Barclays raised the price target for the Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ZBH) stock to “an Overweight”. The rating was released on May 25, 2021. We previously noted in another research note published on April 09, 2021 by Northland Capital that upgraded the stock from a Market perform to an Outperform with a price target of $2300 for ZBH stock. The research report from Evercore ISI has upgraded the stock from In-line to Outperform, with a price target set at $175. The stock was reiterated by Needham, who disclosed in a research note on December 18, 2020, to Strong Buy and set the price objective to $185. In their research brief published October 20, 2020, Northland Capital analysts initiated the Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. stock to Market Perform with a price target of $150.
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The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ZBH) raised 0.49% to close Thursday’s market session at $146.41, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $145.33 and $147.02 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 2152268 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 1.34 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -2.50% within the last five trades and -5.89% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price decreased -9.74% in the last 6 months and -11.60% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. ZBH stock is trading at a margin of -5.69%, -7.58% and -7.50% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, ZBH deals in the Healthcare domain. The stock is trading -18.82 percent below its 52-week high and 13.37 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 -0.26. 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 Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 13.00 percent and the profit margin is 11.60 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 70.70 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $30.82 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 for Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ZBH) is 32.71. 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 16.76. 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 3.91 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 2.43, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 0.10 percent of Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 92.50 percent are held by financial institutions. HIGGINS ARTHUR J, the Director at Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (ZBH) has bought 1,000 shares of firm on May 06 at a price of $171.58 against the total amount of $0.17 million. In another inside trade, Yi Sang, President, Asia Pacific of Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ZBH) sold 1,200 shares of the firm on Nov 18 for a total worth of $0.18 million at a price of $152.59. An inside trade which took place on Nov 09, Sr. VP/Gen Counsel/Secretary of Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. Phipps Chad F sold 30,040 shares of firm against total price of $4.8 million at the cost of $159.70 per share.