Yext Inc (NYSE:YEXT) CEO Howard Lerman sold 63,294 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.04, for a total transaction of $1,584,881.76. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

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

  • On Thursday, September 13th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.67, for a total transaction of $770,100.00.
  • On Friday, September 7th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.62, for a total transaction of $798,600.00.
  • On Tuesday, September 4th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.80, for a total transaction of $744,000.00.
  • On Thursday, August 30th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.20, for a total transaction of $786,000.00.
  • On Friday, August 24th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.00, for a total transaction of $750,000.00.
  • On Thursday, August 16th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.71, for a total transaction of $711,300.00.
  • On Wednesday, August 8th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.46, for a total transaction of $643,800.00.
  • On Monday, July 30th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.00, for a total transaction of $660,000.00.
  • On Tuesday, July 24th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.98, for a total transaction of $569,400.00.
  • On Thursday, July 19th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.00, for a total transaction of $570,000.00.

Shares of NYSE:YEXT opened at $25.07 on Wednesday. Yext Inc has a 52-week low of $10.58 and a 52-week high of $27.19. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.44 billion, a P/E ratio of -29.49 and a beta of 0.70.

Yext (NYSE:YEXT) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 30th. The company reported ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.01. Yext had a negative net margin of 36.92% and a negative return on equity of 91.20%. The business had revenue of $55.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $53.67 million. equities analysts predict that Yext Inc will post -0.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on YEXT shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Yext from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Yext in a research note on Thursday, August 30th. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 target price on shares of Yext in a research note on Wednesday, July 25th. Morgan Stanley raised their target price on shares of Yext from $14.00 to $15.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, June 1st. Finally, SunTrust Banks started coverage on shares of Yext in a research note on Monday, August 13th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $23.00.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. BlueMountain Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Yext during the second quarter worth approximately $118,000. BB&T Securities LLC acquired a new stake in Yext during the first quarter worth approximately $180,000. UBS Group AG lifted its position in Yext by 42.2% during the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 17,577 shares of the company’s stock worth $222,000 after acquiring an additional 5,217 shares during the last quarter. United Services Automobile Association acquired a new stake in Yext during the second quarter worth approximately $223,000. Finally, NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc acquired a new stake in Yext during the second quarter worth approximately $228,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 52.64% of the company’s stock.

Yext Company Profile

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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