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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 4.46
YHOO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.88 vs. YHOO: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.66  Med: 24.81 Max: No Debt
Current: 4.46
Equity to Asset 0.67
YHOO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. YHOO: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.83 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.67
0.63
0.97
Interest Coverage 2.08
YHOO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5086.54 vs. YHOO: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.43  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.08
1.43
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.46
M-Score: -2.17
WACC vs ROIC
13.97%
0.06%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 0.54
YHOO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. YHOO: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -64.29  Med: 10.67 Max: 28.88
Current: 0.54
-64.29
28.88
Net-margin (%) 153.49
YHOO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. YHOO: 153.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -57.14  Med: 9.37 Max: 162.87
Current: 153.49
-57.14
162.87
ROE (%) 26.84
YHOO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. YHOO: 26.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
YHOO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -38.99  Med: 7.06 Max: 29.12
Current: 26.84
-38.99
29.12
ROA (%) 17.83
YHOO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. YHOO: 17.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
YHOO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.84  Med: 5.45 Max: 24.75
Current: 17.83
-33.84
24.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 629.24
YHOO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 30.34 vs. YHOO: 629.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
YHOO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -131.11  Med: 50.16 Max: 650.38
Current: 629.24
-131.11
650.38
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.70
YHOO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. YHOO: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.1  Med: 16.80 Max: 203.7
Current: 5.7
-9.1
203.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 114.40
YHOO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. YHOO: 114.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
YHOO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.1  Med: 7.65 Max: 114.4
Current: 114.4
-14.1
114.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 109.00
YHOO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. YHOO: 109.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
YHOO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.3  Med: 35.40 Max: 142.3
Current: 109
-38.3
142.3
» YHOO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

YHOO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Dodge & Cox 9,000 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors 3,000,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (New)
George Soros 5,052,412 sh (New)
John Burbank 7,480,868 sh (+1231.11%)
RS Investment Management 83,920 sh (+1095.44%)
Mario Gabelli 713,600 sh (+6.45%)
PRIMECAP Management 524,800 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 50,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 350,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 2,118,902 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Murray Stahl 75,113 sh (-2.99%)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,127 sh (-80.87%)
Steven Cohen 96,800 sh (-89.30%)
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Q4 2014

YHOO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

David Einhorn 2,025,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,629,000 sh (New)
Steven Romick 3,409,200 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 39,904 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 579,300 sh (+498.45%)
PRIMECAP Management 806,800 sh (+53.73%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,881,700 sh (+29.39%)
Caxton Associates 180,000 sh (+20.00%)
RS Investment Management 98,520 sh (+17.40%)
Pioneer Investments 2,179,134 sh (+2.84%)
Louis Moore Bacon 120,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 9,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 70,604 sh (-6.00%)
Mario Gabelli 617,440 sh (-13.48%)
George Soros 1,866,994 sh (-63.05%)
John Burbank 1,404,334 sh (-81.23%)
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Q1 2015

YHOO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Lee Ainslie 15,750 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 46,018 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 248,445 sh (+522.61%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,310,000 sh (+186.32%)
RS Investment Management 195,400 sh (+98.34%)
Caxton Associates 265,000 sh (+47.22%)
Steven Cohen 835,200 sh (+44.17%)
Mario Gabelli 653,340 sh (+5.81%)
Murray Stahl 73,189 sh (+3.66%)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 3,409,200 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn 2,025,000 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 3,881,700 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 2,047,459 sh (-6.04%)
Dodge & Cox 8,000 sh (-11.11%)
John Burbank 1,084,879 sh (-22.75%)
George Soros 1,317,950 sh (-29.41%)
Jim Simons 874,500 sh (-46.32%)
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Q2 2015

