Glu Mobile, Inc.

  • Is This Stock Worth a Gamble?

    By Ayush Singh - August 4, 2013 | Tickers: EA, GLUU, ZNGA

    If you spend a fair share of your time on social networking websites, you have got to be aware of Zygna (NASDAQ: ZNGA), the company which has developed some of the best and most addictive online games. Zygna sure does excite the populace with its addictive games, but it failed to excite its shareholders as the recent quarterly results confirmed that the company booked a dip in its margins.

    So more »

  • Glu Mobile Signs Important Deal With Potential Cash Infusion

    By Mark Holder - July 22, 2013 | Tickers: EA, GLUU, ZNGA

    In order to be successful in the tech sector, it tends to help to have the financial flexibility in order to invest for the future. For anybody interested in investing in the mobile gaming sector, the main two options have been Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) with a mobile only focus or Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) with a shift towards mobile from Facebook. The major difference has always been that Glu only more »

  • 2 Reasons to Avoid Zynga, 2 Companies to Buy

    By Chris Lau - July 9, 2013 | Tickers: GLUU, TTWO, ZNGA

    The bounce in shares of Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) might be over. After paying an outrageous amount of money for a Microsoft executive and getting surpassed as the biggest game developer on Facebook by King.com, it appears that investors might want to take profit in Zynga. 

    Zynga is up 45% in 2013: 

    ZNGA data by YCharts

    Investor sentiment about Zynga switched to bullish when the company said it hired Don more »

  • Glu Mobile Still Struggling to Monetize Mobile Games

    By Mark Holder - June 11, 2013 | Tickers: EA, GLUU, ZNGA

    For over a year now, Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) has provided an interesting investment idea to benefit from the surge in mobile gaming due to the adoption of smartphones and wireless broadband. Along the way, though, the company continues to run into monetization and platform issues, even with seemingly popular games.

    The company is a leading global developer and publisher of freemium games for smartphone and tablet devices focused on more »

  • Is This Cheap Stock Finally Going to Fly?

    By Harsh Chauhan - May 28, 2013 | Tickers: GA, GLUU, GAME

    Given the booming nature of the Chinese online gaming industry, it won’t be wrong to expect the third biggest player in the arena to be doing well -- growing its revenue, increasing earnings, upstaging analyst expectations -- basically doing all that stuff that would indicate that the company is making the most of the opportunity in front of it.

    However, Shanda Games (NASDAQ: GAME) has done its best to disappoint on more »

  • From Hero to Zero, Can This Stock Reclaim its Mojo?

    By Harsh Chauhan - May 6, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, GLUU

    It’s been close to three months since I initiated an outperform CAPS call on Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU), and an appreciation of close to 19% since then is what makes me satisfied. At that time, shares were trading at massively beaten down levels after Glu had lost its wheels. However, it looked like an opportunity and it’s safe to say that it indeed was.

    But, shares of Glu more »

  • Should You Place Your Bet on Zynga?

    By Terry Chrisomalis - April 23, 2013 | Tickers: FB, GLUU, ZNGA

    When Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) first came out, it came out with many strong game titles, including Farmville, Cityville, Mafia Wars, and Words with Friends. The company priced its initial public offering at $10 per share -- at that time, the biggest tech IPO offering since Groupon. Zynga included 100 million shares at $10 per share, bringing its valuation to $1 billion. Zynga had a great pop on its IPO, but over more »

  • Watch this Pair of Mobile Game Stocks Under $4

    By Chris Lau - April 10, 2013 | Tickers: ATVI, GLUU, ZNGA

    The steady rebound in the share price for various game makers will attract investors looking for investments undergoing a sustainable turnaround. Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) and Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) are two companies that closed recently well above lows reached in November 2012. Zynga is up nearly 70%, while Glu Mobile is up 43%.

    GLUU data by YCharts

    Prospects Improving for Zynga

    Investors underestimated the turnaround potential for Zynga before February more »

  • Zynga and Online Gambling: What to Expect?

    By Ishtiaq Ahmed - April 10, 2013 | Tickers: CZR, GLUU, ZNGA

    Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) has pinned its hopes on online gambling, and the company is hoping to monetize its existing user base. The market has realized that Zynga might be able to exploit its strong position in online gaming. As a result, the stock has gained more than 45% since the start of the year amid the reports that the company is going to be a major player in online gambling more »

  • Can You Place Your Bet On Zynga?

    By Terry Chrisomalis - April 8, 2013 | Tickers: FB, GLUU, ZNGA

    I would have to say that when Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) first came out, it came out of the gates strong with many game titles. Some of these game titles included: Farmville, Cityville, Mafia Wars, and Word with Friends. The company priced its Initial public offering price at $10 per share, and at that time was said to be the biggest tech IPO offering since Groupon. 

