Zillow Group Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) went down by -1.79% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $104.05. The company’s stock price has collected -8.85% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 08/27/22 that Shorting Zillow Is Your Best Bet in Housing This Year
Is It Worth Investing in Zillow Group Inc. (NASDAQ :Z) Right Now?
Opinions of the stock are interesting as 9 analysts out of 25 who provided ratings for Zillow Group Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 12 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $41.82, which is $12.99 above the current price. Z currently public float of 163.27M and currently shorts hold a 17.65% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of Z was 3.65M shares.
Z’s Market Performance
Z stocks went down by -8.85% for the week, with a monthly drop of -3.81% and a quarterly performance of 7.66%, while its annual performance rate touched -66.36%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.78% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.79% for Zillow Group Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -6.87% for Z stocks with a simple moving average of -28.64% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of Z
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for Z stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for Z by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for Z in the upcoming period, according to Jefferies is $75 based on the research report published on February 03rd of the current year 2022.
Needham gave a rating of “Buy” to Z, setting the target price at $80 in the report published on June 08th of the previous year.
Z Trading at -9.08% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought Z to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -68.92% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.79%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.78%, as shares sank -0.92% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -3.38% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, Z fell by -8.85%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -40.39% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $34.71. In addition, Zillow Group Inc. saw -49.35% 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 Z starting from Spaulding Dan, who sale 7,296 shares at the price of $34.60 back on Sep 02. After this action, Spaulding Dan now owns 34,509 shares of Zillow Group Inc., valued at $252,428 using the latest closing price.
Daimler Susan, the President of Zillow of Zillow Group Inc., sale 3,241 shares at $33.55 during a trade that took place back on Aug 23, which means that Daimler Susan is holding 23,727 shares at $108,739 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for Z
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -3.02 for the present operating margin
- +26.53 for the gross margin
The net margin for Zillow Group Inc. stands at -6.48.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.98.