Analyst Ratings for Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

Updated: 2017-06-15

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for YHOO last month.

17 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave YHOO a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 10 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 3. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for YHOO. The most optimistic price target was 70, which equates to a potential upside of 33 percent. The lowest price target was 45, implying a possible loss of -14.5 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 2.92 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.71 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 9.15 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

In the last 52-weeks, YHOO has achieved a high of 57.39 and a low of 35.05. Today's price is 50.16 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.29 percent lower than its 52-week high. YHOO has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The YHOO value stock report compares YHOO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $49.82 billion. YHOO is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.