Yext (YEXT) Reports Q2: Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of Earnings

Radek Strnad /
2022/09/06 7:47 am EDT
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Online reputation and search platform Yext (NYSE:YEXT) will be reporting earnings tomorrow after market close. Here's what investors should know.

Last quarter Yext reported revenues of $98.8 million, up 7.4% year on year, beating analyst revenue expectations by 1.58%. It was a weaker quarter for the company, with a full year guidance missing analysts' expectations and a slow revenue growth. The company added 130 customers to a total of 2,830.

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This quarter analysts are expecting Yext's revenue to grow 1.58% year on year to $99.6 million, slowing down from the 11.4% year-over-year increase in revenue the company had recorded in the same quarter last year. Adjusted loss is expected to come in at -$0.05 per share.

Yext Total Revenue

Majority of analysts covering the company have reconfirmed their estimates over the last thirty days, suggesting they are expecting the business to stay the course heading into the earnings. The company only missed Wall St's revenue estimates once over the last two years, and has on average exceeded top line expectations by 2.36%.

Looking at Yext's peers in the sales and marketing software segment, some of them have already reported Q2 earnings results, giving us a hint of what we can expect. SEMrush delivered top-line growth of 39.1% year on year, beating analyst estimates by 4.32% and ZoomInfo reported revenues up 53.5% year on year, exceeding estimates by 5.3%. SEMrush traded up 2.39% on the results, and ZoomInfo was up 10.5%. Read our full analysis of SEMrush's results here and ZoomInfo's results here.

The technology sell-off has been putting pressure on stocks since November and while some of the software stocks have fared somewhat better, they have not been spared, with share price declining 14% over the last month. Yext is down 19.8% during the same time, and is heading into the earnings with analyst price target of $6.1, compared to share price of $4.01.

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The author has no position in any of the stocks mentioned.