Shares of Zynga are up by a surprising 10% on news that the company not only beat estimates for the quarter, it also made a profit. In this video, however, Motley Fool tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner tells us why he doesn't see the business as a sustainable one in the long term. He also tells us some of the brutal trends that make it very hard for Zynga to hit profitability consistently.

Zynga's post-IPO performance has been dreadful, and investors are beginning to wonder if it's "game over" for this newly public company. Being so closely tied to the world's largest social network can be a blessing and a curse. You can learn everything you need to know about Zynga and whether it's a buy or a sell in our new premium research report. Don't even think about picking up shares before you read what our top analysts have to say about Zynga. Click here to access your copy.


The article Why Yesterday's Beat Doesn't Make Zynga a Long-Term Winner originally appeared on Fool.com.

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