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Senior Options Trading Strategist at Optionity, MBA. Our trading approach starts with the fundamentals, then through short-term technical analysis, to finally leverage options trading (with the combination of long and short positions) to achieve favorable risk and reward ratio trading plays. Our... More
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  • 08/06/2014 Position Established 0 comments
    Aug 6, 2014 11:37 PM | about stocks: AOL

    AOL's (NYSE:AOL) CEO Timothy Armstrong on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

    Key Highlights

    CEO Timothy M. Armstrong

    *The Huffington Post has over 97 million cross-platform global users, and The Huffington Post mobile Web grew UVs at over 200% year-over-year, and we ended Q2 with 48% of Huffington Post readers and traffic are now outside of the U.S."

    *In the Platforms area, we continue to be a leader in the mechanization of marketing and advertising. AOL Platforms grew revenue 54% year-over-year; programmatic ads grew at over 100% year-over-year; and our ad pricing was up very strongly, growing double digits.

    *In Q2, 34% of our advertising business was programmatic versus less than 5% a year ago.

    Fundamental

    *Despite the declining subscription revenue, programmatic ads will be the key growth driver

    *solid cash flow

    Options Position Established On Aug 6, 2014

    AOL Short Put @ 38 Sep 19, 2014 (0.90 credit)

    Disclosure: The author is long AOL.

    Themes: media, options, earnings Stocks: AOL
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