Standpoint Research raised the price target for the Zillow Group Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) stock from “a Buy” to “a Hold”. The rating was released on August 03, 2020. In their research brief published November 26, 2018, Standpoint Research analysts initiated the Zillow Group Inc. stock to Buy with a price target of $48.
Historical Earnings Surprises and Revenue Forecasts
Profit is the most critical financial performance measure. Every investor in a business is looking forward to the earnings report as stock price to increase when earnings exceed market expectations and progressively decrease when earnings do not meet expectations. The firm reported an earnings per share (EPS) of $0.41 during the last quarter as opposed to a consensus estimate of $0.27, which indicates the company beat its estimate by $0.14, which implies that the company surprised the market by 51.90%. It appears that the average earnings per share estimate for the current quarter (ending in Mar 2021) is $0.25. This is an average of 14 analysts’ earnings, where the high earnings per share estimate is $0.33 and the low earnings per share estimate is $0.17. According to 17 analyst estimates, an average revenue estimate of $1.1B is projected for the current quarter with a high revenue estimate of $1.14B and a low estimate of $1.09B.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Zillow Group Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) dipped -3.38% to close Tuesday’s market session at $121.45, lower as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $116.52 and $123.44 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 6354939 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 3.76 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -12.62% within the last five trades and -9.01% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 37.05% in the last 6 months and -16.16% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. Z stock is trading at a margin of -11.34%, -13.53% and 3.51% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, Z deals in the Communication Services domain. The stock is trading -41.64 percent below its 52-week high and 197.60 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 61.2. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does Zillow Group Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $21.83 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 88.01. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 6.54 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 6.16, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Owens Bradley D., the General Counsel at Zillow Group Inc. (Z) has sold 4,250 shares of firm on May 03 at a price of $130.01 against the total amount of $0.55 million. In another inside trade, Beitel David A., Chief Technology Officer of Zillow Group Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) sold 5,000 shares of the firm on May 03 for a total worth of $0.63 million at a price of $126.38. An inside trade which took place on Apr 06, President, Homes of Zillow Group Inc. Prawer Arik sold 3,606 shares of firm against total price of $0.51 million at the cost of $140.55 per share.