Browsing articles from "November, 2011"
Nov 28, 2011

Yahoo billboard in San Francisco

Oprah has retired, Regis is leaving, the Harry Potter saga is over, and yes, the sign is coming down. Many will be sad to see the iconic Yahoo billboard in San Francisco leave its post at the end of this month.

The San Francisco Egotist reported that talks with Jon Charles, sales manager for Clear Channel Outdoor, confirm the space will be available starting the first of December.

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Nov 23, 2011

Lamar Advertising Company upgraded to ‘outperform’

Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ: LAMR), an outdoor advertising company that sells advertising on billboards, buses, shelters, benches, and logo plates was upgraded Tuesday from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating. Equities research analysts at Wedbush provided the new rating in a research note to investors. They gave the stock a $27 price target.

In a separate action, a “hold” rating was placed on Lamar’s stock Tuesday by analysts at Benchmark Co. They cut their EPS estimates and gave an $18.00 price target on the stock. Continue reading »

Nov 10, 2011

Clear Channel Outdoor advertising revenue shows market gains

Despite quarterly net losses, CC Media Holdings Inc., owner of Clear Channel Communications Inc., experienced third quarter revenue growth in several lines of business. Continue reading »

Nov 5, 2011

Growth returns to outdoor advertising: Third quarter reports gains

In the third quarter, reports indicate that outdoor advertising is on the upsweep. Developments in the digital market encouraged increased investments from a variety of brands. A 1.1% increase from this time last year equates to £214.4m in the latest quarter (ending in September). Telecoms and entertainment advertisers are attributed with driving this growth according to the Outdoor Media Centre’s latest figures. Video and digital screen revenues showed gains of 29% to £30.6m and now claims 14.3% of all outdoor revenue.

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