Zions Bancorporation N.A (ZION) Shares Decline Despite Market Challenges

The stock of Zions Bancorporation N.A (NASDAQ: ZION) has decreased by -1.30 when compared to last closing price of 42.98. Despite this, the company has experienced a 3.41% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. PRNewsWire reported 2024-03-26 that SALT LAKE CITY, March 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Zions Bancorporation (Nasdaq: ZION) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Friday, April 26, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

Is It Worth Investing in Zions Bancorporation N.A (NASDAQ: ZION) Right Now?

Zions Bancorporation N.A (NASDAQ: ZION) has a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.73x that is above its average ratio. Additionally, the 36-month beta value for ZION is 1.12. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 7 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 6 rating it as “overweight,” 12 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”

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The public float for ZION is 145.73M and currently, short sellers hold a 8.04% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of ZION on April 03, 2024 was 3.30M shares.

ZION’s Market Performance

ZION’s stock has seen a 3.41% increase for the week, with a 9.41% rise in the past month and a -3.31% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.41%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 3.27% for Zions Bancorporation N.A The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 3.06% for ZION stock, with a simple moving average of 15.25% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of ZION

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ZION stocks, with Truist repeating the rating for ZION by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for ZION in the upcoming period, according to Truist is $46 based on the research report published on January 05, 2024 of the current year 2024.

Robert W. Baird, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ZION reach a price target of $45. The rating they have provided for ZION stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on December 15th, 2023.

Citigroup gave a rating of “Neutral” to ZION, setting the target price at $37 in the report published on November 21st of the previous year.

ZION Trading at 3.70% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ZION to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -8.08% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.27%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.41%, as shares surge +8.30% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +1.92% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, ZION rose by +3.41%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +51.18% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $41.32. In addition, Zions Bancorporation N.A saw -3.31% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at ZION starting from SIMMONS HARRIS H, who purchase 4,000 shares at the price of $38.54 back on Feb 27 ’24. After this action, SIMMONS HARRIS H now owns 1,312,987 shares of Zions Bancorporation N.A, valued at $154,160 using the latest closing price.

Young Mark Richard, the Exec VP of Zions Bancorporation N.A, sale 5,597 shares at $40.21 during a trade that took place back on Feb 22 ’24, which means that Young Mark Richard is holding 12,133 shares at $225,055 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for ZION

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.6 for the present operating margin
  • 1.0 for the gross margin

The net margin for Zions Bancorporation N.A stands at 0.18. The total capital return value is set at 0.03. Equity return is now at value 12.95, with 0.76 for asset returns.

Based on Zions Bancorporation N.A (ZION), the company’s capital structure generated 0.45 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.29. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.82. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 2.05.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 1.15 billion with net debt to EBITDA at 1.82. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.32. The receivables turnover for the company is 9.95for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.04. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.26.


In conclusion, Zions Bancorporation N.A (ZION) has seen mixed performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others rating it as a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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