News stories about Yext (NYSE:YEXT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Yext earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.2502507870517 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

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Yext stock opened at $12.09 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $1,088.38 and a PE ratio of -12.73. Yext has a twelve month low of $10.58 and a twelve month high of $15.11.

A number of brokerages have commented on YEXT. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price objective on shares of Yext in a research report on Sunday, December 10th. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price objective on shares of Yext in a research report on Friday, March 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Yext from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 14th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.00.

In other news, insider Tom Christopher Dixon sold 12,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.99, for a total value of $149,875.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, CEO Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.99, for a total transaction of $359,700.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 665,420 shares of company stock valued at $7,956,302 in the last quarter.

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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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