November 25, 2016 - By Darrin Black
Chief Revenue Officer Lisa Utzschneider of Yahoo Inc, unloaded some 732 of the Pinksheet-listed company shares having a value near $30,158 US Dollars with an average of $41.2 stock price for each share. She also unloaded 1,754 shares valued at $72,994 USD in the last 30 days. Lisa Utzschneider currently holds 0.06% of the company’s market cap with ownership of 593,518 shares. Lisa executed this sale on November 25, 2016. The 4F filing is freely accessible here at the Washington-based SEC website.
Out of 33 analysts covering Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), 16 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 16 “Hold”. This means 48% are positive. $62 is the highest target while $31 is the lowest. The $41.99 average target is 2.74% above today’s ($40.87) stock price. Yahoo! Inc. has been the topic of 105 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 19 by Macquarie Research. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Positive” on Wednesday, October 19. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 21 with “Sector Perform”. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by Nomura on Wednesday, December 2. The firm has “Outperform” rating by CLSA given on Wednesday, April 20. The stock of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, September 9. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, September 9 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, October 21 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, December 9 with “Outperform”. Bernstein upgraded the shares of YHOO in a report on Wednesday, August 19 to “Outperform” rating.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 0.88 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.05, from 0.83 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 61 funds sold all Yahoo! Inc. shares owned while 208 reduced positions. 50 funds bought stakes while 174 increased positions. They now own 608.46 million shares or 13.00% less from 699.40 million shares in 2016Q1.
The Virginia-based Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.05% in Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO). Wall Street Access Asset Management Ltd Liability holds 9,360 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. The New York-based Eminence Cap L P has invested 2.44% in Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO). Arrow Corporation holds 0% or 100 shares in its portfolio. Blume Capital Management reported 650 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. The Tennessee-based State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0.2% in Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO). Rbf Limited Company reported 41,800 shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. The Germany-based Deutsche Bankshares Ag has invested 0.1% in Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO). Guardian owns 427,824 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. First Eagle Mngmt last reported 0.09% of its portfolio in the stock. The Illinois-based Cna has invested 0.09% in Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO). Tudor Investment Et Al holds 264,138 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Creative Planning, a Kansas-based fund reported 102,628 shares. Howard Hughes Medical Institute holds 27,028 shares or 0.34% of its portfolio. Moreover, Sei Investments has 0.06% invested in Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) for 288,111 shares.
Insider Transactions: Since June 1, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 16 selling transactions for $368,010 net activity. $32,164 worth of shares were sold by Utzschneider Lisa on Thursday, September 22.
The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.09 during the last trading session, hitting $40.87. About 2.59 million shares traded hands. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has risen 9.28% since April 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.88% the S&P500.
Yahoo! Inc. , along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in digital information discovery. The company has a market cap of $38.95 billion. The Company’s divisions include the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific. It currently has negative earnings. The Firm focuses on informing, connecting and entertaining its users with its search (Yahoo search), communications, including Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Messenger, and digital content products, including Tumblr, and its four verticals, such as Yahoo News, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Lifestyle.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Yahoo! Inc. is a global Internet communications, commerce and media company that offers a comprehensive branded network of services. As one of the first online navigational guides to the World Wide Web, Yahoo! is one of the leading guides in terms of traffic, advertising, and household and business user reach. The company also provides online business and enterprise services designed to enhance the productivity and Web presence of Yahoo!’s clients.”
Analysts await Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.14 earnings per share, up 600.00% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.02 per share. YHOO’s profit will be $133.42M for 72.98 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.06 actual earnings per share reported by Yahoo! Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 133.33% EPS growth.
Another recent and important Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) news was published by Wsj.com which published an article titled: “Yahoo Looking to Determine If Hacker Has Access to User Accounts” on November 09, 2016.
Yahoo! Inc. (Yahoo), along with its subsidiaries, incorporated in 1995, is engaged in digital information discovery. The Firm focuses on informing, connecting and entertaining its users with its search (Yahoo Search), communications, including Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Messenger and digital content products, including Tumblr, and its over four verticals, such as Yahoo News, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Lifestyle. The Company’s divisions include the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific.
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By Darrin Black