Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, mobile advertising solutions specialist Millenial Media
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Millenial Media's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Millenial Media facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Baltimore, Md. (2006)|
|Market Cap||$1.1 billion|
|Industry||Internet software and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$132.1 million|
|Management||Co-Founder/CEO Paul Palmieri
Co-Founder/Chief Technology Officer John Brandenburg
|Trailing-12-Month Operating Margin||(4%)|
|Cash/Debt||$123.5 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 27% of the 33 members who have rated Millenial Media believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
At [120x] forward earnings, they are much more expensive than competitors like Google, Yahoo, Apple, etc. But unlike those companies and Facebook, they are a pure advertising company without their own content platform. That seems like a major competitive problem! [Millenial Media's] price is based on the assumption they can achieve margins comparable to elite content/advertising competitors and that is not going to happen.
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