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Why Is Zoom (ZM) Stock Down Today?


  • Zoom (ZM) stock is dropping with the release of its third-quarter earnings report.
  • The company’s guidance for the rest of the year isn’t looking good.
  • That includes revenue and EPS that would miss estimates.
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Zoom (NASDAQ:ZM) stock is sliding lower on Tuesday following the release of its earnings report for the third quarter of fiscal 2023.

The bad news dragging ZM stock down today has to do with its latest guidance. The company expects revenue for Q4 to range from $1.095 billion to $1.105 billion, which would miss Wall Street’s estimate of $1.12 billion.

To go along with that, Zoom is looking for adjusted EPS between 75 cents and 78 cents in Q4. Yet again, that would have it missing analysts’ EPS estimate of 81 cents for the period.

Fiscal 2023 Guidance Is Also Grim

For the full year of fiscal 2023, Zoom expects revenue to come in between $4.370 billion and $4.380 billion. That’s not a good look for the company compared to Wall Street’s revenue estimate of $4.4 billion for the fiscal year.

On the flip side of that is the video communication platform’s expected adjusted EPS of $3.91 to $3.94 for fiscal 2023. That’s a bright spot today compared to analysts’ adjusted EPS estimate of $3.70 for the year.

That said, Q3 results were mixed compared to Wall Street’s estimates. That includes adjusted EPS of $1.07 alongside revenue of $1.1 billion. Analysts had predicted adjusted EPS and revenue of 84 cents and $1.1 billion.

Today’s news has ZM stock seeing heavy trading as investors sell shares. This has more than 5 million units on the move as of this writing. The company’s daily average trading volume is about 4.4 million shares.

ZM stock is down 7.9% as of Tuesday morning.

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On the date of publication, William White did not hold (either directly or indirectly) any positions in the securities mentioned in this article. The opinions expressed in this article are those of the writer, subject to the InvestorPlace.com Publishing Guidelines.

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