ZTO Express (Cayman) (ZTO) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

Press coverage about ZTO Express (Cayman) (NYSE:ZTO) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ZTO Express (Cayman) earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the transportation company an impact score of 45.0418507299739 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of ZTO Express (NYSE ZTO) opened at $15.33 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $7,709.80, a PE ratio of 23.15 and a beta of -0.01. ZTO Express has a twelve month low of $11.91 and a twelve month high of $18.08.

ZTO Express (Cayman) (NYSE:ZTO) last released its earnings results on Thursday, March 8th. The transportation company reported $1.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by $1.43. The firm had revenue of $4.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.06 billion. ZTO Express (Cayman) had a net margin of 24.26% and a return on equity of 15.88%. The business’s revenue was up 35.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.04 EPS. equities analysts forecast that ZTO Express will post 0.92 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 23rd will be issued a $0.20 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 22nd.

ZTO has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ZTO Express (Cayman) from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 target price for the company in a report on Saturday, February 10th. UBS Group lowered shares of ZTO Express (Cayman) from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, November 24th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. ZTO Express (Cayman) presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.33.

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ZTO Express (Cayman) 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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