Activist investors critique Zillow, Trulia deal

Activist investors critique Zillow, Trulia deal

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Trulia: Is Buying Second Place a Smart Move?

Company lags Zillow, but markets are always larger than one player
August 1, 2014
Online real estate is so hot right now. 2013’s hottest stock — out of ALL OF THEM — was Zillow (Z). And it’s a run that has continued unabated into 2014, too, with Zillow’s common shares moving from the low $80/share range in January to above $140/share and a market capitalization north of $5 billion. (HW analyzed investment prospects for Zillow in the February 2014 issue.)
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Trulia posts 2Q14 net loss of $2.4M on rising revenues of $64.1M

Acquisition target posts dramatic web traffic gains
July 31, 2014
Trulia reported total revenue of $64.1 million, up 116% year-over-year, with a net loss of $17.9 million, compared with a net loss of $2.4 million for the second quarter of 2013.
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Activist investors critique Zillow, Trulia deal

Valuations skyrocket while earnings expectations have fallen
July 31, 2014
While most mainstream Wall Street analysts are generally positive on the pending $3.5 billion Zillow acquisition of Trulia, skeptics of both the operational and valuation elements of the companies and the deal continue to raise questions.
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Wall Street doesn’t see antitrust hurdles for Zillow’s Trulia acquisition

Deal would increase pricing power for combined entity
July 30, 2014
A survey of analysts, speaking off and on the record, showed that none had serious concerns about antitrust issues with the deal.
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Before reading into the homeownership rate drop…

Kolko puts numbers into perspective
July 29, 2014
Although the national homeownership rate is dropping slightly, it doesn't warrant a significant amount of concern, according to Trulia’s chief economist.
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The dirty, possibly anti-trust secret Zillow/Trulia don’t want you to know

Citron Research: This powerhouse isn’t really either
July 29, 2014
The media consensus has been that the Zillow/Trulia acquisition creates a powerhouse – a model village, so to speak, of real estate online listings. But Citron Research says that this may be more of a Potemkin village.
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It’s official: Zillow will own Trulia

"Better agents make for better advertisers"
July 28, 2014
During a conference call on the deal, Rascoff said the real ad potential for the two companies, to make some serious profit, is working to move real estate marketing from offline to online.
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What will the Zillow-Trulia hookup mean for housing?

Listing Goliath could change the balance of power
July 24, 2014

Zillow is acquiring rival Trulia for $3.5 billion in a move that would create a Goliath of online real estate listings. So how is it going to affect the industry, consumers, and even the media?


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Zillow seeking to buy Trulia

Merger would create online real estate listings megalith
July 24, 2014
Zillow is seeking to acquire rival Trulia, although both companies are declining to speak about it, Bloomberg is reporting. Together the companies account for 89% of all online real estate listings.
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Is this the way to cut housing costs when facing hardship?

The household is the biggest household expense
July 23, 2014
What’s the No. 1 way people would reduce their housing costs if they were hit with an unexpected financial burden?
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