How to buy Zimmer Biomet (ZBH) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Zimmer Biomet shares.

Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (ZBH) is a publicly traded medical devices business based in the US. It opened the day at $150.39 after a previous close of $150.4. During the day the price has varied from a low of $149.185 to a high of $151.725. The latest price was $151.23 (25 minute delay). Zimmer Biomet is listed on the NYSE and employs 19,500 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Zimmer Biomet

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  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: ZBH in this case.
  5. Research Zimmer Biomet shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Zimmer Biomet shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

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Zimmer Biomet share price (NYSE:ZBH)

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Zimmer Biomet price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $151.23

1 week (2022-09-27) 44.28%
1 month (2022-09-02) 43.25%
3 months (2022-07-01) 40.98%
6 months (2022-04-01) 18.40%
1 year (2021-10-04) 6.16%
2 years (2020-10-02) 13.13%
3 years (2019-10-04) 15.85%
5 years (2017-10-04) 36.72%

Is it a good time to buy Zimmer Biomet stock?

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Is Zimmer Biomet under- or over-valued?

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

P/E ratio

Zimmer Biomet's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 76x. In other words, Zimmer Biomet shares trade at around 76x 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.

PEG ratio

Zimmer Biomet's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.1452. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.

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


Zimmer Biomet's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $2.4 billion (£2.1 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Zimmer Biomet's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

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 Zimmer Biomet.

Total ESG risk score

Zimmer Biomet's total ESG risk: 40.16

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Zimmer Biomet's overall score of 40.16 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 77th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Zimmer Biomet 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.).

Environmental score

Zimmer Biomet's environmental score: 9.29/100

Zimmer Biomet's environmental score of 9.29 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Zimmer Biomet is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Social score

Zimmer Biomet's social score: 23.4/100

Zimmer Biomet's social score of 23.4 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Zimmer Biomet is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Governance score

Zimmer Biomet's governance score: 16.46/100

Zimmer Biomet's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Zimmer Biomet is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Controversy score

Zimmer Biomet's controversy score: 2/5

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

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 40.16
Total ESG percentile 77.24
Environmental score 9.29
Environmental score percentile 9
Social score 23.4
Social score percentile 9
Governance score 16.46
Governance score percentile 9
Level of controversy 2

Zimmer Biomet shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-24.
Previous close$150.4
Change %0.5519%
Information last updated 2022-10-02.
52-week range$100.1659 - $141.7222
50-day moving average$111.0182
200-day moving average$116.5173
Wall St. target price$127
PE ratio75.7609
Dividend yield$0.96 (0.92%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$1.38

Do Zimmer Biomet shares pay dividends?


Dividend yield: 0.92% of stock value


Forward annual dividend yield: 0.92% of stock value


Dividend payout ratio: 13.25% of net profits

Zimmer Biomet has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 0.92% of its share value annually.

Zimmer Biomet has paid out, on average, around 13.25% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.92% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 0.92% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Zimmer Biomet's case, that would currently equate to about $0.96 per share.

While Zimmer Biomet's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that the company is investing more in its future growth.

Zimmer Biomet's most recent dividend payout was on 31 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Zimmer Biomet's shares have ranged in value from as little as $100.1659 up to $141.7222. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ZBH.US volatility(beta: 1.14)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 Zimmer Biomet's is 1.1402. This would suggest that Zimmer Biomet'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).

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