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Posts Tagged ‘AOL Inc (AOL)’

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Two Mergers Gave Hedge Funds A Much Needed Breather Yesterday

Two merger announcements helped drive the market higher yesterday, providing investors a brief respite after a brutal August. First up was the Pericom......(read more)
AOL, Verizon

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Swallows AOL: Do Hedge Funds Like Verizon?

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has completed its acquisition of AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) in just 42 days after it had announced its tender offer of......(read more)
Harold Levy Iridian Asset Management

SanDisk Corporation (SNDK), Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ), and AOL, Inc. (AOL) Among David Cohen and Harold Levy’s Favorite Tech Picks

Iridian Asset Management was founded in 1996 by David Cohen and Harold Levy who each have investment industry experience of more than 20 years. The fund......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Staples, Inc. (SPLS), and AOL, Inc. (AOL) Among Activist Jeff Smith’s Worst Performing Picks in Q1

Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value LP had a solid first quarter, with its 16 long positions in stocks with a market cap above $1.0 billion delivering weighted......(read more)
Hospira, Inc. (NYSE:HSP)

James Pallotta’s Raptor Capital Hits Homerun with Hospira, Inc. (HSP)

Raptor Capital Management is a hedge fund founded by James Pallotta. As a part of Raptor Group Holdings, this hedge fund specializes in investing in public......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Here’s What Activist Investor Jeffrey Smith Had to Say About Yahoo! Inc (YHOO)

Starboard Value LP, the activist hedge fund managed by Jeffrey Smith has been a major shareholder of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) dating back to the third......(read more)
FB, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook Inc (FB) To Change The Way People Read News

We have seen this happen in the early days of the internet: giant portals like AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) and Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) added a variety of features......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Insists Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Buy Back Shares, Spinoff Yahoo! Japan

Jeffrey Smith‘s Starboard Value, a large activist shareholder of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), stated in a letter written to Yahoo!’s board......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO): Starboard Value Crowned Activist of the Year; 2015 On Pace To Top It

Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Capital LP was recently crowned activist of the year by The Activist Investing Annual Review 2015, an annual publication released......(read more)
Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd (NYSE:BABA)

Why Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Spinoff of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Shares Good News for Investors

Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Capital LP has been an outspoken activist investor of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) since building a 1% stake in the internet......(read more)
Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd (NYSE:BABA)

Starboard Value Building Pressure On Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) For Merger With AOL Inc. (AOL)

Starboard Value with its 1% stake in Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is mounting pressure on CEO, Marissa Mayer, to initiate plans of merging with AOL, Inc. (......(read more)
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Pursuing AOL, Inc. (AOL) For The Online Ad Business

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is believed to have held talks with AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) over a possible acquisition or partnership as the company......(read more)
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Why Is Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Interested In AOL, Inc. (AOL)?

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is looking to expand its portfolio beyond the wireless and wireline broadband business. Some reports suggest that......(read more)
AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL)

2.4% of AOL, Inc. (AOL)’s Ownership Has A New Voice Of Starboard Value

The pot is starting to stir up more vigorously and AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) is the main ingredient of this soup as Starboard Value was revealed to have significantly......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), AOL, Inc. (AOL), Energizer Holdings, Inc. (ENR) Top List of Jeff Smith’s New Positions for Q3

Jeffrey Smith‘s Starboard Value has published its 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, disclosing its equity portfolio for the......(read more)
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s BrightRoll Acquisition Fuels AOL Inc. (AOL) Merger Talk

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s two major shareholders have not been swayed by the company’s recent uplift in the market as they continue to aggressively......(read more)
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Audience Monetization Key to Future Success: Martin Nisenholtz

Embattled Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) CEO, Marissa Mayer, is set to announce the company’s earnings at a time she is facing immense scrutiny on the under......(read more)
AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL)

Yahoo! Inc (YHOO), AOL Inc (AOL): Not Even A Spark Of Love Between The Two

We’ve heard lots of rumors about a potential merger between Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) and AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL). So, Bloomberg decided to see how......(read more)
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)

The Reverse Morris Trust Can Give Yahoo! Inc (YHOO) A Truly Sweet 16 Surprise

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s whimsical performance in the course of the year got the company in a tough position. However, there are ways to get out......(read more)
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)

Will Yahoo! Inc (YHOO) and AOL Inc (NYSE:AOL) Manage a Healthy Symbiosis or Form a Tech Frankenstein?

A big part of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)‘s market capitalization of $40.35 billion is due to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA), if not even all......(read more)
Large put purchase at AOL; Express calls look for retailer to rebound

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Could Have A Ruby In Its Hat With Tim Armstrong’s AOL, Inc. (AOL)

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has been on the lookout for a merger that will pull it out from its growth troubles, and as proposed by Starboard Value, AOL......(read more)
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Marriage Proposal Might Breath Some Life Into the Company

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)‘s CEO Marissa Mayer must have breathed a sigh of relief as the knight in shining armour, Starboard Value appeared with......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Should Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Follow Jeff Smith’s Advice to Merge with AOL, Inc. (AOL)?

With the recent Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) IPO, following which Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) had a huge inflow of cash, regarding which it has......(read more)
AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL)

AOL, Inc. (AOL), F.N.B. Corp (FNB): Mid-Cap Stocks That Insiders Like

Mid-cap stocks can offer great investment opportunities when caught in time. But, how can you choose the right stock? Methods abound, and some are more......(read more)
AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL)

New Revenue Streams for Old Media: Are Publishing Stocks Here to Stay?

