ZTO Express logged a -1.0% change Friday, and is now trading at a price of $27.63 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 2.3% and the Nasdaq posted a 2.8% change. ZTO's trading volume is 1,710,603 compared to the stock's average volume of 3,031,637.
ZTO Express shares moved -5.5% over the last 52 weeks, with a high of $32.28 and a low of $16.27. During this time, the stock underperformed the S&P 500 index by 11.1%. As of January 2022, the company's 50-day average price is $24.0. ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. provides express delivery and other value-added logistics services in the People's Republic of China. The large-cap Industrials company has 23,865 full time employees and is based in Shanghai, China. ZTO Express has not offered any dividends in the last year.
Strong Financials Overall - but Watch the Negative Cash flows:
|Gross Margins Growth||n/a||-22.67%||-6.47%|
|Operating Margins Growth||n/a||-23.48%||-4.23%|
|Earnings Per Share||$7.23||$5.42||$5.8|
|Free Cash Flow (MM)||$1,078||-$4,257||-$2,108|
|Capital Expenditures (MM)||-$5,226||-$9,208||-$9,328|
|Net Debt / EBITDA||-0.61||-1.66||-0.65|
ZTO Express Is Reasonably Priced:
Compared to the Industrials sector's average of 21.46, ZTO Express has a trailing twelve month price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 23.8 and, based on its EPS guidance of 1.45, an expected P/E ratio of 19.1.
ZTO Express is undervalued in terms of its assets because its price to book (P/B) ratio is 0.4 compared to its sector average of 3.7. The company's shares are currently trading -70.7% below their Graham number, implying there is a margin of safety for the stock. The Graham number is calculated according to the formula:
√(22.5 * 3-year average EPS * book value per share) = √(22.5 * 6.15 * 64.113) = $94.19
ZTO Express Is the Subject of Mixed Market Indicators:
22 analysts are following ZTO Express and have set target prices ranging from $24.02 to $39.33 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At the current price of $27.63, ZTO is trading -17.2% away from its average analyst target price of $33.37 per share, implying an analyst consensus of some upside potential for the stock.