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How to buy ZTO Express Cayman stock

Learn how to easily invest in ZTO Express Cayman stock.

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc is an integrated freight & logistics business based in the US. ZTO Express Cayman shares (ZTO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. ZTO Express Cayman employs 23,865 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $33.2 billion.

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ZTO Express Cayman stock price (NYSE: ZTO)

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ZTO Express Cayman shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-02.
Latest market close$24.24
52-week range$19.53 - $34.48
50-day moving average $25.96
200-day moving average $26.69
Wall St. target price$35.51
PE ratio 29.5152
Dividend yield $0 (1.04%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.98

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Is it a good time to buy ZTO Express Cayman stock?

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ZTO Express Cayman price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $24.24 from 2022-10-03

1 week (2022-09-27) -1.86%
1 month (2022-09-02) -7.94%
3 months (2022-07-05) -11.24%
6 months (2022-04-05) -2.30%
1 year (2021-10-05) -20.45%
2 years (2020-10-05) -16.64%
3 years (2019-10-04) 16.99%
5 years (2017-10-04) 79.82%

Is ZTO Express Cayman stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

ZTO Express Cayman's P/E ratio

ZTO Express Cayman's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 30x. In other words, ZTO Express Cayman shares trade at around 30x recent earnings.

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

ZTO Express Cayman's PEG ratio

ZTO Express Cayman's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 23.96. 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 ZTO Express Cayman's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

ZTO Express Cayman's EBITDA

ZTO Express Cayman's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $9 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a ZTO Express Cayman's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

ZTO Express Cayman financials

Revenue TTM $33.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 19.65%
Gross profit TTM $6.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.28%
Return on equity TTM 1135.17%
Profit margin 17.01%
Book value $62.14
Market capitalisation $20.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

ZTO Express Cayman share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 6.06% of net profits

Recently ZTO Express Cayman has paid out, on average, around 6.06% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.04% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), ZTO Express Cayman shareholders could enjoy a 1.04% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In ZTO Express Cayman's case, that would currently equate to about $0 per share.

While ZTO Express Cayman's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that ZTO Express Cayman is investing more in its future growth.

ZTO Express Cayman's most recent dividend payout was on 26 April 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 April 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

ZTO Express Cayman share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, ZTO Express Cayman's shares have ranged in value from as little as $19.5255 up to $34.4767. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while ZTO Express Cayman's is -0.0603. This would suggest that ZTO Express Cayman's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, ZTO Express Cayman has bucked the trend.

ZTO Express Cayman overview

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. provides express delivery and other value-added logistics services in the People's Republic of China. The company offers delivery services for e-commerce and traditional merchants, and other express service users. As of December 31, 2021, it operated a fleet of approximately 10,900 trucks. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of ZTO Express Cayman is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.709% of ZTO Express Cayman shares are held by insiders and 30.473% by institutions.
How many people work for ZTO Express Cayman?
Latest data suggests 23,865 work at ZTO Express Cayman.
When does the fiscal year end for ZTO Express Cayman?
ZTO Express Cayman's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is ZTO Express Cayman based?
ZTO Express Cayman's address is: Building One, Shanghai, China, 201708
What is ZTO Express Cayman's ISIN number?
ZTO Express Cayman's international securities identification number is: US98980A1051
What is ZTO Express Cayman's CUSIP number?
ZTO Express Cayman's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 98879K107

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