Yelp Inc. operates a platform that connects people with local businesses in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company's platform covers various local business categories, including restaurants, shopping, beauty and fitness, arts, entertainment and events, home and local services, health, nightlife, travel and hotel, auto, and others. It provides free and paid advertising products to businesses, as well as enables businesses to deliver targeted search advertising to local audiences through its Website and mobile application; and business listing products. The company's Yelp platform enables consumers to order flowers, purchase event tickets, and book spa and salon appointments. In addition, it offers Yelp Deals that allow local business owners to create promotional discounted deals for their products and services; and Gift Certificates products for local business owners to sell full-price gift certificates directly to customers through their business listing pages. Further, the company provides other services comprising Yelp Reservations that provide restaurants, nightlife, and other venues with the ability to offer online reservations directly from their Yelp business listing pages; and Yelp Nowait, a subscription-based waitlist management solution that allows consumers to check wait times and join waitlists remotely, as well as businesses to manage seating and server rotation. Its other services also include WiFi Marketing product for businesses to create on-premises WiFi access for customers and advertise products on the WiFi log-in page, as well as collect contact and social media information from customers. The company offers its products directly through its sales force; indirectly through partners; and online through its Website. Yelp Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Personal services
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio584.71
Forward P/E Ratio314.85
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$846.81 million
Price / Sales4.04
Cash Flow$0.5687 per share
Price / Cash71.97
Book Value$13.13 per share
Price / Book3.12
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.07
Net Income$152.85 million
Return on Equity0.47%
Return on Assets0.42%
Yelp (NYSE:YELP) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Yelp's stock symbol?
Yelp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "YELP."
How will Yelp's stock buyback program work?
Yelp announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Friday, August 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 7.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Yelp's earnings last quarter?
Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The local business review company reported ($0.03) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.05. The local business review company had revenue of $223.07 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $220.17 million. Yelp had a net margin of 17.80% and a return on equity of 0.47%. The firm's revenue was up 12.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.19 EPS. View Yelp's Earnings History.
When is Yelp's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for YELP?
26 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Yelp's shares. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Yelp's stock price to reach $45.3965 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Yelp.
Who are some of Yelp's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Yelp include Service Co. International (SCI), Weight Watchers International (WTW), H & R Block (HRB), UniFirst (UNF), Boyd Group Income Fund (BFGIF), InvoCare (IVC), Regis (RGS), CVS Group (CVSG), Care.com (CRCM), CEWE Stiftung & Co KGaA (CWC), Dignity (DTY), Envirostar (EVI), Park Lawn (PLC), Carriage Services (CSV) and Xafinity (XAF).
Who are Yelp's key executives?
Yelp's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Jeremy Stoppelman, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 41)
- Mr. Joseph R. Nachman, Chief Operating Officer (Age 46)
- Mr. Laurence A. Wilson, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 46)
- Mr. Charles C. Baker, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
- Mr. Alan Ramsay, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
Has Yelp been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about YELP stock have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Yelp earned a news impact score of 0.45 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the local business review company an impact score of 43.64 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.
Who are Yelp's major shareholders?
Yelp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.66%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (3.42%), Allianz Asset Management GmbH (3.07%), Allianz Asset Management GmbH (3.06%), Soma Equity Partners LP (2.64%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.33%). Company insiders that own Yelp stock include Alan Ramsay, Charles Baker, Geoffrey L Donaker, Jeremy Stoppelman, Joseph R Nachman, Laurence Wilson and Michael Stoppelman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Yelp.
Which major investors are selling Yelp stock?
YELP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Prudential Financial Inc., Sei Investments Co., Blair William & Co. IL, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Federated Investors Inc. PA and American Century Companies Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Yelp company stock in the last year include Alan Ramsay, Charles Baker, Geoffrey L Donaker, Jeremy Stoppelman, Joseph R Nachman and Laurence Wilson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Yelp.
Which major investors are buying Yelp stock?
YELP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Millennium Management LLC, TCW Group Inc., Soma Equity Partners LP, Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd., Stonerise Capital Management LLC and Natixis. View Insider Buying and Selling for Yelp.
How do I buy shares of Yelp?
Shares of YELP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Yelp's stock price today?
One share of YELP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.93.
How big of a company is Yelp?
Yelp has a market capitalization of $3.42 billion and generates $846.81 million in revenue each year. The local business review company earns $152.85 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.07 on an earnings per share basis. Yelp employs 5,323 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Yelp?
Yelp's mailing address is 140 NEW MONTGOMERY STREET 9TH FLOOR, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94105. The local business review company can be reached via phone at 415-908-3801 or via email at [email protected]
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