DZSI stock: buy or sell?

DZSI stock price: $7.35 -2.26% At close on October 18th, 2019

Updated on:
October 18th, 2019

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After boosting an outstanding 5.19% on October 17th, DASAN Zhone Solutions closed yesterday at $7.35 and dropped a fateful -2.26%.

DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc. provides network access solutions and communications equipment for service provider and enterprise networks worldwide.

Should I buy DZSI stock?

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Currently, DASAN Zhone Solutions stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean DZSI will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is DASAN Zhone Solutions stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. At Stocks2.com, we found 1 rating published for DZSI stock in the last 30 days.

Is DZSI a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-3-1Northland Securitiesn/aBuy

DZSI stock analysis

Daily outlook

After boosting an outstanding 5.19% on Oct/17, DASAN Zhone Solutions closed yesterday at $7.35 and dropped a fateful -2.26%.

After boosting an outstanding 5.19% on Oct 17th, DASAN Zhone Solutions closed yesterday at $7.35 and dropped a fateful -2.26%. DZSI marked a lower low and a lower high in the short term, defining a downward trend. Climbing above $9.75 would break this short term down trend and open possibilities for reversing this situation.

DZSI stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a bloodcurdling -32.44% in a week last week, DASAN Zhone Solutions closed this week at $7.35 and rose a pretty good 3.67%. After 4 weeks sliding, this week raised a 2.77%.

Weekly chart tells us that price is in a simple uptrend, tested $10.00 level and now climbing back aiming its last top at $11.91. Since early July, when DZSI stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-5.52 per share (-42.89%). Stocks under the 40-weeks moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.

DZSI stock chart (weekly)

DZSI stock price history

DZSI stock went public on November 14th, 2003 with a price of $169.251. Since then, DZSI stock sliced a -95.70%, with a yearly average of -6.40%.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

DZSI stock historical price chart

DZSI stock reached 52-week highs on December at $15.40, and all-time highs 2004-01-20 with a price of 184.5.

DZSI stock price target is $20.00

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. Currently, only 1 price prediction for DASAN Zhone Solutions stock was published in the last month:
DZSI stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-3-1Northland SecuritiesReiteratesn/a$20.00-
(in average)$0.00$20.000.0%

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since February, when DASAN Zhone Solutions presented its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
DZSI earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a-0.23n/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.05n/a
2017-Q3-n/a0.09n/a
2017-Q42018-02-28n/a0.26n/a
2018-Q12018-05-10n/a0.01n/a
2018-Q22018-08-09n/a0.08n/a
2018-Q32018-11-08n/a0.11n/a
2018-Q42019-02-280.13n/an/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a dazzling increase of 14.26% to $282.35 million USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) remained stable a 0.55% to 0.98%.

DZSI annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$122 M-$4.31 M3.5%-
2014$121 M-1.36%$-4.13 M-3.4%-195.85%
2015$101 M-16.44%$-2.02 M-2.0%-51.17%
2016$150 M49.18%$-15.33 M-10.2%659.84%
2017$247 M64.41%$1.07 M0.4%-106.99%
2018$282 M14.26%$2.77 M1.0%158.36%

Quarterly financial results

DASAN Zhone Solutions posted $74.67 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 3.84% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-0.55 M with a profit margin of -0.74%. Profit margin depreciated a -3.24% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 2.50%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, DASAN Zhone Solutions sales marked a shining growth and soared a 8.82%.
DZSI quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$52 M-$-3.75 M-7.2%-
2017-Q2$60 M15.03%$-0.81 M-1.3%-78.43%
2017-Q3$66 M10.84%$1.40 M2.1%-272.93%
2017-Q4$69 M3.29%$4.23 M6.2%202.22%
2018-Q1$60 M-13.29%$0.11 M0.2%-97.47%
2018-Q2$76 M28.15%$1.42 M1.9%1,223.36%
2018-Q3$72 M-5.70%$1.80 M2.5%26.98%
2018-Q4$75 M3.84%$-0.55 M-0.7%-130.81%

DASAN Zhone Solutions ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.

DASAN Zhone Solutions shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 58.45% of all shares.

In case of DASAN Zhone Solutions stock, 16.45% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for DZSI stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

DZSIADTNAWRECALXCIEN
Market cap$157.2 M$460.6 M$62.1 M$387.0 M$6.0 B
Total shares21.4 M47.8 M21.6 M55.4 M155.1 M
Float shares11.7 M47.4 M14.1 M41.3 M153.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)16.4%95.2%32.1%64.7%95.3%
  - Insider holdings (%)58.5%1.0%38.9%16.5%0.9%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

DZSI summary

Friday, October 18th, 2019
Open$7.52
Close$7.35
Day range$7.31 - $7.64
Previous close$7.52
Session gain-2.26%
Average true range$0.50
50d mov avg$9.87
100d mov avg$10.99
200d mov avg$11.53
Daily patternlb06a
Weekly pattern lb01a

DASAN Zhone Solutions performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. In the following table, we compare DASAN Zhone Solutions to ADTRAN, Aware, Calix, Ciena, Juniper Networks, NETGEAR and Ribbon Communications:
Stock3m6m12m
DZSIDASAN Zhone Solut...-34.61%-29.67%-43.94%
ADTNADTRAN-15.82%-41.17%-28.24%
AWREAware-9.43%-16.52%-17.00%
CALXCalix-0.71%2.05%-4.38%
CIENCiena-10.66%0.71%25.08%
JNPRJuniper Networks-10.82%-13.31%-13.41%
NTGRNETGEAR19.62%-6.52%-5.49%
RBBNRibbon Communicat...13.24%6.51%-1.59%

DASAN Zhone Solutions competitors

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