Investors Buy High Volume of Yahoo! Put Options (YHOO)

Bruno Cirelli
Mag 20, 2017

Shares of Yahoo! Inc. Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO) has analysts' mean recommendation of 2.4. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters.

Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 13.93%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 28.34% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.

In related news, CRO Lisa Utzschneider sold 683 shares of Yahoo! stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 31st.

Yahoo! had a negative net margin of 4.15% and a positive return on equity of 0.65%.

Previously Yahoo! Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO) reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.04. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Yahoo! will post $0.71 EPS for the current year. The business had revenue of $833.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $814.32 million. Yahoo! The business's revenue for the quarter was down 2.9% on a year-over-year basis. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $37.07 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.34, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $7.21, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 6.89. (NASDAQ:YHOO) earned "Hold" rating by Pivotal Research on Wednesday, September 9. S&P Research downgraded the shares of YHOO in report on Tuesday, October 20 to "Buy" rating. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $42.00 price target on shares of Yahoo! in a research note on Wednesday, January 18th.

Among 33 analysts covering Yahoo! Zacks Investment Research upgraded Yahoo! from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $49.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Thursday, January 26th. Seventeen analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Inc. might touch $58 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $51 and $43 respectively. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.52, for a total transaction of $31,773.16. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive now directly owns 576,260 shares in the company, valued at $26,363,895. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. The Amica Mutual Insurance Company holds 191,534 shares with $2.94M value, up from 35,984 last quarter. It fall, as 68 investors sold YHOO shares while 207 reduced holdings. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI raised its position in shares of Yahoo! by 0.3% in the third quarter. MSD Partners L.P. acquired a new stake in shares of Yahoo! during the fourth quarter worth about $215,492,000. ING Groep NV boosted its stake in shares of Yahoo! by 2.9% in the fourth quarter. Finally, Boston Private Wealth LLC raised its position in shares of Yahoo! by 1.0% in the first quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 27,720 shares of the digital content provider's stock worth $1,195,000 after buying an additional 70 shares in the last quarter.

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company.

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) is an interesting player in the Technology space, with a focus on Internet Information Providers.

The stock subtracted in the prior trading session by -0.04%, closing at the stock price of $49.63.

Since November 22, 2016, it had 0 insider purchases, and 14 insider sales for $1.59 million activity. (NASDAQ:YHOO) news were published by: which released: "Trade of the Day: Yahoo! Inc". This is an increase of 560% compared to the typical daily volume of 6,641 call options. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO). Sunbelt Incorporated reported 100,000 shares. If you are viewing this report on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of worldwide copyright & trademark legislation.

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