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  • Previous Rank513
  • Revenues ($M)$5,169
  • Revenue Percent Change4%
  • Profits ($M)$-214.3
  • Profits Percent Change-
  • Assets ($M)$48,083
  • Employees8,500
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$44,391

The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company is a web services provider. The company is considered to be one of the pioneers of the early internet era in the 1990s. It is known for its Yahoo! search engine, web portal, and other services like Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Mail, video sharing, and fantasy football. It was once one of the most popular websites in the U.S. In 2016, it was the highest read news and media site, with over 7 billion users per month, making it the sixth most visited site in the world. The company’s growth slowed down in the late 2000s. In 2017, Yahoo’s internet services was acquired by Verizon Communications for $4.48 billion.

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Company Info

Thomas McInerney
CEO Title
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Internet Services and Retailing
HQ Location
Sunnyvale, CA
Years on Fortune 500 List9
Yahoo sold its operating business to Verizon Communications, June 13, 2017. It now operates as a closed-end management investment company named Altaba (AABA), June 16, 2017.

Yahoo Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$5,1694%
Profits ($M)$-214.3-
Assets ($M)$48,083-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$31,049-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$44,391-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues-4.1%
Profits as % of Assets-0.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-0.7%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)-0.23
EPS % Change (from 2015)-
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)16.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)19.1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)4.2%