The money spent on gaming does not just facilitate a virtual escape from the real world. Scholars such as James Paul Gee, a longtime literacy professor, have repeatedly shown that video games can be used to facilitate learning in the K-12 classroom. Education writer Greg Toppo reached the same conclusion in his critically acclaimed book, “The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter.”
Nonetheless, the valuation has moved into speculative territory, which increases the short-term risk for investors. The stock's forward P/E ratio is now above 400, and price-to-book is nearly 60. That's by no means absurd for a promising growth stock, but it could easily tumble if the market starts getting rocky as interest rates slowly rise. Anyone buying Zscaler should have a tolerance for high volatility and recognize that it only makes sense if you're in it for the long haul.This article represents the opinion of the writer, who may disagree with the “official” recommendation position of a Motley Fool premium advisory service. We’re motley! Questioning an investing thesis -- even one of our own -- helps us all think critically about investing and make decisions that help us become smarter, happier, and richer.
Joe Tenebruso(tmfguardian)May 26, 2021 at 7:58PM
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Follow @Tier1InvestorLets not forget this was orginally a book
20Anti-MatterWed 7th Apr 2021Zombie is not really kid friendly thing.
Nowadays show just Blah in my opinion.I miss early 2000's show.