The stock of Zions Bancorporation National Association (NASDAQ:ZION) increased by increased by $1.82 on Friday to finish at $66.39, up 2.82 percent. The last five days have seen an average of 1,500,860 shares of common stock traded. 28 times new highs were reached in the current year, with a gain of $22.95. The average number of shares traded over the last 20 days was 1,238,120, while the average volume over the last 50 days totaled 1,243,216.
ZION stock appreciated 11.84% since last month. On 09/23/21, the company’s shares reached a one-month low of $57.52. The stock touched a high of $65.29 on 10/22/21, after rallying from a low of $29.83 in 52 weeks. The price of ZION stock has risen by 52.83% or $22.95 this year, reaching a new high 28 times. Still, the stock price is up 1.68% from the 52-week high.
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There have been 150 days since Zions Bancorporation National Association (ZION) last reported insider trading activity on May 28. On May 28, Exec VP Stewart Randy R sold 3,460 shares at $57.65 each. This transaction resulted in the insider making $199,484. On May 26, Hume Alexander sold 249 shares at a price of US$56.59. After the transaction, the insider now owns 0 shares. Exec VP Young Mark Richard had earlier sold 639 shares on May 14 for $60.06 a share. The transaction was completed for $38,378.
Zions Bancorporation National Association (ZION) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.35. This level actually compares favorably with the industry at large, as the PE for the Banks – Regional industry stands at about 13.46. Further, its PE also compares favorably with the Financial sector’s trailing 12 months PE ratio, which comes in at 13.15 right now. The PE ratio of Zions Bancorporation National Association has varied between 24.14 and 5.775 in the last five years. Beta for the stock is 1.50. There are also a few other valuation ratios worth considering, including the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 4.61, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.42, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 17.59.
Zions Bancorporation National Association’s dividend is $1.52 per share per year. With a dividend yield of 2.29%, ZION has a payout ratio of 27.60%. Company paid $0.38 per share in dividends, remained unchanged from $0.38 last year. A $0.04 dividend increase was reported on Friday July 23 2021, making it the 5 consecutive year the dividend has increased.
The company’s long-term debt to equity ratio for the quarter ending June 29 is 0.17, and the total debt to equity ratio is 0.17. Zions Bancorporation National Association’s operating margin stood at 96.40% for the same period. Based on annual data, it had gross profit of $2.22 billion and revenue of $2.37 billion.
Investors will also look at the performance of the company’s management in order to determine the potential profitability of their investment. ZION’s return on assets (ROA) during the last 12 months has been 1.00%. There was a 19.30% return on investment (ROI) in the past year. In the meantime, the return on equity (ROE) for the last 12 months was 11.00%. ROE has averaged 11.10 in the past year for the broader industry.
According to Zions Bancorporation National Association’s quarterly financial report for the quarter that ended June 29. A higher net income was reported in the quarter under review than the previous quarter. It was predicted that Zions Bancorporation National Association’s quarterly earnings would be $2.08, but it ended up being $1.29, beating the consensus by 61.20%. At the end of Zions Bancorporation National Association’s most recent quarter ended June 29, its total debt was $2.32 billion. Equity owned by shareholders amounts to $162.07 million.
Here’s a quick look at Zions Bancorporation National Association’s (ZION) price momentum from a technical perspective. As of 22 October, the RSI 9-day stood at 73.23%, suggesting the stock is Overbought, with a 21.42% historical volatility rate.
The stochastic %K and %D were 93.44% and 81.82% respectively, while the average true range (ATR) was 1.83. Based on the 14-day stochastic reading of 95.94%, the RSI (14) reading is 69.25%. On the 9-day MACD Oscillator, the stock is at 1.89, and the 14-day reading is at 2.04.
In its most recent analyst report, Keefe Bruyette raised its rating on Zions Bancorporation National Association (NASDAQ: ZION) to an Outperform. Prior to this, analysts firm rated the stock as a Mkt perform. Analysts have assigned Zions Bancorporation National Association (ZION) an Overweight rating. ZION is a stock that is recommended for selling by 1 brokerage firm, while 15 companies recommend holding. The stock is underweighted by 1 analyst. Among the analysts who rate the stock, 0 rates it overweight and 8 others recommend it as a buy.
What is ZION’s price target for the next 12 months?
The current consensus forecast for the stock is between $49.00 and $75.00, with a median target price of $66.50. In analyzing these forecasts, the average price target given by analysts for Zions Bancorporation National Association (ZION) is $65.82.