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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Yahoo! Inc., YHOO

Yahoo! Inc., YHOO is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Internet Information Providers in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Yahoo! Inc., YHOO  has a market cap of 35444.28. Since its IPO date on the 4/12/1996, Yahoo! Inc., YHOO performance year to date is 13.47%. Today Yahoo! Inc., YHOO has gained 0.59%, with a current price of 37.74.

Ownership of the company is 0.50% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 79.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -9.90%, with return on investment at -15.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Yahoo! Inc., YHOO is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.04. While Total debt/equity is 0.04. With a profit margin of -92.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 56.10%, and operating margin of -100.00%. Yahoo! Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 6.2, while the quick ratio is 6.2.

For the last year Yahoo! Inc., YHOO has seen a EPS growth of -162.00%. A performance for the year of 0.35%. The 52-week high is -5.60%, and the 52-week low is 44.32%. The average volume for Yahoo! Inc., YHOO is 8784600.

With a target price of 40.94, can Yahoo! Inc., YHOO reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Yahoo! Inc., YHOO. Yahoo! Inc. has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 65.29. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Yahoo! Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 7.34 and 1.25 respectively. For P/cash, Yahoo! Inc. has a value of 5.93, while it is 84.47 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 37.74, Yahoo! Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of -15.00%.

Looking more long-term Yahoo! Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -0.23%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 15.37% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -162.00% for this year and for the last five years a -48.20% growth has been seen.

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