How to buy Zendesk shares | $143.34

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Zendesk, Inc (ZEN) is a leading software-application business based in the US. It opened the day at $147.3 after a previous close of $146.23. During the day the price has varied from a low of $141.72 to a high of $148.16. The latest price was $143.34 (25 minute delay). Zendesk is listed on the NYSE and employs 3,980 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Zendesk

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: ZEN in this case.
  5. Research Zendesk shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Zendesk shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has Coronavirus impacted Zendesk's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Zendesk's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $108.76, which is 20.70% up on its pre-crash value of $86.25 and 116.52% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $50.23.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Zendesk shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $634.32 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 $1,237.69.

Zendesk share price

Use our graph to track the performance of ZEN stocks over time.

Zendesk shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-15.
Open$147.3
High$148.16
Low$141.72
Close$143.34
Previous close$146.23
Change $-2.89
Change % -1.976%
Volume 1,412,792
Information last updated 2021-01-15.
52-week range$50.23 - $154.24
50-day moving average $139.8176
200-day moving average $110.8225
Wall St. target price$141.29
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.542
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Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
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0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
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£0
£0
Zero platform fee
Join and receive a free share worth up to £100
Access unlimited commission-free trading on 3,800+ US stocks and ETFs with Stake. Capital at risk.
IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Zendesk stock?

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Zendesk price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $143.34

1 week (2021-01-08) -4.04%
1 month (2020-12-18) 2.19%
3 months (2020-10-16) 27.72%
6 months (2020-07-17) 59.71%
1 year (2020-01-17) 70.70%
2 years (2019-01-17) 124.99%
3 years (2018-01-17) 292.82%
5 years (2016-01-15) 520.52%

Is Zendesk under- or over-valued?

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

Zendesk's PEG ratio

Zendesk's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.8639. 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 Zendesk's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Zendesk financials

Revenue TTM $975.9 million
Gross profit TTM $582.1 million
Return on assets TTM -4.64%
Return on equity TTM -42.5%
Profit margin -18.89%
Book value $3.693
Market capitalisation $16.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Zendesk shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "ZEN.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 7.8 million Zendesk shares held short by investors – that's known as Zendesk's "short interest". This figure is 13.7% down from 9.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Zendesk shares can be evaluated.

Zendesk's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Zendesk's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Zendesk shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Zendesk shares traded daily (recently around 1.3 million). Zendesk's SIR currently stands at 5.81. In other words for every 100,000 Zendesk shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5810 shares are currently held short.

However Zendesk's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Zendesk shares, or, against the total number of tradable Zendesk shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Zendesk's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Zendesk shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.0767% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Zendesk shares, roughly 77 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Zendesk.

Find out more about how you can short Zendesk stock.

Zendesk share dividends

We're not expecting Zendesk to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Zendesk share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Zendesk's shares have ranged in value from as little as $50.23 up to $154.24. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ZEN.US volatility(beta: 1.37)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Zendesk's is 1.3745. This would suggest that Zendesk's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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Zendesk overview

Zendesk, Inc., a software development company, provides software as a service solutions for organizations in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, and the Asia Pacific. Its flagship product is Zendesk Support, a system for tracking, prioritizing, and solving customer support tickets across various channels. The company also offers Zendesk Chat, a live chat software to connect with customers on Websites, applications, and mobile devices; Zendesk Talk, a cloud-based call center software; Zendesk Guide, a knowledge base that powers customer self-service and support agent productivity; Zendesk Sell, a sales customer relationship management (CRM) product solution to enhance productivity, processes, and pipeline visibility for sales teams; and Zendesk Explore, which provides analytics for organizations to measure and enhance the customer experience. In addition, it provides Zendesk Sunshine, a CRM platform; Sunshine Conversations, a messaging platform solution; Zendesk Embeddables, which allow developers to embed support, chat, and guide experiences on the Web and mobile applications; and Zendesk application platform interfaces and Apps. Zendesk, Inc. has a strategic alliance with Tata Consultancy Services to provide enterprise grade CRM solutions for enterprises. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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