Yahoo Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:YHOO)

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$46.6 $0.54 (1.17%) YHOO stock closing price Mar 23, 2017 (Closing)
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Updated on : Mar 23, 2017
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YHOO 46.6 (0%)
NASDAQ 5817.7 (0%)
Closing Price On: Mar 23, 2017
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RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
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Internet Services
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Computer and Technology
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View Yahoo stock analysis video. This is our YHOO analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for YHOO stock.

Yahoo! Inc. Stock Rating (2.3/5)

Our Yahoo stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Yahoo stock analysis is based on latest Q4 earnings for 2016. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy YHOO stock?

  • With a debt/equity ratio of  0.04, Yahoo is comparatively less leveraged than its peers in the Computer and Technology sector.
  • The operating cash flow looks good at 1.6 times the net income.
  • The company has a healthy free cash flow margin of 14.6%.

Should you sell YHOO stock?

  • Yahoo reported an average operating margin of -12.5% over the Last Twelve Months (LTM).
  • Yahoo registered an average TTM Net loss of -4.1%.
  • YHOO stock is trading at a PE ratio of 233, which is worse than the industry average multiple of 25.8.
  • The company is trading at a price to sales multiple of 8.6, which is higher in comparison to the Internet Services industry average of 2.6, making YHOO stock expensive.
  • Yahoo has a negative ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of -2.1%.
  • A negative ROE of -0.7% indicates that the company is not able to generate profits with the money shareholders have invested.

Comments on this video and Yahoo stock

Matrix99 on Yahoo stock analysis ($42.94)
Sold YHOO not long ago.
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kenman31 on Yahoo stock analysis ($50.1)
Alibaba evaluation should have pushed YHOO to mid $60 range, however the high short interest on this stock should be considered as hump this stock is struggling with. The CEO Meyers of YHOO will need to come up with a plan that will inject confidence into this stock to push it over its hump to its true value.
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vicky@amigobulls on Yahoo stock analysis ($33.41)
Alibaba's valuation as per its IPO filing is lower than estimates and Yahoo Japan has lost a third of its market cap. However, Yahoo's stock is still under-valued at $34 a share.
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virendra on Yahoo stock analysis ($35.59)
The recent drop in price is a good entry point for the bullish investor. With the Alibaba IPO just around the corner there is only one way the price could be headed.
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oracleofwallstreet009 on Yahoo stock analysis ($37.56)
First Alibaba and Yahoo Japan, and now Yahoo's core business is undervalued. Is Marissa magic finally paying off at Yahoo INc?
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thinkstocktalk on Yahoo stock analysis ($38.05)
With high profile management exits, I think Yahoo is slowly losing one of its 2 legs. I'm not going to bet on Alibaba alone at this stock price!
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