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Zoom Video Communications Altman Z-Score

: 57.61 (As of Today)
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Good Sign:

Altman Z-score of 57.06 is strong.

Zoom Video Communications has a Altman Z-Score of 57.61, indicating it is in Safe Zones. This implies the Altman Z-Score is strong.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

When Altman Z-Score is less than 1.81, it is in Distress Zones.
When Altman Z-Score is greater than 2.99, it is in Safe Zones.
When Altman Z-Score is between 1.81 and 2.99, it is in Grey Zones.

NAS:ZM' s Altman Z-Score Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.55   Med: 30.37   Max: 57.06
Current: 57.06

20.55
57.06

During the past 4 years, Zoom Video Communications's highest Altman Z-Score was 57.06. The lowest was 20.55. And the median was 30.37.


Zoom Video Communications Altman Z-Score Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Zoom Video Communications Annual Data
Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20
Altman Z-Score 0.00 0.00 0.00 29.25

Zoom Video Communications Quarterly Data
Jan17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20
Altman Z-Score Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 49.28 29.07 29.25 20.55 31.49

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Zoom Video Communications Altman Z-Score Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Zoom Video Communications's Altman Z-Score falls into.



Zoom Video Communications Altman Z-Score Calculation

Altman Z-Score model is an accurate forecaster of failure up to two years prior to distress. It can be considered the assessment of the distress of industrial corporations.

Zoom Video Communications's Altman Z-Score for today is calculated with this formula:

Z=1.2*X1+1.4*X2+3.3*X3+0.6*X4+1.0*X5
=1.2*0.3599+1.4*0.0812+3.3*0.0901+0.6*93.7567+1.0*0.513
=57.61

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency. GuruFocus does not calculate Altman Z-Score when X4 or X5 value is 0.

Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2020:
Total Assets was $2,625 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $2,232 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $1,287 Mil.
Retained Earnings was $213 Mil.
Pre-Tax Income was 190.185 + 29.175 + 14.545 + 2.53 = $236 Mil.
Interest Expense was 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = $0 Mil.
Revenue was 663.52 + 328.167 + 188.251 + 166.593 = $1,347 Mil.
Market Cap (Today) was $133,709 Mil.
Total Liabilities was $1,426 Mil.

* Note that for stock reported semi-annually or annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data.

X1=Working Capital/Total Assets
=(Total Current Assets - Total Current Liabilities)/Total Assets
=(2232.102 - 1287.326)/2624.941
=0.3599

X2=Retained Earnings/Total Assets
=213.216/2624.941
=0.0812

X3=Earnings Before Interest and Taxes/Total Assets
=(Pre-Tax Income - Interest Expense)/Total Assets
=(236.435 - 0)/2624.941
=0.0901

X4=Market Value Equity/Book Value of Total Liabilities
=Market Cap/Total Liabilities
=133709.147/1426.129
=93.7567

X5=Revenue/Total Assets
=1346.531/2624.941
=0.513

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Distress Zones - 1.81 < Grey Zones < 2.99 - Safe Zones

Zoom Video Communications has a Altman Z-Score of 57.61 indicating it is in Safe Zones.

Study by Altman found that companies that are in Distress Zone have more than 80% of chances of bankruptcy in two years.


Zoom Video Communications  (NAS:ZM) Altman Z-Score Explanation

X1: The Working Capital/Total Assets (WC/TA) ratio is a measure of the net liquid assets of the firm relative to the total capitalization. Working capital is defined as the difference between current assets and current liabilities. Ordinarily, a firm experiencing consistent operating losses will have shrinking current assets in relation to total assets. Altman found this one proved to be the most valuable liquidity ratio comparing with the current ratio and the quick ratio. This is however the least significant of the five factors.

X2: Retained Earnings/Total Assets: the RE/TA ratio measures the leverage of a firm. Retained earnings is the account which reports the total amount of reinvested earnings and/or losses of a firm over its entire life. Those firms with high RE, relative to TA, have financed their assets through retention of profits and have not utilized as much debt.

X3, Earnings Before Interest and Taxes/Total Assets (EBIT/TA): This ratio is a measure of the true productivity of the firm's assets, independent of any tax or leverage factors. Since a firm's ultimate existence is based on the earning power of its assets, this ratio appears to be particularly appropriate for studies dealing with corporate failure. This ratio continually outperforms other profitability measures, including cash flow.

X4, Market Value of Equity/Book Value of Total Liabilities (MVE/TL): The measure shows how much the firm's assets can decline in value (measured by market value of equity plus debt) before the liabilities exceed the assets and the firm becomes insolvent.

X5, Revenue/Total Assets (S/TA): The capital-turnover ratio is a standard financial ratio illustrating the sales generating ability of the firm's assets.

Read more about Altman Z-Score and the original research.


Be Aware

Altman Z-Score does not apply to financial companies.


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