How did ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (ZTO) surprise investors with its report?

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. [ZTO] stock is trading at $25.05, down -0.44%. Until recently, the best way to gauge how the stock has performed was to look at its short-term value. The ZTO shares have gain 3.26% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 0.36%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 29, August 2023, ZTO Reports Second Quarter 2023 Unaudited Financial Results. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Expanded Market Share to 23.5% with 7.7 Billion ParcelsGrew Adjusted Net Income 43.9% to Reach RMB2.5 Billion Annual Volume Guidance Reiterated to Grow 20%-24%.

From an analyst’s perspective:

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. [NYSE: ZTO] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on April 25, 2023, when Goldman upgraded its rating to a Buy and also boosted its price target to $42 from $37.

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. [ZTO] stock has fluctuated between $16.06 and $30.05 over the past year. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $255.14 within the next 12 months. ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. [NYSE: ZTO] shares were valued at $25.05 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 918.52% based on the average ZTO price forecast.

Analyzing the ZTO fundamentals

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. [NYSE:ZTO] reported sales of 10.92 billion for the most recent quarter, which represents a growth of 12.50%. A company’s income per employee is $318,149 while it generates $1,652,971 in revenue per employee. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +25.55% with Operating Margin at +19.68%, Pretax Margin comes in at +23.42%, and Net Margin reading is +19.25%. To continue investigating profitability, this company’s Return on Assets is posted at 9.60, Equity is 13.18, Total Capital is 11.47, and Invested Capital is 12.27. Taking a look at the Principal structure of this organization reveals enduring liabilities to the total capital at 19.54 and enduring liabilities to the whole assets at 16.71.

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 24.76 points at the first support level, and at 24.48 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 25.23, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 25.42.

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. [ZTO] reported earnings per share of $0.42 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 6/29/2023. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $0.39/share, meaning a difference of $0.03 and a surprise factor of 7.70%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 3/30/2023 were $0.32 per share as compared to estimates of $0.31 per share, a difference of $0.01 representing a surprise of 3.20%.

Ratios To Look Out For

For context, ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc.’s Current Ratio is 1.30. As well, the Quick Ratio is 1.44, while the Cash Ratio is 1.12. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 4.22, the price to book ratio is 2.84 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 18.34.