Growth Analysis of Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Yelp Inc. (YELP) reported sales (ttm) of 751.8 Million, whereas, 30 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 220.76 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 223.9 million and lower end at 218.27 million while the year ago reported sale was 218.22 million.

30 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 234.05 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 237.16 million and 229.53 million respectively.

Yelp Inc. (YELP) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Aug 03 AMC, whereas, 25 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at -0.01. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.04 and lower end at -0.05 while the year ago reported earnings per share was -0.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.05 reported by 25 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Sep2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.05 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.11 and 0.01 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.05. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 2 analysts is at 29.5%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 38 and 21.

Valuation Ratios of Yelp Inc. (YELP) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Yelp Inc. (YELP). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Yelp Inc. (YELP) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 257.1 while the company’s industry has 31.43 P/E and the sector P/E is 2002.76. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 134.7 and low P/E is 134.7, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 69.01 and 25.1 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 25.4 for the industry and 10.28 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, YELP has Beta of 1.4 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.1 and 1.29 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of YELP stands at 4.25 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 3.76. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 63.67, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 26.35 and 14.75 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Yelp Inc. (YELP) stands at 53.64 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 18.73 and 5.25 respectively.

Yelp Inc. (YELP) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -1.49% and closed its last trading session at $41.55. The market capitalization of the company is at $2.58 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $43.41 on 02/02/17 and 52-week Low of $26.93 on 05/10/17. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 4.30% and Monthly Volatility of 3.16%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.45 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.48.