NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Groupon (GRPN) were gaining 4.2% to $7.74 Tuesday after the online deals company provided its revenue guidance for 2015 during its analyst and investor day presentation.
At the company's 2014 investor and analyst day Groupon said it expects revenue to grow by at least 15% in 2015, above analysts' expectations of a 13.7% increase in revenue for the year. Groupon expects to report adjusted EBITDA growth of at least 25% in 2015.
During its presentation Groupon also said that it hopes to achieve revenue growth of 20% or more and adjusted EBITDA growth of at least 25% by 2017.
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TheStreet Ratings team rates GROUPON INC as a Sell with a ratings score of D. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:
"We rate GROUPON INC (GRPN) a SELL. This is driven by several weaknesses, which we believe should have a greater impact than any strengths, and could make it more difficult for investors to achieve positive results compared to most of the stocks we cover. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share."
Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows: