For the first quarter ended April 30 the New York company narrowed its net loss to 14 cents a share from 25 cents in the year-earlier quarter.
On an adjusted basis the loss narrowed to 2 cents a share from a dime a year earlier.
Revenue of $92 million climbed 7.8% from the year-earlier $85.4 million.
Analysts surveyed by FactSet were expecting a GAAP net loss of 20 cents a share, or an adjusted loss of 6 cents a share, on revenue of $88.6 million.
"We continue to grow revenue while increasing our business efficiencies and cash position," Founder and Chief Executive Howard Lerman said in a statement.
Yext shares at last check were 18% higher at $14.52. The stock on Friday has traded up as much as 22% at $15.06. They've bounced off a 52-week low $12.01, set on May 11.
For the second quarter Yext expects an adjusted loss of 7 cents to 9 cents a share on revenue of $94 million to $96 million.
Analysts in the FactSet survey reached a consensus call of a loss of 7 cents a share on revenue of $95.1 million.
The company also forecast a full-year net loss between 17 cents and 22 cents a share on revenue of $381 million to $386 million.
FactSet's consensus estimate: a loss of 17 cents a share on revenue of $383.3 million.