The Reason To Stay Long On Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (ZM)

The median price target for Zoom Video Communications, Inc., (ZM) over the next 12 months is $83, which means that it could rise by -10.42% from its current position. Despite that, some analysts believe that it won’t perform excellent, setting a lower price target of $55 for the stock which means it could rise by -40.64%. Most analysts believe that the company’s stock has the potential to rise by 24.12% or more. For Zoom Video Communications, Inc. to record further gain analysts believe that the company has to hit $115 price target. The high price target for ZM for next 12 months currently stands at $115. This means that the highest 12 months price target is 24.12% above its last closing price. For most investors, the -2.93% change in the share price could have prompted them to sell the stock, but doing that would be a mistake as it would be taking into consideration only the short-term performance of the stock. The stock closed August 14, 2019 trading at $92.65 which saw downtrend of 49.44% since the beginning of 2019. The price of the stock has declined by -6.37% from average 12-month price target of $86.75 expected by the analysts.

In order to determine if the stock is worthy of your patience, you should know that Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZM) is now trading at 7720.83X the earnings per share recorded over the past 12 months. This is an uptrend compared to the readings of the sector which is 15.87X while the industry average stands at 283.27X. The most popular way to value a stock is to look at its historic Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio with the help of its earnings report over the past 12 months. Zoom Video Communications, Inc. was able to achieve an EPS of $0.01 during the last four quarters. The P/E ratio is widely known due to the fact that it is widely used, simple, effective, and, tautologically.

On Wednesday, August 14 of 2019, the 14-day Absolute ATR (Average True Range) for ZM moved by $4.44. Over the past seven days, the stock’s average daily volatility stood at 3.68%. A stock with a low volatility is usually a good one as it means that investors are very confident in the stock. Zoom Video Communications, Inc.’s trading volume has recently moved to 1.26 million, which is compared with the average daily volume of 2.5 million shares.

The daily chart for ZM, points out that the company has recorded 0% losses over the past six months. However, it is still 54.57% higher than its most recent low trading price. The performance of the stock over the past five days shows that it is up 0.22% though it is -2.68% below its three-week moving average. It is worthy to know that price action is not always clear. There are times when a stock will undergo some negatives, trade erratically within some range or even act very unpredictable. When that happens, then making use of moving averages makes the pattern clearer for traders. Comparing to 50-day SMA, the price of the stock has dropped by -1.19% while it is up 6.79% against the 200-day SMA. This is usually seen as the last support line for a stock, as a move downward could signal a bearish trend or market. The daily chart of ZM reveals that it has lost some grounds as it ended Wednesday with a -4.58% fall over the past 30 days.