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Groupon Stock Is Still a Raw Deal

Shares of consumer deals company Groupon (GRPN - Get Report) have plummeted some 55% in 2015, including a 48% plunge in the past six months. And Groupon stock has been under pressure for quite some time. Investors who have held Groupon in the past one-year or three-year periods have seen, respectively, 36% and 21% of their investment disappear.

Groupon's third-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings results are due out after the closing bell Tuesday. And the stock is seeing increased interest, climbing 11% over the past month. But I wouldn't touch these shares with a 10-foot pole.

Though Groupon stock may appear attractivev today, things can still get worse, as the Chicago-based company has shown. And the likelihood of a worsening business environment is precisely what management has just signaled by shifting its focus.

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To combat plummeting revenue and profits, Groupon in September announced plans to cut...