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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
YELP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. YELP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
YELP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: N/A  Med: 10000.00 Max: 43579
Current: No Debt
N/A
43579
Equity to Asset 0.93
YELP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. YELP: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
YELP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.57  Med: 0.91 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.93
-0.57
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
YELP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3476.00 vs. YELP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
YELP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 20.11
M-Score: -2.15
WACC vs ROIC
14.32%
14.21%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.79
YELP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. YELP: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
YELP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19.92  Med: -11.34 Max: 2.93
Current: 1.79
-19.92
2.93
Net-margin (%) 7.27
YELP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. YELP: 7.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
YELP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -20.04  Med: -11.42 Max: 9.66
Current: 7.27
-20.04
9.66
ROE (%) 5.65
YELP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.65 vs. YELP: 5.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
YELP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -27.1  Med: -3.09 Max: 6.79
Current: 5.65
-27.1
6.79
ROA (%) 5.25
YELP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. YELP: 5.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
YELP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -46.65  Med: -16.51 Max: 6.37
Current: 5.25
-46.65
6.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.61
YELP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 32.02 vs. YELP: 11.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
YELP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -274.62  Med: -152.07 Max: 18.99
Current: 11.61
-274.62
18.99
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.40
YELP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. YELP: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
YELP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.4  Med: 0.80 Max: 6.7
Current: -3.4
-3.4
6.7
» YELP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

YELP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 25,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,112 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Robert Karr 190,677 sh (-67.37%)
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Q4 2014

YELP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 138,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 33,800 sh (New)
Robert Karr 480,677 sh (+152.09%)
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q1 2015

YELP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Burbank 81,859 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 225,200 sh (+566.27%)
Robert Karr 805,677 sh (+67.61%)
Jim Simons 64,100 sh (-53.82%)
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Q2 2015

YELP Guru Trades in Q2 2015

RS Investment Management 35,980 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 110,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 106,900 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 107,700 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 35,980 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 4,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Robert Karr Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 53.22
YELP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
74% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 30.50 vs. YELP: 53.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
YELP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 51.77  Med: 101.83 Max: 4164
Current: 53.22
51.77
4164
Forward P/E 68.03
YELP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
90% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.31 vs. YELP: 68.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 52.50
YELP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
73% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 31.00 vs. YELP: 52.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
YELP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 52.48  Med: 101.16 Max: 4164
Current: 52.5
52.48
4164
P/B 2.55
YELP's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. YELP: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
YELP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.5  Med: 9.37 Max: 25.13
Current: 2.55
2.5
25.13
P/S 3.92
YELP's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. YELP: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
YELP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.51  Med: 10.37 Max: 26.75
Current: 3.92
3.51
26.75
PFCF 66.48
YELP's PFCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 29.53 vs. YELP: 66.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
YELP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 64.69  Med: 267.68 Max: 9442
Current: 66.48
64.69
9442
POCF 21.34
YELP's POCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.75 vs. YELP: 21.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
YELP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 20.77  Med: 141.37 Max: 622.4
Current: 21.34
20.77
622.4
EV-to-EBIT 165.89
YELP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
95% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 19.20 vs. YELP: 165.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
YELP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1076.2  Med: -63.40 Max: 5240
Current: 165.89
-1076.2
5240
Current Ratio 10.30
YELP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. YELP: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
YELP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.49  Med: 10.07 Max: 16.68
Current: 10.3
2.49
16.68
Quick Ratio 10.30
YELP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. YELP: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
YELP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.49  Med: 10.07 Max: 16.68
Current: 10.3
2.49
16.68
Days Sales Outstanding 32.47
YELP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 51.25 vs. YELP: 32.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
YELP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 31.14  Med: 34.41 Max: 50.57
Current: 32.47
31.14
50.57

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 5.62
YELP's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
67% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. YELP: 5.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
YELP' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 10.34  Med: 15.13 Max: 59.62
Current: 5.62
10.34
59.62
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.67
YELP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. YELP: 4.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
YELP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 8.59  Med: 13.44 Max: 44.72
Current: 4.67
8.59
44.72
Price/Tangible Book 3.74
YELP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. YELP: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
YELP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 6.88  Med: 11.52 Max: 33.09
Current: 3.74
6.88
33.09
Price/Median PS Value 0.37
YELP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. YELP: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
YELP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.98 Max: 2.02
Current: 0.37
0.5
2.02
Price/Graham Number 2.94
YELP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
58% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. YELP: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
YELP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 5.41  Med: 5.96 Max: 36.89
Current: 2.94
5.41
36.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.58
YELP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. YELP: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
YELP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.58
0.3
0.6

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 551 698 874
EPS($) 0.11 0.34 0.61
EPS without NRI($) 0.11 0.34 0.61

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Traded in other countries:YELP.Switzerland, Y9L.Germany, 0R39.UK,
Yelp Inc was incorporated in Delaware on September 3, 2004. The Company operates local search website that connects people with local businesses. The business of Company revolves around three key constituencies: the communities of contributors who write reviews, the consumers who read them and the local businesses that they describe. The users have contributed approximately 52.8 million cumulative reviews of almost every type of local business, from restaurants, boutiques and salons to dentists, mechanics, plumbers and more. The Company enables businesses to create a free online business account and claim the page for each of their business locations. Its enhanced listing solution eliminates search advertising from the businesses' profile pages and allows them to incorporate a video clip or photo slide show on the pages. It also allows businesses to promote themselves as a sponsored search result on its platform. It's Call to Action feature allows businesses to promote a desired transaction of their choosing, such as scheduling an appointment or printing a coupon, directly on their business listing page. In Brand Advertising, the Company offers both graphic and text display advertisements on its website and mobile app & its fixed-price brand sponsorships provide businesses with exclusivity over a section or advertising placement on Yelp for a fixed period of time. The Company's Other services include Yelp Platform, Online Reservations, Yelp Deals, Gift Certificates. The Company supports communities of contributors in local markets across the United States, Canada, Europe, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil. The Company's platform provides businesses with a variety of free and paid services. The customers of Company are local advertiser & brand advertising agencies. In offline services, it primarily competes with offline media companies, service providers. In online services, it competes with Internet search engines, such as, Google, Yahoo! and Bing. The Company also competes with various other online service providers and review and social media websites. The Company's operations are subject to a number of foreign and domestic laws and regulations relating to consumer protection, information security, data protection and privacy, among other things.
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