Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) went up by 3.58% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $37.49. The company’s stock price has collected 8.27% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 09/25/20 that Paypal and Square Have Bullish Trends to Push Them Higher
Is It Worth Investing in Yelp Inc. (NYSE :YELP) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for YELP is at 1.45. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 4 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for Yelp Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 15 rated it as “hold,” and 3 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $25.41, which is $4.6 above the current price. YELP currently public float of 70.10M and currently shorts hold a 17.87% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of YELP was 1.12M shares.
YELP’s Market Performance
YELP stocks went up by 8.27% for the week, with a monthly drop of -8.00% and a quarterly performance of -7.06%, while its annual performance rate touched -37.56%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.35% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.75% for Yelp Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.53% for YELP stocks with a simple moving average of -18.27% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of YELP
BMO Capital Markets gave a rating of “Market Perform” to YELP, setting the target price at $26 in the report published on May 11th of the current year.
YELP Trading at -8.24% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought YELP to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -44.49% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.75%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.35%, as shares sank -10.15% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -13.18% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, YELP rose by +8.27%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -38.40% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $21.02. In addition, Yelp Inc. saw -40.25% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at YELP starting from Nachman Joseph R, who sale 2,685 shares at the price of $21.88 back on Aug 21. After this action, Nachman Joseph R now owns 144,851 shares of Yelp Inc., valued at $58,748 using the latest closing price.
Wilson Laurence, the Chief Administrative Officer of Yelp Inc., sale 2,053 shares at $21.88 during a trade that took place back on Aug 21, which means that Wilson Laurence is holding 161,597 shares at $44,920 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for YELP
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +3.50 for the present operating margin
- +87.78 for the gross margin
The net margin for Yelp Inc. stands at +4.03. The total capital return value is set at 3.44, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.08. Equity return is now at value -1.60, with -1.20 for asset returns.
Based on Yelp Inc. (YELP), the company’s capital structure generated 30.76 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 23.53. Total debt to assets is 21.69, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 23.15. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 17.70.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is -5.64M with total debt to EBITDA at 0.00. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.50, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.09. The receivables turnover for the company is 10.45 and the total asset turnover is 0.90. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 3.98.