How Is ZipRecruiter Inc. (ZIP)’s Price-To-Earnings Ratio?

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As of Wednesday close, ZipRecruiter Inc.’s (NYSE:ZIP) stock was down -$0.01, moving down -0.06 percent to $17.17. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 513,400 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.65 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 842,715, while in the previous 50 days, it was 758,588.

Since last month, ZIP stock retreated -5.24%. Shares of the company fell to $14.32 on 11/09/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $30.49 was reached on 01/12/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $13.78. Since the beginning of this year, ZIP’s stock price has dropped by -31.15% or -$7.77, and marked a new high 3 times. However, the stock has declined by -43.69% since its 52-week high.

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ZIP stock investors should be aware that ZipRecruiter Inc. (ZIP) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 3 days ago on Nov 21. SAKAMOTO RYAN T., the General Counsel and Secretary of the company, disposed of 2,441 shares for $16.33 on Nov 21. It resulted in a $39,862 divestment by the insider. SAKAMOTO RYAN T. sold 1,787 shares at an average price of $17.72 on Oct 20. The insider now owns 75,273 shares following the transaction. On Sep 20, General Counsel and Secretary SAKAMOTO RYAN T. sold 1,786 shares at $17.30 apiece. The transaction was valued at $30,898.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, ZipRecruiter Inc. (ZIP) has a P/E ratio of about 36.85. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 2.07, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 14.55, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 13.90 may also be considered.

Financial Health

In the three months ended September 29, ZipRecruiter Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 5.70, while its current ratio was 5.70, 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 4.06, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 4.06. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 90.70% percent. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 10.30%. Based on annual data, ZIP earned $661.53 million in gross profit and brought in $741.14 million 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 1.90%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 34.90%.

In ZipRecruiter Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for September 29, it reported total debt of $541.31 million against cash and short-term investments of $186.72 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. ZIP’s revenue rose 6.3% to $239.94 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $226.97 million. While analysts expected ZipRecruiter Inc. to report $0.12 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.17 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 41.70%. During the quarter, the company generated $32.34 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of ZipRecruiter Inc. were 685.15 million at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $561.33 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $110.19 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at ZipRecruiter Inc.’s (ZIP) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 44.76%, the RSI 9-day stood at 58.22% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current ZipRecruiter Inc. price is up by +3.93% percent or $0.65. At present, ZIP shares trade -2.61% below its 20-day simple moving average and +6.32% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -10.20% below its SMA50 and -20.95% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 86.97% and Stochastic coefficient D was 78.96%, while ATR was 0.85. Given the Stochastic reading of 91.35% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 54.30%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.28, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.76.

Analyst Ratings

ZipRecruiter Inc. (ZIP) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, ZIP is a sell, and 1 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 1 analyst rate ZipRecruiter Inc. stock as buy, with 4 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $25.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $20.00 – $26.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict ZipRecruiter Inc. (ZIP) will achieve an average price target of $24.40.


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