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Analysts raise their target price on Yahoo

CEO Marissa Meyer caused a stir recently by restricting telecommuting at Yahoo.

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CEO Marissa Meyer caused a stir recently by restricting telecommuting at Yahoo.

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Yahoo Inc. rose after Barclays analysts raised their rating on the stock to ‘‘overweight’’ and increased their price target to $26. The bank says the value of the company’s minority stakes in Alibaba Group and Yahoo Japan­ are not fully reflected in the current stock price. As Google and Facebook emerged as Web giants, Yahoo struggled to distinguish itself; in July, one of Google’s top executives, Marissa­ Mayer, took over as chief executive of Yahoo — its seventh in less than five years.

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