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$19.28
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$19.96
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MA: $20.70
$22.60
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$12.89
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$37.49
Volume10,801 shs
Average Volume1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.44 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.44

Competitors

Yelp (NYSE:YELP) Vs. FB, EQIX, SE, TWTR, EBAY, and CSGP

Should you be buying YELP stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "internet software & services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Yelp, including Facebook (FB), Equinix (EQIX), SEA (SE), Twitter (TWTR), eBay (EBAY), and CoStar Group (CSGP).

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Yelp (NYSE:YELP) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Facebook and Yelp, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Facebook144012.89
Yelp313302.00

Facebook currently has a consensus price target of $285.4286, suggesting a potential upside of 1.36%. Yelp has a consensus price target of $26.4667, suggesting a potential upside of 34.01%. Given Yelp's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Yelp is more favorable than Facebook.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

65.3% of Facebook shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.0% of Yelp shares are owned by institutional investors. 14.1% of Facebook shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 9.5% of Yelp shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Facebook and Yelp's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Facebook31.29%22.90%17.56%
Yelp-1.29%-1.64%-1.15%

Volatility & Risk

Facebook has a beta of 1.29, suggesting that its stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yelp has a beta of 1.44, suggesting that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Facebook and Yelp's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Facebook$70.70 billion11.34$18.49 billion$6.4343.77
Yelp$1.01 billion1.42$40.88 million$0.5237.98

Facebook has higher revenue and earnings than Yelp. Yelp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Facebook, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Facebook beats Yelp on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Yelp (NYSE:YELP) and Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Yelp and Equinix's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Yelp$1.01 billion1.42$40.88 million$0.5237.98
Equinix$5.56 billion11.84$507.45 million$22.8132.62

Equinix has higher revenue and earnings than Yelp. Equinix is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Yelp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Yelp and Equinix, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Yelp313302.00
Equinix021902.90

Yelp currently has a consensus price target of $26.4667, indicating a potential upside of 34.01%. Equinix has a consensus price target of $796.70, indicating a potential upside of 7.24%. Given Yelp's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Yelp is more favorable than Equinix.

Volatility and Risk

Yelp has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equinix has a beta of 0.43, indicating that its share price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Yelp and Equinix's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Yelp-1.29%-1.64%-1.15%
Equinix8.69%5.43%2.03%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.0% of Yelp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.1% of Equinix shares are held by institutional investors. 9.5% of Yelp shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Equinix shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Equinix beats Yelp on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

SEA (NYSE:SE) and Yelp (NYSE:YELP) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Volatility and Risk

SEA has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yelp has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SEA and Yelp's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SEA$2.18 billion24.99$-1,462,800,000.00($2.27)-73.24
Yelp$1.01 billion1.42$40.88 million$0.5237.98

Yelp has lower revenue, but higher earnings than SEA. SEA is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Yelp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

72.8% of SEA shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.0% of Yelp shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of SEA shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.5% of Yelp shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares SEA and Yelp's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SEA-39.03%-107.94%-21.91%
Yelp-1.29%-1.64%-1.15%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for SEA and Yelp, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SEA11812.82
Yelp313302.00

SEA currently has a consensus target price of $119.10, indicating a potential downside of 28.81%. Yelp has a consensus target price of $26.4667, indicating a potential upside of 34.01%. Given Yelp's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Yelp is more favorable than SEA.

Summary

Yelp beats SEA on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and Yelp (NYSE:YELP) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Twitter and Yelp, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Twitter4221102.19
Yelp313302.00

Twitter presently has a consensus target price of $38.2574, indicating a potential downside of 26.57%. Yelp has a consensus target price of $26.4667, indicating a potential upside of 34.01%. Given Yelp's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Yelp is more favorable than Twitter.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Twitter and Yelp's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Twitter$3.46 billion11.86$1.47 billion$1.9926.06
Yelp$1.01 billion1.42$40.88 million$0.5237.98

Twitter has higher revenue and earnings than Yelp. Twitter is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Yelp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

71.9% of Twitter shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.0% of Yelp shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of Twitter shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.5% of Yelp shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Twitter has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yelp has a beta of 1.44, meaning that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Twitter and Yelp's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Twitter-32.54%-12.17%-8.11%
Yelp-1.29%-1.64%-1.15%

Yelp (NYSE:YELP) and eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Yelp and eBay's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Yelp-1.29%-1.64%-1.15%
eBay46.91%77.65%11.43%

Risk and Volatility

Yelp has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, eBay has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

95.0% of Yelp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.4% of eBay shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.5% of Yelp shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.0% of eBay shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Yelp and eBay, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Yelp313302.00
eBay0141202.46

Yelp presently has a consensus target price of $26.4667, suggesting a potential upside of 34.01%. eBay has a consensus target price of $60.64, suggesting a potential upside of 22.43%. Given Yelp's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Yelp is more favorable than eBay.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Yelp and eBay's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Yelp$1.01 billion1.42$40.88 million$0.5237.98
eBay$10.80 billion3.19$1.79 billion$2.3221.22

eBay has higher revenue and earnings than Yelp. eBay is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Yelp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

eBay beats Yelp on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

CoStar Group (NASDAQ:CSGP) and Yelp (NYSE:YELP) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

