Yext Inc (YEXT) Beta Value: Understanding the Market Risk

The 36-month beta value for YEXT is also noteworthy at 1.26. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 3 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 2 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”

The public float for YEXT is 101.23M, and at present, short sellers hold a 2.02% of that float. The average trading volume of YEXT on April 04, 2024 was 809.52K shares.

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YEXT) stock’s latest price update

Yext Inc (NYSE: YEXT) has seen a rise in its stock price by 3.23 in relation to its previous close of 5.88. However, the company has experienced a 2.02% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2024-03-21 that Yext (YEXT) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.

YEXT’s Market Performance

Yext Inc (YEXT) has experienced a 2.02% rise in stock performance for the past week, with a -0.98% drop in the past month, and a 4.48% rise in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 3.93%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 5.92% for YEXT. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 2.88% for YEXT stock, with a simple moving average of -14.96% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of YEXT

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for YEXT stocks, with B. Riley Securities repeating the rating for YEXT by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for YEXT in the upcoming period, according to B. Riley Securities is $11 based on the research report published on June 28, 2023 of the previous year 2023.

ROTH MKM, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see YEXT reach a price target of $12.80, previously predicting the price at $8.50. The rating they have provided for YEXT stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on June 07th, 2023.

Truist gave a rating of “Hold” to YEXT, setting the target price at $6 in the report published on March 09th of the previous year.

YEXT Trading at 1.30% 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 -57.70% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 5.92%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.93%, as shares surge +5.57% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +0.17% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, YEXT rose by +2.02%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -55.00% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $5.92. In addition, Yext Inc saw 3.06% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at YEXT starting from Shin Ho, who sale 15,000 shares at the price of $6.20 back on Sep 22 ’23. After this action, Shin Ho now owns 112,477 shares of Yext Inc, valued at $93,012 using the latest closing price.

Shin Ho, the General Counsel of Yext Inc, sale 6,000 shares at $10.27 during a trade that took place back on Jul 07 ’23, which means that Shin Ho is holding 114,224 shares at $61,645 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for YEXT

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -0.01 for the present operating margin
  • 0.78 for the gross margin

The net margin for Yext Inc stands at -0.01. The total capital return value is set at -0.02. Equity return is now at value -1.91, with -0.51 for asset returns.

Based on Yext Inc (YEXT), the company’s capital structure generated 0.42 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.54. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.72. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is -10.61.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 18.41 million with net debt to EBITDA at -4.96. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.62. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.74for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.79. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.24.

Conclusion

In summary, Yext Inc (YEXT) has had a mixed performance as of late. Analysts have bullish opinions on the stock, with some viewing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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