Insider Selling: Zillow Group Inc (NASDAQ:Z) Insider Sells 600 Shares of Stock

Zillow Group Inc (NASDAQ:Z) insider Jeremy Wacksman sold 600 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.45, for a total transaction of $20,670.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 36,620 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,261,559. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

Shares of NASDAQ:Z traded up $0.07 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $36.01. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,979,655 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,057,456. Zillow Group Inc has a twelve month low of $26.38 and a twelve month high of $51.47. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $46.03 and a 200 day moving average of $40.72. The company has a quick ratio of 3.98, a current ratio of 3.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28.

Zillow Group (NASDAQ:Z) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 7th. The financial services provider reported ($0.35) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.14) by ($0.21). The business had revenue of $599.58 million during the quarter. Zillow Group had a negative return on equity of 5.12% and a negative net margin of 13.49%.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Baillie Gifford & Co. grew its position in Zillow Group by 1.3% during the first quarter. Baillie Gifford & Co. now owns 11,435,769 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $397,278,000 after buying an additional 152,319 shares during the period. Zevenbergen Capital Investments LLC grew its position in Zillow Group by 19.3% during the first quarter. Zevenbergen Capital Investments LLC now owns 2,336,094 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $81,156,000 after buying an additional 378,680 shares during the period. IFM Investors Pty Ltd grew its position in Zillow Group by 59.3% during the second quarter. IFM Investors Pty Ltd now owns 10,822 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $502,000 after buying an additional 4,030 shares during the period. Stevens Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Zillow Group in the first quarter valued at about $358,000. Finally, Pictet Asset Management Ltd. grew its position in shares of Zillow Group by 118.9% in the first quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. now owns 41,070 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,427,000 after purchasing an additional 22,305 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 70.04% of the company’s stock.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on Z shares. Morgan Stanley decreased their price target on shares of Zillow Group from $39.00 to $37.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, August 8th. Bank of America increased their price objective on shares of Zillow Group from $31.00 to $35.00 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, May 10th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Zillow Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 13th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Zillow Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 1st. Finally, Standpoint Research lowered shares of Zillow Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 16th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Zillow Group presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $41.26.

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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