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Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER) - IPO Report


Publication Date: 07 May 2019 - By Robert Prather By Robert P.

IPO & Placements Equity USA Technology


Strengths & Opportunities

  • Uber has been steadily growing with both monthly active users as well as gross bookings on the platform growing
  • It dominates the US market with 69% market share and size approx. 6x of its biggest competitor
  • With the vision to become the Amazon of transportation, Uber has expanded its product offerings to include services such as food delivery and freight brokerage, and is investing in future technologies such as self-driving cars, flying taxis, and food delivery drones

Risks & Concerns

  • Uber faces increasing competition from both established players and new entrants in both domestic as well as international markets
  • Switching costs are low for both consumers and drivers
  • Revenue growth is decelerating while losses are deepening
  • In our view, Uber lacks economies of scale and even further market share gains may not make it net income positive


Source: VR Fundamental

Pages: 73

Released: 07 May 2019

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The Author

Robert P.

Accounting, IPO & Placements, Equity Fundamental

Consumer, Technology, Industry, Telecom & Media


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