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]
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.
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;