YELP INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. YELP INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 9.76 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 31.63% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||133.91||88.79|
|Net Income ($mil)||-1.31||2.74|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||368.13||350.82|
|Total Assets ($mil)||741.39||553.16|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||90.2||93.15|
|Return on Assets||4.55||-0.77|
|Return on Equity||4.92||-0.82|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||75.23||72.0|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||9.12||7.24|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||3647433.0||4267293.0|
HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 44.61 for the Internet Software & Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.38. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.29 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.58 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.76. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|YELP 48.53||Peers 44.61||YELP 19.02||Peers 23.70|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
YELP is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
YELP is trading at a discount to its peers.
|YELP 347.83||Peers 19.52||YELP NM||Peers 0.61|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
YELP's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
YELP's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|YELP 2.29||Peers 4.76||YELP 714.28||Peers 82.66|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
YELP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
YELP is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|YELP 3.38||Peers 8.19||YELP 56.47||Peers 64.64|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
YELP is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
YELP trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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