The extended holiday weekend means that you are now just one day away from Yahoo!
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The ambitious portal kicked off the year in grand fashion, producing $197 million in free cash flow during the first quarter and building up its balance sheet fortress to a healthy $2.8 billion sum.
Back in April, the company was also targeting $625 million in operating income for all of 2004. It pegged revenues -- beyond traffic acquisition costs related to the company's paid search efforts -- to come in between $2.4 billion and $2.5 billion. The company's swagger, reflected in part by a recent 2-for-1 stock split, would seem to suggest that those benchmarks may be raised this week.
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz relishes his time on Yahoo!, but he does not own shares in any company mentioned in this story.