AOL reports revenue growth for the first time in 8 years in Q4 2012


AOL has reported earnings for Q4 2012, showing revenue growth for the first time in 8 years. Revenues came in at $599.5 million on earnings of 41 cents per share.

Summary below

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  • AOL Returns to Full Year Adjusted OIBDA* Growth in 2012
  • AOL Operating Income Grows 24%
  • AOL’s 13% Global Advertising Revenue Growth Drives Total Company Revenue Growth
  • AOL’s Search Revenue Grows 17% Driven by Continued Growth on
  • AOL’s Subscription Revenue Declines 10%, Equaling Lowest Percentage Decline in 6 Years
  • AOL Properties Unique Visitors in Q4 Grew 6% Year-over-Year
  • Diluted EPS of $0.41 Compares to $0.23 in Q4 2011
  • AOL Paid a $5.15 per Share Special Dividend Completing the Return of $1.1 Billion to Shareholders
  • AOL Reduced Common Shares Outstanding by 19% Year-over-Year as of December 31, 2012
  • AOL’s Board Authorizes the Repurchase of up to $100 Million of Common Stock

“AOL returned to growth and generated significant value for shareholders in 2012,” said Tim Armstrong, Chairman and CEO. “AOL has strong momentum entering 2013 and is positioned to continue on our growth path by executing our strategy to build the next generation media and technology company.”

*OIBDA – Adjusted operating income before depreciation and amortization

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aol results2 2012


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