Yelp provides an online platform and business review site. It uses automated software to recommend the most helpful and reliable reviews for the Yelp community and to help them connect with great 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.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
2004
Size (employees)
4,359 (est)+3%
Website
yelp.com
Yelp was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Yelp

Jeremy Stoppelman

Jeremy Stoppelman

Co-founder and CEO
Lanny Baker

Lanny Baker

CFO
Jed Nachman

Jed Nachman

COO
Laurence Wilson

Laurence Wilson

SVP User Operations & General Counsel

Yelp Office Locations

Yelp has offices in San Francisco, Phoenix, New York, Chicago and in 56 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
706 Mission Street
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Yelp Data and Metrics

Yelp Financial Metrics

Yelp's revenue was reported to be $197.3 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

197.3 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

180.4 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

91%

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

(5.4 m)

Market capitalization (17-Aug-2017)

3.5 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

272.3 m
Yelp's current market capitalization is $3.5 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

233 m377.5 m549.7 m713.1 m

Revenue growth, %

62%46%30%

Cost of goods sold

16.6 m24.4 m51 m60.4 m

Gross profit

216.4 m353.2 m498.7 m652.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %

93%94%91%92%

Sales and marketing expense

132 m201.1 m301.8 m382.9 m

R&D expense

38.2 m65.2 m107.8 m138.5 m

General and administrative expense

42.9 m58.3 m80.9 m97.5 m

Operating expense total

241.8 m366.5 m571 m718 m

Depreciation and amortization

11.5 m17.6 m29.6 m35.3 m

EBITDA

29.4 m70.9 m69.1 m120.1 m

EBITDA margin, %

13%19%13%17%

EBIT

(8.8 m)11.1 m(21.3 m)(5 m)

EBIT margin, %

(4%)3%(4%)(1%)

Interest income

(407 k)221 k386 k1.7 m

Pre tax profit

(9.2 m)11.3 m(20.9 m)(3.3 m)

Income tax expense

(838 k)25.2 m(12 m)(1.4 m)

Net Income

(10.1 m)36.5 m(32.9 b)(4.7 m)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

88.8 m102.5 m118.5 m133.9 m143.6 m158.6 m173.4 m186.2 m197.3 m

Cost of goods sold

5.8 m6.2 m8.7 m13.1 m14.3 m15.1 m15.1 m14.6 m16.9 m

Gross profit

82.9 m96.3 m109.8 m120.9 m129.3 m143.5 m158.3 m171.6 m180.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %

93%94%93%90%90%90%91%92%91%

Sales and marketing expense

47.8 m54.6 m63.3 m68 m82.9 m95.6 m94.4 m99.3 m109.3 m

R&D expense

14.7 m17.4 m24 m26.3 m28.5 m32.2 m33.1 m36.4 m39.9 m

General and administrative expense

13.3 m15.2 m19.9 m19.3 m21 m21.8 m23.5 m24.9 m26.3 m

Operating expense total

75.8 m87.1 m107.2 m113.6 m132.5 m149.6 m151 m160.5 m175.5 m

EBIT

3.1 m4.5 m(4.2 m)50 k(10.7 m)(14.3 m)(1.2 m)2 m(5.4 m)

EBIT margin, %

4%4%(4%)0%(7%)(9%)(1%)1%(3%)

Pre tax profit

3.1 m4.7 m(3.7 m)379 k(11.3 m)(14 m)(820 k)2.3 m(4.7 m)

Income tax expense

(67 k)
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

27.1 m21.8 m95.1 m389.8 m247.3 m171.6 m272.2 m

Accounts Receivable

21.3 m35.6 m52.8 m68.7 m

Inventories

5.8 m19.4 m19.7 m12.9 m

Current Assets

416.8 m420.8 m443.3 m561.2 m

PP&E

30.7 m62.8 m80.5 m92.4 m

Goodwill

59.7 m67.3 m172.2 m170.7 m

Total Assets

516 m629.7 m755.4 m885.2 m

Accounts Payable

3.4 m1.4 m3.4 m2 m

Current Liabilities

25 m34 m49.8 m60.4 m

Total Liabilities

78 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

553.8 m627.7 m774 m893 m

Retained Earnings

(70.5 m)(34 m)(66.9 m)(70.2 m)

Total Equity

486.5 m588.2 m693.6 m807.2 m

Financial Leverage

1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

290.4 m290.6 m172.6 m181.5 m171.8 m183.5 m196.3 m224.9 m272.3 m

Accounts Receivable

25.5 m31.2 m39 m41.3 m46.9 m54.8 m59.9 m66.6 m68.1 m

Current Assets

384.2 m404.8 m392.9 m432.2 m447.8 m447.3 m473.7 m514.5 m568.1 m

PP&E

37.5 m43.3 m68.6 m72.6 m78.3 m84.8 m89.5 m93.8 m91.7 m

Goodwill

59.3 m55.8 m172.2 m173.3 m174 m173.7 m172.9 m173.6 m197.5 m

Total Assets

553.2 m577.4 m715.9 m741.4 m764.4 m773 m799.8 m845.6 m922.2 m

Accounts Payable

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

Current Liabilities

25.5 m31.8 m47.4 m42 m55.1 m58.9 m56.2 m63.6 m72.4 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

588.8 m607 m705.4 m734.9 m752.8 m793.5 m822.4 m856.1 m921.4 m

Retained Earnings

(70.3 m)(66.7 m)(35.3 m)(36.6 m)(44.7 m)(81 m)(80.6 m)(78.5 m)(75 m)

Total Equity

521.2 m538.6 m656.7 m686.2 m696.5 m700.7 m729.1 m765.6 m831.9 m

Financial Leverage

1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(10.1 m)36.5 m(32.9 b)(4.7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

11.5 m17.6 m29.6 b35.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(12.8 m)(21.3 m)(25.3 b)(31.6 m)

Inventories

(207.9 m)(67.5 m)

Accounts Payable

(259 k)137.7 m46.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

21.4 m57.9 m57.4 m126.9 m

Purchases of PP&E

(16.2 m)(29.1 m)(31.1 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(228.7 m)(158.7 b)(55.6 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

291.7 m29.5 m26.4 b29.5 m

Income Taxes Paid

291 k2 m352 m813 k
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

4 m4.6 m6.9 m7.2 m7.6 m8.2 m8.6 m9.2 m10.2 m

Accounts Receivable

25.5 m31.2 m39 m41.3 m46.9 m54.8 m59.9 m66.6 m68.1 m

Accounts Payable

1.7 m2.2 m1.8 m1.7 m3.3 m3.2 m1.3 m1 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

45.8 k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x

Yelp Operating Metrics

Yelp's Accounts was reported to be 139 k in Q1, 2017. Yelp's Unique Visitors was reported to be 157.7 m in Q1, 2017
Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017

Reviews

56.91 m61.34 m66.59 m71.23 m72 m83.1 m89.64 m95.21 m101.56 m100.9 m107.4 m121 m11.85 m

Unique Visitors

193.65 m205.65 m86.86 m135.4 m158.51 m161.99 k168.14 m140.47 m145.98 m142.73 m149.2 m138.82 m157.67 m

Accounts

74 k80 k86 k84 k90 k97 k104 k111 k119 k128 k135 k137.8 k139 k

App Devices

14.54 m20.01 m21.19 m23.01 m24.9 m24.07 m25.83 m

Yelp Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
NoWaitMarch 02, 2017$40 m

Yelp Market Value History

Yelp Revenue Breakdown

Yelp Median Salaries

Source: 291 public H-1B filings from Yelp

Traffic Overview of Yelp

Yelp Online and Social Media Presence

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