The outlook and analysis of Zebra Technologies Corporation (ZBRA)’s stock

A share price of Zebra Technologies Corporation [ZBRA] is currently trading at $344.70, up 4.89%. An important factor to consider is whether the stock is rising or falling in short-term value. The ZBRA shares have gain 10.74% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 32.48%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 2, February 2023, Zebra Technologies to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results on Feb. 16. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, will report its fourth quarter and full year 2022 financial results on Thursday morning, Feb. 16, 2023.

From an analyst’s perspective:

Zebra Technologies Corporation [NASDAQ: ZBRA] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on December 13, 2022, when Credit Suisse initiated its Outperform rating and assigned the stock a price target of $319. Previously, Wolfe Research downgraded its rating to Underperform on December 01, 2022, and kept the price target unchanged to $26. On May 23, 2022, upgrade upgraded it’s rating to Equal-Weight and revised its price target to $335 on the stock. JP Morgan upgraded its rating to a Overweight and decreased its price target to $500 on April 04, 2022. Morgan Stanley downgraded its rating to a Underweight and raised its price target to $410 on April 21, 2021. Northcoast upgraded its rating to Buy for this stock on March 23, 2021, but kept the price target unchanged to $560. In a note dated February 03, 2021, Needham reiterated an Buy rating on this stock and boosted its target price from $340 to $445.

Zebra Technologies Corporation experienced fluctuations in its stock price throughout the past year between $224.87 and $520.32. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $337.00 within the next 12 months. Zebra Technologies Corporation [NASDAQ: ZBRA] shares were valued at $344.70 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential drop of -2.23% based on the average ZBRA price forecast.

Analyzing the ZBRA fundamentals

During the last quarter, Zebra Technologies Corporation [NASDAQ:ZBRA] saw sales of 1.35 billion, an decline of -4.00%. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +44.68% with Operating Margin at +18.00%, Pretax Margin comes in at +17.20%, and Net Margin reading is +14.87%.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 336.43 points at the first support level, and at 328.15 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 352.36, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 360.01.

Zebra Technologies Corporation [ZBRA] reported earnings per share of $4.61 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 6/29/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $4.21/share, meaning a difference of $0.4 and a surprise factor of 9.50%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 3/30/2022 were $4.01 per share as compared to estimates of $3.87 per share, a difference of $0.14 representing a surprise of 3.60%.

Ratios To Look Out For

A current ratio of 0.90 is a noteworthy aspect of Zebra Technologies Corporation [NASDAQ:ZBRA]. On the other hand, the Quick Ratio is 0.67, and the Cash Ratio is 0.19. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 5.70, the price to book ratio is 10.65 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 39.34.

Transactions by insiders

The next item on our agenda is insider trading, which has seen 0 insider purchases totaling 0 shares and 7 insider sales totaling 590 shares over the past 3 months. Recent insider trading involved Williams Stephen Edgar, Chief Global Ops & Services, that happened on Aug 04 when 2331.0 shares were sold.