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As a leader in global daily habits like email, entertainment, news and sports, we strive to inspire, delight and entertain. By infusing our products with beauty and personality driven by our users, every Yahoo experience feels made to order.

On 24th July 2016, Verizon Communications announced that it would acquire Yahoo’s operating business for approximately $4.83 Billion in cash.

Parent Company
Verizon Communications
Sunnyvale, US
Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, US

Key People at Yahoo!

Lisa Utzschneider

Lisa Utzschneider

SVP, Sales, Americas

Yahoo! Office Locations

Yahoo! has an office in Sunnyvale
Sunnyvale, US (HQ)
701 First Avenue

Yahoo! Metrics

Yahoo! Summary

Total Funding

$6.8 m


In total, Yahoo! had raised $6.8 m. Yahoo! is a subsidiary of Verizon Communications

Yahoo! Financial Metrics

Yahoo!'s revenue was reported to be $5.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$5 b$4.7 b$4.6 b$5 b$5.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$2.1 b$2.7 b

Gross profit

$2.9 b$2.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$9.7 b$5.8 b


$589.9 m$142.9 m($4.7 b)($645.1 m)

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

($4.8 b)($699 m)

Income tax expense

$1.9 b$153.4 m$4 b($89.6 m)$126.2 m

Net Income

$1.4 b$7.5 b($4.4 b)($209.5 m)
Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$1.6 b$2.7 b$2.1 b$2.7 b$1.6 b$1.1 b

Accounts Receivable


$638.4 m$671.1 m$602.8 m$221.5 m

Current Assets

$5 b$9.7 b$7.5 b$8.1 b


$1.5 b$1.5 b$1.5 b$1.2 b


$4.7 b$5.2 b$808.1 m$415.8 m

Total Assets

$16.8 b$62 b$45.2 b$48.1 b

Accounts Payable

$138 m$238 m$208.7 m$171.5 m

Current Liabilities

$1.3 b$4.5 b$1.3 b$1.3 b

Common Stock

$969 k

Preferred Stock

Additional Paid-in Capital

$8.7 b$8.5 b$8.8 b$9.1 b

Retained Earnings

$4.3 b$8.9 b$4.6 b$4.4 b

Total Equity

$13.1 b$38.8 b$29.1 b$31.1 b

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.6 x1.6 x1.5 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$1.4 b$7.5 b($4.4 b)($209.5 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

$629 m$606.6 m$79 m$58.3 m

Accounts Receivable

$26.2 m$29.3 m($39 m)($43 m)


Accounts Payable

($7.8 m)$14.2 m($60 m)($4.6 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$1.2 b$896.7 m($2.4 b)$1.2 b

Purchases of PP&E

($554.2 m)($239.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($23.2 m)$3.8 b$1.8 b($1.6 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

($1.7 b)($4 b)($377.3 m)($193.7 m)

Yahoo! Operating Metrics

Y, 2016


1 bA

Monthly Active Users

600 mA
Yahoo!'s employees are reported to be approximately 37% female and 63% male.

Yahoo! Job Categories

Yahoo! Median Salaries

Source: 1.7 k public H-1B filings from Yahoo!

Yahoo! Online Presence

Yahoo! News

Yahoo! Company Life

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