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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
YELP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. YELP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
YELP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
N/A
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.91
YELP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. YELP: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
YELP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.56  Med: 0.91 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.91
-0.56
0.94
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 21.41
Beneish M-Score: -2.97
WACC vs ROIC
12.89%
-1.74%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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history
Operating Margin % -0.70
YELP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. YELP: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
YELP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.92  Med: -6.46 Max: 2.93
Current: -0.7
-19.92
2.93
Net Margin % -0.65
YELP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
62% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. YELP: -0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
YELP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.04  Med: -7.46 Max: 9.66
Current: -0.65
-20.04
9.66
ROE % -0.63
YELP's ROE % is ranked lower than
64% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. YELP: -0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
YELP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.1  Med: -3.09 Max: 6.79
Current: -0.63
-27.1
6.79
ROA % -0.58
YELP's ROA % is ranked lower than
60% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. YELP: -0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
YELP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.65  Med: -4.75 Max: 6.37
Current: -0.58
-46.65
6.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -4.65
YELP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 30.53 vs. YELP: -4.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
YELP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -274.62  Med: -37.11 Max: 18.99
Current: -4.65
-274.62
18.99
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 37.60
YELP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. YELP: 37.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
YELP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 6.7 Max: 42.6
Current: 37.6
-3.3
42.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -26.30
YELP's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
76% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. YELP: -26.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
YELP' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.4  Med: -9.2 Max: 22.6
Current: -26.3
-40.4
22.6
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

YELP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 125,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,906 sh (New)
Jim Simons 33,400 sh (New)
John Burbank 769,803 sh (+18.15%)
Ken Fisher 391,351 sh (+2.75%)
David Einhorn 2,900,000 sh (-10.33%)
Ruane Cunniff 7,535 sh (-98.72%)
Lee Ainslie 66,760 sh (-98.77%)
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Q3 2016

YELP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 300,200 sh (+798.80%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher 370,551 sh (-5.31%)
David Einhorn 2,300,000 sh (-20.69%)
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Q4 2016

YELP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 223,900 sh (New)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 327,100 sh (+8.96%)
Ken Fisher 348,076 sh (-6.07%)
David Einhorn 865,300 sh (-62.38%)
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Q1 2017

YELP Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Ken Fisher 324,351 sh (-6.82%)
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Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information    NAICS: 519130    SIC: 7375
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Traded in other countries:Y9L.Germany, YELP.Switzerland, 0R39.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
Yelp Inc operates local search website that connects people with local businesses. The Company provides local advertising, brand advertising, and other services.

Yelp provides a platform that connects consumers with businesses, primarily in the United States. The businesses that contribute to Yelp's platform include restaurants, shopping, beauty and fitness, arts, entertainment and events, home and local services, health, nightlife, travel and hotel, auto, and other categories. The restaurants and shopping businesses contribute the biggest portions of the company's revenue. Yelp provides free and paid business-listing services through its website and mobile app. The company's Yelp platform enables its consumers to complete food delivery transactions, book spa and salon appointments, order flowers, make winery reservations, and so on.

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Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 73.53
YELP's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.31 vs. YELP: 73.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 3.46
YELP's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. YELP: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
YELP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 7.76 Max: 25.15
Current: 3.46
1.7
25.15
PS Ratio 3.90
YELP's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. YELP: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
YELP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 7.04 Max: 26.33
Current: 3.9
2.11
26.33
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 31.28
YELP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.35 vs. YELP: 31.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
YELP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.22  Med: 127.4 Max: 23605
Current: 31.28
28.22
23605
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 22.04
YELP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
54% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. YELP: 22.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
YELP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.91  Med: 49.31 Max: 707.27
Current: 22.04
19.91
707.27
EV-to-EBIT -457.78
YELP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 20.84 vs. YELP: -457.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
YELP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1161.5  Med: -72.2 Max: 5240
Current: -457.78
-1161.5
5240
EV-to-EBITDA 75.07
YELP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
93% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.12 vs. YELP: 75.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
YELP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9168.7  Med: 69 Max: 2207.6
Current: 75.07
-9168.7
2207.6
Current Ratio 9.29
YELP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. YELP: 9.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
YELP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 8.91 Max: 16.68
Current: 9.29
2.49
16.68
Quick Ratio 9.29
YELP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. YELP: 9.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
YELP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 8.91 Max: 16.68
Current: 9.29
2.49
16.68
Days Sales Outstanding 35.18
YELP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 46.93 vs. YELP: 35.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
YELP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.14  Med: 35.03 Max: 50.57
Current: 35.18
31.14
50.57
Days Payable 12.11
YELP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
90% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 54.70 vs. YELP: 12.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
YELP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.11  Med: 74.14 Max: 182.96
Current: 12.11
12.11
182.96

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.40
YELP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. YELP: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
YELP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.6  Med: -68.3 Max: -3.4
Current: -3.4
-72.6
-3.4

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 6.93
YELP's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
68% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. YELP: 6.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
YELP' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.54  Med: 12.3 Max: 16.39
Current: 6.93
6.54
16.39
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 5.76
YELP's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. YELP: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
YELP' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.44  Med: 10.53 Max: 13.37
Current: 5.76
5.44
13.37
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.61
YELP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. YELP: 4.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
YELP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.35  Med: 7.75 Max: 11.59
Current: 4.61
4.35
11.59
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.05
YELP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. YELP: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
YELP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.88  Med: 3.28 Max: 3.28
Current: 3.05
2.88
3.28
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.56
YELP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. YELP: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
YELP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.71
Current: 0.56
0.52
2.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -0.23
YELP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
66% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. YELP: -0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
YELP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.23  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.6
Current: -0.23
-0.23
0.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $713.1
EPS (TTM) $ -0.06
Beta1.78
Short Percentage of Float11.05%
52-Week Range $20.25 - 43.41
Shares Outstanding (Mil)79.60

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 884 1,058 1,183
EPS ($) 0.54 0.61 0.22
EPS without NRI ($) 0.54 0.61 0.22
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

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David Einhorn Buys Apple, Yahoo, Yelp Jun 07 2016 
Ruane Cunniff Buys JD.Com, Yelp, LinkedIn May 31 2016 
Don’t Believe in Yelp’s Turnaround May 11 2016 
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