Yext, Inc. organizes business facts to provide answers to consumer questions in North America and internationally. More Details
Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Yext's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: YEXT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: YEXT's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: YEXT underperformed the US Software industry which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: YEXT underperformed the US Market which returned 38.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Yext's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StThis Insider Has Just Sold Shares In Yext, Inc. (NYSE:YEXT)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAre Yext, Inc. (NYSE:YEXT) Investors Paying Above The Intrinsic Value?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Does Yext, Inc.'s (NYSE:YEXT) Share Price Indicate?
Is Yext undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: YEXT ($14) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($16.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: YEXT is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: YEXT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Software industry average.
PE vs Market: YEXT 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 YEXT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: YEXT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8x) compared to the US Software industry average (7.7x).
How is Yext forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: YEXT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: YEXT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: YEXT is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: YEXT's revenue (15.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: YEXT's revenue (15.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: YEXT is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Yext performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: YEXT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: YEXT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: YEXT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 20.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare YEXT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: YEXT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (31%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: YEXT has a negative Return on Equity (-37.57%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Yext's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: YEXT's short term assets ($376.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($251.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: YEXT's short term assets ($376.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($125.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: YEXT is debt free.
Reducing Debt: YEXT had no debt 5 years ago.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: YEXT has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if YEXT has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Yext current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate YEXT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate YEXT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if YEXT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if YEXT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of YEXT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Howard Lerman (40 yo)
Mr. Howard Lerman co-founded Yext, Inc. in 2006 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since October 2006. Mr. Lerman is a five-time entrepreneur. His previous ventures all went on to successful exits i...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Howard's total compensation ($USD5.08M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.73M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Howard's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: YEXT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: YEXT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: YEXT 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 7.2%.
Yext, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Yext, Inc.
- Ticker: YEXT
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$1.767b
- Shares outstanding: 126.24m
- Website: https://www.yext.com
Number of Employees
- Yext, Inc.
- 61 Ninth Avenue
- 5th Floor
- New York
- New York
- United States
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 ans...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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