ZPG (LON:ZPG) had its target price hoisted by Deutsche Bank from GBX 340 ($4.77) to GBX 360 ($5.05) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, January 25th. Deutsche Bank currently has a hold rating on the stock.
A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on ZPG. Peel Hunt reiterated an add rating and issued a GBX 400 ($5.61) target price on shares of ZPG in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of ZPG in a report on Friday, October 13th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 450 ($6.31) price target on shares of ZPG in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 542 ($7.60) price target on shares of ZPG in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an outperform rating and set a GBX 410 ($5.75) price target on shares of ZPG in a report on Monday, November 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. ZPG presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 414.08 ($5.81).
ZPG (LON:ZPG) traded down GBX 2 ($0.03) during trading hours on Thursday, reaching GBX 324.20 ($4.55). The company had a trading volume of 421,377 shares, compared to its average volume of 547,110. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,420.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 3,602.22. ZPG has a 52-week low of GBX 313.60 ($4.40) and a 52-week high of GBX 401.20 ($5.63).
ZPG (LON:ZPG) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The company reported GBX 15.20 ($0.21) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 14.30 ($0.20) by GBX 0.90 ($0.01). The firm had revenue of £244.54 million during the quarter. ZPG had a return on equity of 17.67% and a net margin of 16.18%.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th were issued a GBX 3.80 ($0.05) dividend. This is an increase from ZPG’s previous dividend of $1.90. This represents a dividend yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 7th.
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ZPG PLC, formerly Zoopla Property Group Plc, is a provider of digital media and lead generation platform that owns and operates digital consumer brands, including Zoopla, uSwitch, PrimeLocation and Hometrack. it has two divisions: Property Services and Comparison Services. The Property Services division includes the United Kingdom (UK) Agency, which represents property advertising services provided to estate agents and lettings agents; New Homes, which represents property advertising services provided to new home developers, and Other Property Services, which represents overseas property advertising services, display advertising and data services.
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