Headlines about Zto Express (NYSE:ZTO) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Zto Express earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 44.0062863600731 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- ZTO Joins Consortium to Establish Logistics Insurer – PR Newswire (press release) (prnewswire.com)
- ZTO FINAL DEADLINE ALERT – Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (ZTO) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline: October 16, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- DEADLINE TODAY: INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of a Securities Action on Behalf of Shareholders of ZTO Express (Cayman), Inc. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of October 16, 2017 – ZTO (finance.yahoo.com)
- DEADLINE TODAY: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. and Reminds Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (finance.yahoo.com)
ZTO has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Zto Express from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. CLSA initiated coverage on Zto Express in a report on Monday, June 26th. They set a “sell” rating for the company. UBS AG initiated coverage on Zto Express in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. HSBC Holdings plc assumed coverage on Zto Express in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. They set a “reduce” rating and a $12.50 target price for the company. Finally, Macquarie assumed coverage on Zto Express in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $17.30 price objective for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $17.69.
Zto Express (NYSE:ZTO) opened at 14.96 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $14.48 and a 200 day moving average price of $14.48. The stock has a market cap of $10.74 billion and a PE ratio of 28.23. Zto Express has a 52 week low of $11.14 and a 52 week high of $18.45.
Zto Express (NYSE:ZTO) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 22nd. The transportation company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.01. Zto Express had a return on equity of 14.83% and a net margin of 22.54%. The business had revenue of $2.97 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.02 billion. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 29.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that Zto Express will post $0.63 earnings per share for the current year.
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Zto Express Company Profile
ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc is an express delivery company in China. The Company provides express delivery service through its nationwide network, as well as other value-added logistics services. The Company provides its services for a range of online merchants and consumers transacting on the Chinese e-commerce platforms, such as Alibaba and JD.com.
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