YHOO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Romick 3,409,200 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 5.10
YHOO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 31.70 vs. YHOO: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
YHOO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.63  Med: 29.39 Max: 17480
Current: 5.1
4.63
17480
Forward P/E 55.87
YHOO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
86% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 22.78 vs. YHOO: 55.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 5.40
YHOO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
95% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 32.50 vs. YHOO: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
YHOO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.61  Med: 28.70 Max: 193.22
Current: 5.4
4.61
193.22
P/B 1.04
YHOO's P/B is ranked higher than
88% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. YHOO: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
YHOO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.98 Max: 8.5
Current: 1.04
1.03
8.5
P/S 7.65
YHOO's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. YHOO: 7.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
YHOO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.82  Med: 5.58 Max: 17.42
Current: 7.65
1.82
17.42
EV-to-EBIT 2.91
YHOO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 22.44 vs. YHOO: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
YHOO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2712.6  Med: 42.90 Max: 1526.1
Current: 2.91
-2712.6
1526.1
PEG 0.10
YHOO's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. YHOO: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
YHOO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.90 Max: 24.94
Current: 0.1
0.1
24.94
Shiller P/E 15.33
YHOO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 35.14 vs. YHOO: 15.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.36  Med: 26.64 Max: 378.1
Current: 15.33
14.36
378.1
Current Ratio 5.02
YHOO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. YHOO: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.41  Med: 3.18 Max: 33.37
Current: 5.02
1.41
33.37
Quick Ratio 5.02
YHOO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. YHOO: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.41  Med: 3.18 Max: 33.37
Current: 5.02
1.41
33.37
Days Sales Outstanding 71.62
YHOO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 53.57 vs. YHOO: 71.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 29.77  Med: 54.49 Max: 208.57
Current: 71.62
29.77
208.57

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.22
YHOO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. YHOO: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 5.89 Max: 105.02
Current: 1.22
1.27
105.02
Price/Projected FCF 1.34
YHOO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. YHOO: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.17 Max: 12.42
Current: 1.34
0.76
12.42
Price/Median PS Value 1.37
YHOO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. YHOO: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.66 Max: 24.77
Current: 1.37
0.42
24.77
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.20
YHOO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. YHOO: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.51 Max: 15.09
Current: 0.2
0.21
15.09
Price/Graham Number 0.51
YHOO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
96% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. YHOO: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 3.58 Max: 108.17
Current: 0.51
0.54
108.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 34.43
YHOO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. YHOO: 34.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.30 Max: 34.43
Current: 34.43
0.1
34.43
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 54.62
YHOO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 14.16 vs. YHOO: 54.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
YHOO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -4.7  Med: 9.40 Max: 69.5
Current: 54.62
-4.7
69.5

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
Compare:GOOG, FB, TCEHY, BIDU, YAHOY » details
Traded in other countries:YHOO.Switzerland, YHO.Germany, YHOO.Chile, YHOO.Argentina, 0R36.UK, YHOO.Mexico,
Yahoo! Inc was incorporated in 1995 and is a Delaware corporation. The Company is a technology company. It offers search, content and communication on mobile phone, tablet or desktop. Advertisers can build their businesses through advertising to targeted audiences on its online properties and services (Yahoo Properties) and a distribution network of third party entities who integrate its advertising offerings into their Websites or other offerings. The Yahoo Search serves as a starting point to navigate the Internet and discover information that matters to users, offering rich search results ranked and organized based on their relevance to the query. Yahoo Answers enables users to seek, discover and share knowledge and opinions across mobile phones, tablets and desktop. Yahoo Mail connects users to the people and things that are important to them across mobile phones, tablets and desktop. Yahoo Messenger is an instant messaging service that provides an interactive and personalized way for users to connect, communicate and share experiences on a real-time basis. Yahoo.com brings together the relevant content—including Yahoo original content and partner content—curated from across the Web. Its homepage is optimized across mobile phones, tablets and desktop. My Yahoo is a customizable homepage that gives registered users the ability to create, configure and easily modify their custom page with news and information from around the Web. Yahoo Weather provides users with real-time weather conditions and information for their favourite cities and locations and is available on desktop, tablets and mobile phones. Yahoo News provides original, premium, partner, and syndicated news via text, photos, and video to engage users with wide-ranging, up-to-the-minute coverage and analysis into topical news events. Yahoo Sports serves the audiences of digital sports enthusiasts in the world. Yahoo Finance provides a comprehensive set of financial data, information, and tools that help users make informed financial decisions. Yahoo Entertainment and Lifestyles is a collection of properties focused on emerging trends and information in popular culture, women's issues, and media. Yahoo Celebrity, Movies, TV and Music are destinations for celebrity gossip, movie, music, and TV premiers, and awards coverage. The Company provides original, premium and third-party news, finance, sports, entertainment, and lifestyle video content distributed in contextually relevant experiences across Yahoo Properties. Flickr is a web and mobile photo management and sharing service that makes it easy for users to upload, store, organize, and share their photos. Flickr offers all members one terabyte of free storage. Tumblr offers a web service and mobile applications (particularly on the iOS and Android platforms) that allow users to create and share content of all kinds—including images, video, audio, and text, and to follow their interests and passions in the Tumb
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