America Online Inc Ipo

America online inc ipo

America online inc ipo

Case | HBS Case Collection | February 1996 (Revised February 1997)

America Online, Inc.

by Amy P.

Hutton and Krishna G.

What Happened to America Online? [LGR Tech Tales]

Palepu

Abstract

America Online's (AOL) stock price has soared nearly 2,000% since its IPO. However, there is considerable disagreement among analysts regarding the future prospects of AOL.

America online inc ipo

Although many analysts are bullish on the stock, short sellers have sold around 7 million shares.

Keywords: Cost Accounting; Analysis; Stocks; Decision Choices and Conditions; Financial Statements; Business Strategy; Web Services Industry;