Yext Inc (YEXT) CEO Howard Lerman Sells 30,000 Shares

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Yext Inc (NYSE:YEXT) CEO Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.83, for a total value of $444,900.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Howard Lerman also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, May 8th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.95, for a total value of $418,500.00.
  • On Tuesday, May 1st, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.22, for a total value of $396,600.00.
  • On Tuesday, April 24th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.11, for a total value of $393,300.00.
  • On Tuesday, April 17th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.01, for a total value of $390,300.00.
  • On Tuesday, April 10th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.46, for a total value of $373,800.00.
  • On Tuesday, April 3rd, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.43, for a total value of $372,900.00.
  • On Tuesday, March 27th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.91, for a total value of $387,300.00.
  • On Tuesday, March 20th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.93, for a total value of $357,900.00.
  • On Tuesday, March 13th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.29, for a total value of $368,700.00.
  • On Tuesday, March 6th, Howard Lerman sold 30,000 shares of Yext stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.88, for a total value of $386,400.00.

Shares of Yext opened at $14.84 on Friday, according to Marketbeat.com. The stock has a market cap of $1.41 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of -17.46. Yext Inc has a 12 month low of $10.58 and a 12 month high of $15.47.

Yext (NYSE:YEXT) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, March 8th. The company reported ($0.18) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.17) by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $48.02 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $47.88 million. Yext had a negative return on equity of 69.04% and a negative net margin of 39.11%. equities analysts anticipate that Yext Inc will post -0.7 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have commented on YEXT shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Yext from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 14th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price on shares of Yext in a report on Friday, March 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.25.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in YEXT. Summit Trail Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Yext by 1,470.6% in the 1st quarter. Summit Trail Advisors LLC now owns 3,525,790 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,526,000 after purchasing an additional 3,301,309 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC lifted its stake in shares of Yext by 5,931.8% in the 1st quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 1,397,631 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,680,000 after purchasing an additional 1,374,460 shares during the period. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board lifted its stake in shares of Yext by 79.0% in the 1st quarter. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board now owns 2,684,313 shares of the company’s stock valued at $33,957,000 after purchasing an additional 1,184,313 shares during the period. Grand Jean Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Yext by 602.5% in the 4th quarter. Grand Jean Capital Management Inc. now owns 621,293 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,474,000 after purchasing an additional 532,856 shares during the period. Finally, BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Yext by 73.5% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,257,040 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,122,000 after purchasing an additional 532,722 shares during the period. 45.97% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Yext

Yext, Inc provides a knowledge engine platform that lets businesses manage their digital knowledge in the cloud in North America and Europe. The company offers Yext Knowledge Engine, a cloud-based global platform that enables businesses to control and manage their digital knowledge and make it available through its PowerListings Network of approximately 150 third-party maps, apps, search engines, intelligent GPS systems, digital assistants, vertical directories, and social networks.

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