Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Lessons Learned From The Yahoo Saga


Summary

  • Alibaba surging to more than $93 on the first trading day provides substantial gains for Yahoo.
  • Solid earnings should've kept investors owning Yahoo during the lean years for the stock.
  • The inability to turn operations around probably caps the stock gains from here with the Alibaba gains captured.
With the recent Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) IPO providing riches for Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO), it's worth taking the time to discuss the lessons learned from the stock over the last decade. Though the stock has surged since the end of 2012, most long-term shareholders haven't seen any real gains with the stock, only now flat with levels reached back in 2006. In reality, a lot of investors probably dumped the stock despite knowing the potential gains in the Alibaba investments.

Read the full article at Seeking Alpha.


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