Discussing Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's management reputation, and whether Mayer wants to sell the company, with Fortune's senior writer Erin Griffith. » Read More
In her nearly four years as Yahoo's chief executive, Marissa Mayer has made little progress in her attempts to win back market share from bigger Internet players such Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google. Yahoo's total revenue fell 11.3 percent to $1.09 billion in the first quarter ended March 31. After deducting fees paid to partner websites, Yahoo's...
Yahoo's total revenue fell to $1.09 billion in the first quarter ended March 31 from $1.23 billion a year earlier. After deducting fees paid to partner websites, revenue fell to $859.4 million from $1.04 billion. In her nearly four years as Yahoo's chief executive, Marissa Mayer has made little progress in her attempts to win back market share from bigger...
Jeff Smith, Starboard Value CEO, says Yahoo's core assets are currently undervalued.
Jeff Smith, Starboard Value CEO, discusses his firm nominating nine directors on the Yahoo board, and credibility of management at Yahoo.
NEW YORK, April 19- Activist investor Jeffrey Smith, whose Starboard Value hedge fund wants to replace the entire board at Yahoo Inc, said this approach often works best to revive an ailing company but cautioned that path is not always possible. At Yahoo, Starboard is working to repeat a feat that earned the hedge fund headlines two years ago, when it won all 12 seats...
Yahoo is set to report first quarter earnings after the bell and CEO Marissa Mayer is in the hot seat to lay out the plan ahead. CNBC's Landon Dowdy takes a look at three things to watch as the company begins the process of selling its core business.
Edmund Lee, Re/code managing editor, weighs in on possible suitors for Yahoo and Marissa Mayer's legacy.
Anthony DiClemente, Nomura internet analyst, discusses potential suitors for Yahoo and why it makes sense for Verizon to make a bid. Also a look at Marissa Mayer's legacy.
Victor Anthony, Axiom Capital Management, weighs in on who's bidding for Yahoo's core web business and Asian assets and why it makes sense to sell of the entire piece.
Yahoo reports earnings on Tuesday. CNBC's Dominic Chu and Max Wolff of Manhattan Venture Partners discuss what to expect of its financials and more.
NEW YORK, April 13- Verizon Communications Inc is the clear favorite in the upcoming bidding for Yahoo Inc's core Internet business, according to Wall Street analysts, in large part because the telecommunications company's efforts to become a force in Internet content have gone relatively well under the leadership of AOL Inc Chief Executive Tim Armstrong.
Brian Wieser, Pivotal Research Group, shares perspective on potential takeover bidders for Yahoo, as buzz surfaces the UK's "Daily Mail" is stepping up to the plate. It might take a turnover of the existing board before anything can actually happen, says Wieser. There's value in the business, it's just the question of what the value is, adds Wieser.
The Internet company is moving the deadline for its bids to April 18.
Yahoo, whose shares were up 1.4 percent in premarket trading, had set an April 11 deadline for preliminary bids, which could yield a deal by June or July, the Wall Street Journal had reported. Verizon Communications Inc is ready to make a bid for Yahoo's Web business, and hopes to make a merger more successful by also making an offer for a stake in Yahoo Japan Corp,...
*Starboard says Depomed stock undervalued. *Depomed says Starboard did not attempt to hold any discussions. April 7- Activist investor Starboard Value LP on Thursday reported a 6.8 percent stake in Depomed Inc and said it intends to nominate a slate of directors to the drug maker's board.
April 7- Activist investor Starboard Value LP on Thursday reported a 6.8 percent stake in Depomed Inc and said it intends to nominate a slate of directors to the drug maker's board. Depomed, in August, rejected Horizon's cash and stock offer of $32.50 per share. Starboard said it intends to nominate its chief executive, Jeffrey Smith, to Depomed's board along with...
SAN FRANCISCO, April 7- Verizon Communications Inc is ready to make a bid for Yahoo's web business, and hopes to make a merger more successful by also making an offer for a stake in Yahoo's Japan subsidiary, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing a source familiar with the matter. Alphabet Inc's Google unit is also mulling a bid for Yahoo's core business, Bloomberg...
Re/code's Kara Swisher got a hold of documents Yahoo bankers gave to prospective buyers, which reveals an "increasingly dire" financial situation at Yahoo. Swisher says "you have to have great products" to survive Silicon Valley.
"You walk in and are overwhelmed by the work that needs to be done and how bad it has gotten," said one potential buyer.
April 5- Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants Inc's chairman, Jeffrey Smith, head of Starboard Value LP, has resigned 18 months after engineering the ouster of the company's board. Darden's shares, which have risen nearly 60 percent since Smith took over as chairman in October 2014, were up 1 percent at $68.00 in premarket trading on Tuesday.