Reuters Article Propels Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY)

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY)

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY) stock has been covered by StockNewsUnion.com nine times since December of 2016 and the company is now being covered by financial news giant Reuters. In an article published today. Reuters raised the possibility that Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY) could be a billion dollar company – tapping into a business model similar to Netflix. The news article has sent the stock screaming higher.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY)

Helios and Matheson Business Model

Today the stock opened strong and HMNY stock is up over 20% this morning on heavy volumes. Over the past month HMNY shares have increased over 10-fold. According to the Reuters article “The ticketing service, led by Netflix co-founder Mitch Lowe, is seeking to spur the sort of revolution for the movie business that Ryanair did for airlines or Netflix did for streaming. The alliance between the two firms dates exactly to the moment earlier this year when MoviePass slashed all its variable subscription fees in favor of a single $9.95 model, allowing unlimited access to more than 90 percent of U.S. theaters. In the month that followed, the company’s subscriber numbers rose to over 400,000 from less than 20,000.”

On September 18, 2017 StockNewsUnion reported that Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) was a big mover after its latest acquisition, MoviePass Inc., announced it had surpassed 400,000 paying monthly subscribers over the last 30 days. The stock rallied 39.54% to end that week’s trading session at a high of $3.67 a share. At the time of the article, Mitch Lowe, co-founder of Netflix Inc. (NFLX), former president of RedBox, and current CEO of MoviePass said in a press release, “MoviePass is the ‘all-you-can-eat’ movie theater experience. Though expensive for the company in the short-term, it’s a significant benefit and more convenient for customers. With MoviePass, there’s no movie ticket prices to think about — going to the movies will become an everyday experience rather than an occasional treat.”

HMNY Stock Performance

Clearly investors are in love with Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY). Well above their 52-week low of $2.20, HMNY shares have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) figure exceeding 97. This is a figure that unquestionably signifies “rare air” in trading circles. Traders would agree that an RSI level of 80 is a clear “overbought” signal.

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About the author: Marc has a degree in economics and a MSc. in Finance. Over his 20-year career, Marc has worked for global investment firms in Europe and the United States as an analyst, fund manager, and consultant.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) Keeps Rising

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY)

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) traded higher in Monday’s trading session as investors continue to take note of the company’s latest acquisition, MoviePass. The stock was up by 33.9% on viral subscriber growth.

HMNY Stock Performance

HMNY is up by more than 400% for the year, investor confidence on the stock having been strengthened by the acquisition of a majority stake in MoviePass. The stock is currently trading at multi-year highs as it closes in on its 52-week high of $23.49 a share.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY)

The stock’s impressive performance has to do with a milestone that MoviePass has achieved in recent weeks. The technology company has surpassed 400,000 paying monthly subscribers over the past month – up from less than 20,000 in August.

MoviePass Subscriber Growth

The robust subscriber growth has mostly come from an innovative technology that learns subscriber’s tastes and makes recommendations. Reduction of the monthly subscription to $9.95 also had a positive impact.

A survey on MoviePass subscribers shows that most of them decided to start watching movies in theaters because of the MoviePass subscription service. The company expects its subscription base to grow to 2.5 million paying subscribers over the next 12 months.

A decision by Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) to increase the prices of its subscription plans has also been a blessing in disguise for the Helios and Matheson Analytics subsidiary. The price increase has essentially made MoviePass offerings relatively cheap, thereby bolstering subscriber’s and investor’s excitement.

MoviePass is the ‘all-you-can-eat’ movie theater experience. Though expensive for the company in the short-term, it’s a significant benefit and more convenient for customers. With MoviePass, there’s no movie ticket prices to think about — going to the movies will become an everyday experience rather than an occasional treat,” said MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe.

In a bid to attract more subscribers and a keep studios happy, Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) has started to use artificial intelligence and algorithms to provide studios with precise data for effective advertising. Movie theaters have already reported a 400% increase in attendance attributable to MoviePass.

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About the author: Marc has a degree in economics and a MSc. in Finance. Over his 20-year career, Marc has worked for global investment firms in Europe and the United States as an analyst, fund manager, and consultant.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) 400,000 Subscribers

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY)

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) was a big mover after its acquisition target MoviePass Inc. announced it had surpassed 400,000 paying monthly subscribers over the last 30 days. The stock rallied 39.54% to end last week’s trading session at a high of $3.67 a share.

The stock is currently trading at a key resistance level, above which it could surge to highs of $4.50 a share, levels last seen in June. However, the stock continues to trade in a downtrend in a tight $2.70 – $3.80 trading range.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY)
One month HMNY stock price chart

Renewed investor interest in the stock comes on MoviePass movie theater audience rising from less than 20,000 as of August 14, 2017, to current highs. The two companies attribute the viral subscriber growth to innovative and disruptive technology that has come into play as well as the impact of the new $9.90 monthly subscription plan.

Price Reduction

The company recently slashed the price of its monthly subscription from $30 to $10. MoviePass is confident of acquiring at least 2. 5 million paying subscribers over the next 12 months.