New approaches are providing revenue for old media​. Will the trend save some of our most storied brands? There is no dearth of information on how......(read more)
Apple Inc. (AAPL), Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), Barnes & Noble Inc. (BKS)

Apple, Facebook: We Support USA Freedom Act

Apple, Facebook: On Thursday, October 31, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) signed a letter showing support for the USA Freedom Act, together with Facebook......(read more)
HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWAY)

Here is What Hedge Funds Think About HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY)

Is it smart to be bullish on HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWAY)? To the average investor, there are many indicators market participants can use to watch the......(read more)
AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL)

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO): AOL, Inc. (AOL)’s Fundamentally Flawed Strategy

In my opinion, AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) will eventually end up in bankruptcy, or selling off its parts as scrap. Its business strategy is seriously flawed......(read more)
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

HCI Group Inc (HCI), Safeway Inc. (SWY), AOL, Inc. (AOL): Why I Short Stocks

I’ve previously pointed out the risks and costs of shorting. Most investors should avoid shorting. Yet I short stocks, so an explanation is required......(read more)
AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL)

AOL, Inc. (AOL): Content-Driven Internet Advertising is a Brutal Industry

AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) will eventually end up in bankruptcy, or selling off its parts as scrap. Its business strategy is seriously flawed. The plan at......(read more)
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)

AOL, Inc. (AOL), Google Inc (GOOG) – Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO): The New King of News?

In the search for Internet business models, the old-line players remain Absent Without Leave, or AWOL. AOL business model passing Many, like the New York......(read more)
Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNG)

Vringo, Inc. (VRNG) News: Advertisement Patents, Royalty & Google Inc (GOOG)’s Claims

Editor’s Note: Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNG), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL), Marathon Patent Group Inc (OTCBB:MARA). Target Corporation......(read more)
Youku Tudou Inc (ADR) (NYSE:YOKU)

Youku Tudou Inc (ADR) (YOKU): Insiders and Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About It

Is Youku Tudou Inc (ADR) (NYSE:YOKU) a good investment? If you were to ask many market players, hedge funds are viewed as useless, old financial tools......(read more)
most valuable brands in 2013

Sheryl Sandberg & Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)?

It’s been a week since I brought up Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) COO Sheryl Sandberg as a rock star candidate to be Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

AOL, Inc. (AOL): Facebook Inc (FB) Remains in Denial Regarding Teen Usage

Despite numerous reports that have documented in detail how the younger generation continues to leave the leading social network, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ......(read more)
AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL)

AOL, Inc. (AOL): Here’s Some Bad News

AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) investors: here’s some bad news. Now, according to many traders, hedge funds are seen as delayed, outdated investment vehicles......(read more)
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM)

Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) Anymore

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM): In today’s marketplace, there are many metrics investors can use to track Mr. Market. Two of the most under......(read more)
IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IACI)

What Hedge Funds Think About IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI)

In the 21st century investor’s toolkit, there are dozens of gauges investors can use to monitor stocks. Some of the most underrated are hedge fund and......(read more)
most valuable brands in 2013

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Google Inc (GOOG): This Company Might Want To Stop This

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) may be a headless ghost at the moment, but it’s not going to shut down its Scroogled website as it seeks out......(read more)
Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA)

Should You Avoid Zynga Inc (ZNGA)?

It’d be best to avoid Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA). This data will lend support to this opinion. At the moment, there are plenty of gauges shareholders......(read more)
Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN)

Why Groupon Inc (GRPN) Should Be Added To Your Portfolio Immediately

Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) has seen one of the biggest increases in the following metric of any company we track. To say this data is bullish would be......(read more)
Tripadvisor Inc (NASDAQ:TRIP)

Tripadvisor Inc (TRIP)’s Richest Investors Still Believe

Tripadvisor Inc (NASDAQ:TRIP)’s richest investors still believe, and why not? This is a stock that’s up nearly 70% year-to-date and has show......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Tech News: Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Sales Efforts, Google Inc (GOOG) & Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)’s Lawsuit

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), ......(read more)
Priceline.com Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN)

Priceline.com Inc (PCLN), AOL, Inc. (AOL), IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI): What You Want in an Internet Investment

What you want most from an Internet investment are data and transactions. Data, in the form of databases people access regularly, provides a continuing......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Facebook Inc (FB) News: Record High, Speech Recognition Tool & OpenTable Inc (OPEN)’s Agreement

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), OpenTable......(read more)
Reed Hastings and Tim Cook

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Apple Inc. (AAPL): This Company’s Virtuous Circle Can Only Grow so Far

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) announced solid earnings for the second quarter, but didn’t add enough subscribers to appease Wall Street’s expectations......(read more)
Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA)

What Do Smart Investors Think About Zynga Inc (ZNGA)?

Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) was in 27 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of March. ZNGA shareholders have witnessed an increase in hedge fund sentiment......(read more)
AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL)

AOL, Inc. (AOL): Is This the Best Internet Turnaround Play?

AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) has rewarded its shareholders handsomely over the past several years, and it seems as though quality leadership might lead to stock......(read more)
THIRD POINT

Can Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Continue Its Excellent Returns?

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has increased in price by about 70% in the last year, as the company’s sale of its assets has created shareholder value and......(read more)
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A Few Reasons Why Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Is Getting Better

In a few days, Marissa Mayer will mark her first anniversary as the president and CEO of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO). The former Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG......(read more)