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Yelp is a company that provides an online platform helping people to find recommended destinations based on the informed opinions and reviews of a community. The company 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 other categories.

TypePublic
Founded2004
HQSan Francisco, US
Websiteyelp.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)5,950
Job Openings138
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1 B(+8%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$33.3 (+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Yelp

Jeremy Stoppelman

Jeremy Stoppelman

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Jed Nachman

Jed Nachman

COO
Carolyn Patterson

Carolyn Patterson

Senior Vice President, People Operations
Andrea Rubin

Andrea Rubin

Senior Vice President, Community
Chad Richard

Chad Richard

Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Development
Dan Kimball

Dan Kimball

Senior Vice President, Marketing
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Yelp Office Locations

Yelp has offices in San Francisco, Chicago, Phoenix, Washington and in 4 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
140 New Montgomery St, San Francisco
Chicago, US
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Phoenix, US
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Washington, US
575 7th St NW
Hamburg, DE
Bleichenbrücke 10
Dublin 2, IE
70 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Grand Canal Dock
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Yelp Financials and Metrics

Yelp Revenue

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Yelp's revenue was reported to be $1.01 b in FY, 2019 which is a 7.6% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

220.8m

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

207.6m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

94%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

(1.0m)

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

9.3m

Market capitalization (24-Nov-2020)

2.5b

Closing stock price (24-Nov-2020)

33.3

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

590.8m

EV

2.1b
Yelp's current market capitalization is $2.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

846.8m942.8m1.0b

Revenue growth, %

19%11%8%

Cost of goods sold

70.5m57.9m62.4m

Gross profit

776.3m884.9m951.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

223.1m234.9m241.1m235.9m247.0m262.5m249.9m169.0m220.8m

Cost of goods sold

14.7m14.7m14.2m14.3m15.0m16.5m16.8m11.8m13.2m

Gross profit

208.3m220.2m226.9m221.7m232.0m246.0m233.1m157.2m207.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

93%94%94%94%94%94%93%93%94%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

547.9m332.8m170.3m

Accounts Receivable

76.2m87.3m106.8m

Prepaid Expenses

15.7m17.1m14.2m

Current Assets

913.1m860.3m533.3m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

152.9m55.4m40.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

41.2m42.8m49.4m

Accounts Payable

52.9m(20.2m)20.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

167.6m160.2m204.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

(2.3m)8.4m23.4m1.4m13.7m23.7m(15.5m)(39.5m)(40.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

10.0m20.5m31.3m11.9m24.1m36.5m12.4m24.9m37.5m

Accounts Payable

7.7m(15.3m)(13.6m)6.4m14.5m17.3m(636.0k)(11.0m)23.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

38.3m60.9m116.1m41.0m97.8m149.3m40.8m57.2m128.4m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

170.8k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x

P/E Ratio

24.0
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Yelp Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Turnstyle SolutionsApril 04, 2017$20 m
NoWaitMarch 02, 2017$40 m
Eat24February 10, 2015$134 m
CityvoxOctober 28, 2014
Restaurant-KritikOctober 24, 2014
Yelp ReservationsJuly 18, 2013
QypeOctober 25, 2012$50 m
Darwin Social Marketing Inc.
Darwin Sweden AB
Eat24, LLC
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Yelp Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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Yelp Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Yelp Online and Social Media Presence

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Yelp Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    78/100

  • Compensation

    C

    63/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    60/100

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Yelp News and Updates

A study shows why you shouldn't just rely on Google Maps or Yelp for restaurant reviews

Summary List Placement Be wary of what you read on Google Maps and Yelp: restaurant reviews aren't the unvarnished, objective truth they can appear to be. A new paper by academics at Northwestern University looks at the gulf in ratings for restaurants on Google Maps and Yelp, two popular platforms …

FareUpThere: The Yelp for airlines inspired by will.i.am’s tweet

FareUpThere is the world’s first app dedicated to collecting and sharing 100% authenticated airline journey reviews. The post FareUpThere: The Yelp for airlines inspired by will.i.am’s tweet appeared first on Travel Daily.

Yelp CEO is encouraged by antitrust case against Google

Yelp has long said that Alphabet’s Google abuses its position by putting its own reviews higher in search results than those of its rivals.

Heavy drinking, sex tapes, and a pyramid scheme: Yelp insiders speak out about the company's high-pressure sales culture

Summary List Placement A female Yelp employee was on the phone with a small business owner, making a sales pitch for Yelp's advertising services, when the man on the other end of the line announced that he planned to masturbate while thinking of her. Her manager urged her to continue with the sales…
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Yelp Blogs

Top breakfast sandwich spots in each state

A sandwich for breakfast? Sounds eggs-celent. A sandwich with cheese, eggs and meat, too? You’re bacon me crazy! While breakfast sandwiches are a sure delight at home, we can’t help but acknowledge that there are many incredible local spots doing it bigger and better. Whether you like yours with egg…

Behind the Review: how diversity and uniqueness make this makeup bar unforgettable

The inspiration to start a business can come from many places: to showcase a unique skill set, to make more money, to have the freedom of being your own boss. But starting a business to simply make people feel special is a feat that many seek out and that also can be difficult to accomplish.... Read…

Shop Local: 10 SoCal spots to get all your holiday shopping done

Roger’s Gardens / Photo by: James A On the prowl for the perfect holiday gift? We’ve compiled a list of 10 places in Southern California to shop locally this holiday season! Stuff your stockings with local made goods from an outdoor craft festival, explore a four-story antique store, or purchase fas…

Ten Milwaukee shops for everyone on your gift list

Tis’ the season to gather gifts for loved ones, treat ourselves, and support the community! It’s no secret that 2020 has been detrimental to small and local businesses, so let’s use our spreading power to do what we can to support them. Sometimes gift hunting can be dreadful, we get it, but before y…

Yelp Predicts the Top Trends of 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted every facet of our lives, from the dishes we craved at home to the home improvements we made to the beauty treatments we couldn’t live without. With 2020 being a year like no other, it’s no surprise that we’ll continue to feel the palpable impact of COVID-19 in …

Yelp Releases 2021’s Biggest Home Trends in Partnership with Celebrated Design Expert, Athena Calderone

It’s no secret that 2020 changed the way we experience our homes. With more time at home than ever – in many cases working at home, and for children, remote learning – the trends in 2021 will inevitably be influenced by the shift in our lifestyles. In collaboration with Athena Calderone, celebrated …
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Yelp Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Yelp founded?

    Yelp was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Yelp key executives?

    Yelp's key executives are Jeremy Stoppelman, Jed Nachman and Carolyn Patterson.

  • How many employees does Yelp have?

    Yelp has 5,950 employees.

  • What is Yelp revenue?

    Latest Yelp annual revenue is $1 b.

  • What is Yelp revenue per employee?

    Latest Yelp revenue per employee is $170.5 k.

  • Who are Yelp competitors?

    Competitors of Yelp include Google, TripAdvisor and Yahoo!.

  • Where is Yelp headquarters?

    Yelp headquarters is located at 140 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Yelp offices?

    Yelp has offices in San Francisco, Chicago, Phoenix, Washington and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Yelp have?

    Yelp has 8 offices.