Yext (YEXT) Receives News Impact Score of 0.08

News headlines about Yext (NYSE:YEXT) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Yext earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 44.1768696024875 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Yext (NYSE:YEXT) opened at $12.11 on Tuesday. Yext has a fifty-two week low of $11.12 and a fifty-two week high of $15.11.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $16.00 target price on shares of Yext in a research report on Sunday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Yext from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 target price on shares of Yext in a research report on Friday, September 22nd. BidaskClub raised shares of Yext from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 4th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $17.00 target price on shares of Yext in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. Yext currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.20.

In other news, President Brian Distelburger sold 8,160 shares of Yext stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.61, for a total value of $102,897.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Howard Lerman sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.04, for a total transaction of $301,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 352,999 shares of company stock valued at $4,438,086 over the last ninety days.

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About Yext

Yext Inc is a knowledge engine provider. Yext puts business on the map. The Yext Knowledge Engine enables companies to manage their digital knowledge in the cloud and sync it to over 100 services in the PowerListings Network, including Apple Maps, Bing, Cortana, Facebook, Google, Google Maps, Instagram, Siri and Yelp.

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