Find Out How Yext Inc. (YEXT) Insiders Are Trading Their Stock?

As of Friday close, Yext Inc.’s (NYSE:YEXT) stock was up $0.17, moving up 3.58 percent to $4.92. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 2,015,680 shares. 5 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.54 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 1,845,705, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,040,110.

Since last month, YEXT stock retreated -3.53%. Shares of the company fell to $4.20 on 08/01/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $14.07 was reached on 01/03/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $4.20. Since the beginning of this year, YEXT’s stock price has dropped by -50.40% or -$5.00, and marked a new high 1 time. However, the stock has declined by -65.03% since its 52-week high.

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Yext Inc. (YEXT) last reported insider trading activity 32 days ago on Jul 05. Shin Ho, the General Counsel of the company, disposed of 20,000 shares for $4.97 on Jul 05. It resulted in a $99,310 divestment by the insider. Shin Ho sold 5,608 shares at an average price of $5.36 on Jun 21. The insider now owns 67,992 shares following the transaction. On Jun 21, Chief Revenue Officer Distelburger Brian sold 8,198 shares at $5.36 apiece. The transaction was valued at $43,974.

Valuation Metrics

The stock’s beta is 1.35. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.57, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 3.73.

Financial Health

In the three months ended April 29, Yext Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.30, while its current ratio was 1.30, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 74.50% percent. In the year ended April 29, operating margins totaled -24.70%. Based on annual data, YEXT earned $292.28 million in gross profit and brought in $390.58 million in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was -43.10%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was -49.70%.

According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. YEXT’s revenue rose 63.2% to $67.95 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $98.8 million. While analysts expected Yext Inc. to report -$0.07 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was -$0.06 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 14.30%. During the quarter, the company generated -$18.75 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Yext Inc. were 382.51 million at the end of its most recent quarter ended April 29, and its total debt was $128.19 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $123.59 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Yext Inc.’s (YEXT) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 49.21%, the RSI 9-day stood at 63.43% on 05 August.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Yext Inc. price is up by +12.33% percent or $0.54. At present, YEXT shares trade -3.15% below its 20-day simple moving average and -15.32% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +6.72% above its SMA50 and -59.37% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 61.79% and Stochastic coefficient D was 39.83%, while ATR was 0.24. Given the Stochastic reading of 84.80% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 55.84%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.24, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.18.

Analyst Ratings

Yext Inc. downgraded its rating on Yext Inc. (NYSE: YEXT) to a Hold in a note to investors on March 09, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Buy rating on the stock.Yext Inc. (YEXT) has been rated Hold by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, YEXT is a sell, and 4 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Yext Inc. stock as buy, with 0 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $6.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $6.00 – $6.40. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Yext Inc. (YEXT) will achieve an average price target of $6.13.


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