All Posts Tagged With: "Yahoo! Inc."

(YHOO) Yahoo to Open Office in Times Square

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) recently announced that it will open a new corporate office in New York’s Times Square and also introduced a new design for its photo-sharing service Flickr. The company announced a lease agreement with...

18Jul2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(SINA) SINA Posts Narrower-Than-Expected Loss

SINA Corp (SINA) reported first quarter loss of 6 cents per share (including stock-based compensation), much better than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 11 cents per share. First quarter results significantly...

9Jul2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(NYT) Publishing Industry Stock Update – May 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

The U.S. publishing industry has long been grappling with sinking advertising revenue, and the global economic meltdown has only worsened the situation. The downturn in the publishing industry, which has been going on for the last few years now, came in the wake of declining print readership as more...

9May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Google Fiber Service Expands to Shawnee

Reportedly, search giant Google Inc. (GOOG) has announced the expansion of its high-speed Internet service through its fiber-optic network to Shawnee, located outside Kansas City. Google’s ultra high speed service named Google...

7May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(YHOO) Yahoo Acquires Astrid Task Manager App

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) recently announced the acquisition of task manager app Astrid for an undisclosed amount. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Launched in 2008 and co-founded by Tim Su, Astrid is a leader in the email...

4May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(BAC) Underwhelming Earnings Backdrop

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Unlike Tuesday when earnings reports were on the reassuring side, the tone of this morning’s releases is on the negative side. And it’s not just this morning’s Bank of America (BAC)...

2May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(YHOO) Yahoo Remains a Strong Buy Post First Quarter

Yahoo (YHOO) reported first-quarter non-GAAP earnings that were up 11.6% sequentially and up 48.7% year-over-year, exceeding the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 10 cents, or 40.0%. The surprise history is also positive (35.1% in...

1May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(YHOO) Yahoo! Incorporated Remains a Work in Progress

After the bell today, Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) reported Q1 fully-diluted earnings per share of 34 cents (accounting for a restructuring reversal; the headline number was 38 cents per share) on $1.07 billion in revenues. This was a little...

27Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CRUS) What’s Going on with Tech Earnings?

Today’s negative pre-announcement from Cirrus Logic (CRUS) adds to the cloudy outlook for Apple (AAPL). In many...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(YHOO) Yahoo! Mail and Dropbox Team Up

Internet giant Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) has announced a partnership with Dropbox to integrate the cloud storage service into Yahoo! Mail. Dropbox is a file backup service operated by Dropbox, Inc. that offers cloud-based file management,...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(FB) Facebook to Run Easy on Android

Reportedly, Facebook’s (FB) new application ‘Home’ will be made available for Google’s (GOOG) Android based smartphones from Apr 12 in the U.S. Users can download...

5Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(YHOO) Yahoo to Buy Stake in Dailymotion

According to the Wall Street Journal, Internet giant Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) is in talks to acquire a 75% controlling stake in a leading French video website called Dailymotion in a deal roughly valued at $300 million. Dailymotion...

20Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(M) eCommerce Stock Outlook – March 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

The Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, industry is one of the most progressive sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving very rapidly, so data collection and evaluation are particularly difficult. Consequently, one has to rely largely on surveys by both government and private agencies. According...

18Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(FFIV) F5 Networks Misses by a Penny in First Quarter

F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) delivered first quarter 2013 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 88 cents, which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. The miss could well be attributed to higher expenses and tax rate. Revenues F5...

29Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(YHOO) Yahoo Acquires Snip.it

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) recently announced the acquisition of social news start-up Snip.it. First reported by AllThingsD, the news was later confirmed in a Snip.it blog post. The terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed, but media...

27Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(NYT) Publishing Industry Stock Outlook – January 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

The U.S. publishing industry has been grappling with sinking advertising revenue for a long time, and global economic setbacks have only worsened the situation. The downturn in the publishing industry came in the wake of declining print readership as more readers prefer free online news, thereby making...

16Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(YHOO) Rovi Corporation – Value

Rovi Corp. (ROVI) has been divesting non-core assets in order to focus on its core business. Most recently, this provider of digital entertainment technology solutions announced its plan to sell the Rovi Entertainment Store, leading the Zacks...

15Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Google Rolls Out Digital Coupon Offering Called Zavers

The world’s most popular Internet search engine provider Google Inc. (GOOG) recently launched a new digital coupon offering, Zavers, in a bid to reap maximum benefits from its search engine business and expand its online shopping...

14Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(YHOO) Yahoo! Incorporated – Momentum

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) has delivered 7 straight positive earnings surprises with an average beat of almost 31.6%. Shares of this Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) gained significant momentum following its third quarter results from late October, which...

12Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DFT) DuPont Fabros Technology Announces CH1 Datacenter Fully Occupied

DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (DFT), a real estate investment trust (REIT), recently stated that its Chicago-based property, CH1 data center, is now 100% occupied. The CH1 data center now boasts nine tenants with...

24Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Small Firms to Pay for Google Apps

Google Inc. (GOOG), the world’s most popular Internet search engine provider is making efforts to expand revenue beyond its core advertising services. Small businesses, which have been using the free version of Google Apps...

16Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Google Acquires BufferBox

Google Inc. (GOOG) recently announced that it has acquired a Canadian start-up company BufferBox, which provides lockers to receive e-commerce shipments. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Waterloo,...

7Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Google Inks Music Licensing Deal

Google Inc. (GOOG), the world’s most popular Internet search engine provider, recently announced a licensing deal with several European music publishers, thus expanding the archive on Google Music. The Internet search...

3Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(M) eCommerce Stock Outlook – November 2012 – Industry Outlook

The Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, industry is one of the most progressive sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving very rapidly, so data collection and evaluation are particularly difficult. Consequently, one has to rely largely on surveys by both government and private agencies. According...

30Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DD) Stock Market News for October 24, 2012 – Market News

Benchmarks suffered heavy losses on Tuesday following weak quarterly results from DuPont and United Technologies. Meanwhile, the Dow suffered its biggest decline since June 21. Also, more blue-chip companies slashed their forecasts for the rest of this year. The energy and material sectors were the...

4Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon.com Swings to Third Quarter Loss

Amazon.com’s (AMZN) third quarter loss of 60 cents came in 52 cents higher than the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Around 37 cents related to its share of losses in LivingSocial. Similar to the technology companies Intel...

3Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MSFT) Microsoft’s First Quarter Earnings Post Soft – As Expected

Microsoft Corporation’s (MSFT) first quarter earnings of 53 cents missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 4 cents, as PC market slowdown and stock clearance before the Windows 8 launch impacted revenue growth. Revenue Revenue...

20Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Google Acquires VirusTotal

Google Inc. (GOOG) recently announced that it has acquired an anti-malware start-up company VirusTotal to beef up protection for its Internet services. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Spain-based VirusTotal is a free...

8Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(NYT) Publishing Stock Review and Outlook – September 2012 – Industry Outlook

The U.S. publishing industry has long been grappling with sinking advertising revenue, and the global economic meltdown has only worsened the situation. The downturn in the publishing industry, which has been going on for the last few years now, came in the wake of declining print readership as more...

19Sep2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AAPL) Stock Market News for September 13, 2012 – Market News

Markets got an initial upward push after a German court allowed the nation to ratify the Euro region’s rescue fund. However, cautiousness about the Fed’s upcoming meeting kept gains in check. The blue-chip and S&P 500 indexes touched new multi-year highs during the initial hour. Eventually,...

13Sep2012 | | Comments Off | Continued