Amy Maislos, an investor in Internet and technology companies, was thrilled to read that Yahoo! had reported a positive net income for 1998 activities. In the late 1990s had the stock prices of Internet companies quickly, though most companies reported losses increased. Amy believes that investors and Wall Street analysts expect soon gains from tech companies. When she reviewed the annual report she noticed a compensation, the footnote that if Yahoo! had a booked expense reports … Read more »

Amy Maislos, an investor in Internet and technology companies, was thrilled to read that Yahoo! had reported a positive net income for 1998 activities. In the late 1990s had the stock prices of Internet companies quickly, though most companies reported losses increased. Amy believes that investors and Wall Street analysts expect soon gains from tech companies. When she reviewed the annual report she noticed a compensation, the footnote that if Yahoo! had booked an expense for stock options, the company would make a loss for 1998 operations have experienced reported.
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Paul M. Healy,
Jacob Cohen
Source: Harvard Business School
12 pages.
Publication Date: Nov 27, 2000. Prod #: 101059-PDF-ENG
Yahoo! ‘s Stock-Based Compensation (A) HBR case solution