Vivek Sharma manager for Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Mail Explaining Company’s Strategy

  on Dec 17,2012 Posted in Business News ,Finance
 
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Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has been described as a “Switzerland of Internet” by Vivek Sharma manager for Yahoo Mail and Messenger because, he considers Yahoo!Inc messenger and E-mail as the most user friendly in the industry.

Furthermore, Sharma continued explaining differentiating features of his company’s products by saying that they are not associated with any platform therefore YHOO’s applications can readily run on any device with any sort of OS.

On the other hand, Sharma highlighted the ease of access and use attached with the company’s products and features worldwide. Additionally, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s forum is also easily applicable in virtually every country in the world therefore; people find them attractive and also feel comfortable while working with them.

However, Vivek also identified Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s overall purpose is not to compete with similar products in the industry but, to coexist with them in long run.

One of the most critical factors in measuring the performance of a company is its Return on Assets ratio, which is an indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) recently had ROA ratio of 19.02% while its market capitalization of $23.23 billion.

Previous month, Yahoo!’s stock price volatility was 1.73%. In its share capital YHOO has 1.18 billion outstanding shares among them 1.10 billion shares have been floated in market exchange. YHOO’s stock institutional ownership remained 72.88% while insider ownership included 0.64%.

The stock is ahead of its 52weeks low with +36.86%. Company’s beta coefficient included 0.82. Beta factor evaluates the amount of market risk associated with market trade.

YHOO’s stock traded with a starting price of $19.40 and throughout the trading session climbed at a high of $19.72 and later when day-trade ended the stock finally surged +1.50% to $19.64 with a relative volume of 18.57 million shares.

Its competitor AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) shares opened the session at $30.18 edged up 0.46% to settle at $30.47 with a relative trading volume of 1.29 million shares and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) shares opened the session at $699.17 declined -0.10% to settle at $701.96 with a relative trading volume of 2.13 million shares.

 



 

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