    It included 100 million shares more »

  • Watch this Pair of Mobile Game Stocks Under $4

    By Chris Lau - April 6, 2013 | Tickers: ATVI, GLUU, ZNGA

    The steady rebound in the share price for various game makers will attract investors looking for investments undergoing a sustainable turnaround. Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) and Glu Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU) are two companies that closed recently well above lows reached in November 2012. Zynga is up nearly 70%, while Glu Mobile is up 43%.

    GLUU data by YCharts

    Prospects Improving for Zynga

    Investors underestimated the turnaround potential for Zynga before more »

  • Zynga and Online Gambling: What to Expect?

    By Ishtiaq Ahmed - April 2, 2013 | Tickers: CZR, GLUU, ZNGA

    Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) and online gambling are the two most widely used words nowadays when it comes to online gaming. The stock has gained more than 40% since the start of the year amid the reports that the company is going to be a major player in online gambling. Zynga suffered heavily in the last year due to a sharp decline in revenue growth, high costs and an exodus of more »

  • True Confessions of High Tech Hijinks

    By AnnaLisa Kraft - March 22, 2013 | Tickers: EA, GLUU, ZNGA

    So in true confession style Michelle Tea wrote about her temping experience at a Frisco social gaming company that anyone who knows anything about gaming stocks knows is Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA). I hope I haven't outed her with this revelation but the clue (the company is named after the founder's dog) is thinly veiled...c'mon, get real.

    My favorite part was her friends' reaction to the gig more »

  • How To Play Online Gambling

    By Callum Turcan - March 19, 2013 | Tickers: FB, GLUU, ZNGA

    New Jersey's Atlantic City is well known for its casino's and gambling, but now that concept has been taken online. On Feb. 26 New Jersey Governor Chris Christie legalized online gambling, as long as it is affiliated with in-state casinos. Nevada and Delaware have also signed similar legislation into law. This is what boosted both Zynga's (NASDAQ: ZNGA) and Glu Mobile's (NASDAQ: GLUU) stock prices in more »

  • Is Zynga’s Bet on Mass Market Gambling a Game Changer?

    By Nicholas Kitonyi - March 2, 2013 | Tickers: EA, GLUU, ZNGA

    Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) reiterated its intention to focus on mass market gambling, prompting a series of questions on the company’s future with regard to hardcore gambling. Zynga CEO Mark Pincus quashed allegations, which had suggested that the company could be trying to cash in on the existing hardcore gambling market following its foray into online gambling in the UK. Zynga seeks to focus on its strength, that is, making more »

  • This Mobile Gaming Play is Not Over yet

    By Harsh Chauhan - February 15, 2013 | Tickers: ATVI, AAPL, GLUU

    Once a blue-eyed boy of the mobile gaming industry and investors alike, Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) has seen a sharp downturn in its fortunes over the past six months. The stock has imploded drastically since hitting its 52-week high in July last year and now trades within 20% of its 52-week low. Moreover, the stock has become synonymous with volatility as investors have witnessed wild swings in stock price for more »

  • Any Hope Left for Investors in Mobile and Social Gaming?

    By Mark Holder - February 6, 2013 | Tickers: EA, GLUU, ZNGA

    While the public markets provide limited focused investment options in the hot mobile and social gaming sector, the stocks of Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) and Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) continue to struggle as the firms have lacked the ability to produce consistent game winners especially on mobile. Currently small, private companies have produced most of the huge mobile gaming franchises such as Angry Birds, Minecraft, and Temple Run.

    Does recent failures more »

  • Make Some Money From That Gaming Habit!

    By Ash Anderson - December 21, 2012 | Tickers: ATVI, EA, GLUU, ZNGA

    Growing up I loved to play video games. The love of the companies that made the games and knowing that I could essentially own them through the stock market is what got me into investing. I have since sold out of my very first position in Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) but I’ll always wonder if there is money to be made in the gaming market.

    Old Money

    Activision Blizzard more »

  • 1 Contrarian Idea From 7 Stocks Trading Under $7

    By Chris Lau - December 12, 2012 | Tickers: GLUU, GRPN

    Companies trading with a low share price tend to gyrate when there is more volatility. Even though the market capitalization and P/E should matter more, the psychology for “cheap” looking stocks could be prone to big moves. The net activity for these companies on the market may be measured by multiplying the number of shares traded in a day by the share price. Looking only by volume of shares more »

  • As Phony As a Two Dollar Stock

    By AnnaLisa Kraft - November 14, 2012 | Tickers: GLUU, GRPN, ZNGA

    How the mighty have fallen! Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN), Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA), and Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) are all two dollar and change stocks. The worst percentage loser is Groupon, down nearly 90% from its IPO price on November 4, 2011. Don't be tempted to buy into these for a dead cat bounce. There used to be an expression "as phony as a two dollar bill," and these are just more »

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