What Is the Overstock Digital Dividend Token?
Here's Why the 2019 Overstock (OSTK) Short Squeeze Is in the News Again
Why Do Investors Like Overstock?
Will Overstock Stock Start Rising Again?
Why Overstock Rose 16.3% in the Last Trading Session
On January 25, Overstock (OSTK) stock rose 16.3%. The company announced that the secondary market went live for tZERO security tokens.
Buffett and Munger Called the Pop of the Bitcoin Bubble
After yielding solid returns in 2017, bitcoin tanked over 73% in 2018.
Why Etsy Surged ~8.0% in the Last Trading Session
On January 4, Etsy (ETSY) stock surged ~8.0% and closed trading at $49.70 as Goldman Sachs revised its rating on the stock to “buy” from “neutral.”
Rising Costs Kept Wayfair’s Bottom Line Under Pressure in 2018
In the trailing 11 quarters, Wayfair (W) has missed EPS estimates seven times and beaten estimates in the remaining quarters.
Why Wayfair’s Revenue Trends Have Impressed in 2018
Over the trailing 11 quarters, Wayfair (W) has beaten top-line estimates ten times, missing estimates just once.
How Is Etsy’s Bottom Line Performance in 2018?
In the trailing 11 quarters, Etsy (ETSY) has beaten EPS estimates six times, either missing or matching estimates in the remaining quarters.
Evaluating Etsy’s Top Line Trends in 2018
In the last 11 quarters, Etsy (ETSY) has topped revenue estimates ten times and missed estimates just once.
Etsy Stock Impresses with a ~181% Rise So Far in 2018
Online retailer Etsy (ETSY) has risen an astonishing 180.8% to $57.43 on a year-to-date basis as of December 12.
Overstock’s Retail Division’s 2018 Revenue
In the trailing five quarters, Overstock (OSTK) has missed estimates on four occasions while beating expectations just once.
Overstock’s Difficult Year: Stock Down 72.8%
Overstock (OSTK) had a disappointing run on the trading front this year. After a 265.1% gain in its stock price in 2017, the stock has lost 72.8% of its value so far in 2018.
Overstock to Sell Retail Operations by February: Stock Jumps ~23%
Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has set February 2019 as the deadline to sell the company’s retail division.
Etsy Stock: Year-to-Date Gains Are Up Twofold
Year-to-date, Etsy (ETSY) stock has risen ~100% to $40.87 as of October 26.
A Look at Overstock’s Retail Division’s Revenue Performance
In the trailing four quarters, Overstock (OSTK) has missed estimates on three occasions while reporting a beat just once.
Overstock’s Trading Has Been Disappointing in 2018
On a YTD basis, Overstock (OSTK) has lost 43.3% of its value as of August 3. The stock was hit as the craze surrounding cryptocurrencies subsided.
Overstock Tanks 7.2% after Supreme Court’s Ruling on Sales Tax
On June 21, Overstock fell 7.2% following the US Supreme Court’s ruling that states can collect sales tax from online retailers.
Top Cryptos Rebound: Could Bitcoin Reach $25,000 by Year-End?
There seems to be a marginal rebound in the price of the top cryptocurrencies, although the markets were choppy on Thursday.
More Blood for Cryptocurrencies: What’s the Cause?
Breaking the cycle of alternate days of gains and losses, the cryptocurrency markets seem to have experienced an extreme downturn.
Bitcoin Falls below $8,000 Psychological Support Level
Bitcoin has fallen about 5% over the last 24 hours, and its market cap is also down to $134 billion.
Overstock Falls 3.4% after Posting Disappointing 1Q18 Results
Online retailer Overstock (OSTK) fell 3.4% in aftermarket trading on May 8 after the company reported its 1Q18 results.
Why Is Overstock’s Stock Price Movement So Dismal?
After having a stellar market run in 2017, Overstock.com (OSTK) stock has plummeted. It has lost 43.9% of its value YTD as of April 9, 2018.
Overstock.com Scraps Stock Offering: Market Volatility to Blame
On April 2, 2018, e-commerce retailer Overstock.com (OSTK) announced it was scrapping its proposed public stock offering.
Overstock Adds Augmented Reality Feature to Android Shopping App
On March 20, 2018, Overstock (OSTK) announced that it had added an AR (augmented reality) feature to its Android shopping app.
Behind Overstock’s 4Q17 Bottom Line Performance
E-commerce retailer Overstock’s (OSTK) adjusted EPS (earnings per share) came in at -$0.47 in 4Q17.
Overstock’s 4Q17 Margin Performance Hit as Expenses Escalate
Overstock reported a 4Q17 gross profit of $85.8 million, which fell 12.5% compared to 4Q16 primarily due to lower revenue.
Why Overstock’s 4Q17 Revenue Performance Disappointed
Overstock’s revenue of $456.3 million missed the analyst projection of $526.2 million while falling 13% from 4Q16.
Overstock Loses Its Sheen following Dismal 4Q17 Results
Overstock has fallen 0.8% as of March 19, 2018, following its announcement of its 4Q17 results after the market closed on March 15.
What Were George Soros’s Top Buys in 4Q17?
In this article, we’ll have a look at George Soros’s top buys in 4Q17.
Analyzing Soros Fund Management’s Largest Holdings in 4Q17
In this article, we’ll analyze Soros Fund Management’s largest holdings in 4Q17.
Overstock Acquires 24% Stake in StockCross
Online retailer Overstock (OSTK) acquired a 24% stake in StockCross Financial Services through its subsidiary, tZERO, for $12 million on February 2, 2018.
KODAKCoin to Be Overstock’s First Token Offering
On January 17, 2018, Overstock (OSTK) moved higher as its subsidiary tZERO announced that it had chosen KODAKCoin as the first offering for its security token platform.
