaigns based on objectives set by the clients. Its Criteo Engine solution also consists of dynamic creative optimization; software systems and processes that enable data synchronization, storage, and analysis of distributed computing infrastructure in multiple geographies; and experimentation platform, an offline/online platform to enhance the prediction abilities of its models. In addition, it provides data assets, which collect information about the interaction of users with its advertisersÂ’ and publishersÂ’ digital properties; and access to advertising inventory. Further, the company offers an integrated technology platform that includes a suite of services and software tools, such as a unified dashboard, which automates campaign execution and management tasks; consulting services; and an inventory management platform that provides small-and medium-sized publishers direct access to advertisers. It serves companies in the online retail, classifieds, and travel industries. Criteo S.A. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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