Monster.com NYSE: MWW By Sahaj Sharda
: Recommendation • Buy: Limit at 6 dollars. • Sell: Stop at 9 dollars, limit at 12 dollars.
MWW: Background • Provides an online job searching service, Resume writing and editing service, interview preparation service, and also a career advise service. • Global online employment solution for people seeking jobs and the employers who need great people. • The third most visited online job recruitment website in the U.S. • Services available in approximately 55 countries globally, including key markets in North America, Europe, South America and the Asia-Pacific region. • Monster was founded in 1994. • Global Headquarters in New York, NY and Maynard, Massachusetts.
Monster: What they do • Careers - North American Segment = 45% of total revenue: The Careers segments make money through employers looking to recruit. Employers are charged for 30-day listings depending on the local market and number of listings, and they are charged for memberships which enable them to view resumes. • Careers - International Segment = 40% of total revenue: The company also has websites for jobseekers in different countries. • Advertisement and Fees Segment = 15% of total revenue: The Advertisement and Fees segment includes sites like FastWeb.com and Military.com.
Monster: Basic Numbers • Current price: 5.62 (nov 23rd) • P/E ratio: 8.83 • Beta: 2.19 • Eps: 0.64 • 52 week high: 10.40 • 52 week low: 5.01 • Market cap: 658.12 Million • Institutional ownership: 96% Taken from: https://www.google.com/finance?client=ob&q=NYSE:MWW
Monster: Earnings report • 221.7 Million dollars in revenue in 12 Q3. • Profit per share: 0.09 dollars. • 225.5 Million dollars in revenue in 12 Q2. • Profit per share: 0.08 dollars . • 248.6 Million dollars in revenue in 11 Q3. • Profit per share: 0.16 dollars. • Typically gains all four quarters. Has the most net operating profit in the third quarter.
Reasons to buy • Facebook andLinkedIn are HEAVILYlinked to a potential buyout of Monster. • Facebook is really interested in competing in the professional sector. Facebook has already partnered with monster in the past. • LinkedIn taking over Monster makes perfect sense, because LinkedIn is a professional social network. • According to reports the sale is going to happen within the next 6 months.
Reasons to buy • We are in a global recession, and Monster is a worldwide, job finding service… • The third most visited online job recruitment website in the U.S. • They are known all over the world. They are a respected service. • Unstoppable business, because adults need jobs. • Monster is low in its yearly cycle. • Its beginning to start gaining again.
Reasons to buy • In over 55 countries globally, including key markets in North America, Europe, South America and the Asia-Pacific region. • Over 40 million resumes online. • Its domination of key markets oversees grows every year.
Monster competition • The McClatchy Company (MNI) • In particular the CareerBuilder LLC section. • However CareerBuilder only competes in the USA.
Sources • http://www.about-monster.com/contact • http://www.wikinvest.com/wiki/McClatchy_Company • http://www.wikinvest.com/stock/Monster_Worldwide_(MWW) • http://ir.monster.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=110723&p=irol-irhome • http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=mww&ql=1 • http://www.google.com/finance?q=mww&ei=fk2yUKCNBuHt0gHmzwE • http://www.4-traders.com/MONSTER-WORLDWIDE-INC-4236912/news/Monster-Worldwide-Inc-Monster%AE-Joins-the-Social-Jobs-Partnership-Making-Monster-Jobs-Available-15510223/