NYSE:YEXT - Yext Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$20.88 -1.24 (-5.61 %)
(As of 03/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.88
Today's Range$20.37 - $22.04
52-Week Range$12.20 - $27.19
Volume1.65 million shs
Average Volume1.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.13 billion
P/E Ratio-27.47
Dividend YieldN/A
Yext, Inc. provides a knowledge engine platform that lets businesses manage their digital knowledge in the cloud in North America and Europe. 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 PowerListings Network of approximately 150 third-party maps, apps, search engines, intelligent GPS systems, digital assistants, vertical directories, and social networks. Yext, Inc. serves healthcare, retail, and financial services industries. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
SectorBusiness Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$228.28 million
Book Value$0.83 per share


Net Income$-74,840,000.00


Market Cap$2.13 billion
Next Earnings Date5/30/2019 (Estimated)

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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 6th. The company reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $0.06. The firm earned $63.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $62.77 million. Yext had a negative return on equity of 101.77% and a negative net margin of 34.74%. The firm's revenue was up 32.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business 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, May 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Yext.

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

Yext updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, March, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of ($0.44)-($0.40) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.38). The company issued revenue guidance of $295-300 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $297.61 million.Yext also updated its FY 2020 guidance to $-0.44--0.4 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for YEXT?

7 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Yext's stock. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Yext's stock price to reach $23.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Yext.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Yext?

7 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 5 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. SunTrust Banks, Inc. analysts commented, "We view Yext’s new integration with Adobe products positively for the former, given the boost to its customer value proposition as well as cross-sell potential across Adobe’s sizable customer base. As importantly, Adobe’s decision to partner with Yext for a key part of its business highlights the latter’s unique and growing role in managing businesses’ information across the Web and in gathering valuable analytics across a disparate set of platforms. Yext’s large TAM, deepening moat, lack of meaningful competition, and potential for LT margin expansion keep us positive." (3/18/2019)
  • 2. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We are making no change to our FY19 revenue estimate after the 3Q beat, a slight improvement to EPS estimates this year and no change to FY20." (11/29/2018)
  • 3. 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. " (11/17/2018)

Has Yext been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about YEXT stock have been trending neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Yext earned a news impact score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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 Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), salesforce.com (CRM), Paypal (PYPL), Alibaba Group (BABA), Canopy Growth (CGC) and Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO).

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. Steven M. Cakebread, Chief Financial Officer (Age 67)
  • Mr. Tom Dixon, Chief Technology Officer (Age 38)
  • Mr. James Steele, Pres & Chief Revenue Officer (Age 64)

When did Yext IPO?

(YEXT) raised $94 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, April 13th 2017. The company issued 10,500,000 shares at $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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.76%), D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. (2.12%), Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board (1.64%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (1.28%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (1.00%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.98%). Company insiders that own Yext stock include Andrew T Sheehan, Brian Distelburger, 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, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Millennium Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Royce & Associates LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Yext company stock in the last year include Brian Distelburger, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Norges Bank, Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Baillie Gifford & Co., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Spence Asset Management and Eaton Vance Management. 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 $20.88.

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.

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:  269 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  262 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  531
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 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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