All eyes will be on Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) after today’s close. Wall Street analysts are on average expecting the internet giant to post $1.08 billion in sales during the quarter. This would show an 8% increase from the Q415 revenue of $1 billion and a decrease of 4.42% from the same period in Q115. EPS in Q116 are expected to come in at $0.07, a decline rate of 53.33% from $0.15 per share a year earlier. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $0.08 per share.
As a quick reminder, Yahoo reported Q415 EPS of $0.13, in-line with the Street’s consensus estimate. Reveneue plunged 15.25% YoY to $1 billion versus the $1.19 billion consensus.
On valuation measures, shares of Yahoo have a forward P/E of 59.87 and a P/E to growth ratio is (14.85). Trailing-12 profit margin currently stands at (87.74%) while EPS registers at ($4.64). The company has a market cap of $34.58B and a median Street price target of $38.00 with a high target of $51.00.
On trading metrics, YHOO has a beta of 2.17 and a short float of about 53 million. In the past 52 weeks, shares of Sunnyvale, California-based company have traded between a low of $26.15 and a high of $45.18 with its 50-day MA and 200-day MA located at $35.04 and $32.77 levels, respectively.
Yahoo currently prints a one year loss of about 18% and a year-to-date return of around 10%.