How to buy Zscaler (ZS) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Zscaler shares.
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Zscaler Inc is a software-infrastructure business with stocks listed in the US. Zscaler shares (ZS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$155.37 – a decrease of 9.04% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.
How to buy shares in Zscaler
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Zscaler. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ZS. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Zscaler reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$149.51, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Zscaler, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Zscaler. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
Zscaler stock price (NASDAQ:ZS)Use our graph to track the performance of ZS stocks over time.
Zscaler shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$125.12 - US$376.11|
|50-day moving average||US$169.4086|
|200-day moving average||US$250.3901|
|Dividend yield||US$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$-2.674|
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Zscaler price performance over time
|1 week (2022-06-23)||-4.54%|
|1 month (2022-06-03)||-0.99%|
|3 months (2022-03-30)||-35.24%|
|6 months (2022-01-03)||-48.52%|
|1 year (2021-07-02)||-27.66%|
|2 years (2020-07-02)||40.98%|
|3 years (2019-07-03)||92.67%|
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Is Zscaler under- or over-valued?
Valuing Zscaler stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Zscaler's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Zscaler's PEG ratio
Zscaler's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.8011. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Zscaler's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
|Revenue TTM||US$970 million|
|Gross profit TTM||US$524 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-8.49%|
|Return on equity TTM||-71.88%|
|Market capitalisation||US$24.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Zscaler share dividends
We're not expecting Zscaler to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Zscaler share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Zscaler's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$125.12 up to US$376.11. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Zscaler's is 1.1134. This would suggest that Zscaler's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Zscaler, Inc. operates as a cloud security company worldwide. The company provides Zscaler Internet Access solution that provides users, servers, operational technology, Internet of Things device secure access to externally managed applications, including software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications and Internet destinations; and Zscaler Private Access solution, which is designed to provide access to managed applications hosted internally in data centers, and private or public clouds. It also offers Zscaler Digital Experience that measures end-to-end user experience across business applications, as well as provides an easy to understand digital experience score for each user, application, and location within an enterprise. In addition, the company provides workload segmentation solutions comprising Zscaler Cloud Security Posture Management that identifies and remediates application misconfigurations in SaaS, infrastructure as a service, and platform as a service to reduce risk and ensure compliance with industry and organizational benchmarks; and Zscaler Cloud Workload Segmentation, which is designed to secure application-to-application communications inside public clouds and data centers to stop lateral threat movement, as well as prevents application compromise and reduces the risk of data breaches. Its platform modules include Zscaler Central Authority, Zscaler Enforcement Node, and Zscaler Log Servers. It serves customers in airlines and transportation, conglomerates, consumer goods and retail, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, media and communications, public sector and education, technology, and telecommunications services industries. The company was formerly known as SafeChannel, Inc., and changed its name to Zscaler, Inc. in August 2008. Zscaler, Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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