Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) most recently reported quarterly actual earnings per share of $-0.05 for the period ending on 2016-06-30. Prior to the company reporting, consensus estimates based on data from Zacks Research projected the company to report EPS of $0.02. The difference between the estimate and the actual EPS was $-0.07 creating a surprise factor of -350%. Currently, the company has an impact score of 75. The likelihood that the stock will move on news is greater with a higher impact score. According to Beta Research, the stock has a sentiment score of 0.132. On a scale between 1 and -1, a positive score tends to portray a favorable view of company results by news outlets. The opposite is true for a negative sentiment score.
In taking a look at where the stock might be headed, analysts have a consensus price target of $42.63 on the shares. The most bullish brokerage firm has a $55 target, while the most bearish sees the stock headed towards $32. This is according to the 23 estimates taken into consideration by Zacks Research.
In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2. This is according to a simplified scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell recommendation. There were 23 recommendations taking into account in order to arrive at this number. Of the 23, 12 have a Strong Buy rating and 3 are rating it a Buy.
Yahoo! Inc. (Yahoo!) is a digital media company. Through the Company’s technology and insights, Yahoo! delivers digital content and experiences, across devices and globally. The Company provides online properties and services (Yahoo! Properties) to users, as well as a range of marketing services designed to reach and connect with those users on Yahoo! and through a distribution network of third-party entities (Affiliates). These Affiliates integrate its advertising offerings into their Websites or other offerings (those Websites and other offerings, Affiliate sites). Its offerings to users on Yahoo! Properties fall into three categories: Communications and Communities, Search and Marketplaces, and Media. In October 2013, Yahoo! Inc acquired Hitpost Inc. In October 2013, Yahoo! Inc acquired Bread Labs Inc.
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