Zoom Video Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:ZM) shares traded lower over the last trading session, losing -6.14% on 12/23/20. The shares fell to a low of $378.58 before closing at $383.88. Intraday shares traded counted 9.52 million, which was 2.17% higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 9.73M. ZM’s previous close was $409.00 while the outstanding shares total 284.78M. The firm has a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 267.33. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 38.98, with weekly volatility at 4.24% and ATR at 21.34. The ZM stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $65.52 and a $588.84 high.
Investors have identified the Telecom Services company Zoom Video Communications Inc. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $108.60 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 2.62 billion total, with 1.41 billion as their total liabilities.
ZM were able to record 1.01 billion as free cash flow during the Q3 2021 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 694.65 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 1.07 billion as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the Q3 2021 quarter of the year, Zoom Video Communications Inc. recorded a total of 777.2 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 78.56% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the Q3 2021 quarter increasing by 14.63%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 258.73 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 518.47 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 284.78M with the recently reported earning now reading 0.70 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their Q3 2021 (0.66 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 1.67 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on ZM sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of ZM attractive?
In related news, Chief Executive Officer, Yuan Eric S. sold 70,142 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Dec 17. The sale was performed at an average price of 402.81, for a total value of 28,253,862. As the sale deal closes, the Chief Executive Officer, Yuan Eric S. now sold 70,142 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 28,187,643. Also, Director, Chadwick Jonathan sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Dec 15. The shares were price at an average price of 400.40 per share, with a total market value of 4,004,017. Following this completion of acquisition, the Chief Operating Officer, Bawa Aparna now holds 7,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 3,540,000. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.30%.
8 out of 27 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 15 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Zoom Video Communications Inc.. 2 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the ZM stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $486.02.