Yext, Inc. (NYSE:YEXT) went down by -2.45% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $20.90. The company’s stock price has collected -2.09% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/04/20 that Yext CFO to Participate in D.A. Davidson 19th Annual Software & Internet Virtual Conference
Is It Worth Investing in Yext, Inc. (NYSE :YEXT) Right Now?
Yext, Inc. (NYSE:YEXT) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 7.83 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for YEXT is at 1.64. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 10 who provided ratings for Yext, Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $20.22, which is $2.58 above the current price. YEXT currently public float of 102.43M and currently shorts hold a 7.00% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of YEXT was 1.04M shares.
YEXT’s Market Performance
YEXT stocks went down by -2.09% for the week, with a monthly drop of -5.97% and a quarterly performance of -4.61%, while its annual performance rate touched -10.16%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 5.08% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.73% for Yext, Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -9.66% for YEXT stocks with a simple moving average of 5.76% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of YEXT
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for YEXT stocks, with MKM Partners repeating the rating for YEXT by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for YEXT in the upcoming period, according to MKM Partners is $25 based on the research report published on June 25th of the current year 2020.
William Blair, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see YEXT reach a price target of $25. The rating they have provided for YEXT stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on June 23rd, 2020.
Needham gave a rating of “Buy” to YEXT, setting the target price at $19 in the report published on June 10th of the current year.
YEXT Trading at -7.55% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought YEXT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -23.83% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.73%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.08%, as shares sank -6.90% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -7.76% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, YEXT fell by -2.09%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -9.65% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $17.56. In addition, Yext, Inc. saw 10.40% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at YEXT starting from Steele Jim, who sold 5,000 shares at the price of $16.28 back on Sep 14. After this action, Steele Jim now owns 4,438 shares of Yext, Inc., valued at $81,407 using the latest closing price.
CAKEBREAD STEVEN, the Chief Financial Officer of Yext, Inc., sold 10,000 shares at $16.28 during a trade that took place back on Sep 14, which means that CAKEBREAD STEVEN is holding 22,638 shares at $162,836 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for YEXT
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -41.14 for the present operating margin
- +66.49 for the gross margin
The net margin for Yext, Inc. stands at -40.67. The total capital return value is set at -60.04, while invested capital returns managed to touch -60.63. Equity return is now at value -63.70, with -24.10 for asset returns.
Based on Yext, Inc. (YEXT), the company’s capital structure generated 61.54 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 38.10. Total debt to assets is 21.97, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at -399.20. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 57.25.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.14, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.08. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.40 and the total asset turnover is 0.72. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.43.