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NYSE:YEXT

Yext - YEXT Stock Forecast, Price & News

$4.91
+0.04 (+0.82%)
(As of 08/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$4.79
$4.93
50-Day Range
$4.26
$5.69
52-Week Range
$4.20
$14.07
Volume
546,974 shs
Average Volume
2.15 million shs
Market Capitalization
$606.82 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$10.00

Yext MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
103.7% Upside
$10.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.42% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.40mentions of Yext in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$377,836 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($0.69) to ($0.61) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.05 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

209th out of 337 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

48th out of 76 stocks

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About Yext (NYSE:YEXT) Stock

Yext, Inc. organizes business facts to provide answers to consumer questions in North America and internationally. It operates Yext platform, a cloud-based platform that allows its customers to provide answers to consumer questions, to control the facts about their businesses and the content of their landing pages, and to manage their consumer reviews, as well as provides customers to update their information and content through its knowledge network of approximately 200 maps, apps, search engines, intelligent GPS systems, digital assistants, vertical directories, and social networks. The platform enables its customers to centralize, control and manage data fields, including store information, such as name, address, phone number and holiday hours; professional information, comprising of headshot, specialties, and education; job information, consisting of title and description; and FAQs and other information. It serves the healthcare, retail, and financial services industries. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Yext Price Performance

NYSE:YEXT opened at $4.87 on Thursday. Yext has a 1 year low of $4.20 and a 1 year high of $14.07. The stock has a market capitalization of $601.87 million, a PE ratio of -6.16 and a beta of 1.32. The business's 50-day moving average is $4.92 and its 200 day moving average is $5.87.

Yext (NYSE:YEXT - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June 8th. The company reported ($0.20) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.22) by $0.02. Yext had a negative return on equity of 49.72% and a negative net margin of 25.53%. The business had revenue of $98.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $96.71 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.14) EPS. The business's revenue was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that Yext will post -0.69 earnings per share for the current year.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Separately, DA Davidson set a $6.00 price target on Yext in a research report on Monday, June 20th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $10.00.

Insider Activity at Yext

In other Yext news, COO Marc Ferrentino sold 16,486 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.36, for a total transaction of $88,364.96. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 129,182 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $692,415.52. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. In related news, CFO Darryl Bond sold 21,655 shares of Yext stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.36, for a total transaction of $116,070.80. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 82,154 shares in the company, valued at $440,345.44. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, COO Marc Ferrentino sold 16,486 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.36, for a total value of $88,364.96. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 129,182 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $692,415.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 71,947 shares of company stock worth $377,836 over the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 8.50% of the company's stock.

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YEXT Company Calendar

Last Earnings
6/08/2022
Today
8/18/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
9/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Data processing & preparation
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
1,400
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$10.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$18.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$6.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+103.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.80
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-93,260,000.00
Pretax Margin
-25.17%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$390.58 million
Book Value
$1.63 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
113,083,000
Market Cap
$606.82 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.32

Key Executives

  • Mr. Michael Walrath (Age 46)
    CEO & Chairman
    Comp: $61.25k
  • Mr. Marc FerrentinoMr. Marc Ferrentino (Age 47)
    Pres & COO
    Comp: $666.87k
  • Mr. Brian DistelburgerMr. Brian Distelburger (Age 43)
    Co-Founder, Chief Revenue Officer & Director
    Comp: $668.95k
  • Mr. Howard LermanMr. Howard Lerman (Age 42)
    Advisor
    Comp: $798.22k
  • Mr. David RudnitskyMr. David Rudnitsky (Age 61)
    Chief Revenue Officer
    Comp: $916.38k
  • Mr. Darryl BondMr. Darryl Bond (Age 42)
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Faheem Bawa
    Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Rob Figueiredo
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Deepika Rayala
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Ho Shin Esq. (Age 53)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.













YEXT Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Yext stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yext in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 4 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" YEXT shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in YEXT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Yext's stock price forecast for 2022?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Yext's stock. Their YEXT share price forecasts range from $6.00 to $18.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $10.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 103.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have YEXT shares performed in 2022?

Yext's stock was trading at $9.92 at the start of the year. Since then, YEXT stock has decreased by 50.4% and is now trading at $4.92.
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Are investors shorting Yext?

Yext saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,130,000 shares, a decline of 36.4% from the June 30th total of 6,490,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,410,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 4.0% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Yext's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September 1st 2022.
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How were Yext's earnings last quarter?

Yext, Inc. (NYSE:YEXT) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, June, 8th. The company reported ($0.20) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.22) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $98.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $96.71 million. Yext had a negative net margin of 25.53% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 49.72%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($0.14) earnings per share.

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

Yext issued an update on its second quarter 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of -$0.06--$0.05 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of -$0.04. The company issued revenue guidance of $99.00 million-$100.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $99.76 million.

What is Howard Lerman's approval rating as Yext's CEO?

231 employees have rated Yext Chief Executive Officer Howard Lerman on Glassdoor.com. Howard Lerman has an approval rating of 81% among the company's employees. 81.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Yext to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of Yext own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Yext investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), PayPal (PYPL), Block (SQ), Baidu (BIDU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Salesforce (CRM), Shopify (SHOP), Twilio (TWLO) and JD.com (JD).

When did Yext IPO?

(YEXT) raised $94 million in an IPO 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.

What is Yext's stock symbol?

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

Who are Yext's major shareholders?

Yext's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Millennium Management LLC (2.77%), State Street Corp (2.14%), Gagnon Securities LLC (2.01%), Gagnon Advisors LLC (1.31%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.31%) and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (1.13%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew T Sheehan, Avram A Glazer, Brian Distelburger, Charles Frumberg, Darryl Bond, David Rudnitsky, Hillary B Smith, Ho Shin, Howard Lerman, Jim Steele, Julie Richardson, Marc Ferrentino, Michael Walrath, Nir Zuk, Steven Cakebread, Thomas J Seifert and Tom Christopher Dixon.
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How do I buy shares of Yext?

Shares of YEXT stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Yext's stock price today?

One share of YEXT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.92.

How much money does Yext make?

Yext (NYSE:YEXT) has a market capitalization of $608.06 million and generates $390.58 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-93,260,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.79) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Yext have?

The company employs 1,400 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Yext?

Yext's mailing address is 61 Ninth Avenue, NEW YORK NY, 10011. The official website for the company is www.yext.com. The company can be reached via phone at (212) 994-3900 or via email at ir@yext.com.

This page (NYSE:YEXT) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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