Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) CRO Lisa Utzschneider sold 339 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.08, for a total value of $14,265.12. Following the sale, the executive now owns 602,289 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $25,344,321.12. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Lisa Utzschneider also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, October 3rd, Lisa Utzschneider sold 683 shares of Yahoo stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.03, for a total value of $29,389.49.
  • On Thursday, September 22nd, Lisa Utzschneider sold 732 shares of Yahoo stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.94, for a total value of $32,164.08.
  • On Monday, September 12th, Lisa Utzschneider sold 339 shares of Yahoo stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.28, for a total value of $14,332.92.
  • On Tuesday, August 30th, Lisa Utzschneider sold 683 shares of Yahoo stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.28, for a total value of $28,877.24.
  • On Monday, August 22nd, Lisa Utzschneider sold 732 shares of Yahoo stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.84, for a total value of $31,358.88.
  • On Thursday, August 11th, Lisa Utzschneider sold 339 shares of Yahoo stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.15, for a total value of $13,949.85.
  • On Thursday, July 21st, Lisa Utzschneider sold 732 shares of Yahoo stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.01, for a total value of $28,555.32.

Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) traded up 0.84% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $41.79. 8,620,064 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock’s market capitalization is $39.77 billion. Yahoo Inc. has a 12-month low of $26.15 and a 12-month high of $44.92. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $43.17 and its 200-day moving average price is $39.18.

Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) last released its earnings results on Monday, July 18th. The digital content provider reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.01. The business earned $842 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.08 billion. Yahoo had a negative net margin of 100.08% and a positive return on equity of 0.32%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 19.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.16 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Yahoo Inc. will post $0.49 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO)

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Yahoo from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $43.00 price target on shares of Yahoo in a research note on Monday, July 25th. Vetr upgraded Yahoo from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $43.17 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, September 5th. Bank of America Corp. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price target on shares of Yahoo in a research note on Monday, July 25th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $49.00 price target on shares of Yahoo in a research note on Wednesday, July 20th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-one have issued a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $41.04.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in YHOO. Ngam Advisors L.P. increased its position in Yahoo by 7.5% in the first quarter. Ngam Advisors L.P. now owns 15,092 shares of the digital content provider’s stock worth $556,000 after buying an additional 1,055 shares during the period. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. acquired a new position in Yahoo during the first quarter worth $206,000. State Street Corp increased its position in Yahoo by 9.9% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 36,235,550 shares of the digital content provider’s stock worth $1,333,822,000 after buying an additional 3,253,009 shares during the period. Primecap Management Co. CA increased its position in Yahoo by 2.3% in the first quarter. Primecap Management Co. CA now owns 5,938,080 shares of the digital content provider’s stock worth $218,581,000 after buying an additional 133,200 shares during the period. Finally, Quadrature Capital Ltd increased its position in Yahoo by 151.7% in the first quarter. Quadrature Capital Ltd now owns 156,061 shares of the digital content provider’s stock worth $5,745,000 after buying an additional 94,066 shares during the period. 73.86% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Yahoo

Yahoo! Inc (Yahoo), along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in digital information discovery. The Company’s segments include the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific. The Company focuses on informing, connecting and entertaining its users with its search (Yahoo search), communications, including Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Messenger, and digital content products, including Tumblr, and its four verticals, such as Yahoo News, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Lifestyle.

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