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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
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NYSE:YELP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 13.55 vs. NYSE:YELP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:YELP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: 43579
Current: No Debt
No Debt
43579
Equity-to-Asset 0.90
NYSE:YELP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. NYSE:YELP: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:YELP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.57  Med: 0.91 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.9
-0.57
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
NYSE:YELP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 153.06 vs. NYSE:YELP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:YELP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 24.47
Beneish M-Score: -3.35
WACC vs ROIC
7.65%
4.41%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 2.03
NYSE:YELP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. NYSE:YELP: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:YELP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.92  Med: -6.46 Max: 2.93
Current: 2.03
-19.92
2.93
Net Margin % 2.31
NYSE:YELP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
58% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NYSE:YELP: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:YELP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.04  Med: -7.46 Max: 9.66
Current: 2.31
-20.04
9.66
ROE % 2.26
NYSE:YELP's ROE % is ranked lower than
62% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. NYSE:YELP: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:YELP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.1  Med: -3.09 Max: 6.79
Current: 2.26
-27.1
6.79
ROA % 2.05
NYSE:YELP's ROA % is ranked lower than
56% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. NYSE:YELP: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:YELP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.65  Med: -4.75 Max: 6.37
Current: 2.05
-46.65
6.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 12.30
NYSE:YELP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
61% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 35.65 vs. NYSE:YELP: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:YELP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -274.62  Med: -37.11 Max: 18.99
Current: 12.3
-274.62
18.99
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 37.60
NYSE:YELP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. NYSE:YELP: 37.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE: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 EBITDA Growth Rate 114.20
NYSE:YELP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. NYSE:YELP: 114.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:YELP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.3  Med: 73.25 Max: 114.2
Current: 114.2
32.3
114.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -26.30
NYSE:YELP's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
79% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. NYSE:YELP: -26.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE: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

Q4 2016

YELP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

John Hussman 100,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 223,900 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

Paul Tudor Jones 26,468 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,661,644 sh (+1088.76%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Ken Fisher 324,351 sh (-6.82%)
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Q2 2017

YELP Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Discovery Group I, LLC 701,638 sh (New)
George Soros 11,800 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,459,293 sh (+658.22%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,848 sh (-55.24%)
Steven Cohen 1,003,000 sh (-62.32%)
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Q3 2017

YELP Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 203,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 38,230 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,893,867 sh (+17.67%)
George Soros 100,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Discovery Group I, LLC 701,100 sh (-0.08%)
George Soros 11,000 sh (-6.78%)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (-50.00%)
Steven Cohen 256,900 sh (-74.39%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:YELP

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Add 17.67%0.03%$29.33 - $44.17 $ 47.5824%2,893,867
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 New Buy0.02%$29.33 - $44.17 $ 47.5824%38,230
George Soros 2017-09-30 Reduce -6.78%$29.33 - $44.17 $ 47.5824%11,000
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Add 658.22%0.1%$27.38 - $36.01 $ 47.5852%2,459,293
George Soros 2017-06-30 New Buy0.01%$27.38 - $36.01 $ 47.5852%11,800
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Reduce -6.82%$31.81 - $42.9 $ 47.5828%324,351
David Einhorn 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.57%$31.81 - $42.9 $ 47.5828%0
David Einhorn 2016-12-31 Reduce -62.38%1.14%$32.29 - $42.16 $ 47.5829%865,300
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Reduce -6.07%$32.29 - $42.16 $ 47.5829%348,076
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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 is a provider of online platforms to connect buyers and sellers. It generates revenue by selling advertising space to businesses mainly in the United States.

