Over the next couple of weeks analysts John Reeves and David Meier will be reviewing their real-money, 10-Bagger Portfolio. In this video, they take a closer look at Zipcar.
Zipcar has been a conundrum so far. The business continues to make progress, although not as fast as we would like, but the stock price has gone in reverse. The company continues to increase its membership base and add cars to its fleet. Its car-sharing fleet is actually much larger than Hertz's and Avis'. Meanwhile, the company is investing in international expansion, but has felt the pinch of the recession in the U.K. As a result, Zipcar reduced its revenue guidance -- something the market did not want to hear. Zipcar continues to make strides toward profitability, and is generating operating cash flow. However, it's not happening fast enough for many investors. John and David think the stock has been oversold, and offers a buying opportunity for long-term investors here.
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