Zovio Inc operates as an education technology services company in the United States.
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Zovio's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 0BD's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Consumer Services
1 Year Return
DE Consumer Services
Return vs Industry: 0BD underperformed the German Consumer Services industry which returned 8.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 0BD underperformed the German Market which returned 3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Zovio's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Zovio undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 0BD's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 0BD's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 0BD is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Consumer Services industry average.
PE vs Market: 0BD is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 0BD's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 0BD is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the XE Consumer Services industry average (2.7x).
How is Zovio forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if 0BD's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if 0BD's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the German market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: 0BD's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-17% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 0BD's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-17% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if 0BD's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Zovio performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 0BD is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: 0BD is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 0BD is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 9.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 0BD's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: 0BD is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (57.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 0BD has a negative Return on Equity (-43.96%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Zovio's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 0BD's short term assets ($163.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($125.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: 0BD's short term assets ($163.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($31.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 0BD is debt free.
Reducing Debt: 0BD has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: 0BD has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: 0BD has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 61.6% each year
What is Zovio current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 0BD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 0BD's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 0BD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 0BD's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 0BD's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Andrew Clark (54yo)
Mr. Andrew S. Clark Co-founded Zovio Inc (formerly known as Bridgepoint Education, Inc.) in November 2003 and has been Chief Executive Officer since November 2003 and President since February 2009. Mr. Cla ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($USD4.33M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD468.78K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO & Executive VP||2.25yrs||US$1.25m||0.22% $200.7k|
|Executive Vice President of Operations||0.25yr||US$910.14k||0.049% $44.0k|
|VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corporate Controller||3.08yrs||no data||0.040% $36.6k|
|Executive VP & Chief Technology Officer||1.33yrs||no data||0.012% $10.6k|
|Executive VP||11.58yrs||US$1.34m||0.32% $290.9k|
|Vice President of Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer & Senior VP||3.5yrs||US$1.17m||0.11% $96.9k|
|Executive VP & Chief People Officer||6yrs||no data||0.12% $112.2k|
|Executive VP & Chief External Affairs Officer||7.58yrs||no data||0.16% $145.9k|
Experienced Management: 0BD's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||11.58yrs||US$192.50k||0.18% $160.6k|
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||US$187.50k||0.11% $103.0k|
|Independent Director||16.67yrs||US$180.00k||0.13% $120.3k|
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$145.00k||0.062% $56.0k|
|Independent Chairman||2.33yrs||US$217.50k||0.096% $86.6k|
|Independent Director||2.92yrs||US$140.00k||0.096% $86.6k|
|Chairman of Ashford University Board||7.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$142.50k||0.062% $56.0k|
|Independent Director||1yr||US$117.50k||no data|
Experienced Board: 0BD's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6.1%.
Zovio Inc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Zovio Inc
- Ticker: 0BD
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$102.273m
- Listing Market Cap: US$90.511m
- Shares outstanding: 32.06m
- Website: https://www.zovio.com
Number of Employees
- Zovio Inc
- 1811 East Northrop Boulevard
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ZVO||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Apr 2009|
|0BD||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Apr 2009|
Zovio Inc operates as an education technology services company in the United States. The company’s academic institutions, Ashford University offer associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in the disciplines of business, education, psychology, social sciences, and health sciences. It also operates a Web development school; and offers an online education platform that provides tutoring and online courses. The company offers its programs primarily through online; and at its campuses. As of December 31, 2019, its institutions offered approximately 1,210 courses and 90 degree programs; and had 34,722 students enrolled. The company was formerly known as Bridgepoint Education, Inc. and changed its name to Zovio Inc in April 2019. Zovio Inc was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/10 21:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/10 00:00|
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