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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP)?

The company in question is, Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) currently with a stock price of 36.85 (-1.76% today). The market cap for Yelp Inc. is 2934.41, and is in the sector Technology, and Internet Information Providers industry. The target price for Yelp Inc. is 38.53. Currently Yelp Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 669.82. Average volume for Yelp Inc. is 2311.07 and so far today it is 1215464.

Performance in the last year for Yelp Inc. has been 70.66%. For EPS growth, Yelp Inc. has seen a growth of -208.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 131.60%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -22.00% over the last five years and could be 35.53% for the next five years. Yelp Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 29.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 132.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.70%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 34.70%.

Since the IPO date for Yelp Inc. on the 03/02/2012, Yelp Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 30.24%. With Yelp Inc. trading at 36.85, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -0.6.

So could Yelp Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 4.66 and the P/B is at 3.94. The P/cash is 7.37, with P/free cash flow at 136.48.

Yelp Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 8.4, and the quick ratio is 8.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 0, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, Yelp Inc. has a gross margin of 90.60%, an operating margin of -5.20% and a profit margin of -7.20%.Payout ratio for Yelp Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -5.90% with return on investment coming to -4.80%.

Insider ownership for Yelp Inc., is at 1.30% and institutional ownership comes to 86.10%. Outstanding shares are at 78.23. While shares float is 66.61. The float short is currently 7.31%, and short ratio is 2.11.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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