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Category Archives: AOL

AOL’s Quarterly Earnings: Dialup and Advertising

As covered on TechCrunch, AOL’s earnings beat analyst estimates today, coming in at $.035 per share, with a total income of $28.5M on a revenue of $540M. Before we all pop the champagne, however, let’s take a look at the actual numbers: Of the $541M in revenue, $361.2 comes from advertising, or almost precisely 2/3 […]

Enough Facebook, Anyone Remember AOL?

Tl;dr AOL is operating at near FB levels of P/E, on tiny earnings, and this is probably unsustainble. Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL, did a talk at Techcrunch Disrupt. In it, Mr. Armstrong said, inter alia, that AOL was “becoming a house of strong brands” as it transitions to be more of a content company: […]