MoviePass’ $10 a month deal has however not gone well with some industry players. AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (NYSE:AMC) has already said it plans to block the usage of MoviePass cards in its theaters across the U.S.

It awaits to be seen how AMC will make god on its threat, given that Mastercard powers MoviePass cards, which operate just like any other credit card. Mastercard Inc. (NYSE:MA)’s rules also require all merchants to accept all cards it powers without discrimination.

Targeted advertising

MoviePass is currently using Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) analytics resources to analyze consumer parents as part of an effort that that seeks to enhance targeted advertising and concessions based on experiences. The company expects the new technology to transform the movie-going experience in addition to creating value for both companies.

The technology is designed to learn individual movie tastes and in return make recommendations based on recorded preferences.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) has already started to incorporate advertising models with the MoviePass application in a bid to provide studios with precise data that they can use to attract huge audiences

“Though expensive for the company in the short-term, it’s a significant benefit and more convenient for customers. With MoviePass, there are no movie ticket prices to think about — going to the movies will become an everyday experience rather than an occasional treat,” said MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe.

I have no positions in any of the stocks mentioned, and have no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. All information, including any data, is provided without any guarantees of accuracy.

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About the author: Marc has a degree in economics and a MSc. in Finance. Over his 20-year career, Marc has worked for global investment firms in Europe and the United States as an analyst, fund manager, and consultant.

Will Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY) Grab Movie Magic?

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY)

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY) gapped up to open on Tuesday morning, reached above $3.80, then retreated throughout the day and into today’s session to trade in a tight range around $2.60. Volume has been heavy – almost double the stock’s daily average.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY)
One month stock price chart for HMNY

The market is responding to the company’s announcement that it has bought a 51% majority stake in MoviePass, a subscription-based service for movie theaters led by former Netflix executive and co-founder Mitch Lowe. Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY) paid $27 million for the equity.

The two New York city-based companies simultaneously launched a monthly subscription service with a price-point at $9.95. The subscription entitles the subscriber entry into one movie every 24 hours at any of the participating 3,700 U.S. movie theaters. Prior to the deal, subscription plans from MoviePass ranged anywhere from $14 to $50 per month.

Lowe served as the vice president of business development and strategic alliances for Netflix, from 1998 to 2003. He also held executive positions at RedBox Automated Retail LLC from 2005 to 2011, including, for four years, as the company’s CEO. In June of 2016, Lowe was installed as CEO at MoviePass.

The subscription plan is one facet of the company’s strategy to increase movie attendance which has been trending downwards along with the popularity of shopping malls. Enticement include reserved seating, pre-ordering drinks and food, and free large-screen viewing of popular TV shows throughout the day. The new approach was designed to broaden the demographics of movie attendees. Currently over 70% of movie theater viewers are millennials. By offering a more upscale service, Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY) hope to attract a more mature consumer.

One year ago Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY) stock was trading above $13. For the past few months HMNY shares have been trading between $2 and $3. YTD the stock is down only 10% but for the year HMNY shares are down over 67%. Interested investors or traders should note that 15% of the stock’s float is held by short-sellers.

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About the author: Steve Clark is a 23-year Wall St professional with stints in M&A, risk management, and algorithm trading. Steve keeps his head in the game by looking for, and writing about, small companies that often get overlooked by the big investment firms.

Shares of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) Explode On New Facial Recognition Technology

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY)

Shares of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) exploded in the market after the company announced it had acquired global licenses for a new facial recognition technology. The IsItYou rights are now expected to expand the company’s prospects in the field of crime and terrorism as it moves to integrate it into its navigation app RedZone map. The integration is also expected to enhance personal safety of the app’s users.

IsItYou-RedZone Map integration

The integration of IsItYou technology into RedZone’s artificial intelligence technology will help users identify people whose image they capture in smartphones camera or video. Identification will, however, be dependent on whether such data is available on RedZone’s data sources.

“Through artificial intelligence and facial recognition technology, we will seek to develop the capability to identify dangerous people entering an area and notify our users in real time. Sending notifications to our users of when their safety is more likely at risk, whether at a concert, in a shopping mall, or simply walking down the street, would greatly increase the utility of RedZone Map to our users,” said RedZone founder Ted Farnsworth.

Growing Demand for Personal Safety Apps

The two companies are already planning on developing a feature that will allow the RedZone map to identify dangerous people within a given locality. The feature will especially be of benefit in public places synonymous with large crowds. The same is, however, dependent on the company gaining access to publicly traded surveillance cameras that are usually operated by private enterprises and the government.

The licensing of the facial recognition technology should go a long way in validating the credibility of the RedZone map app. Since its launch, the app has incorporated a number of tools designed help monitor the user’s surroundings. The app has climbed to number 3 in the UK’ AppAnnie’s charts in all navigation categories.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY)’s CEO believes the app will continue to grow in popularity as situational awareness becomes a big concern as people continue to look for ways to enhance personal safety. A sharp increase in violent crimes in big cities all but continues to fuel demand for apps that help people avoid high crime areas.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) stock was up 55.51% in Tuesday’s trading session, ending the day at $3.81 a share.

