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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

CRWN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 231,500 sh (+99.23%)
Mario Gabelli 511,800 sh (-1.73%)
Joel Greenblatt 15,015 sh (-10.43%)
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Q4 2015

CRWN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 273,800 sh (+18.27%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 505,300 sh (-1.27%)
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Q1 2016

CRWN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Mario Gabelli 579,600 sh (+14.70%)
Jim Simons 305,300 sh (+11.50%)
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Q2 2016

CRWN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV  
Traded in other countries:CVM.Germany,
Crown Media Holdings Inc owns and operates pay television networks for families through its channels: Hallmark and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. It features series such as Golden Girls, The Middle, Frasier and Home and Family.

Crown Media Holdings Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware in December 1999. The Company through its subsidiary, Crown Media United States owns and operates a pay television channel, known as the Hallmark Channel entertainment programming for adults and families. Hallmark Channel features television series such as Golden Girls and Frasier as well as original series and movies with compelling stories and internationally recognized stars. It has also offered a "lifestyle" programming, featuring Home and Family. Hallmark Movie Channel is a 24-hour cable network offering movies appropriate for the entire family, consisting mainly of original movies, classical theatrical films, and presentations from the award-winning Hallmark Hall of Fame collection as well as other long form television programming. Consistent with the Hallmark brand, both networks are a preeminent source of holiday programming, with Hallmark Channel. The Company currently distributes, Hallmark Channel through approximately 5, 309 cable, satellite and other pay television distribution systems and Hallmark Movie Channel through approximately 3, 674 such systems. The Company licenses the trademark "Hallmark" for use on its networks pursuant to certain trademark license agreements with a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards. The Company uses four distribution platforms to transmit its programming, cable television, analog and digital satellite, telephone and Internet Protocol Television. The Company's networks compete with other general entertainment programming from broadcast networks including, TNT, TCM, USA Network, HGTV, TV Land, Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network, OWN, ABC Family and other networks.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $478.7
EPS (TTM) $ 0.24
Short Percentage of Float4.03%
52-Week Range $3.75 - 6.16
Shares Outstanding (Mil)359.68

Analyst Estimate

Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.23
EPS without NRI ($) 0.23
EPS Growth Rate
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Hallmark Takes Crown Media Private May 02 2016
Hallmark Takes Crown Media Private May 02 2016
Crown Media Family Networks - 05/02/16 May 02 2016
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