BTIG Research lifts Zynga Inc. [ZNGA] price estimate. Who else is bullish?



Zynga Inc. [NASDAQ: ZNGA] price plunged by -2.44 percent to reach at -$0.16. The company report on December 21, 2021 that Zynga and Forte Announce Strategic Partnership to Drive Rapid Development, Create More Economic Opportunities for Players in Blockchain Gaming.

Partnership Allows Integration of New Blockchain Technologies, Scalable In-Game Player Economies in Fast-Evolving Blockchain Games Market.

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Today, Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, and Forte, a leading developer of blockchain solutions for game publishers, announced they have formed a strategic alliance to promote and pursue the exciting opportunities in the blockchain games market, including leveraging Zynga’s intellectual property, brand and community to develop blockchain games that are fun and enduring.

A sum of 12673252 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 20.57M shares. Zynga Inc. shares reached a high of $6.65 and dropped to a low of $6.39 until finishing in the latest session at $6.40.

The one-year ZNGA stock forecast points to a potential upside of 39.74. The average equity rating for ZNGA stock is currently 1.80, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on Zynga Inc. [ZNGA]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ZNGA shares is $10.62 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ZNGA stock is a recommendation set at 1.80. 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.

BTIG Research have made an estimate for Zynga Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on October 27, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, UBS dropped their target price from $14.50 to $13.50. The new note on the price target was released on August 06, 2021, representing the official price target for Zynga Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $12 to $10, while The Benchmark Company kept a Buy rating on ZNGA stock. On August 06, 2021, analysts decreased their price target for ZNGA shares from 14 to 12.75.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Zynga Inc. is set at 0.27, with the Price to Sales ratio for ZNGA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.56. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.34, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.23. Price to Free Cash Flow for ZNGA in the course of the last twelve months was 23.85 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.

ZNGA Stock Performance Analysis:

Zynga Inc. [ZNGA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.44. With this latest performance, ZNGA shares gained by 10.73% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -41.34% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -35.16% 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 ZNGA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 47.49, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.94, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.82 for Zynga Inc. [ZNGA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 6.75, while it was recorded at 6.41 for the last single week of trading, and 8.88 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Zynga Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Zynga Inc. [ZNGA] shares currently have an operating margin of -0.50 and a Gross Margin at +58.89. Zynga Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -21.74.

Return on Total Capital for ZNGA is now -0.28, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -12.22. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -17.47, with Return on Assets sitting at -8.70. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Zynga Inc. [ZNGA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 48.63. Additionally, ZNGA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 32.72, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 23.05. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 48.00, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 32.29.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Zynga Inc. [ZNGA] managed to generate an average of -$191,269 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 11.05 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.40.Zynga Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.


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 ZNGA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Zynga Inc. go to 6.69%.

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Zynga Inc. [ZNGA] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $5,701 million, or 81.40% of ZNGA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ZNGA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 94,196,564, which is approximately 0.611% of the company’s market cap and around 0.50% of the total institutional ownership; ARTISAN PARTNERS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, holding 78,246,015 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $500.77 million in ZNGA stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $396.46 million in ZNGA stock with ownership of nearly -17.816% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Zynga Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 237 institutional holders increased their position in Zynga Inc. [NASDAQ:ZNGA] by around 145,090,908 shares. Additionally, 232 investors decreased positions by around 155,937,030 shares, while 83 investors held positions by with 589,783,502 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 890,811,440 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ZNGA stock had 71 new institutional investments in for a total of 37,086,136 shares, while 96 institutional investors sold positions of 44,697,434 shares during the same period.