Zscaler (ZS) Competitors

$178.86
-0.45 (-0.25%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

ZS vs. WIT, CTSH, VRSN, AZPN, JNPR, EPAM, FFIV, DOX, FTNT, and PRFT

Should you be buying Zscaler stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Zscaler include Wipro (WIT), Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH), VeriSign (VRSN), Aspen Technology (AZPN), Juniper Networks (JNPR), EPAM Systems (EPAM), F5 (FFIV), Amdocs (DOX), Fortinet (FTNT), and Perficient (PRFT). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Zscaler vs.

Zscaler (NASDAQ:ZS) and Wipro (NYSE:WIT) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, media sentiment, profitability, earnings, valuation, dividends, community ranking and analyst recommendations.

Zscaler has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wipro has a beta of 0.86, meaning that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

46.5% of Zscaler shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.4% of Wipro shares are owned by institutional investors. 19.2% of Zscaler shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Wipro shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Wipro has higher revenue and earnings than Zscaler. Zscaler is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Wipro, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Zscaler$1.62B16.58-$202.34M-$0.95-188.27
Wipro$917.66B0.03$1.33B$0.2521.56

In the previous week, Zscaler had 21 more articles in the media than Wipro. MarketBeat recorded 25 mentions for Zscaler and 4 mentions for Wipro. Zscaler's average media sentiment score of 0.45 beat Wipro's score of 0.12 indicating that Zscaler is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Zscaler
8 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
6 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Wipro
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Zscaler currently has a consensus price target of $232.29, suggesting a potential upside of 29.87%. Wipro has a consensus price target of $5.05, suggesting a potential downside of 6.31%. Given Zscaler's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Zscaler is more favorable than Wipro.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Zscaler
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
27 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.88
Wipro
4 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.00

Wipro has a net margin of 12.29% compared to Zscaler's net margin of -7.32%. Wipro's return on equity of 16.05% beat Zscaler's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Zscaler-7.32% -14.60% -3.14%
Wipro 12.29%16.05%9.61%

Zscaler received 128 more outperform votes than Wipro when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.50% of users gave Zscaler an outperform vote while only 50.70% of users gave Wipro an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
ZscalerOutperform Votes
454
59.50%
Underperform Votes
309
40.50%
WiproOutperform Votes
326
50.70%
Underperform Votes
317
49.30%

Summary

Zscaler beats Wipro on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ZS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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ZS vs. The Competition

MetricZscalerCustom computer programming services IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$26.81B$5.59B$21.13B$7.96B
Dividend YieldN/A2.99%2.72%3.91%
P/E Ratio-188.279.89245.6818.42
Price / Sales16.584.53551.2678.01
Price / CashN/A17.5429.2031.98
Price / Book35.993.786.694.76
Net Income-$202.34M$197.27M$636.12M$217.17M
7 Day Performance2.43%3.08%2.04%2.90%
1 Month Performance3.41%9.38%5.69%6.57%
1 Year Performance44.29%-12.37%24.90%10.17%

Zscaler Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WIT
Wipro
0.4936 of 5 stars
$5.41
+0.9%
$5.05
-6.7%
+16.2%$28.24B$10.77B21.64256,921News Coverage
CTSH
Cognizant Technology Solutions
4.8572 of 5 stars
$67.78
-0.1%
$75.67
+11.6%
+8.1%$33.70B$19.35B16.29347,700Short Interest ↑
Positive News
VRSN
VeriSign
4.4207 of 5 stars
$169.73
-0.8%
$218.00
+28.4%
-24.4%$16.91B$1.51B20.85907Analyst Downgrade
AZPN
Aspen Technology
1.2414 of 5 stars
$209.06
+0.8%
$201.00
-3.9%
+31.3%$13.24B$1.04B-475.131,014Analyst Forecast
JNPR
Juniper Networks
4.4877 of 5 stars
$34.44
-0.2%
$34.55
+0.3%
+17.7%$11.19B$5.56B49.913,374Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
EPAM
EPAM Systems
4.9111 of 5 stars
$187.05
-1.9%
$288.25
+54.1%
-21.1%$10.84B$4.69B25.5953,150Analyst Forecast
High Trading Volume
FFIV
F5
4.1498 of 5 stars
$171.93
+0.3%
$185.10
+7.7%
+22.6%$10.08B$2.78B20.596,524Analyst Revision
DOX
Amdocs
4.9959 of 5 stars
$82.07
-2.3%
$104.83
+27.7%
-14.2%$9.65B$4.89B18.4430,695Short Interest ↓
FTNT
Fortinet
4.7226 of 5 stars
$60.20
+1.0%
$70.37
+16.9%
-9.8%$45.99B$5.30B39.3513,568Short Interest ↑
PRFT
Perficient
4.3791 of 5 stars
$73.44
0.0%
$70.43
-4.1%
-5.4%$2.58B$906.54M31.386,547Analyst Forecast
High Trading Volume

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This page (NASDAQ:ZS) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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