Yext Inc. (NYSE:YEXT) CEO Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.81, for a total transaction of $320,250.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

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

  • On Tuesday, November 28th, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.07, for a total transaction of $351,750.00.
  • On Tuesday, November 21st, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.94, for a total transaction of $323,500.00.
  • On Tuesday, November 14th, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.72, for a total transaction of $318,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 8th, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.10, for a total transaction of $302,500.00.
  • On Monday, November 6th, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.01, for a total transaction of $300,250.00.
  • On Tuesday, October 24th, Howard Lerman sold 4,039 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.00, for a total transaction of $48,468.00.
  • On Wednesday, October 18th, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.09, for a total transaction of $302,250.00.
  • On Tuesday, October 10th, Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of Yext stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.04, for a total transaction of $301,000.00.

Yext Inc. (NYSE:YEXT) traded up $0.06 on Thursday, reaching $12.73. 481,464 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 334,492. Yext Inc. has a 1-year low of $11.12 and a 1-year high of $15.11.

Yext (NYSE:YEXT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, September 6th. The company reported ($0.18) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.14) by ($0.04). Yext had a negative return on equity of 157.17% and a negative net margin of 40.63%. The business had revenue of $40.77 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $40.30 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.22) earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 37.9% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Yext Inc. will post -0.72 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Bamco Inc. NY increased its stake in shares of Yext by 17.7% during the 3rd quarter. Bamco Inc. NY now owns 1,481,349 shares of the company’s stock worth $19,672,000 after purchasing an additional 222,238 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its stake in Yext by 29,950.0% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 15,025 shares of the company’s stock valued at $200,000 after buying an additional 14,975 shares during the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in Yext in the 3rd quarter valued at about $354,000. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC acquired a new position in Yext in the 2nd quarter valued at about $1,280,000. Finally, California State Teachers Retirement System acquired a new position in Yext in the 2nd quarter valued at about $287,000. Institutional investors own 28.90% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on YEXT shares. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $17.00 price target on shares of Yext in a report on Thursday, October 12th. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price on shares of Yext in a report on Sunday, November 5th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price on shares of Yext in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Yext from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Yext from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.20.

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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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