Yelp provides an online platform and business review site. It uses automated software to recommend helpful and reliable reviews for the Yelp community and to help them connect with local businesses. The platform covers various local business categories, including restaurants, shopping, beauty and fitness, arts, entertainment and events, home and local services, health, nightlife, travel and hotel, auto and others categories.

Type
Public
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
2004
Size (employees)
5,281 (est)
Website
yelp.com
Yelp was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Yelp

Alan Ramsay

Alan Ramsay

Chief Accounting Officer
Andrea Rubin

Andrea Rubin

Senior Vice President, Marketing
Carolyn Patterson

Carolyn Patterson

Senior Vice President, Revenue Operations
Chad Richard

Chad Richard

Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Development
Jason Brown

Jason Brown

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Restaurant Marketplaces
Jason Fennell

Jason Fennell

Senior Vice President, Engineering
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Yelp Office Locations

Yelp has offices in Eugene, Miami, Fort Worth, Albuquerque and in 56 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
140 New Montgomery St
San Francisco, US
706 Mission Street
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Yelp Financials and Metrics

Yelp Revenue

Yelp's revenue was reported to be $846.81 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2018)

457.9 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

428.5 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %

93.6%

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

2.8 m

Market capitalization (16-Aug-2018)

3.9 b

Closing stock price (16-Aug-2018)

46.4

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

389.4 m
Yelp's current market capitalization is $3.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

25.8 m47.7 m83.3 m233 m377.5 m549.7 m713.1 m846.8 m

Revenue growth, %

85%74%62%46%30%

Cost of goods sold

1.1 m3.1 m5.9 m16.6 m24.4 m51 m60.4 m70.5 m

Gross profit

24.7 m44.6 m77.4 m216.4 m353.2 m498.7 m652.7 m776.3 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Revenue

61.2 m76.4 m88.8 m102.5 m118.5 m133.9 m143.6 m158.6 m173.4 m186.2 m197.3 m208.9 m223.1 m457.9 m

Cost of goods sold

4.3 m5.1 m5.8 m6.2 m8.7 m13.1 m14.3 m15.1 m15.1 m14.6 m16.9 m18.1 m14.7 m29.4 m

Gross profit

56.9 m71.3 m82.9 m96.3 m109.8 m120.9 m129.3 m143.5 m158.3 m171.6 m180.4 m190.8 m208.3 m428.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

93%93%93%94%93%90%90%90%91%92%91%91%93%94%
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

27.1 m21.7 m389.8 m247.3 m171.6 m272.2 m547.9 m

Accounts Receivable

6.6 m8.3 m21.3 m35.6 m52.8 m68.7 m76.2 m

Prepaid Expenses

1.5 m1.7 m5.8 m19.4 m19.7 m12.9 m

Current Assets

35.4 m31.7 m416.8 m420.8 m443.3 m561.2 m913.1 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

101.2 m399.3 m290.4 m290.6 m172.6 m181.5 m171.8 m183.5 m196.3 m224.9 m272.3 m319.8 m392.3 m389.4 m

Accounts Receivable

17.2 m21.4 m25.5 m31.2 m39 m41.3 m46.9 m54.8 m59.9 m66.6 m68.1 m68.8 m75.5 m78.5 m

Current Assets

125.2 m429.8 m384.2 m404.8 m392.9 m432.2 m447.8 m447.3 m473.7 m514.5 m568.1 m594.9 m910.1 m902.4 m

PP&E

25.9 m33.3 m37.5 m43.3 m68.6 m72.6 m78.3 m84.8 m89.5 m93.8 m91.7 m91.7 m107.9 m109.7 m
Annual
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(2.3 m)(9.6 m)(16.7 m)(10.1 m)36.5 m(32.9 m)(4.7 m)152.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2 m2.3 m4.2 m11.5 m17.6 m29.6 m35.3 m41.2 m

Accounts Payable

615 k2.9 m4 m(259 k)137.7 k46.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(633 k)(7.8 m)250 k21.4 m57.9 m57.4 m126.9 m167.6 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

(2.3 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

2.8 m3.7 m4 m4.6 m6.9 m7.2 m7.6 m8.2 m8.6 m9.2 m10.2 m10 m20.5 m

Accounts Payable

1.7 m2.2 m1.8 m1.7 m3.3 m3.2 m1.3 m1 m

Cash From Operating Activities

38.3 m60.9 m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Yelp Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Turnstyle Solutions April 04, 2017$20 m
NoWait (39)March 02, 2017$40 m
Eat24 February 10, 2015$134 m
Cityvox October 28, 2014
Restaurant-Kritik October 24, 2014
Yelp Reservations July 18, 2013
Qype October 25, 2012$50 m
Darwin Social Marketing Inc.
Darwin Sweden AB
Eat24, LLC
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Yelp Revenue Breakdown

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Yelp revenue breakdown by business segment: 90.5% from Local, 8.8% from Transactions and 0.7% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Yelp's employees are reported to be approximately 47% female and 53% male.
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Yelp Online and Social Media Presence

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Yelp News and Updates

Customers Rally After Yelp Reviewer Calls Cafe’s Gay Pride Flag ‘Disgusting’

“After seeing the rainbow flag in the window, I’ve had it with this place and have thrown in the towel."

The Ratings Game: Yelp stock heads for best day ever as earnings penetrate the pessimism

Yelp Inc. shares were headed toward their best day in history Thursday, after an earnings beat defied pessimism about the online-reviews site’s move to shorter-term advertising commitments.

Remember Yelp? It just had its best day since 2015

The online review platform gained 17,000 new paid advertising accounts for the second quarter, crushing estimates. With all the attention on Google and Facebook lately, it’s easy to forget that those two behemoths have not entirely cornered the market for digital advertising.Read Full Story

Yelp stock on track for best day in a year after results beat, analysts hike price targets

Shares of Yelp Inc. are up 28% in Thursday morning trading, putting the stock on track for its largest single-day percentage gain in a year. The company on Wednesday afternoon reported better-than-expected results, fueled by shorter-term ads. Jefferies analyst Brent Thill raised his price target on…

Yelp shares soar 18% as online review site beats profit expectations

Yelp shares are rallying Thursday, a day after it posted second-quarter earnings-per-share above the Wall Street consensus.

MarketWatch First Take: Yelp sees welcome boost in new accounts, but revenue growth uncertain

Yelp Inc. saw a big jump in the second quarter in ad revenue, thanks to a switch it began to offer customers no term ad deals, but the move also makes for more inconsistent revenue prediction.
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Yelp Company Life and Culture

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