CNNMONEY CONTINUES GROWTH STREAK; TOPS BLOOMBERG, CNBC
September 29th, 2016
10:50 AM ET

CNNMONEY CONTINUES GROWTH STREAK; TOPS BLOOMBERG, CNBC

POSTS SECOND BEST MONTH ON RECORD FOR MULTIPLATFORM, MOBILE UNIQUE VISITORS AND DESKTOP VIDEO STARTS

CNNMoney posted its second best month on record in August 2016, maintaining its position as one of the Top 5 business and financial online news destinations. In multiplatform unique visitors on both desktop and mobile devices, CNNMoney outranked competitors including Bloomberg and CNBC. In video, CNNMoney topped Business Insider and Wall Street Journal with 43 million video starts.

28 MILLION MULTIPLATFORM UNIQUE VISITORS
Up 4% from the prior month, CNNMoney ranked fifth among news competitors with 28 million multiplatform unique visitors in August 2016, a second-best all-time record behind only January 2016.

27.8 mm: CNNMoney
26.2 mm: CNBC
25.9 mm: Bloomberg
19.7 mm: AOL-HuffPost Money & Finance 

Source: comScore August 2015 – August 2016. Based on a custom set of top financial news properties. Records go back to Sep ’13.

16 MILLION MOBILE UNIQUE VISITORS
Up 6% from the prior month, CNNMoney posted 16 million mobile unique visitors in August  topping Bloomberg by 18%. Additionally, August was the network’s second best month on record. 

16.4 mm: CNNMoney
14.0 mm: Bloomberg
13.4 mm: AOL-HuffPost Money & Finance
13.1 mm: CNBC

Source: comScore Mobile Metrix, August 2015 – August 2016; Based on a custom set of top financial news properties. Records go back to Sep ’13.

111 MILLION MULTIPLATFORM VISITS
Again topping Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, Forbes and other competitors, CNNMoney posted 111 million multiplatform visits last month. The visits – up 26% YOY – earned CNNMoney third place among competitors, a second-best all-time record.

111.3 mm: CNNMoney
97.2 mm: BusinessInsider
90.0 mm: Forbes
71.9 mm: Wall Street Journal 

 Source: comScoreMedia Metrix Multiplatform, August 2015 – August 2016. Based on a custom set of top financial news properties. Records go back to Sep ’13.

565 MILLION MULTIPLATFORM MINUTES
Ranking third for the month of August, CNNMoney reached its second best month on record for multiplatform minutes ahead of Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and Business Insider. Users spent a total of 565 million minutes consuming CNNMoney content across platforms – up 30% over the same month last year.

565 mm: CNNMoney
514 mm: MSN Money
510 mm: Bloomberg
274 mm: Wall Street Journal

Source: comScore Media Metrix Multiplatform, August 2015 – August 2016. Based on a custom set of top financial news properties. Records go back to Sep ’13. 

43 MILLION VIDEO STARTS
With 43 million video starts for the month, CNNMoney outperformed Wall Street Journal, Business Insider and others to rank fourth in financial news.  August was CNNMoney’s second best month on record, 243% ahead of Business Insider. 

42.7 mm: CNNMoney
12.4 mm: BusinessInsider
11.1 mm: MSN Money
10.2 mm: Wall Street Journal 

Source: ComScore VideoMetrix, August 2015 – August 2016. Video Metrix data is desktop only. Records go back to Sep ’13.

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