Financial Results, Strategic Partnerships and New Board Appointments - Research Report on TripAdvisor, Akamai, Yandex, Groupon

    Financial Results, Strategic Partnerships and New Board Appointments -
        Research Report on TripAdvisor, Akamai, Yandex, Groupon and YY

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NEW YORK, October 29, 2013

NEW YORK, October 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting
TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM),
Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ: YNDX), Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) and YY Inc. (NASDAQ:
YY). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full
price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

TripAdvisor Inc. Research Report

On October 23, 2013, TripAdvisor Inc. (TripAdvisor) reported its Q3 2013
financial results. Total Revenue increased 19.9% YoY to $255.1 million.
Average monthly unique visitors to TripAdvisor sites stood at a record of 260
million in the quarter, up by nearly 60% YoY. Net income was $55.9 million or
$0.38 per diluted share, compared to net income of $59.4 million or $0.41 per
diluted share in Q3 2012. President and CEO Steve Kaufer said, "We continued
to strengthen our leadership position in the travel planning funnel during the
third quarter. Total traffic to TripAdvisor, member count and our valuable
user-generated content continue to grow rapidly off a large, global base,
driving powerful network effects and making the site better for every user. We
continue improving the experience on TripAdvisor for users and partners alike
through Hotel Price Comparison, mobile product enhancements and the recent
launch of our new TripConnect platform - all of which will help us match more
travelers with great businesses." The Full Research Report on TripAdvisor Inc.
- including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/19a5_TRIP]

Akamai Technologies, Inc. Research Report

On October 23, 2013, Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Akamai) reported its Q3 2013
financial results. Revenue increased 14.6% YoY to $395.8 million. Net income
was $79.8 million or $0.44 per diluted share, compared to $48.2 million or
$0.27 per diluted share in Q3 2012. The Company informed that Q3 2013 net
income includes depreciation benefit of $8 million and a tax benefit of $17
million. CEO Tom Leighton said, "Akamai's strong third quarter and
year-to-date financial performance highlights our ability to deliver
innovative solutions to leading enterprises globally. We intend to continue to
invest in the business, while also effectively managing the cost and
efficiency of our network, to help our customers capitalize on the
opportunities enabled by the hyperconnected world." The Full Research Report
on Akamai Technologies, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b3ab_AKAM]

Yandex N.V. Research Report

On October 24, 2013, Yandex N.V. (Yandex) reported its Q3 2013 financial
results. Revenue increased 40.5% YoY to RUR (Russian Rubble) 10.2 billion. Net
income was RUR 5 billion or RUR14.88 per diluted share, compared to RUR2.3
billion or RUR6.82 per diluted share in Q3 2012. CEO Arkady Volozh said,
"Yandex delivered strong results in the third quarter of 2013, with text-based
advertising revenues growing 43% year-over-year. Our partnership with Mail.ru
on the paid search side is off to a very strong start, helping lift the
revenue growth rate in our ad network to 82% year-over-year. A few weeks ago,
we unveiled a new Cost Per Action model for merchants on Yandex.Market, which
will allow consumers to complete their purchases on our site. And I am very
pleased that our users can now search with Yandex directly in Safari, both on
mobile and on the desktop." The Full Research Report on Yandex N.V. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/ba6c_YNDX]

Groupon, Inc. Research Report

On October 23, 2013, Groupon, Inc. (Groupon) announced that Jeffrey
Housenbold, President and CEO of Shutterfly, has been appointed to the
Company's Board of Directors. Groupon informed that Housenbold joins Ted
Leonsis, Eric Lefkofsky, Peter Barris, Robert Bass, Daniel Henry, Mellody
Hobson and Brad Keywell on Groupon's Board of Directors. According to the
Company, Mr. Housenbold has served as President, CEO and a Director of
Shutterfly, Inc. since January 2005 and prior to joining Shutterfly, he worked
at eBay, serving in a variety of senior roles.The Full Research Report on
Groupon, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/40fe_GRPN]

YY Inc. Research Report

On October 24, 2013, YY Inc. (YY.com) announced that it has entered into a
strategic partnership with Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Limited
(Asiasoft) and S2 Games, to create a globally seamless and interactive playing
experience. Under the partnership, YY has licensed S2 Games' Strife, and will
jointly operate the title with Asiasoft, the leading provider of online gaming
services in Southeast Asia. CEO David Xueling Li said, "We're very excited to
partner with Asiasoft and S2 Games, marking our expansion outside of China and
into the international gaming arena. By leveraging our partners' established
expertise and proven track record in game operation and development, we are
not only adding a highly anticipated S2 Games' title to our gaming portfolio,
but we are also gaining immediate access to Asiasoft's 60 million registered
users. We believe such partnerships will further enable YY to leverage its
unique and powerful communications technologies and expand its user base and
brand further outside of China." The Full Research Report on YY Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/e072_YY]

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