Profitability Analysis To Overcome Risk: Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP), MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET)

Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 0.87% to close at $35.85 with the total traded volume of 4.09 Million shares. . The firm has institutional ownership of 76.10%, while insider ownership included 1.70%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 4.85. YELP attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 with week’s performance of -14.01%.

Yelp Inc. fell the most in a year after the review site gave a disappointing forecast for revenue in the current quarter. The company’s estimated revenue of $195 million to $199 million was below the average analyst prediction of $204.4 million. Yelp declared earnings per share excluding some costs of 27 cents in the fourth quarter, beating projections for 25 cents. Revenue in the period was slightly better than estimates at $194.8 million. Piper Jaffray analyst Samuel Kemp called the first quarter outlook “lackluster” and said a “confluence of factors” will increasingly compete with Yelp for user traffic in the next two to three years.

Furthermore, it has price to sale ratio of 4.85 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes. The firm’s price to book was 3.50, which can be compared with current price to get idea about under or overvalue of stock. Forward Price to Earnings ratio of YELP attains value of 94.34 that is projecting or estimating EPS for the next 12-months and its follow by traders who believe on anticipates of a firm’s future rather than past performance.

To have technical views, liquidity ratio of a company calculated as 9.30 to match up with its debt to equity ratio of 0.00. The float short ration was 8.00%; as compared to Short Ratio were 2.93. The firm has institutional ownership of 76.10%, while insider ownership included 1.70%. YELP attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 with week’s performance of -14.01%.

Under investment valuation analysis, MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET) presented as an active mover, it has floated short ration of 14.26%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, which was 5.91. Shares increased 2.16% to trade at $4.72 in most recent trading session.

Ratio Analysis

Entering into ratio analysis, MEET has noticeable price to earnings growth ratio of 0.30, which find it more attractive on the other stock that has lower PEG and vice versa. The firm price to earnings ratio calculated as 5.93. The co stands at price to sale ratio of 4.10 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes; it is most relevant ratio to compare companies in similar sector. It has price to book ratio of 1.62, which gauges the market price of a share over its book value.

The firm has price volatility of 3.58% for a week and 3.04% for a month. Narrow down focus to firm performance, its weekly performance was -1.46% and monthly performance was -7.27%. The stock price of MEET is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -3.43% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -6.27%.

 

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