Yelp Inc operates in the online content market based primarily in the United States. It provides a web-based platform and mobile application to bridge the gap between businesses and consumers. The platform assists consumers through product reviews, tips, photos and videos thereby enabling them in making better buying decisions and posting their feedbacks. It also caters to businesses in reaching out to potential customers by providing advertising space. In addition, it also lets the buyers directly transact with businesses directly through its platform. Yelp generates revenue mainly from the sale of advertising on its website and mobile app to businesses.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 206.87
YELP's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 31.77 vs. YELP: 206.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
YELP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.48  Med: 116.81 Max: 4164
Current: 206.87
52.48
4164
Forward PE Ratio 62.50
YELP's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.04 vs. YELP: 62.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 206.87
YELP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
96% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 31.67 vs. YELP: 206.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
YELP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.48  Med: 116.81 Max: 4164
Current: 206.87
52.48
4164
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 167.52
YELP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
98% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.11 vs. YELP: 167.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
YELP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.94  Med: 159.35 Max: 532.54
Current: 167.52
19.94
532.54
PB Ratio 4.20
YELP's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. YELP: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
YELP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 6.56 Max: 25.15
Current: 4.2
1.7
25.15
PS Ratio 4.77
YELP's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. YELP: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
YELP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 5.47 Max: 26.69
Current: 4.77
2.12
26.69
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 27.35
YELP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
58% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.72 vs. YELP: 27.35 )
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: 18.49  Med: 109.78 Max: 31473.33
Current: 27.35
18.49
31473.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 22.76
YELP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. YELP: 22.76 )
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: 14.95  Med: 41.14 Max: 778
Current: 22.76
14.95
778
EV-to-EBIT 202.41
YELP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
98% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.78 vs. YELP: 202.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
YELP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1161.5  Med: -59.5 Max: 5240
Current: 202.41
-1161.5
5240
EV-to-EBITDA 58.76
YELP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
88% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.25 vs. YELP: 58.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
YELP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9168.7  Med: 56.7 Max: 2320
Current: 58.76
-9168.7
2320
EV-to-Revenue 4.10
YELP's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
61% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. YELP: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
YELP' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 7.5 Max: 26.2
Current: 4.1
1.5
26.2
Current Ratio 9.79
YELP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. YELP: 9.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
YELP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 8.67 Max: 16.68
Current: 9.79
2.49
16.68
Quick Ratio 9.79
YELP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. YELP: 9.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
YELP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 8.67 Max: 16.68
Current: 9.79
2.49
16.68
Days Sales Outstanding 30.36
YELP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 45.38 vs. YELP: 30.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
YELP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.36  Med: 35.03 Max: 50.57
Current: 30.36
30.36
50.57
Days Payable 16.44
YELP's Days Payable is ranked higher than
74% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 55.82 vs. YELP: 16.44 )
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: 16.44
12.11
182.96

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.90
YELP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. YELP: -3.90 )
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: -3.9
Current: -3.9
-72.6
-3.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 8.53
YELP's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
58% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. YELP: 8.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
YELP' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.01  Med: 12.7 Max: 59.62
Current: 8.53
5.01
59.62
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 5.68
YELP's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.79 vs. YELP: 5.68 )
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: 4.05  Med: 10.57 Max: 44.72
Current: 5.68
4.05
44.72
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.87
YELP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. YELP: 4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
YELP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 8.02 Max: 33.11
Current: 4.87
3.1
33.11
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.27
YELP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. YELP: 3.27 )
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: 2.26  Med: 3.14 Max: 4.56
Current: 3.27
2.26
4.56
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.87
YELP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. YELP: 0.87 )
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: 0.46  Med: 1.28 Max: 3.83
Current: 0.87
0.46
3.83
Price-to-Graham-Number 6.68
YELP's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
87% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. YELP: 6.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
YELP' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.42  Med: 5.9 Max: 39.68
Current: 6.68
3.42
39.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.51
YELP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
66% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. YELP: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
YELP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.3  Med: -0.35 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.51
-5.3
0.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $823.36
EPS (TTM) $ 0.23
Beta0.88
Short Percentage of Float7.65%
52-Week Range $26.93 - 48.17
Shares Outstanding (Mil)79.43

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 849 965 1,143 1,237
EPS ($) 0.71 0.80 1.28 1.69
EPS without NRI ($) 0.71 0.80 1.28 1.69
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
7.00%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 88
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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