Zynga: Finally A Mobile Winner

The recent success of a mobile game ushers in a new era for Zynga. A big mobile hit will change the market perception of the game developer. The stock still offers a very compelling valuation despite trading at the 52-week high. The biggest rap of Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) since the peak of the Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) gaming platform was the lack of a solid mobile lineup. The game developer hired

Zynga: Don’t Fear Q4 Earnings Release

Zynga plunges prior to the release of Q4 earnings. The stock trades at valuations reminiscent of Glu Mobile prior to the recent post-earnings rally. At this valuation, Zynga doesn't need any catalysts for a rally; however, a couple of new games provide the opportunity for a big hit at last. The market is spooked by some of the large selloffs after stocks report weak Q4 numbers or

Zynga: The Turnaround Is Now Firmly Planted

Zynga continues making progress in mobile due to the surprise success of two slots games. The stability of core franchises on the web will eventually help propel bookings higher. Zynga is an extreme value as the stock bounces off the recent lows. While a lot of media debated the quality of the Q2 earnings report of Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA), the results were

Are Mobile Game Developers Overlooked?

Mobile game developers are struggling now, but investors shouldn't overlook the valuation prospects when the stocks turn around. Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard don't offer any growth, yet the market is rewarding these stocks higher valuations. Investors should review how the console game developers turned around weak prospects to huge stock gains before dismissing

Zynga: Stay Focused

Summary Zynga continues making progress towards shifting to a mobile game developer. The downshift in web game revenue is masking the progress made by the previous CEO. The company remains attractive at these valuations based on strong financial assets and game franchises. With all of the assets of Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA), the biggest fear is a lack of focus

Staying Invested In Zynga

Summary New mobile game releases continue to struggle. Assets including cash prevent significant downside risks. Results from other mobile games continue to suggest that brands and franchises have an inside tract to success.  While smaller mobile game rival Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) continues producing daily download stars, Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) can't seem to

Why Zynga’s Drop Is a Buying Opportunity

Following an investor presentation -- on the back of news of more executive departures -- Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA  ) shares plunged to lows not seen in nearly a year. While investors shouldn't attempt to time the market, they should take advantage of large moves in either direction to modify positions. As long as an investing thesis hasn't changed, investors can use their acquired knowledge

Zynga Improves Results Predictability

The biggest complaint with the recent IPO of King Digital Entertainment (NYSE: KING  ) was the inability to predict future revenue streams. In the case of King Digital, the big hit game of Candy Crush Saga fundamentally distorted future results. If the company and industry can't guarantee repeated success, then the market will have a difficult time providing high valuations to the mobile

The Zynga Inc Turnaround Is Real

The market doesn't seem to like it, but the first-quarter earnings results from Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA  ) provided solid indications that the company's turnaround is for real. After a little over two years of large declines in most metrics, the social game developer is finally showing some signs of live. The company hired Don Mattrick away from Microsoft to be the CEO nearly 10 months ago.
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