The San Francisco-based Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) announced sales in the second-quarter surpassed analysts’ forecasts as a growth into new regions assisted broaden the corporation’s user base.
Yelp, owner of a website that allows users review local businesses, reported in a statement on Wednesday that revenue moved up 67% to $32.7 million, surpassing the median analyst forecasts of $30.5 million gathered by Bloomberg. The company reported that the net loss was $1.98 million or 3 cents per share. On average, analysts were anticipating a loss of 5 cents.
As competitor Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) add local content, Yelp is expenditure additional on marketing, adding mobile features and pushing into new countries like Denmark.
The corporation also reported a partnership with Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) to integrate its local content into software for the iPhone and iPad plus an agreement to comprise local features in Microsoft Corporation’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) Bing search engine.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Millennial Media, Inc (NYSE:MM) fell -6.34% to settle at $9.30, Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) moved up +0.39% to end at $33.17 while Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ:ROV) jumped +0.22% to finish on Wednesday at $13.41.
Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) last session volume of 906,418.00 shares was higher than its average volume of 492,168.00 shares. The stock after opening at $20.05 hit high price of $20.67 and then closed at $18.82 by scoring -5.71%.
YELP generated revenue of 94.17 million in the following twelve months and earned $-23.94 million. The Company showed a negative -25.24% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained -24.54%.
The YELP past twelve months price to sales ratio was -12.22 and price to cash ratio remained 8.80.
The stock showed weekly downbeat performance of -12.47% which was maintained for the month at -20.72%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -18.74% and the YTD performance remained at -23.43%.
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