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2 Scary Numbers for Yahoo!

By Doug Ehrman - Apr 18, 2013 at 6:00PM

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These two numbers may scare Yahoo!, but there was plenty of good news.

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 (GOOGL 2.37%) 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 (AAPL 4.01%) that might threaten its current arrangement with Microsoft (MSFT 3.20%). Ultimately, Yahoo! continues to increase profitability and attract positive attention.

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