Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO ) announced estimate-beating earnings results recently, but disappointed investors on two critical metrics: revenue and display ad revenue. The company's stock has been on a tear since CEO Marissa Mayer took the helm, giving the market new faith in the once-top search engine. As content becomes more streamlined and relevant, the hope is that Mayer can bring the expertise she displayed at Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) to the reinvigoration effort.
In the below video, Fool.com contributor Doug Ehrman discusses Yahoo!'s earnings results and the stock's prospects from here, including the increased chatter of a potential deeper partnership with Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) that might threaten its current arrangement with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) . Ultimately, Yahoo! continues to increase profitability and attract positive attention.