Appetite for Blockchain Could Transform Overstock
Overstock had a cash balance of $92.3 million at the end of 3Q17, compared with $24.3 billion for Amazon and $6.0 billion for eBay (EBAY).
Overstock’s tZERO Launches $250 Million ICO
Overstock’s (OSTK) majority-owned cryptocurrency exchange operator, tZERO, recently launched its long-anticipated ICO (initial coin offering).
Alphabet’s Google among Leading Blockchain Investors
Corporations have participated in more than 140 equity investments totaling roughly $1.2 billion in the blockchain sector since 2012.
What Is Amazon Planning in the Cryptocurrency World?
Amazon (AMZN) registered three new domain names in recent weeks, and the move appears to signal its interest in cryptocurrency.
Why PayPal Might Have Another Look at Bitcoin
PayPal has partnered with leading cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase, BitPay, and GoCoin to back its bitcoin payments service.
Overstock Eyeing 24% Stake in StockCross Financial
e-Commerce retailer Overstockcom (OSTK) is looking to purchase a 24% stake in StockCross Financial Services through its subsidiary tZERO for $12 million.
Overstock May Offload Retail Unit to Fund Blockchain Initiatives
Latest blockchain project Overstock (OSTK) founder and CEO Patrick Byrne is a vociferous supporter of blockchain technology. Overstock, along with its blockchain subsidiary, Medici Ventures, has partnered with award-winning Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto Polar to set up a property registry blockchain to safeguard property rights of the poor in third-world countries. In fact, in […]
Overstock Invests $1 Million in Kennedy Cabot
tZERO buys 1% stake Overstock (OSTK) has invested $1 million in Kennedy Cabot, which will give it a 1% stake in the brokerage service company. Overstock made the investment through its subsidiary, tZERO. Kennedy Cabot is the parent organization of Siebert Financial (SIEB). It holds a ~90% stake in Siebert. The news offered a massive boost to […]
A Look at Overstock’s Initial Coin Offering Efforts
tZERO floats ICO On December 18, 2017, Overstock’s (OSTK) blockchain subsidiary, tZERO, announced a $250 million ICO (initial coin offering). The company is offering SAFEs (simple agreements for future equity) exclusively to company-accredited investors in the pre-sale period (December 18, 2017, to January 18, 2018). In the subsequent sale period (January 18, 2017 to February 16, […]
Overstock’s Blockchain-Powered Mobile Wallet
Bitt’s mobile money transfer app Overstock (OSTK) CEO Patrick Byrne is one of the few business leaders to have eagerly embraced disruptive blockchain technology. Byrne has, time and again, stated that blockchain could prove to be a bigger revolution than the Internet. Recently, Barbados-based Bitt launched a mobile money transfer app under the mMoney brand […]
Overstock in Focus as Bitcoin Grabs Spotlight
In this series, we’ll discuss Bitt’s blockchain mobile wallet and Overstock’s blowout ICO (initial coin offering).
Is Groupon’s Profit-before-Revenue Strategy Working?
In its 3Q17 results, Groupon (GRPN) repeated its strategy that its priority is maximizing profits. It added that its focus on improving profitability may come at the expense of revenue.
A Look at Groupon’s Spending Practice
Groupon’s operating expenses were $635.7 million in 3Q17 compared with $711.4 million in 3Q16.
Where Is the Value in Groupon’s Buyback Program?
Groupon (GRPN) returns value to its shareholders through share repurchases. It’s a program in which the company allocates a portion of its cash to buy back some of its shares.
Key Risks Facing Riot Blockchain in December 2017
Cryptocurrency exchanges are rather new, and there is concern about malware attacks and the safety of data.
Riot Blockchain’s Financials
At the end of September 2017, Riot Blockchain (RIOT) had cash and equivalents of ~$13 million and an accumulated deficit of ~$121 million.
Groupon Finally Fills a Vacant Position
Groupon has moved to fill an executive position that has been lying vacant for two years, announcing that it has appointed Steve Krenzer to the role of COO.
How to Transact in Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies
If you have purchased bitcoin currency, and it’s now in your digital wallet, there will likely be a time that you’ll want to conduct a transaction with it.
Why Groupon Sees Opportunity amid Current Weaknesses
Rich Williams, the CEO of Groupon (GRPN), believes that the company isn’t getting the maximum value out of its customers.
Understanding Groupon’s 3 Priorities
Groupon (GRPN) is pursuing three priorities this year, and it’s likely to remain committed to these priorities for the long term as it seeks to create more value for shareholders.
Here’s Why Groupon Is Dropping Vouchers
Groupon (GRPN) is not only shifting its trajectory from pushing daily deals to becoming a daily habits marketplace but also altering the way it serves discounts to shoppers on its marketplace.
How Will Retrenching 95 Employees Impact Groupon?
Groupon’s operating expenses soared to $3.2 billion in 2016, leading the company to a net income of -$194.6 million in the year, compared to a net income of $20.7 million in 2015.
How is eBay faring in the e-commerce market
eBay’s profit margins, operating margins, and gross margins are higher than its peers.
Mobile commerce: The driving force behind commerce and payments
According to comScore, visitors to the top online retail properties spend a majority of the time engaging in purchases via the application as opposed to the mobile web.
Initiatives in eBay Marketplaces have been slow growth drivers
The majority of eBay’s Marketplaces revenue comes from a take rate on the gross merchandise volume (GMV), defined as the total sales for active listings or of all the items.
eBay: An investor’s guide to the world’s largest marketplace
Initially viewed as an an online auction house, eBay now considers itself as the world’s largest online marketplace.
Why Black Friday’s sales results mean a huge shift for retail
As online retailers continue to succeed in attracting customers, many of their gains have come at the expense of traditional brick-and-mortar stores.