CoStar Group has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yelp has a beta of 1.44, meaning that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for CoStar Group and Yelp, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CoStar Group011002.91
Yelp313302.00

CoStar Group presently has a consensus price target of $874.75, suggesting a potential upside of 6.51%. Yelp has a consensus price target of $26.4667, suggesting a potential upside of 34.01%. Given Yelp's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Yelp is more favorable than CoStar Group.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.1% of CoStar Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.0% of Yelp shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of CoStar Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.5% of Yelp shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares CoStar Group and Yelp's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CoStar Group19.76%8.81%7.24%
Yelp-1.29%-1.64%-1.15%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares CoStar Group and Yelp's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CoStar Group$1.40 billion23.19$314.96 million$9.1290.42
Yelp$1.01 billion1.42$40.88 million$0.5237.98

CoStar Group has higher revenue and earnings than Yelp. Yelp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CoStar Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

CoStar Group beats Yelp on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Yelp Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Facebook logo
FB
Facebook
1.8$281.46+4.9%$762.54 billion$70.70 billion34.37Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
Equinix logo
EQIX
Equinix
1.8$743.96+1.6%$66.96 billion$5.56 billion128.94Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
SEA logo
SE
SEA
1.3$166.26+1.8%$53.39 billion$2.18 billion-67.31Heavy News Reporting
Twitter logo
TWTR
Twitter
1.2$51.86+6.4%$38.38 billion$3.46 billion-37.85Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
eBay logo
EBAY
eBay
2.1$49.24+8.1%$37.27 billion$10.80 billion7.44Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
CoStar Group logo
CSGP
CoStar Group
1.6$824.61+3.8%$31.23 billion$1.40 billion101.55Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
VeriSign logo
VRSN
VeriSign
1.3$192.67+1.5%$21.66 billion$1.23 billion28.59Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Akamai Technologies logo
AKAM
Akamai Technologies
1.5$96.39+1.0%$15.85 billion$2.89 billion29.21Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
ANGI Homeservices logo
ANGI
ANGI Homeservices
1.6$11.01+3.2%$5.29 billion$1.33 billion275.32Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Stamps.com logo
STMP
Stamps.com
1.0$234.98+3.0%$4.25 billion$571.85 million44.42Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
Heavy News Reporting
Envestnet logo
ENV
Envestnet
1.2$76.40+0.3%$4.12 billion$900.13 million-347.27Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
LivePerson logo
LPSN
LivePerson
1.3$57.11+1.0%$3.74 billion$291.61 million-33.79
J2 Global logo
JCOM
J2 Global
1.6$67.27+0.3%$3.21 billion$1.37 billion17.99Upcoming Earnings
SPS Commerce logo
SPSC
SPS Commerce
1.2$85.47+3.2%$2.91 billion$279.12 million79.88Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Cornerstone OnDemand logo
CSOD
Cornerstone OnDemand
1.6$37.85+0.6%$2.43 billion$576.52 million-135.17Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Cimpress logo
CMPR
Cimpress
1.8$79.59+4.2%$1.98 billion$2.48 billion30.73Earnings Announcement
Heavy News Reporting
NIC logo
EGOV
NIC
1.9$23.45+10.2%$1.41 billion$354.20 million31.69Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Perficient logo
PRFT
Perficient
1.3$37.51+3.3%$1.29 billion$565.53 million33.19Analyst Downgrade
TechTarget logo
TTGT
TechTarget
1.3$44.88+0.2%$1.23 billion$133.96 million77.38Upcoming Earnings
QuinStreet logo
QNST
QuinStreet
1.3$16.76+7.0%$821.08 million$490.34 million49.29Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Heavy News Reporting
Brightcove logo
BCOV
Brightcove
1.5$13.68+4.1%$522.26 million$184.46 million-36.97Analyst Upgrade
Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Blucora logo
BCOR
Blucora
2.4$10.65+1.4%$518.81 million$717.95 million-1.64Analyst Upgrade
Limelight Networks logo
LLNW
Limelight Networks
1.8$3.69+0.3%$452.54 million$200.63 million-73.80Earnings Announcement
ZIX logo
ZIXI
ZIX
1.6$6.30+0.6%$361.87 million$173.43 million-20.32Decrease in Short Interest
Liquidity Services logo
LQDT
Liquidity Services
1.7$8.63+1.0%$296.87 million$226.52 million-20.07Increase in Short Interest
DHI Group logo
DHX
DHI Group
2.1$1.83+1.1%$95.79 million$149.37 million30.50Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Travelzoo logo
TZOO
Travelzoo
1.5$7.08+0.0%$80.08 million$111.41 million-6.16Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Marchex logo
MCHX
Marchex
1.5$1.72+1.2%$75.75 million$106.13 million-2.61Upcoming Earnings
Heavy News Reporting
RealNetworks logo
RNWK
RealNetworks
0.8$1.55+3.9%$61.62 million$172.11 million-2.67Upcoming Earnings
Heavy News Reporting
Great Elm Capital Group logo
GEC
Great Elm Capital Group
0.8$2.11+2.8%$55.59 million$64.10 million-4.14Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Synacor logo
SYNC
Synacor
0.5$1.38+0.7%$54.45 million$121.85 million-4.60Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
Support.com logo
SPRT
Support.com
0.7$2.22+4.1%$40.64 million$63.33 million15.86Increase in Short Interest
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