424 institutions hold shares in ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (ZTO), with 5.15M shares held by insiders accounting for 0.62% while institutional investors hold 38.82% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 832.99M, and float is at 642.97M with Short Float at 2.63%. Institutions hold 38.58% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Invesco Ltd. with over 38.68 million shares valued at $1.13 billion. The investor’s holdings represent 5.96% of the ZTO Shares outstanding. As of Dec 30, 2020, the second largest holder is Blackrock Inc. with 18.91 million shares valued at $551.45 million to account for 2.91% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) which holds 15.06 million shares representing 2.32% and valued at over $439.24 million, while Warburg Pincus LLC holds 2.19% of the shares totaling 14.23 million with a market value of $415.05 million.
ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ZTO) is 3.22% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $25.38 and a high of $38.99 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The ZTO stock was last observed hovering at around $29.15 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.95% off its average median price target of $232.52 for the next 12 months. It is also 90.29% off the consensus price target high of $309.96 offered by 23 analysts, but current levels are 82.19% higher than the price target low of $169.05 for the same period.
Currently trading at $30.10, the stock is -2.09% and -9.91% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 5.78 million and changing 3.26% at the moment leaves the stock -6.87% off its SMA200. ZTO registered 15.61% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 0.60%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $32.49 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $30.91.
The stock witnessed a -13.51% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 3.79%, and is 4.99% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 3.81% over the week and 4.32% over the month.
ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (ZTO) has around 19009 employees, a market worth around $23.87B and $3.85B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 36.48 and Fwd P/E is 26.08. Profit margin for the company is 17.10%. Distance from 52-week low is 18.61% and -22.80% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (8.00%).
ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (ZTO) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (ZTO) is a “Overweight”. 23 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.00, where 4 rate it as a Hold and 3 think it is a “Overweight”. 15 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 1 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 08/19/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.16 with sales reaching $933.94M over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -25.10% this year, but quarterly earnings will post 24.70% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to grow 66.80% in year-over-year returns.
ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (ZTO): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (PKOH) that is trading 82.14% up over the past 12 months. Short interest in the company’s stock has risen 1.48% from the last report on Feb 11, 2021 to stand at a total of 16.68 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 7.18.