Yahoo will continue to own 14% of Alibaba after selling 40% of their stake at IPO. If Alibaba’s stock trades up to $260 billion in market cap as some sell-side analysts have suggested, Yahoo’s stake will be worth $22.6 billion net of any future taxes Yahoo might have to pay – that’s two-thirds of the current Yahoo valuation of $34 billion.
14% of Alibaba post IPO. Everybody's going to want that, among other things. Cash, 35% of Yahoo Japan, Yahoo search, finance etc...
Yahoo's days are numbered. Would you like to know the number..?
They will also get cash (forced to sell approximately 10% stake during IPO). Don't forger their 40% stake in Yahoo Japan worth about $5 billion. Also, the cash (approximately $3 billion) they currently have. Based on current valuation, Yahoo's core business is worth negative.
Sentiment: Strong Buy
"Look" So what if it's "negative". That's better for Yahoo" "Perfect" time to "rebuild" for "No one (with any "Brains) would "put a "patch" of "NEW CLOTH" on an "OLD GARMENT"" That ought to give ya'll something to think about along with "My Good Buddies" The Blizzard Heads" The Otie