Yext Inc (NYSE:YEXT) President Brian Distelburger sold 1,318 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.87, for a total transaction of $32,778.66. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Brian Distelburger also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, July 18th, Brian Distelburger sold 8,080 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.54, for a total transaction of $149,803.20.
  • On Wednesday, July 11th, Brian Distelburger sold 8,160 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.16, for a total transaction of $148,185.60.
  • On Thursday, July 5th, Brian Distelburger sold 28,160 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.26, for a total transaction of $542,361.60.
  • On Wednesday, June 27th, Brian Distelburger sold 8,160 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.14, for a total transaction of $156,182.40.

Shares of NYSE:YEXT traded down $0.05 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $24.72. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,124,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 983,002. Yext Inc has a 52 week low of $10.58 and a 52 week high of $27.19. The firm has a market cap of $2.44 billion, a P/E ratio of -29.08 and a beta of 0.70.

Yext (NYSE:YEXT) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 30th. The company reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $55.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $53.67 million. Yext had a negative net margin of 36.92% and a negative return on equity of 91.20%. sell-side analysts expect that Yext Inc will post -0.78 EPS for the current fiscal year.

YEXT has been the subject of several recent research reports. SunTrust Banks initiated coverage on shares of Yext in a report on Monday, August 13th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of Yext in a report on Wednesday, July 25th. Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on shares of Yext from $14.00 to $15.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, June 1st. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Yext in a report on Thursday, August 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Yext from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 1st. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $23.00.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of Yext by 297.0% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,147,131 shares of the company’s stock worth $99,546,000 after acquiring an additional 3,850,702 shares in the last quarter. Summit Trail Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Yext by 1,470.6% during the 1st quarter. Summit Trail Advisors LLC now owns 3,525,790 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,526,000 after acquiring an additional 3,301,309 shares in the last quarter. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board raised its stake in shares of Yext by 79.0% during the 1st quarter. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board now owns 2,684,313 shares of the company’s stock worth $33,957,000 after acquiring an additional 1,184,313 shares in the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its stake in shares of Yext by 2.1% during the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 1,102,169 shares of the company’s stock worth $21,316,000 after acquiring an additional 23,135 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in shares of Yext by 279.7% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 914,499 shares of the company’s stock worth $17,686,000 after acquiring an additional 673,620 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 52.64% of the company’s stock.

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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