Yahoo! Goes After Netflix

Under new CEO Marissa Mayer, Internet powerhouse Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO  ) has already made huge strides in its transitions part of its business model. And a recent move from the online portal takes aim at another high-flying tech stock -- Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX  )

Yahoo! has overcome plenty in the last few years, from activist investors and naysayers alike, which has helped power a share price performance that's nearly double the market's return during the last one-year period.

But Yahoo! isn't resting on its laurels. In fact, Yahoo! made another bold, but positive, announcement recently that signals its seriousness about competing head-to-head with with the likes of Netflix in an emerging growth space in online entertainment

Yahoo! goes streaming
Historically, Netflix and Yahoo! both specialize in a more disruptive brand of media, but it appears that won't be the only emerging similarity between Yahoo! and Netflix.

Word recently broke that Yahoo! is well underway in a push toward developing its own in-house original featured content. This would be a sharp departure from the shorter video format that Yahoo! has historically favored. Instead, Yahoo! would steal a page from Netflix's highly successful playbook and begin to develop its own original content.

In the video below, tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner explains why he thinks Yahoo!'s making all the right moves with a push further in this gargantuan growth space.

Are you ready to profit from this $14.4 trillion revolution?
Let's face it, every investor wants to get in on revolutionary ideas before they hit it big. Like buying PC-maker Dell in the late 1980s, before the consumer computing boom. Or purchasing stock in e-commerce pioneer Amazon.com in the late 1990s, when it was nothing more than an upstart online bookstore. The problem is, most investors don't understand the key to investing in hyper-growth markets. The real trick is to find a small-cap "pure-play," and then watch as it grows in EXPLOSIVE lockstep with its industry. Our expert team of equity analysts has identified one stock that's poised to produce rocket-ship returns with the next $14.4 TRILLION industry. Click here to get the full story in this eye-opening report.


Read/Post Comments (0) | Recommend This Article (2)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Sponsored Links

Leaked: Apple's Next Smart Device
(Warning, it may shock you)
The secret is out... experts are predicting 458 million of these types of devices will be sold per year. 1 hyper-growth company stands to rake in maximum profit - and it's NOT Apple. Show me Apple's new smart gizmo!

DocumentId: 2912834, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 12/20/2014 9:02:49 PM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...


Advertisement