Zendesk, Inc. (ZEN): Price and Financial Metrics

Zendesk, Inc. (ZEN): $129.35

-1.18 (-0.90%)

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  • ZEN scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 63.16% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ZEN is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • ZEN's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 20.77% of US stocks).

ZEN Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Zendesk Inc is higher than 98.57% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • ZEN's price/sales ratio is 16.42; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 87.93% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 97.95%, Zendesk Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 91.07% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ZEN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WIX, SMAR, EVBG, BL, and MDLA.
  • ZEN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Zendesk Inc's official web site, go to www.zendesk.com.

ZEN Valuation Summary

  • ZEN's price/earnings ratio is -71.4; this is 281.22% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • ZEN's price/sales ratio has moved up 3.4 over the prior 87 months.
  • ZEN's price/sales ratio has moved up 3.4 over the prior 87 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ZEN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ZEN 2020-02-26 11.5 20.6 -55.5 -69.2
ZEN 2018-03-08 11.2 14.9 -43.4 -41.9
ZEN 2018-02-21 11.0 14.2 -40.1 -39.1
ZEN 2017-04-21 8.8 9.2 -26.5 -25.8
ZEN 2016-05-17 9.0 7.3 -23.0 -20.7
ZEN 2014-08-08 18.5 12.7 -56.0 -52.5

ZEN Growth Metrics

  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at 97.01%.
  • The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -33.77%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 90.04%.
ZEN's revenue has moved up $905,473,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows ZEN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 1,090.136 62.632 -224.36
2020-12-31 1,029.564 26.428 -218.178
2020-09-30 975.936 12.282 -184.31
2020-06-30 924.487 -0.886 -177.831
2020-03-31 872.406 67.683 -167.716
2019-12-31 816.416 89.261 -169.653

ZEN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ZEN, see our ZEN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $181.58 Average Broker Recommendation 1.34 (Strong Buy)

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ZEN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $129.35 52-week high $166.60
Prev. close $130.53 52-week low $85.19
Day low $127.10 Volume 1,892,388
Day high $130.47 Avg. volume 1,177,482
50-day MA $140.71 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $138.03 Market Cap 15.35B

Zendesk, Inc. (ZEN) Company Bio

Zendesk provides software as a service customer service platform for organizations. It provides single customer service interface to organizations to manage all their one-on-one customer interactions, track and predict common questions, and provide a seamless path to answers. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California.

ZEN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$129.35$7.09 -95%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Zendesk Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Zendesk Inc ranked in the 8th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 95%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for ZEN, they are:

  • Zendesk Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -3.28. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 12.49% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • As a business, Zendesk Inc experienced a tax rate of about 0% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Technology), this tax rate is higher than just 0% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest ZEN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Zendesk Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ZEN as an investment opportunity.

Zendesk: The Crash Reflects An Overfull Valuation

Investing in Zendesk (ZEN) has been a wet, wild roller coaster over the past several years. Zendesk was once a market darling and one of the best-followed enterprise SaaS stocks, completely cornering the market for customer-service software. Then, in mid-2019 as the company ran into growth hiccups and noted that...

Gary Alexander on Seeking Alpha | July 31, 2021

Zendesk, Inc. (ZEN) CEO Mikkel Svane on Q2 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Zendesk, Inc. (ZEN) Q2 2021 Earnings Conference Call July 29, 2021, 5:00 PM ET Company Participants Jason Tsai - VP, IR Mikkel Svane - Founder, Chairman & CEO Shelagh Glaser - CFO & Principal Accounting Officer Conference Call Participants Bradley Sills - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Allan Verkhovski -...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 30, 2021

Zendesk Misses Q2 Earnings Expectations; Shares Plunge 6.3%

Shares of the customer service software company Zendesk, Inc. (ZEN) sank 6.3% in Thursday’s extended trading session after the company delivered weaker-than-expected Q2 results. Adjusted earnings of $0.13 per share fell short of analysts’ expectations of $0.16 per share. The company reported earnings of $0.14 per share in the prior-year period. However, revenues jumped 29% year-over-year to $318.2 million but lagged consensus estimates of $319.79 million. The increase in revenues reflected record booking seen during the quarter and strong growth in sales to enterprise customers. (See ZEN stock charts on TipRanks) Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane commented, “We are well-positioned for sustainable, durable growth as companies rapidly adapt to a digital-first economy.

Devina Lohia on TipRanks | July 30, 2021

Unusual Options Activity Insight: Zendesk

On Friday, shares of Zendesk (NYSE: ZEN ) Full story available on Benzinga.com

Benzinga | July 30, 2021

Piper Sandler Stick to Their Buy Rating for Zendesk By Investing.com

Piper Sandler Stick to Their Buy Rating for Zendesk

Investing.com | July 30, 2021

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ZEN Price Returns

1-mo -11.42%
3-mo -8.91%
6-mo -14.86%
1-year 41.91%
3-year 111.81%
5-year 355.46%
YTD -9.62%
2020 86.77%
2019 31.28%
2018 72.49%
2017 59.62%
2016 -19.82%

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