The company that I picked was yahoo. "Yahoo is a American multinational technology company ... it is globally know for it's Web portal, search engine yahoo! search, ... Yahoo! Directory, Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! news, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Answers, Advertising, online mapping, video sharing, fantasy sports, and social media website."
How does yahoo make it's money?
yahoo makes it money by only costing 38 cents per user and they have around 1.8-1.9 billion users and yahoo seen that more people tend to us their phones instead of a computer so they have seen the "mobile revenue of $768 million" all in 2014. In 1998 yahoo was the most popular web site for web users. It's stock price went though the roof during the dot-com bubble. "Yahoo stocks closing at an all-time high of $118.75 a share" ... "however, after the dot-com bubble burst, it reached a post-bubble low of $8.11".
When did they originate?
Yahoo orginated in January 1994 by students at Stanford University that graduated in electrical engineering there names were Jerry Yang and David Filo. They made a website named "Jerry and David's guide to the world wide web" " The site was a directory of other websites, organized in a hierarchy, as opposed to a searchable index of pages. In March 1994, "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web" was renamed "Yahoo!". The "yahoo.com" domain was created on January 18, 1995.". But was founded on March 1, 1995
Who were the key players in the start-up?
The key players in the start-up was David Filo and Jerry Yang. The CEO is Marissa Mayer and the Chairman is Maynard Webb. And they had a total of 12,500 employees as of 2015 but the new CEO Marissa Mayer has done alot of firing since she came over 30 employees have been fired so far. They are still the key players.
What stock market are they traded on?
Stock Market Symbol
Stock Exchange Traded On
Price At Which the Stock Last Traded
Yahoo is traded on NASDAQ as you can see.
What is the stock symbol?
The stock symbol is Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC).