Yahoo! Inc: Top Institutional Shareholder Position Changes

371 institutional firms indicated owning shares of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) in both Q2 2011and Q3 2011. These firms reported owning a total of 857.044 million shares on 06/30/2011 and 721.139 million shares on 09/30/2011. The shares closed at $15.04 on 06/30/2011 and $13.17 on 09/30/2011, for an aggregate market value of $12.89 billion and $9.497 billion, respectively.

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on the ten largest positions at the end of September 30th, 2011.

  • CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS held 96,522,620 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $1,451,700,205. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 84,641,420 shares worth $1,114,727,501. This represented a reduction of 11,881,200 shares or $336,972,703.
  • CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS held 85,537,260 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $1,286,480,390. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 65,058,477 shares worth $856,820,142. This represented a reduction of 20,478,783 shares or $429,660,248.
  • INVESCO LTD. held 52,016,655 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $782,330,491. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 49,911,917 shares worth $657,339,947. This represented a reduction of 2,104,738 shares or $124,990,544.
  • VANGUARD GROUP INC held 48,225,241 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $725,307,625. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 48,366,917 shares worth $636,992,297. This represented an increase of 141,676 shares or $88,315,328.
  • STATE STREET CORP held 56,419,997 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $848,556,755. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 48,299,441 shares worth $636,103,638. This represented a reduction of 8,120,556 shares or $212,453,117.
  • BLACKROCK INSTITUTIONAL TRUST COMPANY, N.A. held 30,890,944 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $464,599,798. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 30,469,161 shares worth $401,278,850. This represented a reduction of 421,783 shares or $63,320,947.
  • SUSQUEHANNA INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLP held 8,740,124 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $131,451,465. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 15,827,122 shares worth $208,443,197. This represented an increase of 7,086,998 shares or $76,991,732.
  • NORTHERN TRUST CORP held 27,524,680 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $413,971,187. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 13,784,026 shares worth $181,535,622. This represented a reduction of 13,740,654 shares or $232,435,565.
  • THORNBURG INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT INC held 12,101,586 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $182,007,853. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 13,758,636 shares worth $181,201,236. This represented an increase of 1,657,050 shares or $806,617.
  • DEUTSCHE BANK AG”,17280422,13491581,-3788841.0
    IVORY INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT. L.P.” held 15,903,599 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $239,190,129. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 12,016,498 shares worth $158,257,279. This represented a reduction of 3,887,101 shares or $80,932,850.

About the company: Yahoo! Inc. is a global Internet media company that offers an online guide to Web navigation, aggregated information content, communication services, and commerce. The Company’s site includes a hierarchical, subject-based directory of Web sites, which enables users to locate and access information and services through hypertext links included in the directory.

Competitors to Watch: Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL), IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IACI), Rediff.com India Ltd. (NASDAQ:REDF), Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU), Baidu.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), InfoSpace, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSP), Intl. Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), and Demand Media Inc (NYSE:DMD).

(Note: Data regarding Yahoo! Inc.’s institutional shareholders are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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