ZVO Stock Overview
Zovio Inc operates as an education technology services company in the United States.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$1.37|
|52 Week High||US$7.34|
|52 Week Low||US$1.37|
|1 Month Change||-20.35%|
|3 Month Change||-47.51%|
|1 Year Change||-65.14%|
|3 Year Change||-83.05%|
|5 Year Change||-87.03%|
|Change since IPO||-87.66%|
Recent News & Updates
|ZVO||US Consumer Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: ZVO exceeded the US Consumer Services industry which returned -62.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ZVO underperformed the US Market which returned 21.3% over the past year.
|ZVO Average Weekly Movement||7.7%|
|Consumer Services Industry Average Movement||7.8%|
|Market Average Movement||6.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.3%|
Stable Share Price: ZVO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ZVO's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Zovio Inc operates as an education technology services company in the United States. The company offers recruiting, admissions, marketing, student finance, financial aid processing, financial aid advising, program advising, student retention advising, and support services for academics, information technology, and institutional support; web development and cybersecurity training services; and tutoring services. The company provides Canvas, a software-as-a-service platform that enables it to develop and deliver online learning experiences; customer relations management application for lead management, workflow, analytics, reporting, and a complete view of students; Constellation, a suite of interactive educational materials; Waypoint Outcomes, a proprietary assessment software, which provides learning and assessment tools to institutions; and Signalz, which offers student success and student recruitment services.
Zovio Fundamentals Summary
|ZVO fundamental statistics|
Is ZVO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ZVO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$184.36m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-2.27|
|Net Profit Margin||-25.21%|
How did ZVO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
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 ZVO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ZVO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ZVO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Consumer Services industry average.
PE vs Market: ZVO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ZVO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ZVO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (1.9x).
How is Zovio forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ZVO is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: ZVO is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: ZVO is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ZVO's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-3.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ZVO's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.2% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if ZVO'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: ZVO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ZVO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ZVO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 41.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ZVO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ZVO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (-1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ZVO has a negative Return on Equity (-177.27%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Zovio's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ZVO's short term assets ($66.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($71.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: ZVO's short term assets ($66.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($44.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ZVO has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if ZVO's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the 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: ZVO has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: ZVO has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 18.3% each year
What is Zovio current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ZVO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ZVO'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 ZVO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ZVO'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 ZVO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
George Pernsteiner (73 yo)
Mr. George P. Pernsteiner has been Chairman of Zovio Inc (formerly known as Bridgepoint Education, Inc.) since March 21, 2018, has been its Director since August 1, 2017 and serves as its Interim Chief Exe...
Experienced Management: ZVO's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ZVO's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 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 4%.
Zovio Inc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Zovio Inc
- Ticker: ZVO
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$45.840m
- Shares outstanding: 33.46m
- Website: https://www.zovio.com
Number of Employees
- Zovio Inc
- 1811 East Northrop Boulevard
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/12/01 00:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/30 00:00|
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.