Posts Tagged ‘YHOO’

Option Expiration’s Largest Open Interest Contracts (GE, MSFT, PFE, INTC, YHOO, CSCO, WFC, SPY, QQQQ, FXI, XLK, XHB)

Today marks the January 2011 options expiration date. There are many active options expiring, and the reason these are so large is because many are LEAPS rather than just normal monthly options.  The old rule of thumb is that options tend to drift toward their closest and most active options contract strike prices.  We identified [...]

Top After-Hours Movers & Reactions (AAPL, BP, APA, CYT, GILD, SHLD, YHOO, VMW)

Many shares are moving in the after-hours trading session.  Most are earnings as earnings season is in full swing, but some are not tied to earnings at all. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) closed at $251.89 and shares are up 2.9% at $259.14 on more than 4.57 million shares as of 5:05 PM EST.  SUMMARY BP [...]

Yahoo! Role Reversal (YHOO)

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) was looking so promising last night with a headline number way ahead of estimates.  Carol Bartz was about to get so much praise. First-quarter income rose as display ads performed well and a growth in advertisers.  The headline number was $0.22 EPS, although that included items, versus a $0.09 estimate; Ex-TAC, [...]

Yahoo! At 52-Week Highs (YHOO)

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) is trading up in the pre-market hours and reflecting some of the same of what we saw in the after-hours trading last night.  The stock closed at $17.17 and is up about 5% at $18.04 on 804,195 shares as of 8:41 AM EST.  Last night we saw shares go out in [...]

Yahoo! Powers On (YHOO)

Yahoo! (YHOO) is now trading up over 3% this morning after having been up originally by 0.2% on yet another analyst upgrade.  Bernstein raised the rating to Outperform from Market Perform in a research call this morning based on low valuations.  At 8:11 AM EST we have seen a gain of 3.7% to $16.15 after [...]

Yahoo! Surging on Upgrade (YHOO)

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) is up on an analyst upgrade as BofA Merrill Lynch raised it to BUY from NEUTRAL.  Shares were originally up 2% but Carol Bartz gave a CNBC i-view outlining how good the Microsoft search pact is and how different teh company is from Google.  At 8:56 AM EST we have shares [...]

Yahoo! Options See Explosive Volume (YHOO)

As of NOON EST we have seen some very off activity in the Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) stock options. We have seen more than the entire open interest of the AUG-$16 CALLS trade hands and it is only NOONEST. This is the activity in the AUGUST-2009 CALLS: Strike.. LAST…volume /Open Interest $15.00.. $0.80..7,259… 29,464 $16.00.. [...]

MAJOR PREMARKET ALERT: Yahoo (YHOO, MSFT, GOOG)

Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) shares are down more than 7 percent to $15.90 in early premarket trading of more than 100,000 shares; it was among the most active after-hours stocks, as well. The company confirmed a 10-year search-engine agreement with rival Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) to jointly attack Google Inc’s (Nasdaq: GOOG) 65 percent search market [...]

PREMARKET ALERT: Yahoo (YHOO)

Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) shares fell more than 4 percent to $16.03 in early premarket trading of more than 34,000 shares. following disappointing guidance last night and less-than-expected search revenue. The company’s operating earnings of 16 cents a share was roughly in line with estimates. But search revenue declined 15 percent vs. analyst expectations of only [...]

Price/Volume Alert: Yahoo! (YHOO)

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) is looking higher this morning on pre-market volume, but the stock is also getting a bit exhausted ahead of its earnings.  This morning’s move is based upon the reports of a Microsoft search and advertising pact coming as soon as today.  Both companies report earnings this week, so if no deal [...]