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November 17, 2012


Yelp (YELP) Shares Dip 45% from Post-IPO High
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Shares of Yelp (YELP, $17.32), the online review site, have come down 45% from
the post-IPO high of $31.96. Just since the October high of $29.48, the stock is off
41%.

The market cap has fallen to $1.1 billion, or 5.3 times the 2013 consensus revenue
estimate of $207.3 million. Top-line growth next year is expected to come in just
above 51%.

In Q3, Allianz Asset Management was the biggest Yelp buyer, picking up 1.5 million
shares. The money manager is now the #1 holder, with 2.11 million shares.
Andor Capital Management ($784 million in long equity assets/73% tech weighting)
and Steadfast Capital Management ($2.6 billion in long equity assets/17% tech
weighting) opened new positions of 500,000 shares and 479,905 shares,
respectively. Both firms are now among the 10 largest holders of Yelp shares.

Lord, Abbett upped its stake by 42%, purchasing 415,864 shares, and is now the #2
holder, with 1.39 million shares.

Cupps Capital Management ($805 million in long equity assets/48% tech weighting)
is the #3 holder (929,779 shares) after boosting its position by 71% with the
addition of 388,459 shares.

One non-fan is mutual fund giant T. Rowe Price, which sold out of its position of
283,500 shares. Fidelity, the #7 holder, held its position steady at 653,893 shares.

Yelp went public in March at $15 a share and opened for trading at $22.

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