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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.

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TypePublic
Founded2004
HQSan Francisco, US
Websiteyelp.com
Employee Ratings3.2

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)5,842(+3%)
Job Openings196
Revenue (FY, 2017)$846.8 M(+19%)
Share Price (Feb 2019)$39.9 (+4%)

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, People Operations
Chad Richard

Chad Richard

Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Development
Jason Brown

Jason Brown

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Restaurant Marketplaces
Jed Nachman

Jed Nachman

COO
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Yelp Office Locations

Yelp has offices in San Francisco, Worcester, Winston-Salem, Wichita 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 (Q3, 2018)

241.1m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

226.9m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

94.1%

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

10.4m

Market capitalization (15-Feb-2019)

3.3b

Closing stock price (15-Feb-2019)

39.9

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

423.5m
Yelp's current market capitalization is $3.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

25.8m47.7m83.3m233.0m377.5m549.7m713.1m846.8m

Revenue growth, %

85%74%62%46%30%

Cost of goods sold

1.1m3.1m5.9m16.6m24.4m51.0m60.4m70.5m

Gross profit

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

Revenue

61.2m76.4m88.8m102.5m118.5m133.9m143.6m158.6m173.4m186.2m197.3m208.9m222.4m223.1m234.9m241.1m

Cost of goods sold

4.3m5.1m5.8m6.2m8.7m13.1m14.3m15.1m15.1m14.6m16.9m18.1m19.3m14.7m14.7m14.2m

Gross profit

56.9m71.3m82.9m96.3m109.8m120.9m129.3m143.5m158.3m171.6m180.4m190.8m203.1m208.3m220.2m226.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

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

Current Assets

35.4m31.7m416.8m420.8m443.3m561.2m913.1m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Accounts Payable

615.0k2.9m4.0m(259.0k)137.7k46.9m

Cash From Operating Activities

(633.0k)(7.8m)250.0k21.4m57.9m57.4m126.9m167.6m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(2.3m)(2.6m)108.0k3.7m(2.6m)(10.7m)(15.5m)(15.0m)(12.9m)(4.8m)2.8m10.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

2.8m3.7m7.7m12.3m6.9m14.1m21.6m8.2m16.8m25.9m10.2m20.8m31.5m10.0m20.5m31.3m

Accounts Payable

5.3m3.6m10.9m1.8m1.7m23.9m3.2m1.3m1.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

9.3m20.0m39.0m43.7m53.5m23.9m46.5m81.8m41.2m76.3m128.0m38.3m60.9m116.1m
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

42.4k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Yelp Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal 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 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

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Yelp Online and Social Media Presence

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Yelp News and Updates

Yelp stock downgraded at Citi after earnings

Citi Research analyst Mark May downgraded Yelp Inc. shares to neutral from buy on Thursday, following the online-listing company's latest earnings report. The stock is down 1.4% in morning trading. "Despite solid 4Q18 results, in-line margin guidance for CY19, management's new bullish (optimistic?)…

Yelp Gains But Wall Street Still Says ‘Show Me’

Yelp Gains But Wall Street Still Says ‘Show Me’

MarketWatch First Take: Yelp barely lives up to revised promises, so it just promises more

Yelp Inc. made some moves to stave off a possible proxy battle with one of its top five investors, but it did not do much to alleviate a hedge fund’s recent claims that the company has been beset with operational missteps.

Yelp Shares Rally After Revenue Beat and Three New Board Members

Yelp Shares Rally After Revenue Beat and Three New Board Members

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Cisco, AIG, Yelp and more

See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.

Yelp surges after beating on earnings and revenue (YELP)

Yelp shares jumped in after-hours trading on Wednesday after reporting quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations. The company reported earnings of $0.37 per share on revenue of $243.7 million. Analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expected adjusted earnings per share of $0.36 on …
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Yelp Company Life and Culture

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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 Alan Ramsay, Andrea Rubin and Carolyn Patterson.

  • How many employees does Yelp have?

    Yelp has 5,842 employees.

  • What is Yelp revenue?

    Latest Yelp annual revenue is $846.8 m.

  • What is Yelp revenue per employee?

    Latest Yelp revenue per employee is $145 k.

  • Who are Yelp competitors?

    Competitors of Yelp include Meituan-Dianping, Foursquare and OpenTable.

  • Where is Yelp headquarters?

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

  • Where are Yelp offices?

    Yelp has offices in San Francisco, Worcester, Winston-Salem, Wichita and in 56 other locations.

  • How many offices does Yelp have?

    Yelp has 61 offices.