Ziff Davis Inc

Advertising Agencies
Communication Services

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$3.57 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$1.39 billion
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Gross Profit TTM:
$1.20 billion
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Company Profile

Ziff Davis Inc had its IPO on 1999-07-21 under the ticker symbol ZD.

The company operates in the Communication Services sector and Advertising Agencies industry. Ziff Davis Inc has a staff strength of 4,400 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Ziff Davis Inc opened at $75.28 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-22.

The stocks traded within a range of $73.71 - $75.9, and closed at $73.79.

This is a -2.36% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 179,456 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Ziff Davis Inc have slipped by -0.78%.

Ziff Davis Inc's Key Ratios

Ziff Davis Inc has a market cap of $3.57 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 2.2319 and a price to sales ratio of 2.7206.

In the last 12-months Ziff Davis Inc’s revenue was $1.39 billion with a gross profit of $1.20 billion and an EBITDA of $457.14 million. The EBITDA ratio measures Ziff Davis Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Ziff Davis Inc’s operating margin was 16.08% while its return on assets stood at 3.83% with a return of equity of 3.39%.

In Q4, Ziff Davis Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -81.9% while revenue growth was a negative 2.9%.

Ziff Davis Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $1.42 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 12.0048 and a PEG multiple of 0.84. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Ziff Davis Inc’s profitability.

Ziff Davis Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 3.1266 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 6.4024. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 2.7206.

Ziff Davis Inc stock pays annual dividends of $0 per share, indicating a yield of 0.64% and a payout ratio of 0%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$3.53 billion
Total Liabilities
$432.45 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$25.44 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Ziff Davis Inc ended 2023 with $3.53 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $3.53 billion while shareholder equity stood at $1.89 billion.

Ziff Davis Inc ended 2023 with $79.01 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $432.45 million in other current liabilities, 473000.00 in common stock, $1.54 billion in retained earnings and $1.59 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $652.79 million and cash and short-term investments were $711.21 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $22,153,000 while long-term debt stood at $999.05 million.

Ziff Davis Inc’s total current assets stands at $1.08 billion while long-term investments were $127.87 million and short-term investments were $58.42 million. Its net receivables were $304.74 million compared to accounts payable of $202.55 million and inventory worth $0.

In 2023, Ziff Davis Inc's operating cash flow was $-20910000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $25.44 million.

Comparatively, Ziff Davis Inc paid $0 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Ziff Davis Inc stock is currently trading at $73.79 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $103.58 and a 52-week low of $103.58. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $99.

Its 50-day moving average was $82.99 and 200-day moving average was $79.94 The short ratio stood at 7.2 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 494.1% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 10385.1% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ziff Davis Inc

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Ziff Davis Inc is ZD

The IPO of Ziff Davis Inc took place on 1999-07-21

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Ziff Davis, Inc. provides internet information and services in the United States, Canada, Ireland, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Digital Media, and Cybersecurity and Martech. The Digital Media segment operates a portfolio of web properties and apps, which include IGN, RetailMeNot, Mashable, PCMag, Humble Bundle, Speedtest,, Black Friday, MedPageToday, Everyday Health, BabyCenter, and What to Expect, among others in the technology, shopping, entertainment, and health and wellness markets. The Cybersecurity and Martech segment provides cloud-based subscription services to consumers and businesses, including cybersecurity, privacy, and marketing technology. The company was formerly known as j2 Global, Inc. and changed its name to Ziff Davis, Inc. in October 2021. Ziff Davis, Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


114 5th Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10011