NYSE:YEXT - Yext Stock Price, News & Analysis

$19.18
-0.19 (-0.98 %)
(As of 08/19/2019 12:31 PM ET)
Today's Range
$19.09
Now: $19.18
$19.7107
50-Day Range
$19.17
MA: $20.58
$22.34
52-Week Range
$12.90
Now: $19.18
$27.19
Volume151,998 shs
Average Volume577,013 shs
Market Capitalization$2.13 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.14
Yext, Inc provides a knowledge engine platform that lets businesses manage their digital knowledge in the cloud and synchronize it to its knowledge network in North America and internationally. The company offers Yext Knowledge Engine, a cloud-based global platform that enables businesses to control and manage their digital knowledge and make it available through its knowledge Network of approximately 150 third-party maps, apps, search engines, intelligent GPS systems, digital assistants, vertical directories, and social networks. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-994-3900

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$228.28 million
Book Value$0.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-74,840,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees900
Market Cap$2.13 billion
Next Earnings Date8/29/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Yext (NYSE:YEXT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Yext's stock symbol?

Yext trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "YEXT."

How were Yext's earnings last quarter?

Yext Inc (NYSE:YEXT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 30th. The company reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $68.71 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $66.74 million. Yext had a negative return on equity of 68.88% and a negative net margin of 32.59%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 34.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.10) EPS. View Yext's Earnings History.

When is Yext's next earnings date?

Yext is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Yext.

How can I listen to Yext's earnings call?

Yext will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 29th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8778830383.

What guidance has Yext issued on next quarter's earnings?

Yext issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of ($0.44-0.40) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of ($0.41). The company issued revenue guidance of $297-300 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $299.02 million.

What price target have analysts set for YEXT?

6 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Yext's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Yext's share price to reach $23.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Yext.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Yext?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yext in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Yext.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Yext stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Yext stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Yext, Inc. provides digital media technology services. It offers advertising, monetization, phone and directory services which includes business listings on search sites and real-time reputation management. The Company provides Yext Knowledge Engine. It serves healthcare and pharmaceuticals, retail, financial services, manufacturing and technology industries. Yext, Inc. is based in New York. " (8/3/2019)
  • 2. SunTrust Banks, Inc. analysts commented, "We expect Yext’s to report strong 1Q results, in line with Street expectations when the company reports on 5/30 (post-close). We expect these results to be driven by continued enterprise sales momentum and early but growing focus on sales to mid-size customers. A spate of recent announcements around office space and workforce expansion and senior mgt. hires suggest solid momentum in the business and we expect this to be supported by key metrics and mgt’s commentary." (5/29/2019)

Has Yext been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about YEXT stock has trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Yext earned a daily sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Yext.

Are investors shorting Yext?

Yext saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,775,000 shares, an increase of 5.4% from the June 15th total of 5,478,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 765,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.5 days. Approximately 10.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Yext's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Yext's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Yext own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Yext investors own include Paypal (PYPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Shopify (SHOP), Micron Technology (MU), Baidu (BIDU), Canopy Growth (CGC), JD.Com (JD) and salesforce.com (CRM).

Who are Yext's key executives?

Yext's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Howard Lerman, Founder, CEO & Director (Age 39)
  • Mr. Brian Distelburger, Co-Founder, Pres & Director (Age 40)
  • Mr. James Steele, Pres & Chief Revenue Officer (Age 64)
  • Mr. Steven M. Cakebread, Chief Financial Officer (Age 67)
  • Mr. Tom Dixon, Chief Technology Officer (Age 38)

When did Yext IPO?

(YEXT) raised $94 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, April 13th 2017. The company issued 10,500,000 shares at a price of $8.00-$10.00 per share. Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and RBC Capital Markets acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Pacific Crest Securities (a division of KeyBanc Capital Markets) and Piper Jaffray were co-managers.

Who are Yext's major shareholders?

Yext's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Baillie Gifford & Co. (7.66%), BlackRock Inc. (6.85%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.62%), Bamco Inc. NY (2.24%), D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. (1.76%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.45%). Company insiders that own Yext stock include Andrew T Sheehan, Brian Distelburger, Darryl Bond, Howard Lerman, Jim Steele, Julie Richardson, Michael Walrath, Phillip M Fernandez, Steven Cakebread and Tom Christopher Dixon. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Yext.

Which major investors are selling Yext stock?

YEXT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Marshall Wace LLP, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Bamco Inc. NY, AQR Capital Management LLC and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp. Company insiders that have sold Yext company stock in the last year include Brian Distelburger, Darryl Bond, Howard Lerman, Jim Steele, Julie Richardson, Phillip M Fernandez, Steven Cakebread and Tom Christopher Dixon. View Insider Buying and Selling for Yext.

Which major investors are buying Yext stock?

YEXT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co., BlackRock Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, black and white Capital LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC, Gagnon Securities LLC and King Luther Capital Management Corp. Company insiders that have bought Yext stock in the last two years include Andrew T Sheehan and Michael Walrath. View Insider Buying and Selling for Yext.

How do I buy shares of Yext?

Shares of YEXT 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 Yext's stock price today?

One share of YEXT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.18.

How big of a company is Yext?

Yext has a market capitalization of $2.13 billion and generates $228.28 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-74,840,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.76) on an earnings per share basis. Yext employs 900 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Yext.

What is Yext's official website?

The official website for Yext is http://www.yext.com/.

How can I contact Yext?

Yext's mailing address is 1 MADISON AVENUE 5TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10010. The company can be reached via phone at 212-994-3900 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Yext (NYSE YEXT)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  295 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  290 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  585
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Yext and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe YEXT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe YEXT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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