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Zovio Inc is an education & training services business based in the US. Zovio shares (ZVO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Zovio employs 1,830 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$400.3 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Zovio's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$4.48, which is 57.59% up on its pre-crash value of USD$1.9 and 314.81% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$1.08.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Zovio shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$805.73 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$2,853.49.
|Latest market close||USD$4.48|
|52-week range||USD$1.08 - USD$7.239|
|50-day moving average||USD$4.0571|
|200-day moving average||USD$3.8789|
|Wall St. target price||USD$10|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$-1.29|
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|1 week (2020-11-19)||N/A|
|1 month (2020-10-30)||24.10%|
|3 months (2020-08-26)||N/A|
|6 months (2020-05-26)||N/A|
|1 year (2019-11-26)||N/A|
|2 years (2018-11-26)||N/A|
|3 years (2017-11-26)||N/A|
|5 years (2015-11-26)||N/A|
Valuing Zovio stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Zovio's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Zovio's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.6206. 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 Zovio's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Zovio's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$9.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Zovio's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$400.3 million|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$208.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-0.5%|
|Return on equity TTM||-12.67%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$118.4 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 943,917 Zovio shares held short by investors – that's known as Zovio's "short interest". This figure is 20.3% up from 784,818 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Zovio shares can be evaluated.
Zovio's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Zovio shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Zovio shares traded daily (recently around 335913.52313167). Zovio's SIR currently stands at 2.81. In other words for every 100,000 Zovio shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2810 shares are currently held short.
However Zovio's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Zovio shares, or, against the total number of tradable Zovio shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Zovio's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Zovio shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0301% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Zovio shares, roughly 30 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Zovio.
Find out more about how you can short Zovio stock.
We're not expecting Zovio to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Over the last 12 months, Zovio's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.08 up to $7.239. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Zovio's is 1.8269. This would suggest that Zovio's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Zovio Inc operates as an education technology services company in the United States. The company's academic institutions, Ashford University offer associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in the disciplines of business, education, psychology, social sciences, and health sciences. It also operates a Web development school; and offers an online education platform that provides tutoring and online courses. The company offers its programs primarily through online; and at its campuses. As of December 31, 2019, its institutions offered approximately 1,210 courses and 90 degree programs; and had 34,722 students enrolled. The company was formerly known as Bridgepoint Education, Inc. and changed its name to Zovio Inc in April 2019. Zovio Inc was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona.
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