AOL Inc. (AOL)

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Last closing price (Dec 18 4:00 EDT):
45.17 (4.08%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
6.48% ? 
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Consensus price target (1m/3m/6m/12m):
N/A
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Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
100%/0%
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Description:
AOL Inc., a Web services brand company, offers a suite of online content, products, and services to consumers, advertisers, publishers, and subscribers worldwide. The company’s Brand Group segment provides content created by journalists, politicians, celebrities, academics, policy experts, freelance writers and bloggers, aggregated content from third parties, and user-generated content through AOL.com and The Huffington Post sites, as well as to niche audiences on StyleList and TechCrunch branded properties. It also operates Patch, a community specific news and information platform; and MapQuest, which offers online mapping and directions services. In addition, this segment consists of entertainment brands, such as Moviefone, AOL Music, and Cambio; technology and marketplace brands comprising Engadget, DailyFinance, AOL Autos, and AOL Travel; and lifestyle brands, including Games.com, Kitchen Daily, Homesessive, and Makers. AOL’s Membership Group segment includes subscription access service, which provides online services, including telephone dial-up access to the Internet; and offers various communications tools, such as AOL Mail and AIM, which are email and instant messaging services. The company’s AOL Networks segment offers advertising, and online video and content distribution through various applications comprising Advertising.com, goviral, AOL On, ADTECH, Pictela, and Sponsored Listings, as well as AdLearn technology to manage, optimize, and analyze online marketing campaigns. The company distributes its AOL properties through subscription access services; open Web and the Apple App Store; toolbars, widgets, co-branded portals, Websites, mobile aggregators, third party Website, and social networks; and agreements with manufacturers of digital devices and other consumer electronics, and mobile carriers, as well as through search engine marketing and optimization distribution methods. AOL Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Youssef Squali Cantor Fitzgerald Buy   Nov 03, '14   43.46    Nov 03, '15  3.93% 
Ken Sena Evercore Partners Buy   Oct 22, '14   40.64    Oct 22, '15  11.15% 
Youssef Squali Cantor Fitzgerald Buy   Aug 07, '14   42.54    Aug 07, '15  6.18% 
Victor Anthony Topeka Capital Markets Buy   Aug 06, '14   41.92    Aug 06, '15  7.75% 
Eric Sheridan UBS Buy   Feb 07, '14   47.28  54.00  Feb 07, '15  -4.46% 
Laura Martin Needham & Company Buy   Feb 03, '14   46.87  57.00  Feb 03, '15  -3.63% 
Mark Mahaney RBC Capital Markets Buy   Nov 06, '13   43.12  46.00  Nov 06, '14  6.68% 
Eric Sheridan UBS Buy   Nov 06, '13   43.12  48.00  Nov 06, '14  11.32% 
Victor Anthony Topeka Capital Markets Buy   Nov 06, '13   43.12  50.00  Nov 06, '14  15.96% 
Victor Anthony Topeka Capital Markets Buy   Sep 19, '13   35.22  43.00  Sep 19, '14  23.96% 
Brian Pitz Jefferies & Co. Buy   Aug 08, '13   36.81  55.00  Aug 08, '14  15.57% 
Mark May Barclays Buy   Jul 09, '13   37.57    Jul 09, '14  6.97% 
Eric Sheridan UBS Buy   Apr 02, '13   38.09    Apr 02, '14  16.28% 
Anthony Diclemente Barclays Buy   Mar 26, '13   36.17  44.00  Mar 26, '14  21.65% 
Brian Pitz Jefferies & Co. Buy   Feb 11, '13   36.23    Feb 11, '14  26.30% 
Mark Mahaney RBC Capital Markets Buy   Feb 11, '13   36.23    Feb 11, '14  26.30% 
Laura Martin Needham & Company Buy   Feb 11, '13   36.23    Feb 11, '14  26.30% 
Brian Pitz Jefferies & Co. Buy   Nov 06, '12   37.70  50.00  Nov 06, '13  11.46% 
James Lee Credit Agricole Securities Sell   Nov 06, '12   37.70    Nov 06, '13  -11.46% 
Brian Pitz Jefferies & Co. Buy   Sep 04, '12   28.88  39.00  Sep 04, '13  16.49% 
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