Zayo stock: buy or sell?

ZAYO stock price: $34.99 0.09% At close on March 6th, 2020

Updated on:
March 6th, 2020

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Zayo shares remained stable 0.09% to $34.99 on Mar 6th.

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides bandwidth infrastructure solutions for the communications industry in the United States, Canada, and Europe.

Should I buy Zayo stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Following a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

Currently, Zayo 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 is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Zayo stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for ZAYO stock for the last 30 days.

Zayo stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Zayo remained constant a tight 0.09% and closed at $34.99.

Shares of Zayo closed on Mar 6th at $34.99 and remained stable a tight 0.09%.

ZAYO stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Zayo shares remained stable 0.00% early March, ending at $34.99. Counting this, it's been 5 green weeks in a row, gaining $0.24 or 0.69%.

In a weekly time frame, Zayo stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, ZAYO might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Since late May 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, ZAYO price gained $2.37 per share (7.27%). Since early April 2019 when ZAYO stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $5.62 (19.14%).

ZAYO stock chart (weekly)

Zayo stock price history

Zayo stock went public on October 17th, 2014 with a price of $21.511. Since then, ZAYO stock surged a 62.70%, with an average of 12.50% per year. If you had invested right after ZAYO's IPO a $1,000 in Zayo stock in 2014, it would worth $627.00 today.

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

Zayo stock historical price chart

ZAYO stock reached 52-week highs on February/28 at $35.01, and all-time highs 2018-07-12 with a price of 39.66.

Zayo stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last 30 days we have not found any price target for Zayo stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, Zayo didn't meet the forecasts of the experts and reported a fatal EPS of $0.13 per share when experts were expecting $0.15.
ZAYO earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.16n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.14n/a
2017-Q32017-11-060.130.09-30.8%
2017-Q42018-02-070.120.05-58.3%
2018-Q12018-05-030.110.09-18.2%
2018-Q22018-08-220.090.18100.0%
2018-Q32018-11-070.120.09-25.0%
2018-Q42019-02-070.150.13-13.3%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw an astounding growth of 18.37% to $2,604.00 M dollars. Nonetheless, its profit margin (compared to sales) remained stable to 3.91%, that is $101.90 million.

Zayo presents anual results in June, and to evaluate its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Zayo TTM sales up to December 2018 were $2,587.20 and income $119.50 million dollars. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Zayo business evolution since June 2018: Annual sales up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, stayed constant an unpleasant -0.65%. Regarding profit margin, Zayo stayed constant 0.71% to 3.91%

ZAYO annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$1,000 M-$-145.61 M-14.6%-
2014$1,120 M12.00%$-181.64 M-16.2%24.74%
2015$1,347 M20.28%$-155.30 M-11.5%-14.50%
2016$1,722 M27.81%$-76.20 M-4.4%-50.93%
2017$2,200 M27.77%$86 M3.9%-212.47%
2018$2,604 M18.37%$102 M3.9%18.90%
TTM $2,587 M-0.65%$120 M4.6%17.27%

Quarterly financial results

Zayo posted $639.10 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a -0.31% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $30.20 million with a profit margin of 4.73%. Profit margin gained a 1.28% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 3.45%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Zayo sales marked a disappointing correction and decreased a -2.20%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Zayo posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
ZAYO quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$550 M-$27 M4.9%-
2017-Q2$638 M15.96%$23 M3.6%-14.07%
2017-Q3$644 M0.86%$23 M3.6%0.00%
2017-Q4$654 M1.55%$12 M1.8%-50.43%
2018-Q1$649 M-0.63%$23 M3.6%103.48%
2018-Q2$658 M1.26%$44 M6.7%87.18%
2018-Q3$641 M-2.51%$22 M3.4%-49.54%
2018-Q4$639 M-0.31%$30 M4.7%36.65%

Zayo ownership

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

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Zayo, of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Zayo:

ZAYO
Market cap$0.0 M
Total shares0.0 M
Float shares0.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Zayo summary

Friday, March 6th, 2020
Open$34.96
Close$34.99
Day range$34.94 - $34.99
Previous close$34.96
Session gain0.09%
Average true range$0.06
50d mov avg$34.81
100d mov avg$34.54
200d mov avg$34.00
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt06a

Zayo performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We compared Zayo against in the following table:
Stock3m6m12m
ZAYOZayo2.07%3.46%27.19%

Zayo competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Zayo competitor. This doesn't mean Zayo does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.