Zillow Group, Inc. (:ZG) Gapping Down -0.59%

Investors are watching Zillow Group, Inc. (:ZG) ahead of the market open as shares are gapping down -0.59% with the stock currently sitting at $91.80.

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Many investors pay close attention to historical price movements when analyzing stocks. They may also take a deeper look into which sectors have been the best performers over the same time frame. Everyone seems to have an opinion on which way the market will move in the near-term. With the stock market still moving higher, many stock picks may still look really good. Reviewing specific stocks in the portfolio may help scout out the ones that may only be higher because of overall market levels. Predicting the next market shift is usually near impossible. Having the right stocks in the portfolio can help ease the investor’s mind no matter what the next few months brings in terms of volatility.

HISTORICAL GROWTH

Zillow Group, Inc. (:ZG)’s performance this year to date is 107.04%.  The stock has performed 15.11% over the last seven days, 18.64% over the last thirty, and 56.32% over the last three months.  Over the last six months, Zillow Group, Inc.’s stock has been 302.81% and 195.29% for the year.

SMA Watch
 Zillow Group, Inc.’s 20-Day Simple Moving Average is 7.69%.  Extending back, their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is 22.11%, looking even further back, their 200-Day Simple Moving Average stands at 69.29%.  

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