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During the IPO season Francis Gaskins, editor of IPOdesktop.com & director of research for Equities.com, regularly appears on CNBC TV, Bloomberg, thestreet.com & other financial cable channels. On the day of the Visa IPO he appeared on four cable TV financial shows including Bloomberg... More
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  • Ancestry.com IPO -- see 'compare & constrast' 0 comments
    Nov 3, 2009 12:12 PM | about stocks: ACOM, CRM, N, LOGM, OPEN
    BUSINESS
    . The world’s largest online resource for family history.  More than one million paying subscribers around the world as of September 30, 2009.
    . A leader in the family history market for over 20 years and helped pioneer the market for online family history research.
    OBSERVATIONS
    . Revenue is mostly recurring subscription based
    . High 79% gross margins
    . Revenue increased each of the last four quarters
    . Profits down in the Sept quarter versus the June quarter
    . Product of a successful private equity buyout December 7, 2007
    COMPARE & CONSTRAST
    With other on-demand subscription-based software solution companies

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    http://www.gaskinsco.com/linkto-acom.shtml
    Themes: IPO, IPOs Stocks: ACOM, CRM, N, LOGM, OPEN
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