Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (Nasdaq: HMNY) Appoints New Leadership – Shares Rise

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. – Nasdaq: HMNY

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. shares, traded on the Nasdaq under ticker HMNY, are up over 20% on heavy volumes. The New York-based company today announced that Theodore Farnsworth, Helios and Matheson Analytic’s Chairman of the Board, has been appointed as HMNY’s Chief Executive Officer. Farnsworth, founder of HMNY’s subsidiary, Zone Technologies, Inc., and creator of the RedZone Map smartphone app, is assuming the chief executive role of HMNY from Pat Krishnan, who is moving into the newly created position of Chief Innovation Officer.

As both Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Farnsworth will lead the company’s strategic direction and all day-to-day operations. Mr. Krishnan will drive many technology-related functions of the company, including initiatives related to artificial intelligence and social listening.   As Chief Innovation Officer, Mr. Krishnan will be assuming management of RedZone’s worldwide technology functions in the United States (Miami, New York and Silicon Valley), India and Israel.

Helios and Matheson Analytics is a global technology developer and provider. Their clients are typically businesses seeking a congruent strategy at the junction of Big Data, Analytics and Business insight.

Helios and Matheson Analytics shareholders experienced positive EPS from 2011 until 2013. However in the last two years, HMNY shares have experienced EPS losses of $0.08 and $0.91 respectively. Sales have retreated from their 2013 high of $13.3 million and last year Helios and Matheson Analytics reported sales of $9.7 million. No firms follow or rate HMNY shares.

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Ticker Symbol HMNY
Last Price a/o 3:03 PM EST  $                      4.22
Average Volume 477,700
Market Cap $16.3 million
Sales $8 million
Shares Outstanding 4.71 million
Share Float 1.12 million
Shortable Yes
Optionable No
Inside Ownership 35.70%
Short Float 25.18%
Short Interest Ratio 0.59
Quarterly Return -39.72%
YTD Return 4.85%
Year Return 141.05%