Google vs. Yahoo: Which is Worth More?

Today Yahoo is worth $36 billion. In its quarter ending 12/31/03 Yahoo made $75 million in after-tax income on revenue of about $664 million. Very impressive.

Today Google filed for its IPO. In its quarter ending 3/31/04, Google made $64 million in after-tax income on revenue of about $390 million. More impressive.

And remember, Yahoo’s last reported quarter was Q4, so all the holiday advertising revenue shows up there. Google’s is Q1. Google’s cost structure and operation is so incredibly efficient. It appears to me that with its incredible growth rate that Google will likely surpass Yahoo in value within six months to a year.

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