Zillow Group Inc (NASDAQ:Z) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $41.98.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the company. Cowen raised Zillow Group from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday. BidaskClub downgraded Zillow Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 7th. Bank of America downgraded Zillow Group from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $31.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Friday, February 22nd. Needham & Company LLC assumed coverage on Zillow Group in a report on Tuesday, January 8th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $30.85 target price on the stock. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Zillow Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 2nd.

Z stock traded up $0.13 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $37.31. The stock had a trading volume of 23,497 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,951,637. Zillow Group has a 52 week low of $26.38 and a 52 week high of $65.70. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a current ratio of 6.58 and a quick ratio of 6.02.

Zillow Group (NASDAQ:Z) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 21st. The financial services provider reported ($0.17) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.02 by ($0.19). Zillow Group had a negative net margin of 8.99% and a negative return on equity of 1.63%. The firm had revenue of $365.34 million during the quarter.

In other Zillow Group news, CAO Jennifer Rock sold 15,912 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.10, for a total value of $685,807.20. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 821 shares in the company, valued at $35,385.10. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Arik Prawer sold 18,546 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.00, for a total value of $778,932.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 47,201 shares of company stock valued at $1,959,801. Company insiders own 58.08% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. ETF Managers Group LLC grew its holdings in Zillow Group by 15.8% during the 4th quarter. ETF Managers Group LLC now owns 2,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $76,000 after buying an additional 327 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. grew its holdings in Zillow Group by 30.1% during the 4th quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 1,447 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $44,000 after buying an additional 335 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers grew its holdings in Zillow Group by 0.3% during the 4th quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 118,285 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,735,000 after buying an additional 369 shares in the last quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. grew its holdings in Zillow Group by 15.3% during the 4th quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 4,150 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $131,000 after buying an additional 550 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Highwater Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in Zillow Group during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $26,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 67.08% of the company’s stock.

Zillow Group Company Profile

Zillow Group, Inc operates real estate and home-related brands on mobile and the Web in the United States. The company offers a portfolio of brands and products to empowering consumers with unparalleled data, inspiration, and knowledge around homes and connecting them with real estate professionals. Its brands focus on various stages of the home lifecycle, including renting, buying, selling, and financing.

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