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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
NYSE:YELP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
81% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.46 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 0.92
NYSE:YELP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NYSE:YELP: 0.92 )
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: 0.92
-0.57
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
NYSE:YELP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
84% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 241.39 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: 5
Altman Z-Score: 19.02
Beneish M-Score: -2.77
WACC vs ROIC
11.03%
5.17%
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 % 2.03
NYSE:YELP's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 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: -3.88 Max: 2.93
Current: 2.03
-19.92
2.93
Net Margin % 17.98
NYSE:YELP's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
83% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NYSE:YELP: 17.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:YELP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.04  Med: -5.98 Max: 18.05
Current: 17.98
-20.04
18.05
ROE % 15.38
NYSE:YELP's ROE % is ranked higher than
74% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. NYSE:YELP: 15.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:YELP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -330.56  Med: -3.09 Max: 16.03
Current: 15.38
-330.56
16.03
ROA % 13.95
NYSE:YELP's ROA % is ranked higher than
86% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. NYSE:YELP: 13.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:YELP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.65  Med: -3.81 Max: 14.55
Current: 13.95
-46.65
14.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 12.42
NYSE:YELP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 34.22 vs. NYSE:YELP: 12.42 )
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: -28.55 Max: 18.99
Current: 12.42
-274.62
18.99
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 25.40
NYSE:YELP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. NYSE:YELP: 25.40 )
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: 4.4  Med: 31.5 Max: 52.4
Current: 25.4
4.4
52.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 20.00
NYSE:YELP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. NYSE:YELP: 20.00 )
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: 0  Med: -13.65 Max: 106.1
Current: 20
0
106.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 53.90
NYSE:YELP's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. NYSE:YELP: 53.90 )
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: 0  Med: -15.25 Max: 53.9
Current: 53.9
0
53.9
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Guru Trades

Q4 2017

YELP Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 11,781 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,145,700 sh (+464.11%)
George Soros Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,878,263 sh (-0.54%)
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Q1 2018

YELP Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Steven Cohen 486,011 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 45,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,495,700 sh (+30.55%)
Ken Fisher 2,856,268 sh (-0.76%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,046 sh (-57.17%)
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Q2 2018

YELP Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Ken Fisher 3,012,391 sh (+5.47%)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,774 sh (+490.05%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Steven Cohen 17,000 sh (-96.50%)
Jim Simons 989,700 sh (-33.83%)
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Q3 2018

YELP Guru Trades in Q3 2018

Jim Simons 991,000 sh (+0.13%)
Paul Tudor Jones 113,692 sh (+281.85%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,951,200 sh (-2.03%)
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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.

Top Ranked Articles about Yelp Inc

YELP INVESTIGATION INITIATED BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Yelp, Inc. - YELP
Hagens Berman Notifies Yelp Investors (YELP) of the Firm's Investigation of Possible Disclosure Violations
Investor Alert: Kaplan Fox Investigates Yelp Inc.
EQUITY NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Yelp, Inc. - YELP
The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of a Class Action Filed on Behalf of Yelp Inc. Shareholders and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 19, 2018 (YELP)
YELP EQUITY ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving Yelp Inc. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 19, 2018
EQUITY ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of Yelp Inc. of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 19, 2018 – YELP
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YELP LOSS NOTICE: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Yelp, Inc. – YELP
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Yelp, Inc. (YELP) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline: March 19, 2018

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 18.60
YELP's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 33.49 vs. YELP: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
YELP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.44  Med: 94.04 Max: 4164
Current: 18.6
16.44
4164
Forward PE Ratio 27.78
YELP's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 25.77 vs. YELP: 27.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 18.60
YELP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
62% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 34.11 vs. YELP: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
YELP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.44  Med: 94.04 Max: 4164
Current: 18.6
16.44
4164
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 19.75
YELP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
55% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 25.62 vs. YELP: 19.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
YELP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.68  Med: 80.19 Max: 532.54
Current: 19.75
17.68
532.54
PB Ratio 2.58
YELP's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. YELP: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
YELP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 4.19 Max: 25.15
Current: 2.58
1.7
25.15
PS Ratio 3.30
YELP's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. YELP: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
YELP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 4.81 Max: 26.69
Current: 3.3
2.12
26.69
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 27.37
YELP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
55% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 26.75 vs. YELP: 27.37 )
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: 18.46  Med: 92.91 Max: 31473.33
Current: 27.37
18.46
31473.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 19.62
YELP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
62% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 21.15 vs. YELP: 19.62 )
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: 34.18 Max: 778
Current: 19.62
14.95
778
EV-to-EBIT 104.17
YELP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 22.83 vs. YELP: 104.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
YELP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1880  Med: -47 Max: 5240
Current: 104.17
-1880
5240
EV-to-EBITDA 33.78
YELP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
64% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.26 vs. YELP: 33.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
YELP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9168.7  Med: 54.25 Max: 20110.2
Current: 33.78
-9168.7
20110.2
EV-to-Revenue 2.22
YELP's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
56% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. YELP: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
YELP' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 4.75 Max: 26.2
Current: 2.22
1.5
26.2
Current Ratio 13.62
YELP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. YELP: 13.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
YELP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 9.21 Max: 16.68
Current: 13.62
2.49
16.68
Quick Ratio 13.62
YELP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. YELP: 13.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
YELP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 9.21 Max: 16.68
Current: 13.62
2.49
16.68
Days Sales Outstanding 32.66
YELP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 50.08 vs. YELP: 32.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
YELP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.14  Med: 34.72 Max: 50.57
Current: 32.66
31.14
50.57
Days Payable 9.37
YELP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 56.49 vs. YELP: 9.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
YELP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 29.18 Max: 61.95
Current: 9.37
5.7
61.95

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.70
YELP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. YELP: -4.70 )
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: -6.5 Max: -3.9
Current: -4.7
-72.6
-3.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 4.02
YELP's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
81% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 13.55 vs. YELP: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
YELP' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 10.34 Max: 59.62
Current: 4.02
4
59.62
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.54
YELP's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. YELP: 3.54 )
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: 3.52  Med: 8.59 Max: 44.72
Current: 3.54
3.52
44.72
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.92
YELP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.65 vs. YELP: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
YELP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 6.88 Max: 33.11
Current: 2.92
2.91
33.11
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.80
YELP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. YELP: 1.80 )
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: 1.79  Med: 2.58 Max: 4.51
Current: 1.8
1.79
4.51
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.70
YELP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. YELP: 0.70 )
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: 0.53  Med: 1.38 Max: 4.35
Current: 0.7
0.53
4.35
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.56
YELP's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
62% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. YELP: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
YELP' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: 5.51 Max: 39.68
Current: 1.56
1.56
39.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.99
YELP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. YELP: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
YELP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.3  Med: -0.2 Max: 1
Current: 0.99
-5.3
1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $914.44
EPS (TTM) $ 1.87
Beta1.36
Volatility42.25%
52-Week Range $29.33 - 52.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)83.08

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Revenue (Mil $) 945 1,043 1,183 1,377
EBIT (Mil $) 79 105 153
EBITDA (Mil $) 122 152 202
EPS ($) 0.37 0.56 0.94 1.53
EPS without NRI ($) 0.37 0.56 0.94 1.53
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
6.00%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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