News articles about ZTO Express (Cayman) (NYSE:ZTO) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ZTO Express (Cayman) earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.2652965248164 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

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Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised ZTO Express (Cayman) from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Saturday, February 10th. UBS downgraded ZTO Express (Cayman) from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, November 24th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. ZTO Express (Cayman) has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.33.

ZTO Express (Cayman) stock traded up $0.06 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $15.50. The company had a trading volume of 1,940,573 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,376,564. ZTO Express has a fifty-two week low of $11.91 and a fifty-two week high of $18.08. The firm has a market capitalization of $7,831.53, a P/E ratio of 23.48 and a beta of -0.01.

ZTO Express (Cayman) (NYSE:ZTO) last released its earnings results on Thursday, March 8th. The transportation company reported $1.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.28 by $1.43. ZTO Express (Cayman) had a return on equity of 15.52% and a net margin of 24.26%. The business had revenue of $4.33 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.06 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.04 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 35.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that ZTO Express will post 0.87 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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

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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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