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$0.31|
|52 Week High||US$2.78|
|52 Week Low||US$0.30|
|1 Month Change||-66.18%|
|3 Month Change||-57.25%|
|1 Year Change||-85.68%|
|3 Year Change||-87.79%|
|5 Year Change||-96.58%|
|Change since IPO||-97.23%|
Recent News & Updates
Zovio Non-GAAP EPS of -$0.36, revenue of $51.38M
Zovio press release (NASDAQ:ZVO): Q2 Non-GAAP EPS of -$0.36. Revenue of $51.38M (-25.8% Y/Y).
Health Check: How Prudently Does Zovio (NASDAQ:ZVO) Use Debt?
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|ZVO||US Consumer Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: ZVO underperformed the US Consumer Services industry which returned -23.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ZVO underperformed the US Market which returned -9% over the past year.
|ZVO Average Weekly Movement||17.7%|
|Consumer Services Industry Average Movement||9.1%|
|Market Average Movement||7.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: ZVO is more volatile than 90% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 18% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ZVO's weekly volatility has increased from 12% to 18% over the past year.
About the Company
Zovio Inc operates as an education technology services company in the United States. It partners with higher education institutions and employers to deliver various personalized solutions to help learners and leaders in achieving their aspirations. The company offers technology and academic services primarily relate to the educational infrastructure, including online course delivery and management, assessment, customer relations management, and other internal administrative systems; support services for curriculum and new program development, and faculty training and development; and technical support and assistance services with state compliance.
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$149.30m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-1.20|
|Net Profit Margin||-17.80%|
How did ZVO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is ZVO undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ZVO?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is ZVO's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does ZVO's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|ZVO PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
METX Meten Holding Group
EEIQ Elite Education Group International
CLEU China Liberal Education Holdings
TLGN Ever Harvest International Group
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: ZVO is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0x) compared to the peer average (5.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does ZVO's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Consumer Services Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: ZVO is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (1.6x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is ZVO's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||0.05x|
|Fair PS Ratio||0.4x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: ZVO is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.4x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of ZVO when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ZVO's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ZVO's fair value for valuation analysis.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Zovio forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if ZVO's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if ZVO's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if ZVO's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ZVO's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ZVO's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% 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
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How has Zovio performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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 44.1% 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 (3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ZVO has a negative Return on Equity (-619.73%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Zovio's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ZVO's short term assets ($40.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($42.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: ZVO's short term assets ($40.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($35.9M).
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 less than a year of cash runway 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 17.3% each year
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What is Zovio current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
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.
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 ZVO 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
Randy Hendricks (65 yo)
Mr. Randy J. Hendricks serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director at Zovio Inc since December 6, 2021. Mr. Hendricks serves as Senior Managing Director of Higher Education Practice at Huron Consulting...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Randy's total compensation ($USD3.20M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD758.99K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Randy's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: ZVO's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ZVO's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.4%.
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
- Implied Market Cap: US$10.529m
- Shares outstanding: 34.21m
- 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||2022/08/18 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/18 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.