Yext Inc (NYSE:YEXT) insider Tom Christopher Dixon sold 32,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.79, for a total value of $805,675.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

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

  • On Tuesday, August 28th, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 12,500 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.46, for a total value of $330,750.00.
  • On Tuesday, August 21st, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 12,500 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.44, for a total value of $305,500.00.
  • On Tuesday, August 14th, Tom Christopher Dixon sold 12,500 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.80, for a total value of $297,500.00.
  • 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.

NYSE YEXT traded up $1.60 on Friday, hitting $26.82. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 38,584 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,252,089. Yext Inc has a 52-week low of $10.58 and a 52-week high of $27.19. The stock has a market cap of $2.47 billion, a P/E ratio of -30.72 and a beta of 0.74.

Yext (NYSE:YEXT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 30th. The company reported ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.01. Yext had a negative return on equity of 91.20% and a negative net margin of 36.92%. The business had revenue of $55.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $53.67 million. equities analysts forecast that Yext Inc will post -0.76 EPS for the current year.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Barclays PLC lifted its holdings in Yext by 11.6% in the 1st quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 34,098 shares of the company’s stock worth $430,000 after buying an additional 3,532 shares during the period. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System lifted its holdings in Yext by 18.0% in the 2nd quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 27,376 shares of the company’s stock worth $529,000 after buying an additional 4,170 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its holdings in Yext by 25.4% in the 1st quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 20,831 shares of the company’s stock worth $264,000 after buying an additional 4,215 shares during the period. UBS Group AG lifted its holdings in Yext by 42.2% in the 1st quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 17,577 shares of the company’s stock worth $222,000 after buying an additional 5,217 shares during the period. Finally, Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in Yext by 2.4% in the 1st quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 240,879 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,047,000 after buying an additional 5,687 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 53.55% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Yext in a report on Thursday, August 30th. SunTrust Banks assumed coverage on Yext in a report on Monday, August 13th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 target price on shares of Yext in a report on Wednesday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research cut Yext from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 1st. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased their target price on Yext from $14.00 to $15.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, June 1st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Yext currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.00.

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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