Zscaler Inc. (NASDAQ:ZS) went down by -0.03% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $230.88. The company’s stock price has collected 14.18% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 05/26/21 that Zscaler Stock Spikes as Focus on Cloud Security Lifts Earnings
Is It Worth Investing in Zscaler Inc. (NASDAQ :ZS) Right Now?
Opinions of the stock are interesting as 19 analysts out of 28 who provided ratings for Zscaler Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $231.77, which is $36.84 above the current price. ZS currently public float of 77.56M and currently shorts hold a 7.46% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of ZS was 2.05M shares.
ZS’s Market Performance
ZS stocks went up by 14.18% for the week, with a monthly jump of 3.69% and a quarterly performance of -7.59%, while its annual performance rate touched 97.98%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.25% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.16% for Zscaler Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 12.56% for ZS stocks with a simple moving average of 13.43% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of ZS
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ZS stocks, with Cowen repeating the rating for ZS by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for ZS in the upcoming period, according to Cowen is $225 based on the research report published on May 27th of the current year 2021.
BMO Capital Markets, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ZS reach a price target of $225, previously predicting the price at $202. The rating they have provided for ZS stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on May 26th, 2021.
Mizuho gave a rating of “Buy” to ZS, setting the target price at $217 in the report published on April 13th of the current year.
ZS Trading at 8.31% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought ZS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -15.89% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.16%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.25%, as shares surge +3.50% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +8.97% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, ZS rose by +14.18%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +62.73% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $172.85. In addition, Zscaler Inc. saw -2.76% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at ZS starting from Sinha Amit, who sale 7,000 shares at the price of $193.27 back on May 27. After this action, Sinha Amit now owns 269,192 shares of Zscaler Inc., valued at $1,352,906 using the latest closing price.
BLASING KAREN, the Director of Zscaler Inc., sale 1,000 shares at $195.00 during a trade that took place back on May 26, which means that BLASING KAREN is holding 1,763 shares at $195,000 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for ZS
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -21.99 for the present operating margin
- +77.49 for the gross margin
The net margin for Zscaler Inc. stands at -26.69. The total capital return value is set at -11.17, while invested capital returns managed to touch -13.68. Equity return is now at value -33.70, with -9.60 for asset returns.
Based on Zscaler Inc. (ZS), the company’s capital structure generated 186.71 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 65.12. Total debt to assets is 49.37, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 183.50. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 64.00.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 37.86, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.06. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.58 and the total asset turnover is 0.35. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 3.66.