Zuora Inc. [NYSE: ZUO] gained 4.54% or 0.47 points to close at $10.82 with a heavy trading volume of 1484563 shares. The company report on November 17, 2020 that Zuora Appoints Former HPE, Daimler Executive as New Chief Information Officer.
Zuora, Inc. (NYSE: ZUO), the leading cloud-based subscription management platform provider, announced a new Chief Information Officer, Paul Heard. Heard joins Zuora with 20 years of corporate IT experience, having led the enterprise transformations of multi-billion dollar companies including Micro Focus, HPE and DaimlerChrysler.
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It opened the trading session at $10.40, the shares rose to $10.94 and dropped to $10.3225, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for ZUO points out that the company has recorded -4.92% loss over the past six months. However, it is still -74.24% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 2.03M shares, ZUO reached to a volume of 1484563 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Zuora Inc. [ZUO]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ZUO shares is $13.58 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ZUO stock is a recommendation set at 2.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Northland Capital have made an estimate for Zuora Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Market Perform, with their previous recommendation back on June 16, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Canaccord Genuity raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on May 22, 2020, representing the official price target for Zuora Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $11, while Jefferies analysts kept a Hold rating on ZUO stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Zuora Inc. is set at 0.43, with the Price to Sales ratio for ZUO stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.36. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 7.46, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.53.
Trading performance analysis for ZUO stock
Zuora Inc. [ZUO] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 7.23. With this latest performance, ZUO shares dropped by -0.73% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -4.92% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -27.38% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for ZUO stock in for the last two-week period is set at 60.04, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 66.34, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.19 for Zuora Inc. [ZUO]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 10.27, while it was recorded at 10.38 for the last single week of trading, and 11.32 for the last 200 days.
Zuora Inc. [ZUO]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Zuora Inc. [ZUO] shares currently have an operating margin of -31.03 and a Gross Margin at +51.39. Zuora Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -30.21.
Return on Total Capital for ZUO is now -41.82, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -42.06. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -52.51, with Return on Assets sitting at -23.77. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Zuora Inc. [ZUO] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 47.73. Additionally, ZUO Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 32.31, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 19.54. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 41.54, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 28.12.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Zuora Inc. [ZUO] managed to generate an average of -$66,769 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.21 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.79.Zuora Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.70 and a Current Ratio set at 1.70.
Zuora Inc. [ZUO]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Zuora Inc. posted -0.06/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.09/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 33.30%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for ZUO.
An analysis of insider ownership at Zuora Inc. [ZUO]
There are presently around $700 million, or 60.70% of ZUO stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ZUO stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 8,809,371, which is approximately -0.188% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 7,303,573 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $79.03 million in ZUO stocks shares; and HOUND PARTNERS, LLC, currently with $64.11 million in ZUO stock with ownership of nearly 106.19% of the company’s market capitalization.
87 institutional holders increased their position in Zuora Inc. [NYSE:ZUO] by around 13,115,451 shares. Additionally, 82 investors decreased positions by around 8,401,797 shares, while 31 investors held positions by with 43,143,475 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 64,660,723 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ZUO stock had 35 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,693,636 shares, while 27 institutional investors sold positions of 1,346,338 shares during the same period.