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Yext is a knowledge engine provider which helps businesses manage all of the public facts that they want consumers to know across the digital ecosystem. The Company helps businesses facilitate face-to-face and digital interactions that boost brand awareness, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.
TypePublic
Founded2006
HQNew York, NY, US
Websiteyext.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)1,200(+34%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$298.8 M(+31%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)$18 (+7%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Yext

Howard Lerman

Howard Lerman

Founder & CEO
Lexi Bohonnon

Lexi Bohonnon

Senior Director, Sales Engineering
Steve Cakebread

Steve Cakebread

Chief Financial Officer
Owen Fegan

Owen Fegan

VP, Creative Director
Brian Distelburger

Brian Distelburger

Co-Founder, President & Chief Operating Officer
Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon

Chief Technology Officer
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Yext Office Locations

Yext has offices in New York, Arlington, Atlanta, Chicago and in 15 other locations
New York, NY, US (HQ)
61 9th Ave
Arlington, VA, US
1101 Wilson Blvd
Atlanta, GA, US
3424 Peachtree Rd #2200
Chicago, IL, US
Citigroup Center, 500 W Madison St #2400
Dallas, TX, US
1919 McKinney Ave #2069
Denver, CO, US
2420 17th St
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Yext Financials and Metrics

Yext Revenue

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Yext's revenue was reported to be $298.83 m in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

298.8m

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

221.8m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

74.2%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(121.5m)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

(123.0m)

Market capitalization (1-Mar-2021)

2.2b

Closing stock price (1-Mar-2021)

18.0

Cash (31-Jan-2020)

256.1m

EV

2.0b
Yext's current market capitalization is $2.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

60.0m89.7m124.3m170.2m228.3m298.8m

Revenue growth, %

50%38%

Cost of goods sold

24.8m31.0m37.0m44.1m57.4m77.0m

Gross profit

35.2m58.7m87.3m126.1m170.9m221.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

27.1m29.6m31.9m37.1m40.8m44.3m51.1m55.1m58.7m68.7m72.4m76.4m

Cost of goods sold

8.8m9.1m9.3m9.7m10.5m11.7m12.8m14.1m14.9m16.5m19.3m20.4m

Gross profit

18.3m20.5m22.6m27.4m30.2m32.7m38.3m41.0m43.9m52.2m53.1m56.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

67%69%71%74%74%74%75%74%75%76%73%73%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

30.0m24.4m34.4m91.8m256.1m

Accounts Receivable

24.2m27.6m44.7m55.3m80.6m

Prepaid Expenses

1.8m3.5m7.7m14.1m12.7m

Current Assets

58.2m61.8m180.0m230.1m377.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

133.7m32.9m21.1m53.4m47.2m28.3m257.7m268.8m244.8m

Accounts Receivable

19.0m14.5m23.9m24.1m27.9m34.4m32.8m37.0m38.8m

Prepaid Expenses

4.8m6.2m5.6m7.9m11.2m10.7m14.1m13.8m12.5m

Current Assets

164.4m154.2m149.5m165.6m174.6m163.1m349.6m345.2m318.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(17.3m)(26.5m)(43.1m)(66.6m)(74.8m)(121.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2m3.1m4.1m

Accounts Payable

1.1m8.3m6.0m350.0k17.3m8.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

(14.2m)(10.5m)(7.7m)(31.9m)5.2m(30.8m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

(9.3m)18.4m(28.6m)(16.1m)(32.5m)(49.6m)(18.1m)(39.2m)(64.0m)(19.0m)(48.2m)(91.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

(968.0k)1.9m(2.9m)1.2m2.4m4.3m1.6m3.2m5.0m1.9m3.8m5.8m

Accounts Payable

(2.6m)(1.6m)719.0k(5.0m)(3.5m)(2.6m)(4.6m)4.9m3.7m(6.3m)(561.0k)3.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

7.5m2.2m(6.8m)(8.3m)(13.4m)(29.8m)1.4m(3.0m)(25.6m)819.0k(10.6m)(42.4m)
USDFY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

205.8k
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Yext Operating Metrics

FY, 2017

Types of Services

100

Countries

160

Languages

90

Patents (US)

8
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Yext Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

95/100

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Yext Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Yext Online and Social Media Presence

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Yext Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    74/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    79/100

  • Compensation

    B

    74/100

  • Diversity

    B

    74/100

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Yext News and Updates

Yext CEO to Participate in 2021 Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Virtual Conference

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Yext, Inc. (NYSE: YEXT), the Answers Search Company, today announced that Howard Lerman, its Founder and CEO, will participate in a virtual fireside chat discussion hosted by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 10:15 a.m. ET / 7:15 a.m. PT....

Yext brings more answers to its site search by processing unstructured data

Yext Answers allows businesses to provide a better search experience on their own websites — but as the name implies, the goal is really to make sure consumers get the answers they’re looking for. “If we deliver a link [in response to a search query], we consider it a failure on our side,” Chief Str…

Advantage Dental Search Volume Increases by 7x in One Month with Yext Answers

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Yext, Inc. (NYSE: YEXT), the Search Experience Cloud company, today announced its success implementing Yext Answers, its revolutionary search product, on the website of Advantage Dental Oral Health Center, one of Oregon's largest dental care...

Yext Kicks Off 2021 with Best Workplace Awards from Fortune and Built In

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Yext, Inc. (NYSE: YEXT), the Search Experience Cloud company, today announced its placement on best workplace lists by Fortune, in collaboration with global people analytics and consulting firm Great Place to Work®, and tech recruiting platform...

Yext Named a Leader on G2 Enterprise Search Grid

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Yext, Inc. (NYSE: YEXT), the Search Experience Cloud company, today announced its designation as a leader on the G2 Grid® for top Enterprise Search Software products. With this placement, Yext's revolutionary search product, Answers, joins the ranks...

Yext CFO to Participate in Upcoming Virtual Investor Conferences

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Yext, Inc. (NYSE: YEXT), the Search Experience Cloud company, today announced that Steve Cakebread, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in virtual fireside chat discussions hosted by Barclays and MKM Partners: Thursday, December 10, 2020 at...
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Yext Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Yext founded?

    Yext was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Yext key executives?

    Yext's key executives are Howard Lerman, Lexi Bohonnon and Steve Cakebread.

  • How many employees does Yext have?

    Yext has 1,200 employees.

  • What is Yext revenue?

    Latest Yext annual revenue is $298.8 m.

  • What is Yext revenue per employee?

    Latest Yext revenue per employee is $249 k.

  • Who are Yext competitors?

    Competitors of Yext include eGain, Moz and Kaleo Software.

  • Where is Yext headquarters?

    Yext headquarters is located at 61 9th Ave, New York.

  • Where are Yext offices?

    Yext has offices in New York, Arlington, Atlanta, Chicago and in 15 other locations.

  • How many offices does Yext have?

    Yext has 24 offices.