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

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$14.74 +0.24 (+1.66 %)
(As of 01/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.74
Today's Range$14.50 - $14.84
52-Week Range$10.58 - $27.19
Volume609,769 shs
Average Volume699,492 shs
Market Capitalization$1.49 billion
P/E Ratio-17.34
Dividend YieldN/A
Yext, Inc. is an emerging growth company engages in software development. It offers a cloud-based digital knowledge platform which allows businesses manage their digital knowledge in the cloud such as financial information, resources and performance of these resources on a consolidated basis and sync it to other application such as Apple Maps, Bing, Cortana, Facebook, Google, Google Maps, Instagram, Siri and Yelp. It offers the Yext Knowledge Engine package on subscription basis which has an access to Listings, Pages, Reviews and other features. The Listing feature provides customers with control over their digital presence, including their location and other related attributes published on the used third-party applications. The Pages feature allows customers to establish landing pages on their own websites and to manage digital content on those sites, including calls to action. The Reviews presence enables customers to encourage and facilitate reviews from end consumers. The company was founded by Howard Lerman, Brent Metz, and Brian Distelburger in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
SectorBusiness Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$170.20 million
Book Value$0.89 per share


Net Income$-66,560,000.00


Market Cap$1.49 billion

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) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 29th. The company reported ($0.25) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.04. The firm earned $58.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $58.39 million. Yext had a negative net margin of 38.03% and a negative return on equity of 104.78%. Yext's revenue was up 32.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.12) earnings per share. View Yext's Earnings History.

When is Yext's next earnings date?

Yext is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Yext.

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

Yext issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of ($0.42)-($0.41) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.42). The company issued revenue guidance of $227-$228 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $227.60 million.Yext also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $-0.42--0.41 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for YEXT?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Yext's shares. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Yext's stock price to reach $22.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 52.6% 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. SunTrust Banks, Inc. analysts commented, "We walked away feeling incrementally more bullish on execution and the growth prospects, given the pace of new enterprise wins, with the momentum likely to be sustained over the near/medium term, driven by growing sales headcount/productivity and increasing customer spend. The strength in enterprise should be supplemented by a build-out of mid-size focused sales, which the company is undertaking. We view a slowdown in deferred rev growth in 3Q as transitory and see the recent pullback in the stock as an opportunity to own a differentiated growth story, trading at an attractive 4.8x fwd revs. Focus squarely on Enterprise and mid/size category; Momentum building. Yext’s focus on overhauling sales talent is finally starting to show up in the numbers and visible in the pace of new logo wins (~80 in 3Q18 vs ~55 in the year ago period)." (12/14/2018)
  • 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?

Press coverage about YEXT stock has trended neutral on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog 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 coverage optimism score of 0.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Yext's key competitors?

Who are Yext's key executives?

Yext's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Howard Lerman, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Brian Distelburger, Co-President & Director
  • James Steele, Co-President & Chief Revenue Officer
  • Tom Dixon, Chief Operations Officer
  • Steven M. Cakebread, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer

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 a price of $8.00-$10.00 per share. Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and RBC Capital Markets served 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 Spence Asset Management (0.22%), Diversified Trust Co (0.01%) and Edge Wealth Management LLC (0.01%). 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 institutional investors are buying Yext stock?

YEXT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Spence Asset Management, Diversified Trust Co and Edge Wealth Management LLC. 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 $14.74.

How big of a company is Yext?

Yext has a market capitalization of $1.49 billion and generates $170.20 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-66,560,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.85) on an earnings per share basis. Yext employs 800 workers across the globe.

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:  247 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  243 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  490
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 1/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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