Wall Street wasn’t lacking for suffering Tuesday, between heartbroken actor
Pattinson dutifully showed up in the morning to ring the opening bell at the
But by all accounts at the NYSE, the
Clad in a sober gray suit and blue tie, the Brit crossed his arms, swayed awkwardly, swept his hand through his oft-discussed hair and generally avoided any kind of controversial behavior.
The same can’t be said about
Investors reacted strongly to the Chicago company’s earnings, which were released after trading closed Monday. On Tuesday, Groupon stock lost nearly a quarter of its market value, falling as much as 24.3% to $5.71 a share.
The Chicago company, which trades on
But global sales – especially in Europe – slowed drastically, growing 31% to $308.1 million after more than doubling in the first quarter. Overall, revenue increased 45% to $568.3 million.
Luckily, Pattinson was around to keep Wall Street looking good.