A Forward Look, the Year Ahead - Research Report on Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., The Madison Square Garden Co, LinkedIn Corp,

 A Forward Look, the Year Ahead - Research Report on Lions Gate Entertainment
 Corp., The Madison Square Garden Co, LinkedIn Corp, AOL, Inc. and NIKE, Inc.

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NEW YORK, March 14, 2013

NEW YORK, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Lions
Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF), The Madison Square Garden Co
(NASDAQ:MSG), LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD), AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) and NIKE, Inc.
(NYSE:NKE). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Research Report

Revenues came in at $743.6 million while earnings per share are at 27 cents
per share, beating the expected $719.5 million and 20 cents per share,
respectively. The company hit the mother lode last year thanks to its January
2012 acquisition of Summit Entertainment, which brought the "Twilight" series
and "Sinister." Sales of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" in
November last year generated $828.3 million in worldwide ticket sales, and is
expected to earn more once the movie is released on home video. Another Lions
Gate film "Warm Bodies" is also expected to bring in tons of profit for the
company, which got $20.4 million in ticket sales in its opening weekend
despite the Super Bowl season. Expect these numbers to reflect onto next
quarter's financial results, as well as the numbers of its TV hits like
"Weeds", "Mad Men", and "The Dead Zone". Motley Fool says that while Lions
Gate is a speculative stock, it does have a real game plan in place as well as
current and future blockbusters for young adults in its pipeline. It
understands the teenage moviegoer demographic very well, and its video and
television businesses are seen to grow in the coming years. The Full Research
Report on Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/4fbd_LGF]

The Madison Square Garden Co Research Report

Madison Square Garden saw its income rise to a whopping 83 percent for its
fiscal second quarter, after cutting costs and scoring increased ad revenue
from its media division. Earnings came at $46.9 million or 60 cents per share,
compared to $25.6 million or 33 cents year over year. What was surprising,
though, is MSG's stock performance after the phenomenal "Linsanity" in 2012,
which raised the company's stock price up 15 percent within the period. The
stock price rose even further at 45 percent after Jeremy Lin left the Knicks
during the offseason and this season, not including the 3 percent bump brought
on by its second quarter earnings report. The stock now trades at $ 55.42. The
Full Research Report on The Madison Square Garden Co - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:
[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/7e5d_MSG]

LinkedIn Corp Research Report

Online professional-networking service LinkedIn, or the "Facebook for
professionals," soared as much as 22 percent, after its latest quarterly
results topped Wall Street expectations for the seventh straight quarter.
Revenues shot up at a whopping 81 percent at $303.6 million from $167.7
million year-over-year, with an adjusted EPS of 35 cents. The company
reinvested a large chunk of its 2012 income into research and development for
new products, such as its blogging platform "LinkedIn Influencers" and the
streamlined profile pages. As a result, LinkedIn's user base grew 39 percent
to 202 million users while visitors viewed 67 percent more pages than the
previous year. However, LinkedIn is slowly being threatened by both Facebook
and Google, with its own attempts to create professional networks. Facebook's
Graph Search technology is enabling professionals to search both employers and
prospective employees in a much simpler interface, while Google looks to
create one as well with Google+ as a foundation. Other analysts meanwhile
believe that the two companies should buy LinkedIn instead, though the
acquisition cost may give them second thoughts. The Full Research Report on
LinkedIn Corp - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/8441_LNKD]

AOL, Inc. Research Report

AOL also helped boost the NYSE with its 7.4 percent rise in stock price after
posting its first ever sales growth in more than eight years, as reflected in
the company's fourth quarter results. Sales grew 3.9 percent to 599.5 million,
beating the estimated $566.7 million, due in part to strong international
advertising. Net income grew 57 percent to $35.7 million or 55 cents in
adjusted EPS. The company's stock has grown 86 percent in the past 12 months
after focusing its resources in media sites like The Huffington Post and
TechCrunch, following its break off with Time Warner in 2009. The growth in
revenues is indicative of AOL's transition to a third-party ad sales business,
helping other websites sell ad space using automated systems. The success of
that unit should enable to rid itself of its dial-up Internet service, which
surprisingly still accounts for 30 percent of its revenue. The unit declined
10 percent in the quarter and will continue to disappear soon, which could
reduce pressure on overall revenues. The Full Research AOL, Inc. - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/5277_AOL]

NIKE, Inc. Research Report

JP Morgan upgraded Nike to "overweight" from "neutral," optimistic that margin
increases would help increase earnings per share to $4-$5 by fiscal 2016,
representing an increase of about 50% over three years, aside from the reasons
mentioned above. The Street meanwhile reiterated its "buy" rating, and named
it the "winner" for consumer non-durables this week. The company has been a
dominant brand in close to every imaginable sport since its inception in 1964,
and has seen its revenues grow like clockwork for the past 20 years. It has
been able to stay resilient to the ever changing consumer tastes, setting
itself from rivals like Reebok and Converse. Motley Fool says Nike has a "long
proven track record" of growth in a competitive industry, and that with the
exception of the last four quarters, it has shown "a consistent ability" to
increase its shareholder return in excess of its key financial metrics. These
numbers are credited by the company's commitment to pay dividend increases,
which have risen 600 percent since 1997. Nike is also expected to continue
progressing as it steps up its game with wearable computing and high-tech
workout solutions, which could be one of the biggest tech trends for the year.
The company should be the go-to-guy for such products by 2014 and beyond. The
Full Research Report on NIKE, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.Investors-Alliance.com/r/full_research_report/39b8_NKE]

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