Yelp Inc. operates a platform that connects consumers with local businesses in the United States, Canada, and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Yelp's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: YELP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: YELP's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Interactive Media and Services
1 Year Return
US Interactive Media and Services
Return vs Industry: YELP underperformed the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 36.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: YELP underperformed the US Market which returned 19.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Yelp's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StYelp's (NYSE:YELP) Stock Price Has Reduced 33% In The Past Three Years
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Now The Time To Look At Buying Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP)?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StYelp Inc.'s (NYSE:YELP) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 31% Above Its Share Price
Is Yelp undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: YELP ($34.25) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($28.1)
Significantly Below Fair Value: YELP is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: YELP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average.
PE vs Market: YELP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate YELP's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: YELP is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (3.2x).
How is Yelp forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: YELP is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: YELP is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: YELP's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: YELP's revenue (8.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: YELP's revenue (8.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: YELP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.7%).
How has Yelp performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: YELP is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: YELP is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: YELP is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 21.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare YELP's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: YELP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Interactive Media and Services industry (0.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: YELP has a negative Return on Equity (-2.86%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Yelp's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: YELP's short term assets ($694.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($162.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: YELP's short term assets ($694.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($160.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: YELP is debt free.
Reducing Debt: YELP has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: YELP has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: YELP has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Yelp current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate YELP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate YELP's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if YELP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if YELP's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of YELP's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeremy Stoppelman (43 yo)
Mr. Jeremy Stoppelman founded Yelp Inc. in 2004 and serves as Chief Executive Officer since inception in 2004. Prior to Yelp, he completed his first year of Harvard Business School, but dropped out after f...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeremy's total compensation ($USD6.31M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.14M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeremy's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chief Operating Officer||4.25yrs||US$3.25m||0.11% |
|Chief Administrative Officer||3.08yrs||US$2.28m||0.15% |
|Chief Product Officer||no data||US$2.77m||0.085% |
|Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis||no data||US$1.70m||0.0064% |
|Chief Financial Officer||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Business & Corporate Development||4.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of People Operations||3yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Community||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: YELP's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||9.75yrs||US$39.47k||0.0065% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.67yrs||US$350.59k||0.0028% |
|Independent Chairperson of the Board||5.17yrs||US$65.76k||0.057% |
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$354.70k||0.0016% |
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$353.33k||0.0029% |
|Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||8.5yrs||US$36.94k||0.0052% |
|Independent Director||0.67yr||no data||0.00034% |
Experienced Board: YELP's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: YELP insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.4%.
Yelp Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Yelp Inc.
- Ticker: YELP
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$2.534b
- Shares outstanding: 74.00m
- Website: https://www.yelp.com
Number of Employees
- Yelp Inc.
- 140 New Montgomery Street
- 9th Floor
- San Francisco
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|YELP||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 2012|
|Y9L||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 2012|
|YELP||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Mar 2012|
|YELP||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Mar 2012|
|YELP||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR EACH 2 REP 1 COM USD0.000001||AR||ARS||Apr 2019|
Yelp Inc. operates a platform that connects consumers with local businesses in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company’s platform covers various local business categories, including res...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/27 23:12|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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