SeekingAlpha  Sep 19  Comment 
By Ruerd Heeg: Last November, I wrote that shareholders of Charm Communications (NASDAQ:CHRM) would probably see attractive returns. I was right and wrong. The return has been good, but not as great as I hoped. At the time, the share price was...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 14  Comment 
By Yuanxi Zhang: Recommendation: Long Charm Communications (NASDAQ:CHRM) at $4.47 Target Price: $4.65 Thesis We believe Charm Communications is likely to close the go-private deal by late September. The buyer consortium owns shares...
DailyFinance  May 19  Comment 
Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor LLP are investigating potential legal claims against the Board of Directors of Charm...
StreetInsider.com  May 19  Comment 
* AT&T (NYSE: T) and DIRECTV (Nasdaq: DTV) announced Sunday that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which AT&T will acquire DIRECTV in a stock-and-cash transaction for $95 per share based on AT&T’s Friday closing price. The...
SeekingAlpha  May 8  Comment 
Charm Communications, Inc. (CHRM) Q4 2013 Earnings Conference Call May 8, 2014, 08:00 AM ET Executives Nicholas Manganaro - Investor Relations, Ogilvy Financial He Dang - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Cindy Wang - Vice...
newratings.com  May 2  Comment 
BEIJING (dpa-AFX) - Charm Communications Inc. (CHRM) said Monday that it has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Engadin Parent Ltd. and Engadin Merger Ltd., pursuant to which Engadin Parent will acquire Charm at a price of US$4.70...
SeekingAlpha  Dec 2  Comment 
Charm Communications (CHRM) Q3 2013 Earnings Conference Call December 02, 2013 08:00 AM ET Executives Nicholas Manganaro - IR, Ogilvy Financial He Dang - Chairman and CEO Cindy Wang - VP of Finance Analysts Dan Yu -...
Benzinga  Nov 29  Comment 
Charm Communications (NASDAQ: CHRM) is expected to report its Q3 earnings at $0.09 per share on revenue of $57.93 million. (c) 2013 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
Benzinga  Oct 31  Comment 
Charm Communications (NASDAQ: CHRM) announced today that the special committee of the Company's board of directors (the "Special Committee"), consisting of independent directors Mr. Zhan Wang, Mr. Andrew J. Rickards and Mr. Gang Chen, has retained...
StreetInsider.com  Oct 7  Comment 
Visit StreetInsider.com at http://www.streetinsider.com/Management+Changes/Charm+Communications+%28CHRM%29+CFO+Wei+Zhou+Resigns/8754464.html for the full story.


Charm Communications (CHRM) (NASDAQ:CHRM) is the largest television advertising company in China. In 2009, the company spent $288.0 million in advertisingn for its clients on the television networks. Its top nine clients are: China Telecom, PICC, Agricultural Bank of China, China CITIC Bank, Snowbeer, Yunnan Baiyao, C-Bons, Wahaha and Midea. These nine companies represented 18.1% of total revenue in 2009. [1]

China has the largest advertising network in Asia Pacific excluding Japan. According to ZenithOptimedia, it has an estimated market size of $20.3 billion in 2009 and expected to grow to $27.5 billion in 2012, a CAGR of 10.7%. In 2009, television represented 74.3% of total advertising. The growth in television advertising as a whole is the result of China growing economy, with household disposable income rising and consumption rising. [1]

The company's initial public offering of stock filed on the NASDAQ exchange and went public on 4 May 2010. It was priced at $9.50, within the proposed offer price range of $9.00-$11.00. The company is offering 7.8 million shares and raising $74 million. [1]

For FY2009 with year ended 31 December 2009, the company reported total revenue of $106 million, up 8.4% from $97.8 million in total revenue for FY2008. Furthermore, the company had $15.3 million in net income for FY2009, down 16.8% from $18.4 million in net income for FY2008. [1]


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