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Is Yahoo! Inc.(NASDAQ: YHOO), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 4/12/1996. Yahoo! Inc. is in the Internet Information Providers industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Yahoo! Inc., is 12448.32, and so far today it has a volume of 5894877. Performance year to date since the 4/12/1996 is 14.82%.

To help you determine whether Yahoo! Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 66.77. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Yahoo! Inc. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 7.48 and the P/B ratio is 1.28. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 5.73 and 60.83 respectively.

At the current price Yahoo! Inc. is trading at, 38.88 (1.81% today), Yahoo! Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -5.19, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 15.56% after growing -162.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is *TBA, and 5.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 958.13, and the number of shares float is 878.46. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.50%, and institutional ownership is at 78.80%. The float short is 4.45%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.14. Management has seen a return on assets of -11.20%, and also a return on investment of -15.40%.

The ability for Yahoo! Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 6, and quick ratio is 6. Long term debt/equity is 0.04 and total debt/equity is 0.04. In terms of margins, Yahoo! Inc. has a gross margin of 51.80%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Yahoo! Inc. has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -1.37%, with 48.68% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.87% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.90%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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