How to buy Zynga (ZNGA) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Zynga shares.
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Zynga Inc is an electronic gaming & multimedia business with stocks listed in the US. Zynga shares (ZNGA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$8.96 – an increase of 1.24% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.
How to buy shares in Zynga
- 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 Zynga. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ZNGA. 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 Zynga 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$6.64, 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 Zynga, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Zynga. 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.
Zynga stock price (NASDAQ:ZNGA)Use our graph to track the performance of ZNGA stocks over time.
Zynga shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$5.57 - US$12.32|
|50-day moving average||US$6.7754|
|200-day moving average||US$8.7585|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$-0.083|
Where to buy Zynga stock
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Zynga price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-11)||1.24%|
|1 month (2021-12-17)||36.38%|
|3 months (2021-10-18)||19.95%|
|6 months (2021-07-17)||-14.91%|
|1 year (2021-01-15)||-7.34%|
|2 years (2020-01-17)||34.33%|
|3 years (2019-01-18)||110.33%|
|5 years (2017-01-18)||243.95%|
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Is Zynga under- or over-valued?
Valuing Zynga stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Zynga's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Zynga's PEG ratio
Zynga's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.28. 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 Zynga's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Zynga's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$753.7 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Zynga's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||US$2.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||19.41%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$1.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||5.88%|
|Return on equity TTM||-3.09%|
|Market capitalisation||US$10.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Zynga share dividends
We're not expecting Zynga to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Zynga's shares ever split?
Zynga's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 17 April 2011. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Zynga shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Zynga shares which in turn could have impacted Zynga's share price.
Zynga share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Zynga's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$5.57 up to US$12.32. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Zynga's is 0.1333. This would suggest that Zynga's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Zynga Inc. provides social game services in the United States and internationally. The company develops, markets, and operates social games as live services played on mobile platforms, such as Apple iOS and Google's Android operating systems; social networking platforms, such as Facebook and Snapchat; and personal computers consoles, such as Nintendo's Switch game console, and other platforms and consoles. It also provides advertising services comprising mobile advertisements, engagement advertisements and offers, and branded virtual items and sponsorships for marketers and advertisers; and licenses its own brands. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November 2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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