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  • Technology & Communications

    Why international markets are a big opportunity for Netflix

    Netflix expects 2.15 million net subscriber additions in the fourth quarter. This growth is faster than what Netflix experienced in the U.S.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    What Do Analysts Recommend for Priceline?

    Priceline’s consensus 12-month target price is $1,479.55, which indicates an 11.5% return potential.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Which Segment Is Ctrip’s Biggest Contributor to Growth?

    Hotels make up a significant part of Ctrip’s revenues—39% of total revenues in 2Q16—similar to OTA peers Priceline, Expedia, and TripAdvisor.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Priceline’s Valuation after 2Q16: What’s Priced In?

    Priceline currently trades at a forward PE multiple of 19.5x. This is slightly lower than its average valuation of 19.9x since February 2006.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Trivago’s Journey toward Its IPO

    In Expedia’s 2Q16 earnings call in July 2016, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said it would work with Trivago to file a Trivago IPO before the end of 2016.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are Analysts’ Recommendations for Twitter?

    As of March 21, 2016, Twitter (TWTR) has generated returns of -67.1% for the trailing 12 months and -7.8% in the trailing-one-month period.

    By Parker Thomas
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chart in Focus: TripAdvisor’s Leverage after 3Q17

    At the end of 3Q17, TripAdvisor had $763.0 million in cash and short-term investments on its balance sheet—lower than the ~$904.0 million it had at the end of 2016.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Can TripAdvisor Overcome Weakness in Hotel Bookings?

    In 3Q17, TripAdvisor’s revenues grew 4.3% year-over-year to $439.0 million.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Consumer

    TripAdvisor’s Revenue Aided by Non-Hotel Segment

    For the second quarter of 2017, TripAdvisor’s (TRIP) revenue rose 8.4% YoY (year-over-year) to $424.0 million.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Priceline’s Valuations for 2017: What Is Priced In?

    Priceline (PCLN) currently trades at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 25.2x.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    TripAdvisor’s Valuation: What Does It Mean for Investors?

    Currently, TripAdvisor (TRIP) has a forward EV-to-EBITDA ratio of 17.9x—lower than its average of 18.5x.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Why Did Ctrip Invest in Skyscanner?

    In its earnings call on November 23, Ctrip.com (CTRP) announced that it acquired a majority stake in Skyscanner, a metasearch engine based in Scotland, for ~$1.7 billion.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    What Are Analysts Recommending for Ctrip?

    According to Reuter, of the 31 analysts tracking Ctrip, 26 analysts have issued a “buy,” while three have issued a “hold,” and two have issued a “sell.”

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google Trips: Could It be Google’s Breakthrough in the Online Travel Space?

    On September 19, Google launched its brand new travel app, Google Trips. The app aims to be a tour guide, helping travelers develop an entire itinerary.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    What Are Analysts’ Recommendations for eBay?

    As of July 7, 2016, eBay (EBAY) has generated returns of -8.3% in the trailing 12 months and -1.4% in the trailing-one-month period.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Twitter’s User Growth Looks Sluggish

    Intensifying competition from rivals such as Facebook (FB), Instagram, LinkedIn (LNKD), and Snapchat coupled with declining user engagement are the primary reasons behind Twitter’s stagnating user base.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Amazon’s Marketplace Is Driving Its Gross Margins

    The growing number of third-party sellers on Amazon Marketplace is one of the key factors driving the company’s expansion in its gross margin.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How eBay Will Execute Its Structured Data Initiative

    eBay’s (EBAY) initiative toward structured data—to make the listing process standardized—will lead the company to the use the barcode technology.

    By Parker Thomas
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Amazon’s Fulfillment Centers: What’s the Benefit?

    Amazon provides sellers with an advanced fulfillment network that allows businesses to store their products in Amazon Fulfillment Centers.

    By Parker Thomas
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Did Facebook Drive More Traffic to Instant Articles?

    Facebook (FB) is highly monetizing its growing user base of 1.6 billion as of 4Q15. It’s doing this by liberalizing its policies for publishing Instant Articles.

    By Parker Thomas
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Facebook Users Go Live with New Video Streaming Feature

    Facebook has announced the rollout of live video streaming to all iPhone users across the United States. This new feature will be part of the Facebook app.

    By Parker Thomas
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    Earnings Report

    Facebook Investments Bore Fruits: Significant Growth of Mobile Users in 4Q15

    Facebook’s worldwide ARPU (average revenue per user), came in at $3.73 in 4Q15, compared to $2.81 in 4Q14, which represents an increase by $0.92.

    By Parker Thomas
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    E-Commerce Shoppers Prefer Mobile over Computers

    E-commerce vendors are leveraging social media sites to increase their website traffic. Social media sites have introduced “Show Now” or “Buy” buttons to land users on their mobile devices.

    By Parker Thomas
  • Technology & Communications

    Why acquiring LiveRail will help Facebook’s video ads business

    A few weeks back, Facebook (FB) acquired LiveRail, which is an online video advertising platform that helps customers to monetize their video inventory efficiently.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Technology & Communications

    Yahoo’s search advertising business is better than its display ad

    In the second quarter, Yahoo’s search revenue of $428 million increased by 6%.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Technology & Communications

    Must-know: Will Alibaba help Yahoo?

    Before the IPO, Alibaba values itself at $130 billion.

    By Puneet Sikka
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