NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Groupon (GRPN - Get Report) shares are skyrocketing 16.07% to $2.60 in after-hours trading on Thursday following the e-commerce marketplace operator's 2015 fourth quarter results.
For the quarter, the company earned 4 cents a share on revenue of $917.2 million. These figures exceeded Wall Street's anticipation of no earnings on revenue of $845.9 million.
A year ago, the company earned 6 cents a share on revenue of $883.2 million.
Sales rose 3.8% year-over-year, largely due to robust online sales and daily deals.
The company also highlighted that active customers increased 3% year-over-year to 48.9 million as of December 31, 2015.
Looking ahead, the company expects 2016 revenue to be between the range of $2.75 billion and $3.05 billion, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.97 billion.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings currently has a "Sell" rating on the stock with a letter grade of D.
The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.
Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.
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