Friday, February 11, 2011

Stock Idea: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO, $16.85)

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Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)
is an online media company. Yahoo benefits from a trend for companies to increase the portions of their advertising budgets which they spend online.

Yahoo is expected to take a brief drop in profit in 2011, then increase profit again in 2012 and 2013.

The stock price is recovering slowly from the financial meltdown of 2008, at which time it hit a low of $10 per share. Then Yahoo stock settled into a trading range of roughly $14 to $18 per share. It appears ready to climb again. I would buy now, and then protect my profits with a stop loss order, raising that periodically as the stock price rises.


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