Lloyds Banking Group PLC (ADR)(NYSE:LYG) shares decreased 1.18% to $5.03. LYG‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Credit Suisse in a report issued on July 1. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, June 24th. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Monday, June 23rd.
Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN)’s shares dropped 1.72% to $6.47. The company announced that it intends to hold a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2014 financial results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at 5:00pm EDT.
Additionally, the company on July 9 launched a sweepstakes for a trip for two to travel to Chicago, take part in a private cooking class with celebrity chef Rick Bayless and see his show “Cascabel” at the Lookingglass Theatre Company. Launching today and running through July 15, Groupon subscribers can visit www.groupon.com/rickbayless to make a donation and enter the sweepstakes.All donations will go directly to the Frontera Farmer Foundation, which provides grants to local farms that serve the Chicago area.
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s shares declined 1.08% to $64.27. The company announced that the company’s second quarter 2014 financial results will be released after market close on July 23, 2014.
Additionally, On Jul 9, 2014, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Facebook Inc. (FB) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). A strong return of 146.3% over the past one year, long-term expected earnings growth rate of 32.1%, impressive growth in mobile ad market and a positive estimate revision trend make Facebook an attractive investment option.