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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
YELP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 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: 43579
Current: No Debt
N/A
43579
Equity-to-Asset 0.90
YELP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. YELP: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
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 8.05
YELP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 140.00 vs. YELP: 8.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
YELP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.05  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 8.05
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 17.52
Beneish M-Score: -3.00
WACC vs ROIC
9.66%
1.35%
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
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history
Operating Margin % 0.51
YELP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. YELP: 0.51 )
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: 0.51
-19.92
2.93
Net Margin % 0.80
YELP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
59% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. YELP: 0.80 )
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: 0.8
-20.04
9.66
ROE % 0.78
YELP's ROE % is ranked lower than
64% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.04 vs. YELP: 0.78 )
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: 0.78
-27.1
6.79
ROA % 0.71
YELP's ROA % is ranked lower than
59% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. YELP: 0.71 )
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: 0.71
-46.65
6.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 3.60
YELP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 31.15 vs. YELP: 3.60 )
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: 3.6
-274.62
18.99
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 37.60
YELP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 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 193 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 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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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 provides a platform for consumers to get connected with various businesses such as restaurants, shopping, beauty and fitness, arts, entertainment and events. It offers free and paid listings to the businesses on website and mobile application.

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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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 386.03
YELP's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 33.73 vs. YELP: 386.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
YELP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.48  Med: 107.06 Max: 4164
Current: 386.03
52.48
4164
Forward PE Ratio 40.49
YELP's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 27.17 vs. YELP: 40.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 386.03
YELP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
98% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 33.54 vs. YELP: 386.03 )
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: 107.06 Max: 4164
Current: 386.03
52.48
4164
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 460.95
YELP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 26.28 vs. YELP: 460.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
YELP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 119.02  Med: 415.52 Max: 532.54
Current: 460.95
119.02
532.54
PB Ratio 2.95
YELP's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. YELP: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
YELP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 7.54 Max: 25.15
Current: 2.95
1.7
25.15
PS Ratio 3.34
YELP's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. YELP: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
YELP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 7.1 Max: 26.69
Current: 3.34
2.12
26.69
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 22.30
YELP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
56% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.24 vs. YELP: 22.30 )
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: 19.96  Med: 124.68 Max: 31473.33
Current: 22.3
19.96
31473.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 17.17
YELP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
57% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.74 vs. YELP: 17.17 )
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: 15.38  Med: 48.53 Max: 778
Current: 17.17
15.38
778
EV-to-EBIT 520.34
YELP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.07 vs. YELP: 520.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
YELP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1161.5  Med: -66.1 Max: 5240
Current: 520.34
-1161.5
5240
EV-to-EBITDA 48.64
YELP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
84% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. YELP: 48.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
YELP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9168.7  Med: 57.4 Max: 2320
Current: 48.64
-9168.7
2320
Current Ratio 7.85
YELP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. YELP: 7.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
YELP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 8.36 Max: 16.68
Current: 7.85
2.49
16.68
Quick Ratio 7.85
YELP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. YELP: 7.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
YELP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 8.36 Max: 16.68
Current: 7.85
2.49
16.68
Days Sales Outstanding 33.07
YELP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 46.62 vs. YELP: 33.07 )
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: 33.07
31.14
50.57
Days Payable 133.77
YELP's Days Payable is ranked higher than
78% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 60.35 vs. YELP: 133.77 )
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: 133.77
12.11
182.96

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.40
YELP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 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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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 6.26
YELP's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
69% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. YELP: 6.26 )
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: 13.01 Max: 59.62
Current: 6.26
5.01
59.62
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 5.19
YELP's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. YELP: 5.19 )
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: 11.37 Max: 44.72
Current: 5.19
4.05
44.72
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.19
YELP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. YELP: 4.19 )
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: 9.89 Max: 33.11
Current: 4.19
3.1
33.11
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.45
YELP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. YELP: 2.45 )
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: 2.31  Med: 3.55 Max: 4.56
Current: 2.45
2.31
4.56
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.46
YELP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. YELP: 0.46 )
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: 0.36  Med: 1 Max: 2.95
Current: 0.46
0.36
2.95
Price-to-Graham-Number 8.48
YELP's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
86% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. YELP: 8.48 )
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: 6.04 Max: 39.68
Current: 8.48
3.42
39.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.18
YELP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. YELP: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
YELP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.3  Med: -0.5 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.18
-5.3
0.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $751.78
EPS (TTM) $ 0.08
Beta1.25
Short Percentage of Float8.96%
52-Week Range $26.35 - 43.41
Shares Outstanding (Mil)80.58

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 860 994 1,114
EPS ($) 0.48 0.53 0.60
EPS without NRI ($) 0.48 0.53 0.60
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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