Zhihu Inc. (ZH) Stock: A Closer Look at the Market Potential

Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 8 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 3 as “overweight,” 2 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price point forecasted by analysts for Zhihu Inc. (ZH) is $13.67, which is $0.92 above the current market price. The public float for ZH is 516.14M, and currently, short sellers hold a 2.72% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of ZH on June 20, 2023 was 3.03M shares.

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ZH) stock’s latest price update

Zhihu Inc. (NYSE: ZH) has seen a decline in its stock price by -7.46 in relation to its previous close of 1.14. However, the company has experienced a -1.40% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions.

ZH’s Market Performance

ZH’s stock has fallen by -1.40% in the past week, with a monthly rise of 6.05% and a quarterly drop of -6.64%. The volatility ratio for the week is 5.88% while the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 7.49% for Zhihu Inc. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -0.19% for ZH stock, with a simple moving average of -16.82% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of ZH

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ZH stocks, with CLSA repeating the rating for ZH by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for ZH in the upcoming period, according to CLSA is $1.50 based on the research report published on December 14th of the previous year 2022.

ZH Trading at -2.81% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ZH to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -50.47% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 7.49%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.88%, as shares surge +11.79% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -17.97% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, ZH fell by -1.87%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -18.60% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $1.0625. In addition, Zhihu Inc. saw -18.85% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Stock Fundamentals for ZH

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -44.49 for the present operating margin
  • +50.16 for the gross margin

The net margin for Zhihu Inc. stands at -43.86. The total capital return value is set at -25.04, while invested capital returns managed to touch -24.92. Equity return is now at value -19.90, with -14.50 for asset returns.

Based on Zhihu Inc. (ZH), the company’s capital structure generated 1.71 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 1.68. Total debt to assets is 1.26, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 0.77. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 0.75.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of -0.24, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at -0.21. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.86 and the total asset turnover is 0.43. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 4.01.


In a nutshell, Zhihu Inc. (ZH) has experienced a bad performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.