K2 Principal Fund Lowers stake in Yahoo! (YHOO)

Yahoo! (YHOO) : K2 Principal Fund reduced its stake in Yahoo! by 38.61% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 226,466 shares of Yahoo! which is valued at $9,724,450 after selling 142,407 shares in Yahoo! , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 11, 2016.Yahoo! makes up approximately 2.27% of K2 Principal Fund’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Prudential Plc reduced its stake in YHOO by selling 1,072 shares or 0.85% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 124,541 shares of YHOO which is valued at $5,347,791. Yahoo! makes up approx 0.02% of Prudential Plc’s portfolio.Scoggin Management Lp boosted its stake in YHOO in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 245,020 additional shares and now holds a total of 2,280,000 shares of Yahoo! which is valued at $89,467,200. Yahoo! makes up approx 27.96% of Scoggin Management Lp’s portfolio.First New York Securities Ny reduced its stake in YHOO by selling 30,200 shares or 99.34% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 200 shares of YHOO which is valued at $7,732. Yahoo! makes up approx 0.01% of First New York Securities Ny’s portfolio.

Yahoo! opened for trading at $42.61 and hit $42.91 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $42.6, with a gain of 0.19% or 0.08 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 89,62,026 shares. Company has a market cap of $40,546 M.

On the company’s financial health, Yahoo! reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01 based on the information available during the earnings call on Jul 18, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.10. The company had revenue of $842.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $836.80 million. The company’s revenue was down -19.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.16 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Yahoo!. Company shares were Reiterated by BofA/Merrill on Aug 23, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 53 from a previous price target of $50 .Yahoo! was Downgraded by Morgan Stanley to ” Equal-Weight” on Jul 26, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jul 19, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 39 from a previous price target of $38 .

Yahoo! Inc. is a technology company. The Company is engaged in providing Internet search communication and digital content. The Company manages its business geographically: the Americas; Europe the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific. The Company’s products include Search Communications Digital content Flickr and Tumblr. Yahoo Search is a search engine serves as a starting point to navigate the Internet and discover information which is ranked and organized -based on their relevance to the query. Yahoo Mail connects users across mobile phones tablets and PC. Yahoo.com offers news and information including Yahoo original content and partner content. Flickr is a Web and mobile photo management and sharing service. Tumblr offers a Web platform and mobile applications (particularly on the iOS and Android platforms) that allow users to create share and curate content. Yahoo is also a digital publisher and advertising technology provider.

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