Yahoo Earnings: Decline In Revenue And Profit Continue

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Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) reported its results on July 19th, and its revenues declined in line with our expectation. However,the Change in Revenue Presentation contributed $218 million to GAAP revenue in the Americas, $33 million to GAAP revenue in EMEA, and $1 million to GAAP revenue in Asia Pacific. Excluding the impact of the Change in Revenue Presentation, GAAP revenue for Q2’16 would have been: $837 million in the Americas (a decrease of 16%); $70 million in EMEA (a decrease of 19%); and $149 million in Asia Pacific (a decrease of 10%). The bid process for its core business is still underway,  and the company did not make any disclosure on it. The company also reported net losses amounted to $440 million , primarily due to goodwill and intangible asset impairment charges related to Tumblr. A summary of the results is as follows:

YHOO Q2 2016


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