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How to buy Zions Bancorporation stock

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Zions Bancorporation is a banks-regional business based in the US. Zions Bancorporation shares (ZION) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Zions Bancorporation employs 9,895 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.9 billion.

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Zions Bancorporation stock price (NASDAQ: ZION)

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Zions Bancorporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-26.
Latest market close$50.86
52-week range$47.59 - $74.02
50-day moving average $55.67
200-day moving average $60.32
Wall St. target price$63.79
PE ratio 10.1527
Dividend yield $1.52 (3.01%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.37

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Is it a good time to buy Zions Bancorporation stock?

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Zions Bancorporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $50.86 from 2022-09-30

1 week (2022-09-26) -4.99%
1 month (2022-08-30) N/A
3 months (2022-06-29) N/A
6 months (2022-04-01) -20.90%
1 year (2021-10-01) -20.09%
2 years (2020-10-02) 70.39%
3 years (2019-10-03) 19.15%
5 years (2017-10-03) 8.37%

Is Zions Bancorporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Zions Bancorporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Zions Bancorporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Zions Bancorporation's P/E ratio

Zions Bancorporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Zions Bancorporation shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Zions Bancorporation's PEG ratio

Zions Bancorporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.6745. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Zions Bancorporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Zions Bancorporation financials

Revenue TTM $2.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 38.64%
Gross profit TTM $3.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.98%
Return on equity TTM 12.57%
Profit margin 29.61%
Book value $34.51
Market capitalisation $8.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Zions Bancorporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Zions Bancorporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Zions Bancorporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 55.23

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Zions Bancorporation's overall score of 55.23 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 23rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Zions Bancorporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Zions Bancorporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 40.83/100

Zions Bancorporation's environmental score of 40.83 puts it squarely in the 18th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Zions Bancorporation is impressive in terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Zions Bancorporation's social score

Social score: 64.06/100

Zions Bancorporation's social score of 64.06 puts it squarely in the 24th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Zions Bancorporation is doing fairly well in terms of its looking after its workforce and social impact.

Zions Bancorporation's governance score

Governance score: 57.4/100

Zions Bancorporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 43rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Zions Bancorporation is better than many of its peers in terms of responsible leadership, and so perhaps exposed to a slightly lower level of risk.

Zions Bancorporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Zions Bancorporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Zions Bancorporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Zions Bancorporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 55.23
Total ESG percentile 23.24
Environmental score 40.83
Environmental score percentile 17.66
Social score 64.06
Social score percentile 24.08
Governance score 57.4
Governance score percentile 43.44
Level of controversy 2

Zions Bancorporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 28.97% of net profits

Recently Zions Bancorporation has paid out, on average, around 28.97% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.01% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Zions Bancorporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.01% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Zions Bancorporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.52 per share.

While Zions Bancorporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Zions Bancorporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Zions Bancorporation's most recent dividend payout was on 25 August 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Zions Bancorporation's shares ever split?

Zions Bancorporation's shares were split on a 4:1 basis on 15 May 1997. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Zions Bancorporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 75% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Zions Bancorporation shares which in turn could have impacted Zions Bancorporation's share price.

Zions Bancorporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Zions Bancorporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $47.5869 up to $74.0167. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ZION.US volatility(beta: 1.23)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Zions Bancorporation's is 1.2341. This would suggest that Zions Bancorporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Zions Bancorporation overview

Zions Bancorporation, National Association provides various banking and related services primarily in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The company offers corporate banking services; commercial banking, including a focus on small- and medium-sized businesses; commercial real estate banking services; municipal and public finance services; retail banking, including residential mortgages; trust services; wealth management and private client banking services; and capital markets products and services. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 422 branches, which included 273 owned and 149 leased. The company was formerly known as ZB, National Association and changed its name to Zions Bancorporation, National Association in September 2018. Zions Bancorporation, National Association was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Zions Bancorporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.632% of Zions Bancorporation shares are held by insiders and 82.901% by institutions.
How many people work for Zions Bancorporation?
Latest data suggests 9,895 work at Zions Bancorporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Zions Bancorporation?
Zions Bancorporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Zions Bancorporation based?
Zions Bancorporation's address is: One South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, 84133-1109
What is Zions Bancorporation's ISIN number?
Zions Bancorporation's international securities identification number is: US9897011071
What is Zions Bancorporation's CUSIP number?
Zions Bancorporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 989701107

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