I have no positions in any of the stocks mentioned, and have no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. All information, including any data, is provided without any guarantees of accuracy.

About the author: James Marion is a University of Houston student studying Business with a concentration in Finance.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) & RedZone Crime App Climbing Charts In Europe

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY)

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY), and RedZone crime reporting App RedZone Map, is gaining traction in the app charts days after debuting in London. The app has already climbed to the #3 spot in the U.K’s AppAnnie’s charts, in all navigation categories, right behind Google Maps and Waze.

RedZone Map

Developed in partnership with the India Institute of Technology, the app utilizes Twitter feed to provide real-time crime data. While utilizing RedZone’s Map proprietary technology, the app sources for raw crime data consequently dropping the information on user’s timelines.

The app has grown in popularity in part because it relies on several resources to provide real-time accurate crime data, which most users are finding useful. Some of the sources that the two companies are using to bolster the Apps data-base of real-time data include security firms, local and international law enforcement agencies, as well as first-hand user reports.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) and RedZone are currently working on enhancing the Apps capabilities. Initial plans include expanding the App’s capabilities beyond real-time crime reporting to steering users from riskier routes – all in the effort of offering safer navigation.

This is a game changer for RedZone,” said Ted Farnsworth, founder of RedZone. “The combination of the Twitter feed and our own internal proprietary social listening technology will enable us to bring one of the most sophisticated crime databases to our users, literally making it available at their fingertips.” said RedZone founder Ted Farnsworth

The rollout campaign has already touched ground in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago San Francisco, and Miami. The London expansion marks the first expansion for Helios and Matheson and RedZone in Europe.

Helios Matheson Disanointing Earnings

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) last reported revenues of $1.15 million for Q4 2016 and a net loss of $6.18 million. Gross margins in the quarter were down to -3.20% in the quarter from 32.36% in the same quarter the previous year leading to the massive decline in earnings. It awaits to be seen the kind of earnings and revenue the company will post for its first quarter.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:HMNY) has been a big disappointment in the market over the past 12 months, its stock having shed almost half its market value. The stock is currently trading at lows of $2.31 a share and is closing in on its 52-week lows of $1.03 a share.

I have no positions in any of the stocks mentioned, and have no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. All information, including any data, is provided without any guarantees of accuracy.

About the author: Monica Gray has an undergraduate degree in Accounting and an MBA – earned with Honors. She has six years of experience in the financial markets and has been a securities analyst for the past two years.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY) To Promote Safety And Social Empowerment

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY)

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY) reported a new association with Darryl Strawberry, who will be the spokesperson for the firm. He will collaborate with RedZone on different marketing and public relations activities to support safety and social empowerment, making personal appearances, doing media interviews, personal blog entries and video endorsements.

RedZone’s proprietary technology improves mobile GPS navigation by providing users the alternative of taking a riskier route or safer route to their destinations. Its RedZone Map app uses a social media component, which permits for it’s happening now reporting of crimes together with real-time crime information from over 1,400 local, national, state and international sources.

The update

Ted Farnsworth, the Chairman and CEO of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY), reported that they are thrilled to associate with Strawberry because of the work he has been doing to lead young people toward becoming the best they can be in the face of a challenging world. His diligent commitment to people and their communities is shown via his charitable work, public service, and the formation of own organization committed to assisting people recover and prosper. His focus on improving communities aligns perfectly with the company.

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY) reported that unlike Waze and Google Maps, RedZone Map is the first app that moves beyond navigation to resolve personal safety concerns, integrating GPS-driven course with real-time crime information and social listening. When launched, the app made through the top five in the Apple App Store’s United States navigation division, right behind Waze and Google Maps.

Strawberry said that he is encouraged by RedZone Map and the team’s commitment to assist taking communities back and turning them safer. The app assists people become increasingly aware about crime and their surroundings. Establishing community awareness is a vital step toward minimizing crime and turning red parts into green zones. If they can save one life, they have accomplished their mission.

Strawberry is best celebrated for his MLB career, where he made a mark as one of the most admired sluggers in the game. Born in Los Angeles, he was part of the Crenshaw High School Cougars’ baseball team.

In the last trading session, the stock price of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY) gained more than 11% to close the trading session at $2.71. The gains came at a share volume of 939,532 compared to the average share volume of 174,384.

3/27/2017
Ticker Symbol HMNY
Last Price a/o 3:21 PM EST  $2.72
Average Volume 375.34K
Market Cap (mlns) $16.86M
Shares Outstanding (mlns) 6.20M
Share Float (mlns) 1.36M
Inside Ownership 43.10%
Short Float 28.94%
Short Interest Ratio 1.05
Quarterly Return -35.55%
YTD Return -17.58%
Year Return 133.76%

I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 96 hours. All information, or data, is provided with no guarantees of accuracy.

About the author: Monica Gray has an undergraduate degree in Accounting and an MBA – earned with Honors. She has six years of experience in the financial markets and has been a securities analyst for the past two years.