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Streaming service Quibi is exploring possible sale: report

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By Jon Swartz

Streaming service Quibi Inc., the mobile-platform network founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg and headed by ex-Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. /zigman2/quotes/201998588/composite HPE -1.69% Chief Executive Meg Whitman, is exploring strategic options including a possible sale, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Monday. Quibi immediately declined on the report. Despite raising more than $1.4 billion and pouring millions into TV advertising, the Hollywood-based venture has struggled to gain a wide audience amid fierce competition from Walt Disney Co. /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS +0.58% , Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +2.11% , Netflix Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202353025/composite NFLX -0.13% , and Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN -0.85% , among others. "Quibi has successfully launched a new business and pioneered a new form of storytelling and state-of-the-art platform. Meg and Jeffrey are committed to continuing to build the business in the way that gives the greatest experience for customers, greatest value for shareholders and greatest opportunity for employees. We do not comment on rumor or speculation," a company spokesperson said.

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US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 11.03
-0.19 -1.69%
Volume: 12.47M
Nov. 30, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
4.37%
Market Cap
$14.43 billion
Rev. per Employee
$469,188
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US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 147.99
+0.86 +0.58%
Volume: 5.42M
Nov. 30, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$266.38 billion
Rev. per Employee
$320,813
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US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 119.05
+2.46 +2.11%
Volume: 186.37M
Nov. 30, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
36.53
Dividend Yield
0.69%
Market Cap
$1982.24 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.86M
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US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 490.70
-0.66 -0.13%
Volume: 3.51M
Nov. 30, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
79.12
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$217.08 billion
Rev. per Employee
$2.34M
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$ 3,168.04
-27.30 -0.85%
Volume: 4.10M
Nov. 30, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
92.49
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$1603.27 billion
Rev. per Employee
$351,531
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