Zuora (ZUO) earnings: will revenue growth accelerate?

4:44 pm ET, 28 Nov 2018

Zuora, Inc. (ZUO) shares are trading at 20.20, up 8%.  The company is announcing its quarterly earnings results on Thursday 11/29 after the market closes.  What's driving Zuora stock price? What's ZUO stock price forecast?

Zuora provides cloud-based software on a subscription basis that enables companies in various industries to launch, manage, and transform into a subscription business. The company bets on the subscription business model.  It has over 950 clients which include Box, Nvidia Corp, Trip Advisor, Nutanix, and HBO, among others.

Investors are showing interest in the company because of its strong revenue growth.  On the other hand, few bearish investors worry about Zuora's high valuation.  Last quarter’s revenue rose 47% to $57.75 million and earnings per share came at -$0.13 compared to -$0.47 for the same period last year.

Third-quarter results will be released after market close on November 29, 2018.  Analysts expect the company to earn -$0.13 per share on revenue of $58.98 million.  The company beat analysts’ estimates in the previous two quarters.

What is the sentiment towards the ZUO stock? Our technical analysis shows that:

  • The stock short-term sentiment (next 30 days) is trending positive;
  • The mid-term sentiment (3-6 months) is trending negative;
  • The long-term sentiment (9-12 months) is neutral. 

Over the last month, Zuora, Inc. (ZUO) returned -0.86%.

Zuora, Inc. (ZUO) short share of float is 35.37%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

Zuora, Inc. (ZUO) average analyst price target ($27.20) is 31.21% above its current price ($20.73).

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Zuora (ZUO) stock: does it feel like a bubble?

2:20 pm ET, 30 Aug 2018

Zuora, Inc. (ZUO) shares are trading at 33.67.  The company announces its quarterly earnings on August 30, after the market close.  What should investors know about Zuora? What's ZUO stock price forecast?

Here is the scoop on investing in Zuora: the company is riding on the subscription economy trend.  It is growing its topline very fast, but generating losses.  The stock is volatile, and the bears say it is valued expensively now, raising issues around the scalability of its business model, and a difficult path to profitability.

On the other hand, the Wall Street remains bullish about the company, citing an exceptional leadership team.  Needham & Co raised its target for Zuora to $38,  which is a new Street-high target.

What is the sentiment towards the ZUO stock? Our technical analysis shows that:

  • The stock short-term sentiment (next 30 days) is positive;
  • The mid-term sentiment (3-6 months) is positive;
  • The long-term sentiment (9-12 months) is neutral. 

Over the last month, Zuora, Inc. (ZUO) returned +32.2%.

Zuora, Inc. (ZUO) short share of float is 33.37%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

Zuora, Inc. (ZUO) average analyst price target ($21.00) is -37.09% below its current price ($33.38).

For the latest price and information on Zuora, Inc., please visit Finstead and search for "ZUO price" or "ZUO news".

Zuora, Inc. (ZUO) Stock Guide

Updated at: 10:35 pm ET, 02 Sep 2020

Before we start: if you're looking for ZUO stock price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "ZUO quote". If you're looking for a quick scoop on ZUO stock (chart, price target, market cap, news and buy or sell analysis), go to Finny and look for "ZUO". You'll get all this info in one place. Or you can just type "ZUO news" to get the latest stock news.

Looking to buy or sell Zuora, Inc. (ZUO)? Interested in getting the full scoop on ZUO, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this ZUO stock guide, we'll address key questions about ZUO, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are ZUO earnings?
2. When is ZUO earnings date?
3. What is ZUO stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
4. ZUO buy or sell? What is ZUO Finny Score?
5. What are the reasons to buy ZUO? Why should I buy ZUO stock?
6. What are the reasons to sell ZUO? Why should I sell ZUO stock?
7. What are ZUO key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are ZUO earnings?

ZUO trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is -$0.71.

2. When is ZUO earnings date?

ZUO earnings date is September 02, 2020.

Analyst Predictions

3. What is ZUO stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on ZUO analyst price targets, ZUO stock forecast is $14.25 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for ZUO stock is $14.25. The prediction is based on 5 analyst estimates.

The low price target for ZUO is $11.00, while the high price target is $19.00.

ZUO analyst rating is Buy.

Analysis

4. ZUO buy or sell? What is ZUO Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:40}Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 6 reasons to sell ZUO, resulting in Finny Score of 40.

5. What are the reasons to buy ZUO? Why should I buy ZUO stock?

Here are the reasons to buy ZUO stock:

  • ZUO quarterly revenue growth was 15.30%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.70% and 0.89%, respectively). See ZUO revenue growth chart.
  • ZUO profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 6.52 percentage points. See ZUO profitability chart.
  • ZUO average analyst rating is Buy. See ZUO analyst rating chart.
  • ZUO cash to debt ratio is 2.27, higher than the average industry (0.19) and sector (0.17) cash to debt ratio. See ZUO cash to debt chart.

6. What are the reasons to sell ZUO? Why should I sell ZUO stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell ZUO stock (i.e., the bear case):

Key Stats

7. What are ZUO key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for ZUO:

Metrics ZUO
Price $9.41
Average Price Target / Upside $13.58 / 44.24%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Software - Infrastructure
Sector Technology
Number of Employees 933
Market Cap $1.77B
Forward P/E Ratio -152.40
Price/Book Ratio 6.18
Revenue (TTM) $285.85M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 15.30%
Profit Margin -28.09%

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