long term holder since september 2011.
waiting for $50 and will liquidate remaining position. no doubt you'll see spikes to $50+ in days ahead of IPO and weeks leading up to it.
any sense of yhoo core improving, you're sitting on a $60 handle easily. baba rumored now at $130M, well above $100M previously expected. I've been holding for over 2.5 years, in my opinion, yhoo runs to $43-45 by end of December. IPO in january runs this to mid $50s.
If it eclipses the $40 level (resistance back in 2005), you'll see a spike to $45. it'll bounce between 45 and 50 for a few days with a spike to $60 as retail investors add buying support and brokers push buying the YHOO issue in lieu of the alibaba stock, which if they list in hong kong, will not be as easy to get shares.
my predictions. you will see severe buying support over the next 6 weeks with ongoing covering literally up until the IPO date. The confluence of events including end of year window dressing, alibaba increased valuation (it will go well over $100B), no fed taper until late Q1 AND the icing on the cake: If yahoo's core business shows any sign of improvement, you'll see more upgrades and price target increases. With the ongoing buyback, you have ongoing support to the stock and a hedge on earnings since there's no way they'll not meet the bottom line #. Top line is another story and IF they show any signs of solid growth - you're looking at a $60 handle. All of the above will happen in my opinion with the only variable being the top line growth, which given Holiday season advertising, might actually come to fruition.
Holding for over 2 years . . .average price $14s. Took profits on run up to $28, reloaded 50% of position at $32. Significant Position.
Sentiment: Strong Buy
sil, this is starting. I too think we'll see major moves up over the coming weeks. it'll peak at $50ish on massive covering and buying. I will sell at $50.
Imagaine being swisher - a leftist lesbian who wears dark glasses on interviews, hides behind the monitor and has the ability to strike at any moment via blogs? the days or real journalism are over and we're left with yellow journalism, editorializing journalism and scandal,tmz, gossip, etc. Swisher is a leftist, some might say militant lesbian who is married to megan - a VP at Google. So you have a leftist militant lesbian and a gorgeous, brilliant CEO who has taken big action to turn around a failing company . .. at the expense of her wife's company. They state that only megan makes the decisions about finances and google stock well that underscores who their marriage is based on sex vs. family affairs which typically include finance. Swisher is a journalist? nah . . .she belongs on TMZ
honestly - - - if you follow your posts for the last few years, you've been less than positive on yahoo - like i've said, who cares about anything but what moves the stock. you own stock to trade, to make money, period. if this short lived hyped is just that, so be it . . . i've made several hundred thousand dollars on yahoo and still hold a sizeable position. Let me repeat that, i've made several hundred thousand dollars on yahoo and still hold a sizeable position. I could care less about core, I could care less about Mayer. I am thankful that whatever dynamics led to the stock appreciating from my cost basis in the $14s to now the mid $30s. And my final sale will be closer to the IPO . . . I am predicting some massive spikes - some parabolic in the days leading up to the IPO. I am expecting a price in the mid $40s, perhaps $50. Not saying it will stay there for than a few hours but it will spike hard. You want to own Yahoo at these levels in the weeks leading up to the IPO . . . again, who cares about CORE or any of the stats you've mentioned. You've posted and analyzed but you haven't made a small fortune like I have. I am grateful to Yahoo as it's taken a huge stress off me and allowed me to build what a significant next egg for my family in a period of 2.5 years, what would take some shmo 30 years contributing to their 401K. If I held my entire position and didnt take profit along the way, the position would be a 7 figure gain. I'm not a pig, I am thrilled with my win.
Been holding Yahoo for 2 1/2 years waiting for this - cost basis is $14s with a significant position. Alibaba is a change maker in many ways. They are literally changing the world of commerce in China - this can easily spread to India and other countries - reaching into the communities. Yahoo is holding a winning lottery ticket. As banks scramble to issue the stock to clients, the others will scrambling to buy yahoo as a proxy. If Ali spikes 15% on IPO day, Yahoo will skyrocket as well . ..with the hedge of having a much improved core biz behind it plus YJapan. I think you'll see a run to $45 and some parabolic action that might bring it to $50 in the days before the IPO.
massive manipulation . . . the big banks ... the hedge funds get together every day and decide what to buy and what to sell. they control the market.