About 92,760 Worth Of Zendesk Inc. (ZEN) Shares Belongs To Its Chief Technology Officer

As of Friday close, Zendesk Inc.’s (NYSE:ZEN) stock was up $5.16, moving up 5.32 percent to $102.15. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,412,580 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$11.73 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,563,950, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,093,918.

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Since last month, ZEN stock retreated -19.27%. Shares of the company fell to $91.29 on 05/12/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $153.43 was reached on 04/19/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $87.90. Since the beginning of this year, ZEN’s stock price has dropped by -2.05% or -$2.14, and marked a new high 8 times. However, the stock has declined by -33.42% since its 52-week high.

Zendesk Inc. (ZEN) last reported insider trading activity 12 days ago on May 02. McDermott Adrian, the Chief Technology Officer of the company, disposed of 9,761 shares for $120.25 on May 02. It resulted in a $1,173,760 divestment by the insider. Gennaro Norman sold 7,000 shares at an average price of $123.85 on Apr 18. The insider now owns 31,823 shares following the transaction. On Apr 11, Chief of Staff Geschke John sold 3,000 shares at $122.34 apiece. The transaction was valued at $367,030.

Valuation Metrics

The stock’s beta is 0.94. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 9.06, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 38.12, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 101.18 may also be considered.

Financial Health

In the three months ended September 29, Zendesk Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.60, while its current ratio was 1.60, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 was 3.47, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 3.93. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 79.70% percent. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled -13.30%. Based on annual data, ZEN earned $1.06 billion in gross profit and brought in $1.34 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was -10.80%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was -55.30%.

In Zendesk Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for September 29, it reported total debt of $1.14 billion against cash and short-term investments of $602.59 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. ZEN’s revenue rose 23.25% to $375.37 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $388.33 million. While analysts expected Zendesk Inc. to report $0.17 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.17 per share. During the quarter, the company generated -$28.76 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Zendesk Inc. were 2.11 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $1.19 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $122.54 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Zendesk Inc.’s (ZEN) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 79.06%, the RSI 9-day stood at 32.63% on 13 May.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Zendesk Inc. price is down by -10.30% percent or -$11.73. At present, ZEN shares trade -18.39% below its 20-day simple moving average and +0.45% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -16.27% below its SMA50 and -32.14% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 17.18% and Stochastic coefficient D was 11.55%, while ATR was 6.37. Given the Stochastic reading of 30.11% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 34.46%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -8.92, while the 14-day reading stands at -13.91.

Analyst Ratings

Zendesk Inc. downgraded its rating on Zendesk Inc. (NYSE: ZEN) to a Peer perform in a note to investors on February 14, 2022. The analysts firm previously had an Outperform rating on the stock.Zendesk Inc. (ZEN) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms , ZEN is a sell, and 11 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 1 analyst rate Zendesk Inc. stock as buy, with 7 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $140.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $120.00 – $193.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Zendesk Inc. (ZEN) will achieve an average price target of $141.88.


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