Pandora Is Becoming an Auto Standard: What to Watch

Over the last five days, shares of Pandora (NYSE: P  ) are up 12% on news that Pandora is now featured in 23 major automotive brands and eight aftermarket suppliers. In this video, Motley Fool consumer goods analyst Blake Bos takes asks two questions: Will this affect Pandora's profits in a meaningful way and could this increased auto presence for the streaming Internet radio provider mean trouble for Sirius XM (NASDAQ: SIRI  ) ? Blake discusses Pandora's plan for increased profits and what to watch to be sure it's on track, and talks about the differences between Pandora and Sirius.

Pandora has won millions of devotees among music fans but few supporters on Wall Street. The online jukebox seems to be redefining the way we consume music, a transformation that's only likely to grow. But high royalty rates and competition from all corners threatens to silence the company. Can Pandora translate success with its listeners into a prosperous business model that will deliver for investors? Learn about the key opportunities and potential pitfalls facing the upstart radio streamer in The Motley Fool's premium research report. All you have to do is click here now to subscribe to this invaluable investor's resource.


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  • Report this Comment On June 26, 2013, at 5:51 PM, 67vair wrote:

    Pandora doesn't make profits. Never have and not in the near future.

  • Report this Comment On June 27, 2013, at 8:08 AM, tigerjohnni wrote:

    my 2013 vehicle has pandora, sticher, am/fm, onstar, cd player, aux and hdmi inputs and siri. The only thing I use everyday is sirusxm.

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