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Earnings: Yahoo Q307 Revenues Up; Net Income Stagnant

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We’ll cover the numbers from Yahoo’s Q307 here in a sec but the real focus today (aside from any last-gasp surprises) is on what CEO Jerry Yang and his senior execs have to say, which, judging from the earnings release, could be a problem unless someone figures out how to speak in plain English by the time the conference call starts. Example from Yang, who has a report to make on the so-called 100-day review: “We are executing against our transformation and are excited about playing a leadership role in the large and growing Internet market.

One Response to “Earnings: Yahoo Q307 Revenues Up; Net Income Stagnant”

  1. When a sick man lies up, people pay attention. The fact that Yahoo! was able to do this in 100 days speaks volumes for the experience and creativity of the Board http://www.newsvisual.com/newsvisual/2007/10/experience-pays.html , kudos to them. The big question now is how long will this momentum last? Acquiring Facebook would help, but it would only be a temporary solution. Facebook is the big thing "today", Yahoo! needs the big thing of "tomorrow" to successfully compete with Google. Acquiring AOL is also a possibility, but again probably only a temporary solution. Yahoo! needs to come up with something entirely new and creative to regain its former place.