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Buy or Sell: Zumiez (NASDAQ: ZUMZ)


Zumiez trades as part of the retail apparel and specialty industry and is in the consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Richard M. Brooks. Zumiez Inc is a multi-channel specialty retailer. It is engaged in the retail sales of apparel, footwear, accessories and hardgoods for young men and women.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The ZUMZ stock showed a previous change of 7.62% with an open at 22.17 and a close of 22.89. It reached an intraday high of 22.90 and a low of 21.15.

SeekingAlpha:  Zumiez hikes guidance after solid December results


The stock has a market cap of $584.4m with 25.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 19.2m shares. Trading volume reached 765,414 shares compared to its average volume of 566,506 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Zumiez shares returned 15.31% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 19.03%. Over three months, it changed -4.11%. In one year it has changed 3.11% and within that year its 52-week high was 32.70 and its 52-week low was 17.57. ZUMZ stock is 30.25% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 24.02 and a 50 day moving average of 20.37. Currently ZUMZ stock is trading -4.72% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

SeekingAlpha:  Zumiez hikes guidance after solid December results


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.08 that ended on 31st of January 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 21.19. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.90. The TTM EPS is 1.10, which comes to a TTM PE of 20.81. Historically, the PE high was 27.50 and the PE low was 7.80. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 8.58, which is a decrease of -62.52%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
10-31-2018:  0.55
07-31-2018:  0.17
04-30-2018:  -0.10
01-31-2018:  0.82

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 26.49, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 13.59%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 24.80% of insider ownership and 122.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.09

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.22%, return on assets is 6.75%, profit margin is 3.62%, price-to-sales is 0.55 and price-to-book is 1.47.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.