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ZOO Digital Group AIM:ZOO Stock Report

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28 Sep, 2022


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ZOO fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6

ZOO Stock Overview

ZOO Digital Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides cloud-based localisation and digital distribution services in the United Kingdom and the United States.

ZOO Digital Group Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for ZOO Digital Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£1.36
52 Week HighUK£1.50
52 Week LowUK£0.96
1 Month Change4.22%
3 Month Change32.04%
1 Year Change14.77%
3 Year Change67.90%
5 Year Change262.67%
Change since IPO-39.57%

Recent News & Updates

Jul 08
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Shareholder Returns

ZOOGB SoftwareGB Market

Return vs Industry: ZOO exceeded the UK Software industry which returned -16.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ZOO exceeded the UK Market which returned -14.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ZOO's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ZOO volatility
ZOO Average Weekly Movement6.1%
Software Industry Average Movement4.9%
Market Average Movement5.3%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.6%

Stable Share Price: ZOO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ZOO's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1999488Stuart Green

ZOO Digital Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides cloud-based localisation and digital distribution services in the United Kingdom and the United States. It operates through two segments, Media Production, and Software Solutions. The company offers localisation services, including subtitling, scripting, dubbing, audio postproduction, and audio description; media services, such as content preparation, digital packaging/post-production, and metadata preparation; and asset health check services.

ZOO Digital Group Fundamentals Summary

How do ZOO Digital Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ZOO fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£120.38m
Earnings (TTM)UK£2.44m
Revenue (TTM)UK£65.47m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ZOO income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$48.30m
Gross ProfitUS$22.11m
Other ExpensesUS$19.48m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.03
Gross Margin31.40%
Net Profit Margin3.73%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did ZOO perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is ZOO undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ZOO?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

ZOO key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.9x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA21.7x
PEG Ratio1.2x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does ZOO's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

ZOO PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for ZOO vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average68.3x
GHT Gresham Technologies
NET Netcall
OMG Oxford Metrics
QTX Quartix Technologies
ZOO ZOO Digital Group

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ZOO is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (49.3x) compared to the peer average (68.3x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does ZOO's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Software Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ZOO is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (49.3x) compared to the UK Software industry average (34.2x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is ZOO's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

ZOO PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio49.3x
Fair PE Ratio40.4x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: ZOO is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (49.3x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (40.4x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of ZOO when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: ZOO (£1.36) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£2.06)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ZOO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.

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Future Growth

How is ZOO Digital Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ZOO's forecast earnings growth (42% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: ZOO's earnings (42% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ZOO's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: ZOO's revenue (16.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ZOO's revenue (16.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ZOO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.5%).

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Past Performance

How has ZOO Digital Group performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ZOO has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ZOO became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ZOO has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 1.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: ZOO has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ZOO has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (3.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: ZOO's Return on Equity (10%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is ZOO Digital Group's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ZOO's short term assets ($35.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($29.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: ZOO's short term assets ($35.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($8.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ZOO is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ZOO has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 199.3%.

Debt Coverage: ZOO has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: ZOO has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is ZOO Digital Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

ZOO Digital Group Dividend Yield vs Market
How does ZOO Digital Group dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (ZOO Digital Group)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (GB)2.1%
Market Top 25% (GB)6.1%
Industry Average (Software)1.8%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (ZOO Digital Group)n/a

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ZOO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ZOO'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 ZOO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ZOO's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as ZOO has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Stuart Green (57 yo)





Dr. Stuart A. Green serves as Chief Executive Officer of ZOOtech Ltd. Dr. Green has been the Chief Executive Officer of Zoo Digital Group plc since February 2006. He is responsible for securing over 30 pat...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Stuart Green's Compensation vs ZOO Digital Group Earnings
How has Stuart Green's remuneration changed compared to ZOO Digital Group's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Mar 31 2022US$615kUS$310k


Dec 31 2021n/an/a


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021US$473kUS$229k


Dec 31 2020n/an/a


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020US$292kUS$223k


Dec 31 2019n/an/a


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019US$242kUS$230k


Dec 31 2018n/an/a


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018US$421kUS$175k


Dec 31 2017n/an/a


Sep 30 2017n/an/a


Jun 30 2017n/an/a


Mar 31 2017US$233kUS$162k


Dec 31 2016n/an/a


Sep 30 2016n/an/a


Jun 30 2016n/an/a


Mar 31 2016US$193kUS$182k


Compensation vs Market: Stuart's total compensation ($USD615.00K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD323.86K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Stuart's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ZOO's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: ZOO's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 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

AIM:ZOO Recent Insider Transactions by Companies or Individuals
DateValueNameEntityRoleSharesMax Price
08 Apr 22BuyUK£5,900Phillip BlundellIndividual5,000UK£1.18
03 Dec 21SellUK£1,845,000Stuart GreenIndividual1,500,000UK£1.23

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of ZOO?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Public Companies82,3240.09%
Employee Share Scheme214,9450.2%
Private Companies281,0950.3%
General Public11,395,74212.9%
Individual Insiders11,846,94413.4%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 81.14% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Stuart Green
11,458,972$15.6m-0.36%no data
Herald Investment Management Limited
Hargreave Hale Limited, Asset Management Arm
Invesco Ltd.
7,119,184$9.7m0%no data
Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International) Limited
Fleming Family & Partners Ltd.
Deka Investment GmbH
Sarasin & Partners LLP
Chelverton Asset Management Limited
Schroder Investment Management Limited
2,167,425$2.9m0%no data
Janus Henderson Group plc
1,910,000$2.6m0%no data
Lupus Alpha Asset Management GmbH
Handelsbanken Asset Management
1,500,000$2.0m0%no data
Lloyds of London, Asset Management Arm
The Royal Bank Of Scotland plc, Asset Management Arm
IG Group Holdings Plc, Asset Management Arm
HBOS Investment Fund Managers Limited
Marlborough Fund Managers Limited
Barclays Bank PLC, Wealth and Investment Management Division
A J Bell Holdings Limited, Asset Management Arm
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited
720,018$979.2k0%no data
Gore Browne Investment Management LLP
Rossie House Investment Management
Citigroup Inc.,Banking and Securities Investments
445,295$605.6k0%no data
Mercator Asset Management, L.P.

Company Information

ZOO Digital Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: ZOO Digital Group plc
  • Ticker: ZOO
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£120.381m
  • Shares outstanding: 88.52m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • ZOO Digital Group plc
  • Castle House
  • Floor 2
  • Sheffield
  • South Yorkshire
  • S3 8LN
  • United Kingdom


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ZDGG.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDAug 2004
ZOOAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPAug 2004
2ZDDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURAug 2004

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/28 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/28 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.