Don't Let Stock Prices Fool You: ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (ZTO), Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE) – Post Analyst

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ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE:ZTO) has a price-to-sales ratio of 5.93, well above its ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. competitors. For the industry, the average P/S ratio sits at 0.72, which is less than the sector’s 7.62. In the past 4-year record, this ratio went down as low as 4.91 and as high as 7.25. Also, it is down from 88% of the total 682 rivals across the globe.

ZTO traded at an unexpectedly high level on 05/15/2018 when the stock experienced a 0.76% gain to a closing price of $17.32. The company saw 2.62 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 2.5 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (ZTO) Analyst Gushes

Analysts are speculating a 23.38% move, based on the high target price ($21.37) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $19.16 price target, but the stock is already up 36.69% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -2.93% versus recent highs ($17.84). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $14.8 range (lowest target price), allowing for another -14.55% drop from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 9.55% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 14.34% increase over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is up 10.73% so far this year. Additionally, ZTO had a day price range of $16.845 to $17.4.

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (ZTO) Price Potential

Heading into the stock price potential, ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. needs to grow just 13.16% to cross its median price target of $19.6. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE:ZTO) are $16.01 and $15.94. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, ZTO is a stock with 706.12 million shares outstanding that normally trades 19.83% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day gain of 1.52% with 0.42 average true range (ATR). ZTO has a beta of 0 and RSI is 69.65.

Investors also need to beware of the Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NYSE:CCE) valuations. The stock trades on a P/S of 11.3, which suggests that the shares are not attractive compared with peers. The broad Coca-Cola European Partners plc industry has an average P/S ratio of 3.22, which is significantly better than the sector’s 316.67. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.19 and as high as 2.14. Also, it is down from 59% of the total 97 rivals across the globe.

Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE)’s Lead Over its Technicals

Coca-Cola European Partners plc by far traveled 5.42% versus a 1-year low price of $36.17. The share price was last seen -1.06% lower, reaching at $38.13 on 05/15/2018. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $37.715 and $38.365. This company shares are 15.66% off its target price of $44.1 and the current market capitalization stands at $18.25B. The recent change has given its price a -5.47% deficit over SMA 50 and -14.79% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -8.19% declines, 1.95% gains and -3.47% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found CCE’s volatility during a week at 1.49% and during a month it has been found around 1.64%.

Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NYSE:CCE) Intraday Metrics

Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 2.06 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 1.31 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

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