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The acquisition of Yahoo by Verizon

VZ –. Verizon Communications Inc, provides communication, information and entertainment worldwide.

VZ– Verizon Communications Inc

Fundamentals Previously closed at 56.10
Day’s high 56.95
Day’s low 55.63
P/E ratio 12.65
EPS 4.41


Analysts opinion Verizon announced today that it would buy Yahoo’s core business at $4.83 Billion in cash to expand its digital advertising and media business. Verizon had bought AOL last year for $4.4Billion, and the acquisition of Yahoo is expected to aid AOL’s internet business. Yahoo had quite a few bidders, including AT&T, Comcast, CBS, Alibaba etc. and Verizon outbid them, to close the biggest sale this year. Verizon, a traditional telecommunication company now has valuable digital properties, which provides a competitive edge. Also, the advertising base of Verizon is believed to increase by 200 million due to the deal. Analyst confidence meter, a proprietary algorithm of Stockal gives 45% positive rating based on analyst ratings.
Sentiments The sentiment index is 100% positive according to Stockal proprietary algorithm.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 100% higher social media chatter than usual.


Disclaimer: This blog contains an aggregated view of analysts and opinions by the author. Do not consider this as financial advice. See http://stockal.com/legalities/

Types of Stock Market Analysis

There is no shortage of analysis for anyone interested in investing. A search for the term “stock market analysis” turned up 122 million hits on Google and well over 15 million hits each on Bing, and Yahoo. The majority of stock market analysis can be lumped into three broad groups: fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a close look at each.

Fundamental Analysis

The goal of fundamental analysis is to determine whether a company’s future value is accurately reflected in its current stock price. Fundamental analysis attempts to estimate the value of a particular stock based on a variety of factors, such as the current finances of the company and the prevailing economic environment. Fundamental analysis also may include speaking with a company’s management team and assessing how the company’s products are received in the marketplace.

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