Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Insider Trading Review


Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $45.46. The stock traded with the volume of 7.64 Million in the last trading session. Yahoo! Inc. opened at $41.62 and closed by showing a decrease of -1.39%. The Bid price in the last session was $41.03 x 700 and the Ask price was $41.60 x 200. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Yahoo! Inc. has the Market Capitalization of 39.14 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $44.92 and 52-Week Low of $26.15 and it touched its 52-week high on Sep 7, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.

Yahoo! Inc. reported its last Earnings on Oct 18 AMC where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.2/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.14/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.06/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 42.9%. The company will report its next earnings on Jan 31 – Feb 6 (Est.).

26 number of analysts also provided their insight on Yahoo! Inc., where the Average Price Target for the stock is $45.46. They also projected Low Price Target as $31 while High Price Target is set at $55.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 4 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 9 reported it as Buy.18 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

Yahoo! Inc. annual Divided is 0 while it’s Dividend Yield is 0%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 0 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 66.16. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 7.87 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.12, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 5.93 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 10.44.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of -10.2 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -15.9% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of -15.4%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 0.46% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is -2.22 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 6.18 percent.

A look at performance overview of Yahoo! Inc. depicts that Performance (Week) is 0.02 percent while Performance Month is -1.28%. Quarterly performance shows a value of -4.05% and Half Year Performance value stands at 10.42%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 21.68 percent. Yahoo! Inc. has its YTD performance of 23.33 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 9 Nov 2016 where Officer Utzschneider (Lisa) did a transaction type “Sell” in which 339 shares were traded at a price of $41.55. Another insider trade includes Officer Utzschneider (Lisa) who also initiated a transaction in which 857 shares were traded on 6 Nov 2016 as “Sell”. On 6 Nov 2016 Chief Financial Officer Goldman (Kenneth Allen) traded 1601 shares as “Sell” at $41.05. Chief Executive Officer Mayer (Marissa A) Sell 2561 shares on 6 Nov 2016 at the price of $41.05.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Jefferies on 21-Oct-16 who Downgrade the stock from Buy to Hold. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 18-Oct-16, Needham took an action “Downgrade” from Buy to Hold. On 26-Jul-16, the stock was Downgrade to Equal-Weight by Morgan Stanley.