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.

YHOO was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 70, implying a possible profit of 33 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 45, implying potential capital losses of -14.5 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 2.92 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.71 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 9.15 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the trailing 52-weeks, YHOO hit 57.39 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 35.05. Today's price is 50.16 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 8.29 percent. YHOO has a P/E 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.