Groupon Stock Gaps Down On Today's Open (GRPN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Groupon (Nasdaq: GRPN) were gapping down Thursday morning with an open price 28.9% lower than Wednesday's closing price. The stock closed at $5.98 Wednesday and opened today's trading at $4.25.

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The average volume for Groupon has been 13.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Groupon has a market cap of $3.63 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 14.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Groupon, Inc. operates as a local commerce marketplace that connects merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount in North America and internationally.

TheStreet Ratings rates Groupon as a sell. The area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its poor profit margins. You can view the full Groupon Ratings Report.

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