Yahoo’s stock price is now at it’s highest since May 2008 thanks to a steady stream of acquisitions including the purchase of the Tumblr blogging service for $1.1B today, policy changes and other positive PR for the company. While this is still a far cry from the 10 year high in late 2005, or peak price of over $100/share in 2000 prior to the dot-com crash, Mayer has done more to move the needle in her 10 month tenure than the 4 predecessors who came after Jerry Yang’s departure in 2009.
Scroll down to see Yahoo vs. Google stock price growth comparison for the past year.
Google vs. Yahoo Stock Price Growth – 1 Year Comparison
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