ZD Stock Overview
Ziff Davis, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides internet information and services in the United States, Canada, Ireland, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$76.58|
|52 Week High||US$147.35|
|52 Week Low||US$68.42|
|1 Month Change||-0.91%|
|3 Month Change||-21.61%|
|1 Year Change||-44.75%|
|3 Year Change||-13.85%|
|5 Year Change||-10.00%|
|Change since IPO||706.11%|
Recent News & Updates
What Does Ziff Davis, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:ZD) Share Price Indicate?
Ziff Davis, Inc. ( NASDAQ:ZD ), is not the largest company out there, but it received a lot of attention from a...
|ZD||US Interactive Media and Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: ZD matched the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned -44.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ZD underperformed the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.
|ZD Average Weekly Movement||6.3%|
|Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Movement||11.3%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: ZD is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ZD's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Ziff Davis, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides internet information and services in the United States, Canada, Ireland, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Digital Media, and Cybersecurity and Martech. The Digital Media segment operates a portfolio of web properties and apps, which include IGN, RetailMeNot, Mashable, PCMag, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, Offers, Black Friday, MedPageToday, Everyday Health, BabyCenter, and What to Expect, among others in the technology, shopping, entertainment, and health and wellness markets.
Ziff Davis Fundamentals Summary
|ZD fundamental statistics|
Is ZD overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ZD income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$190.30m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||8.18|
|Net Profit Margin||27.24%|
How did ZD perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is ZD undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings 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 ZD?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is ZD's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does ZD's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|ZD PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ZD is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.4x) compared to the peer average (1262.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does ZD's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Interactive Media and Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ZD is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.4x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (45.5x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is ZD'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.
|Current PE Ratio||9.4x|
|Fair PE Ratio||15.7x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: ZD is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.7x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of ZD when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: ZD ($76.58) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($151.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ZD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ZD's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
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How is Ziff Davis forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ZD's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.8% per year).
Earnings vs Market: ZD's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ZD's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ZD's revenue (8.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ZD's revenue (8.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ZD's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.4%).
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How has Ziff Davis performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ZD has a large one-off gain of $218.7M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ZD's current net profit margins (27.2%) are higher than last year (6.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ZD's earnings have grown by 10.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ZD's earnings growth over the past year (425.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (10.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ZD earnings growth over the past year (425.1%) exceeded the Interactive Media and Services industry -37.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ZD's Return on Equity (20.8%) is considered high.
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How is Ziff Davis's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ZD's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($432.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: ZD's short term assets ($1.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ZD's net debt to equity ratio (13.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ZD's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 89.5% to 60.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ZD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (40.5%).
Interest Coverage: ZD's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.4x coverage).
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What is Ziff Davis's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ZD's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ZD's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ZD's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ZD's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: ZD is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as ZD has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Vivek Shah (47 yo)
Mr. Vivek R. Shah serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director at Ziff Davis, Inc. since January 01, 2018 and has been its President since 2021. Mr. Shah served as the Chief Executive Officer at Ziffavis...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Vivek's total compensation ($USD16.39M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.88M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Vivek's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: ZD's management team is considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ZD'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 4.8%.
Ziff Davis, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ziff Davis, Inc.
- Ticker: ZD
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2014
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: US$3.622b
- Shares outstanding: 47.30m
- Website: https://www.ziffdavis.com
Number of Employees
- Ziff Davis, Inc.
- 114 5th Avenue
- 15th Floor
- New York
- New York
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
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