Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services in the United States and internationally.
Excellent balance sheet with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Zynga's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ZNGA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ZNGA exceeded the US Entertainment industry which returned 11.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ZNGA exceeded the US Market which returned 3.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Zynga's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Zynga undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ZNGA ($8.38) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($8.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ZNGA is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ZNGA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (118.5x) compared to the Entertainment industry average (20.6x).
PE vs Market: ZNGA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (118.5x) compared to the US market (15.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ZNGA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ZNGA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.3x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (2.6x).
How is Zynga forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ZNGA's forecast earnings growth (70.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: ZNGA's earnings (70.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (21.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ZNGA's revenue (8.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ZNGA's revenue (8.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ZNGA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.8%).
How has Zynga performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ZNGA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ZNGA became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ZNGA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 44.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ZNGA has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ZNGA has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (17.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ZNGA's Return on Equity (3.6%) is considered low.
How is Zynga's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ZNGA's short term assets ($1.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($797.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: ZNGA's short term assets ($1.5B) exceed its long term liabilities ($889.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ZNGA's debt to equity ratio (31.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if ZNGA's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ZNGA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (39.2%).
Interest Coverage: ZNGA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (29.9x coverage).
What is Zynga's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ZNGA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ZNGA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ZNGA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ZNGA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ZNGA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Frank Gibeau (50yo)
Mr. Frank D. Gibeau has been the Chief Executive Officer of Zynga, Inc. since March 7, 2016. Mr. Gibeau has been Independent Director at YETI Holdings, Inc. since January 30, 2020. Mr. Gibeau served as an ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Frank's total compensation ($USD11.68M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.43M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Frank's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||4.17yrs||US$11.68m||0.31% $25.0m|
|Chief Financial Officer||3.67yrs||US$4.78m||0.057% $4.5m|
|Chief Operating Officer||3.75yrs||US$4.78m||0.090% $7.2m|
|Chief Legal Officer & Secretary||2.67yrs||US$2.66m||0.024% $2.0m|
|President of Publishing||3.92yrs||US$4.92m||0.088% $7.1m|
|Chief Accounting Officer||3yrs||no data||0.0073% $588.3k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Finance||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief People Officer||2.42yrs||no data||0.0018% $141.9k|
Experienced Management: ZNGA's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||4.17yrs||US$11.68m||0.31% $25.0m|
|Independent Director||3.25yrs||US$323.75k||0.020% $1.6m|
|Independent Director||7.83yrs||US$271.25k||0.030% $2.4m|
|Lead Independent Director||3yrs||US$361.25k||0.033% $2.6m|
|Founder & Non Executive Chairman||13.08yrs||US$350.00k||6.69% $535.9m|
|Independent Director||3.25yrs||US$315.00k||0.020% $1.6m|
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||US$261.25k||0.025% $2.0m|
Experienced Board: ZNGA's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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 2.3%.
Zynga Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Zynga Inc.
- Ticker: ZNGA
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$8.015b
- Shares outstanding: 956.45m
- Website: https://www.zynga.com
Number of Employees
- Zynga Inc.
- 699 Eighth Street
- San Francisco
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ZNGA||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 2011|
|ZY3||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 2011|
|0R0J||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||GB||USD||Dec 2011|
|ZNGA||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||CH||CHF||Dec 2011|
Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services in the United States and internationally. The company’s games are played on mobile platforms, such as Apple iOS and Google’s Android operating systems, as well as on social networking sites, such as Facebook and Snapchat. It also provides advertising services comprising mobile advertisements, engagement advertisements and offers, and branded virtual items and sponsorships to advertising networks, agencies, and brokers; and licenses its own brands. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/26 01:46|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/22 00:00|
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