Shares of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it surging 0.02% to traded at $44.15. Yahoo Inc. is blaming “state-sponsored” hackers for what may be the largest-ever theft of personal user data. The internet firm, which has agreed to sell its core business to Verizon Communications Inc., stated Thursday that hackers penetrated its network in late 2014 and stole personal data on over 500 million users. The stolen data included names, email addresses, dates of birth, telephone numbers and encrypted passwords.
On the otherside, Computer hackers swiped personal information from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts in what is believed to be the biggest digital break-in at an email provider.
The massive security breakdown disclosed Thursday poses new headaches for beleaguered Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer as she scrambles to close a $4.8 billion sale to Verizon. The Sunnyvale, California, company declined to explain how it reached its conclusions about the attack for security reasons, but said it is working with the FBI and other law enforcement. Yahoo began investigating a possible breach in July, around the time the tech site Motherboard reported that a hacker who uses the name “Peace” was trying to sell account information belonging to 200 million Yahoo users.
The firm has price volatility of 2.17% for a week and 1.88% for a month. Its beta stands at 1.56 times. Finally, analysts shed their light over the YHOO price targets; maintaining price high target of 55.00 while at average the price target was 42.84 in contrast with the current price of 44.15. The price targets are usually acts as the boosters or blasters in the performance of stock. A higher price target would definitely provide confidence to investors during the trading action, consideration given by Wall Street Journal.
So does the rankings given by analysts; let us highlight rankings table and we had 13 analysts recommending BUY ratings for current month and for previous month 13 stands on similar situation; while 18 for the current month as compared to 19 analysts recommending for HOLD from the pool for previous month. While 3 stands at overweight, and 0 out of pool consider it as Sell for current month. For the overall, consensus ratings were for Overweight.
Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 0.36% and monthly performance was 3.64%. The stock price of YHOO is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 2.19% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 7.25%.
Several matter pinch shares of YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) [Trend Analysis], as shares moving up 1.24% to $54.81 with a share volume of 1.57 Million. Fundamentalist can give brighter side of a picture but an analyst can glow the darker parts stored in any investment. Let us view how analysts have ranked YY in recent few months. In ratings table the YY given BUY ratings by 4 analysts in current phase and 1 analyst suggest it as overweight security. YY. While 1 number of analysts gave ratings for HOLD in current. As per remarks given by WSJ, overall consensus pool recommend it as Overweight security.
The stock was assessed in terms of profitability as current quarter EPS estimate trends showed $0.95 at current month while compared with $0.98 in a month ago. The stock next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $1.06 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $3.63 as compared to one month ago of $3.59, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $4.54.
The stock is going forward its 52-week low with 76.41% and moving down from its 52-week high price with -16.36%. To have technical analysis views, liquidity ratio of a company was calculated 3.20 as evaluated with its debt to equity ratio of 0.00. The float short ratio was 13.03%, as compared to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 2.51.