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Groupon (GRPN): Q2 EPS of $0.08 beats by $0.05. Revenue of $568.3M (+45% Y/Y) misses by $4.8M....

Groupon (GRPN): Q2 EPS of $0.08 beats by $0.05. Revenue of $568.3M (+45% Y/Y) misses by $4.8M. Expects Q3 revenue of $580M-$620M, in-line with $604.5M consensus. Expects Q3 operating income of $15M-$35M, below Q2's $46.5M. Shares -7.5% AH. (PR)
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  • Whitehawk
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    Options were priced for a huge move either way, but more so to the downside. One had to pay up to get in on the trade...
    13 Aug 2012, 04:26 PM Reply Like
  • heliskiier
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    Yep and it was a no brainer to short put this after the FB and ZNGA debacles so recent in all of our minds.
    13 Aug 2012, 10:03 PM Reply Like
  • irish_bob
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    where might this beaten docket be worth an entry , was thinking $ 3
    13 Aug 2012, 04:48 PM Reply Like
  • Whitehawk
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    As they say, low barriers to entry and plenty of competition. Same affliction as for an over-exposed social-media gamer on SA...currenly trading below $3.
    13 Aug 2012, 05:19 PM Reply Like
  • Michael Clark
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    From 31 to 3 -- that's a significant deflation.
    14 Aug 2012, 04:38 AM Reply Like
  • heliskiier
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    Just say no to long on this one. Options short put are the way to go if you wanna get rich fast with a tiny bit of your total $ . All momentum is gone. Value buyers aren't going to show up on such a spec play when they can buy MSFT at 10x earnings and sleep at night while never touching the position...
    13 Aug 2012, 10:02 PM Reply Like
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