Traders sold shares of Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) on strength during trading on Monday. $74.91 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $100.99 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $26.08 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, Yahoo had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Yahoo traded up $0.22 for the day and closed at $37.96

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Vetr cut Yahoo from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $35.07 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Monday, March 14th. Rosenblatt Securities reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a $30.00 price objective on shares of Yahoo in a research report on Monday, March 21st. Citigroup Inc. cut Yahoo from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their price objective for the company from $32.00 to $37.00 in a research report on Tuesday, March 22nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted their price objective on Yahoo from $33.00 to $37.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 24th. Finally, SunTrust Banks Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Yahoo in a research report on Thursday, March 24th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have issued a hold rating and twenty-four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $42.05.

The firm’s market cap is $36.03 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is $37.09 and its 200 day moving average is $34.32.

In other Yahoo news, CRO Lisa Utzschneider sold 820 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, May 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.04, for a total transaction of $29,552.80. Following the transaction, the executive now owns 630,643 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $22,728,373.72. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CFO Kenneth A. Goldman sold 200,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.10, for a total value of $7,220,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 853,811 shares in the company, valued at approximately $30,822,577.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors have modified their holdings of the company. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. raised its position in shares of Yahoo by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 32,323 shares of the digital content provider’s stock worth $1,075,000 after buying an additional 284 shares in the last quarter. Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd. raised its position in shares of Yahoo by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd. now owns 38,180 shares of the digital content provider’s stock worth $1,270,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Andra AP fonden raised its position in shares of Yahoo by 30.5% in the fourth quarter. Andra AP fonden now owns 53,500 shares of the digital content provider’s stock worth $1,779,000 after buying an additional 12,500 shares in the last quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS raised its position in shares of Yahoo by 2.0% in the fourth quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 56,764 shares of the digital content provider’s stock worth $1,888,000 after buying an additional 1,118 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Tredje AP fonden raised its position in shares of Yahoo by 2.5% in the fourth quarter. Tredje AP fonden now owns 56,817 shares of the digital content provider’s stock worth $1,890,000 after buying an additional 1,377 shares in the last quarter.

Yahoo! Inc (Yahoo), along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in digital information discovery. The Company’s segments include the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific. The Company focuses on informing, connecting and entertaining its users with its search (Yahoo search), communications, including Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Messenger, and digital content products, including Tumblr, and its four verticals, such as Yahoo News, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Lifestyle.

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