NYSE:YELP - Yelp Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $45.32 -1.03 (-2.22 %) (As of 08/20/2018 07:11 AM ET)Previous Close$46.35Today's Range$44.39 - $46.185052-Week Range$36.42 - $51.33Volume2.66 million shsAverage Volume1.77 million shsMarket Capitalization$4.13 billionP/E Ratio647.43Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.96 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive YELP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for YELP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Personal services Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services SectorComputer and Technology SymbolNYSE:YELP CUSIP98581710 Webwww.yelp.com Phone415-908-3801 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio13.69 Quick Ratio13.69 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio647.43 Forward P/E Ratio283.25 P/E Growth16.19 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$846.81 million Price / Sales4.48 Cash Flow$0.5222 per share Price / Cash86.78 Book Value$13.13 per share Price / Book3.45 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.07 Net Income$152.85 million Net Margins17.64% Return on Equity0.74% Return on Assets0.67% Miscellaneous Employees5,323 Outstanding Shares83,680,000Market Cap$4.13 billion 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 approved a stock buyback program on Friday, August 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 7.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Yelp's earnings last quarter? Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 8th. The local business review company reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.02) by $0.14. The local business review company earned $234.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $232.26 million. Yelp had a net margin of 17.64% and a return on equity of 0.74%. Yelp's revenue for the quarter was up 11.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.25 earnings per share. View Yelp's Earnings History. When is Yelp's next earnings date? Yelp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Yelp. What price target have analysts set for YELP? 23 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Yelp's shares. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Yelp's share price to reach $47.9545 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Yelp. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Yelp? 23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yelp in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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), H & R Block (HRB), Weight Watchers International (WTW), UniFirst (UNF), Boyd Group Income Fund (BFGIF), InvoCare (IVC), Regis (RGS), CVS Group (CVSG), CEWE Stiftung & Co KGaA (CWC), Care.com (CRCM), Dignity (DTY), Carriage Services (CSV), Envirostar (EVI), Park Lawn (PLC) 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? Media coverage about YELP stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Yelp earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the local business review company an impact score of 47.38 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Yelp. Who are Yelp's major shareholders? Yelp's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.55%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (3.60%), Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD (2.51%), First Manhattan Co. (1.86%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.35%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.32%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Millennium Management LLC, TB Alternative Assets Ltd., Cambiar Investors LLC, Morgan Stanley, Global X Management Co LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD, Portolan Capital Management LLC, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC and Fisher Asset Management LLC. 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 $45.32. How big of a company is Yelp? Yelp has a market capitalization of $4.13 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Yelp (NYSE YELP)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,140 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 993 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,133MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Yelp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe YELP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe YELP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Are Wall Street analysts' stock ratings worth following?