Zoom Video Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:ZM) price on Wednesday, August 04, fall -0.90% below its previous day’s close as a downside momentum from buyers pushed the stock’s value to $396.97.
A look at the stock’s price movement, the level at last check in today’s session was $400.58, moving within a range at $376.50 and $403.00. The beta value (5-Year monthly) was -1.48 while the PE ratio in trailing twelve months stood at 138.23. Turning to its 52-week performance, $588.84 and $230.00 were the 52-week high and 52-week low respectively. Overall, ZM moved -0.13% over the past month.
Zoom Video Communications Inc.’s market cap currently stands at around $120.50 billion, with investors looking forward to this quarter’s earnings report slated for Aug 30, 2021 – Sep 03, 2021. Analysts project the company’s earnings per share (EPS) to be $1.16, which has seen fiscal year 2022 EPS growth forecast to increase to $4.68 and about $4.68 for fiscal year 2023.
Analysts have a consensus estimate of $991.29 million for the company’s revenue for the quarter, with a low and high estimate of $986.6 million and $1.01 billion respectively. Wall Street analysts have also projected the company’s year-on-year revenue for 2022 to grow to $4 billion, representing a 51.00% jump on that reported in the last financial year.
Revisions could be used as tool to get short term price movement insight, and for the company that in the past seven days was 1 upward and no downward review(s). Turning to the stock’s technical picture we see that short term indicators suggest on average that ZM is a 50% Buy. On the other hand, the stock is on average a 50% Buy as suggested by medium term indicators while long term indicators are putting the stock in 50% Buy category.
28 analyst(s) have given their forecast ratings for the stock on a scale of 1.00-5.00 for a strong buy to strong sell recommendation. A total of 12 analyst(s) rate the stock as a Hold, 13 recommend ZM as a Buy and 1 give it an Overweight rating. Meanwhile, 1 analyst(s) rate the stock as Underweight and 1 say it is a Sell. As such, the average rating for the stock is Overweight which could provide an opportunity for investors keen on increasing their holdings of the company’s stock.
The technical evaluation for the stock shows the PEG ratio is 8.99, with ZM’s current price about 7.00% and 9.01% off the 20-day and 50-day simple moving averages respectively. The Relative Strength Index (RSI, 14) currently prints 62.38, while 7-day volatility ratio is 5.11% and 3.87% in the 30-day chart. Further, Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM) has a beta value of 0, and an average true range (ATR) of 15.55. Analysts have given the company’s stock an average 52-week price target of $413.40, forecast between a low of $242.00 and high of $525.00. Looking at the price targets, the low is 39.04% off recent price level in today’s trading while to achieve the yearly target high, it has to move -32.25%. Nonetheless, investors will most likely welcome a -4.92% jump to $416.50 which is the analysts’ median price.
In the market, a comparison of Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM) and its peers suggest the former has performed considerably weaker. Data shows ZM’s intraday price has changed -0.90% today and 49.84% over the past year. Elsewhere, the overall performance for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial shows that the indexes are up 0.43% and 0.55% respectively on the day as seen in early trades.
If we refocus on Zoom Video Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:ZM), historical trading data shows that trading volumes averaged 3.65 million over the past 10 days and 3.22 million over the past 3 months. The company’s latest data on shares outstanding shows there are 293.80 million shares.
The 0.10% of Zoom Video Communications Inc.’s shares are in the hands of company insiders while institutional holders own 54.40% of the company’s shares. Also important is the data on short interest which shows that short shares stood at 10.58 million on Jun 14, 2021, giving us a short ratio of 3.04. The data shows that as of Jun 14, 2021 short interest in Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM) stood at 3.59% of shares outstanding, with shares short rising to 8.8 million registered in May 13, 2021. Current price change has pushed the stock 18.75% YTD, which shows the potential for further growth is there. It is this reason that could see investor optimism for the ZM stock continues to rise going into the next quarter.