News articles about Yext (NYSE:YEXT) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Yext earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 44.3855807780839 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
Shares of Yext (NYSE:YEXT) opened at $12.94 on Wednesday. Yext has a 1-year low of $10.58 and a 1-year high of $15.11.
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on YEXT. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price target on shares of Yext in a report on Sunday, December 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Yext from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $16.20.
In other Yext news, insider Tom Christopher Dixon sold 12,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.21, for a total value of $152,625.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, CFO Steven Cakebread sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.56, for a total transaction of $125,600.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 620,420 shares of company stock worth $7,337,761 in the last 90 days.
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.