Focus Media Holding

  • Hedge Fund Gruss Asset Management’s 5 Largest Equity Holdings: A Q1 Recap

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - May 23, 2013 | Tickers: BP, CBS, FMCN.DL, GD, LMCA

    Gruss Asset Management is a financial investment advisory firm headquartered in New York with an estimated $2.4 billion of assets under management. It is managed by Howard Guberman. The fund recently filed its 13F with the SEC, describing some of its main investments during 2013’s first quarter. A quick look at the top five equity positions of this new hedge fund might be a good starting point for more »

  • Chinese Pharma In Line to Go Private With Other Chinese Companies

    By Mike Thiessen - January 30, 2013 | Tickers: FMCN.DL, SHP, HOGS

    Shanghai-based ShangPharma (NYSE: SHP) recently announced that it would become the latest in a long line of U.S.-traded Chinese companies to be taken private. The merger that would end its listing on the New York Stock Exchange involves a simple cash-for-stock transaction that values the company at approximately $175 million. Once the deal has been finalized, ShangPharma's depository shareholders will receive $9.50 in cash per share more »

  • Top 5 Advertising Companies Loved by Hedge Funds

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - January 30, 2013 | Tickers: FMCN.DL, LAMR, NCMI, OMC, IPG

    Hedge fund activity is an essential indicator for individual investors to follow. On an aggregate level, the smart money’s sentiment can be used as a screening technique to determine which stocks are the best investments in a particular industry. At Insider Monkey, our empirical research shows that individuals who mimic hedge funds can beat the market by double-digits annually (see the details of our market-beating strategy here).

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  • Will the Deal Go Through Despite Carson Block's Accusations?

    By Mike Thiessen - January 22, 2013 | Tickers: CG, FMCN.DL

    Since announcing in August that it was in talks to be taken over by a well-known American leveraged-buyout firm, Hong Kong-based Focus Media Holding (UNKNOWN: FMCN.DL) has endured months of stock price volatility and corporate uncertainty. Spearheaded by the Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), the proposed bid involves several major Chinese private-equity firms and is currently valued at about $3.5 billion.

    Focus Media is a digital advertiser with an extensive more »

  • What’s a Wumart?

    By Nick Slepko - December 11, 2012 | Tickers: FMCN.DL, CHIQ, SRHGY.PK, WMT, WUMSF

    Prior to joining Global X Funds, Alex Ashby lived and traveled extensively throughout Asia.  He currently manages a group of six ETFs covering the consumer, energy, financial, industrial, material, and technology sectors of the Chinese economy.  The Global X China Consumer ETF (NYSEMKT: CHIQ) provides investors with exposure to consumer-focused companies in China and is designed to be a transparent, cost-efficient way to get access to the growing consumer demand more »

  • The Advertising Sector: The Breakdown

    By Chris Hodge - October 17, 2012 | Tickers: FB, FMCN.DL, OMC, IPG | Editor's Choice

    Advertising is as large a part of our modern society as anything. It may even be bigger than air. When someone starts selling "premium" air, I don't even know what will happen. But until then, I feel like getting into an industry that's everywhere at once. While a lot of advertising groups are either privately held or simply sections of a larger company, there actually is a niche more »

  • Can You Trust Your Stock Screener?

    By Chris Hodge - October 17, 2012 | Tickers: AFL, FMCN.DL, OMC, IPG

    How do you find great stocks to invest in? I use a screener, personally. For the record, the most reliable screening method for stocks is still EDGAR. But for most of us, going through the literally thousands of available choices and reading all of the available information on each company is a bit of a headache. So we resort to stock screeners, where we can put in a set of more »

  • Is Omnicom a Good Stock to Buy?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - October 10, 2012 | Tickers: FMCN.DL, LAMR, OMC, IPG, WPPGY

    When economic growth starts to pick up, Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) might be one of the first companies to know. Advertising budgets typically get cut once businesses start encountering trouble, and rebound once they start believing that there is more customer demand to be satisfied. When enough businesses start coming to the same conclusion, it shows up at advertising agencies like Omnicom- explaining why the stock tends to react more »

  • Focus Media Shares Bounced Back: What You Need to Know

    By Evan Niu - November 22, 2011 | Tickers: FMCN.DL

    Is this meaningful or just another movement?