LiveDeal Inc. (NASDAQ:LIVE) shares soared as much as 28% during intraday trading after the company reported its full fiscal year earnings for 2014. The stock rose sharply to $3.85 in pre-market trading from a $3.32 close on Friday. Around 13.62 million shares had been traded at the close of trading on Monday, compared to a three-month daily average of 154,000.
By Richard R.:Hello readers, the time has come for me to do a share valuation exercise of a company that is currently one of the leaders in the technology sector, Apple (AAPL). This analysis is based on 3 methods of share valuation: The discounted cash flow model, the Graham formula and EBITDAx7.
The midmarket hotels segment is gaining traction among hotel companies over the past few years. According to hospitality consultancy firm HVS, India would add 93,000 rooms to its present inventory of 1,14,000 rooms by March 2017. Of this, close to 50% new rooms will be in the mid-market segment. However, the financial performance of established mid-market hotel players fails to capture this optimism. Most mid-market hotels such as Lemon Tree, Kamat Hotels and Royal Orchid Hotel have been making losses since the past three years. The losses were in the range of Rs 30-50 crore during FY14.
By ONeil Trader:Evercore Partners (EVR) came public in 2006, and did not have an opportunity to reward its shareholders in the following years, because of the financial crisis. Its share price has recovered since 2009, and now stands near its all-time highs. The company is gaining market share, and growing its top and bottom line at an above average rate.
By Dane Bowler:Supertel Hospitality Inc. (SPPR) is in a very fragile position at the moment. With potential to either rebound or liquidate, it is in our best interest to develop as much insight as possible as to where the company is headed. We will start by looking at how the company got into this situation.
NEW DELHI: It was not quite an Olympic gold-winning run, but the Sensex rallied quite a bit on Thursday to revive investor confidence on the market. Fortunes of the stock market were dwindling over the past two sessions as it posted losses, but the minutes of the US Fed's last rate-setting meeting were enough to ensure a 118-point recovery in the benchmark Sensex. The 30-pack index managed to close comfortably above the 28,000-mark at 28,123 while the 50-share Nifty50 closed at 8,673, gaining 49 points. Here are the key highlights of how the day unfolded.