Yext Inc (NYSE:YEXT) insider Tom Christopher Dixon sold 12,500 shares of Yext stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.80, for a total value of $297,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Tom Christopher Dixon also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, August 7th, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 12,500 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.65, for a total value of $270,625.00.
  • On Wednesday, August 1st, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 32,500 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.65, for a total value of $703,625.00.
  • On Tuesday, July 24th, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 12,500 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.98, for a total value of $237,250.00.
  • On Tuesday, July 17th, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 12,500 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.66, for a total value of $233,250.00.
  • On Tuesday, July 10th, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 12,500 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.43, for a total value of $242,875.00.
  • On Tuesday, July 3rd, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 32,500 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.52, for a total value of $634,400.00.
  • On Tuesday, June 26th, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 12,500 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.06, for a total value of $238,250.00.
  • On Thursday, June 21st, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 35,397 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.39, for a total value of $686,347.83.
  • On Tuesday, June 12th, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 12,500 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.55, for a total value of $231,875.00.
  • On Tuesday, June 5th, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 122,500 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.68, for a total value of $2,043,300.00.

NYSE YEXT opened at $23.78 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.20 billion, a PE ratio of -27.98 and a beta of 0.41. Yext Inc has a 1-year low of $10.58 and a 1-year high of $24.48.

Yext (NYSE:YEXT) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 31st. The company reported ($0.11) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $51.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $49.35 million. Yext had a negative return on equity of 81.00% and a negative net margin of 37.24%. Yext’s revenue for the quarter was up 37.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.13) EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that Yext Inc will post -0.7 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

YEXT has been the topic of several research analyst reports. SunTrust Banks initiated coverage on Yext in a research note on Monday, August 13th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 price objective on shares of Yext in a research note on Wednesday, July 25th. Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on Yext from $14.00 to $15.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, June 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Yext from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. Finally, KeyCorp lifted their price objective on Yext from $16.00 to $18.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 31st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Yext has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $19.00.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in YEXT. BlueMountain Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in Yext during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $118,000. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Yext during the 4th quarter worth approximately $140,000. BB&T Securities LLC acquired a new position in Yext during the 1st quarter worth approximately $180,000. UBS Group AG lifted its position in Yext by 42.2% during the 1st quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 17,577 shares of the company’s stock worth $222,000 after acquiring an additional 5,217 shares in the last quarter. Finally, United Services Automobile Association acquired a new position in Yext during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $223,000. 45.47% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Yext

Yext, Inc provides a knowledge engine platform that lets businesses manage their digital knowledge in the cloud in North America and Europe. The company offers Yext Knowledge Engine, a cloud-based global platform that enables businesses to control and manage their digital knowledge and make it available through its PowerListings Network of approximately 150 third-party maps, apps, search engines, intelligent GPS systems, digital assistants, vertical directories, and social networks.

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