Investors purchased shares of Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) on weakness during trading hours on Tuesday. $134.65 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $57.59 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $77.06 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Yahoo had the highest net in-flow for the day. Yahoo traded down ($0.07) for the day and closed at $37.89

Several research analysts have weighed in on YHOO shares. SunTrust Banks Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 target price (up previously from $40.00) on shares of Yahoo in a research note on Saturday, April 9th. Vetr raised shares of Yahoo from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $38.11 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, April 4th. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Yahoo in a research note on Tuesday, April 12th. Morgan Stanley set a $46.00 price objective on shares of Yahoo and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 20th. Finally, MKM Partners raised their price objective on shares of Yahoo from $43.00 to $44.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have given a hold rating and twenty-four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Yahoo has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $42.05.

The company’s 50-day moving average is $37.13 and its 200-day moving average is $34.34. The firm’s market capitalization is $35.96 billion.

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

A number of institutional investors have modified their holdings of the stock. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. increased 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 valued at $1,075,000 after buying an additional 284 shares during the last quarter. Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd. increased its stake in 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 during the last quarter. Andra AP fonden increased its stake in 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 during the last quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS increased its stake in 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 during the last quarter. Finally, Tredje AP fonden increased its stake in 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 during 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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