Yext Inc (NYSE:YEXT) CEO Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.31, for a total value of $369,300.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Howard Lerman also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, January 9th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.22, for a total value of $336,600.00.
  • On Tuesday, January 2nd, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.77, for a total value of $353,100.00.
  • On Tuesday, December 26th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.99, for a total value of $359,700.00.
  • On Tuesday, December 19th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.16, for a total value of $364,800.00.
  • On Tuesday, December 12th, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.21, for a total value of $305,250.00.
  • On Tuesday, December 5th, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.81, for a total value of $320,250.00.
  • On Tuesday, November 28th, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.07, for a total value of $351,750.00.
  • On Tuesday, November 21st, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.94, for a total value of $323,500.00.
  • On Tuesday, November 14th, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.72, for a total value of $318,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 8th, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.10, for a total value of $302,500.00.

Shares of Yext Inc (YEXT) traded up $0.07 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $12.87. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 843,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 656,517. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,180.00 and a P/E ratio of -13.69. Yext Inc has a 52 week low of $11.03 and a 52 week high of $15.11.

Yext (NYSE:YEXT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 30th. The company reported ($0.19) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.18) by ($0.01). Yext had a negative return on equity of 157.17% and a negative net margin of 40.63%. research analysts forecast that Yext Inc will post -0.7 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research firms recently commented on YEXT. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price on shares of Yext in a report on Thursday, November 30th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Yext from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price on shares of Yext in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of Yext in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Yext from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Yext currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.20.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. JPMorgan Chase & Co. purchased a new position in Yext during the second quarter worth approximately $4,223,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp purchased a new position in Yext during the second quarter worth approximately $429,000. Balyasny Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in Yext during the second quarter worth approximately $1,070,000. Vanguard Group Inc. purchased a new position in Yext during the second quarter worth approximately $10,627,000. Finally, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC purchased a new position in Yext during the second quarter worth approximately $1,280,000. Institutional investors own 28.58% of the company’s stock.

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Yext Company Profile

Yext Inc is a knowledge engine provider. Yext puts business on the map. The Yext Knowledge Engine enables companies to manage their digital knowledge in the cloud and sync it to over 100 services in the PowerListings Network, including Apple Maps, Bing, Cortana, Facebook, Google, Google Maps, Instagram, Siri and Yelp.

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