Financial Review of Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)

Ivan Schwartz
June 7, 2017

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) trades at $62.98 having a market capitalization of $30.98 billion. First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 3,893,085 shares of the company's stock valued at $202,479,000 after buying an additional 1,819,607 shares in the last quarter.

Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of ZTS. Advisory Services Network LLC acquired a new position in shares of Zoetis during the first quarter valued at $112,000. Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of Zoetis by 50.0% in the first quarter. Finally, CENTRAL TRUST Co boosted its stake in shares of Zoetis by 1.9% in the first quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its stake in shares of Zoetis by 15.0% in the first quarter. First Interstate Bank now owns 2,174 shares of the company's stock worth $116,000 after buying an additional 324 shares during the period.

Cullen Frost Bankers Inc increased Zoetis Inc Com (ZTS) stake by 1.56% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of Zoetis Inc.

The stock volatility for week was 1.17% while for month was 1.30%.The stock, as of last close, traded 38.41% to its 52 week low and was changed -1.00% from its 52 week high. On the opposite end, shares have been trading 20.54% away from the 50-day low price. The stock of Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, June 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, February 4 by Credit Suisse. The company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $1.23 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.20 billion. The Company has gross margin of 41.50% and profit margin was positive 5% in trailing twelve months.To accommodate long-term intention, experts calculate Return on Investment of 8.80%.

EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 12.88% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 27.50% along with sales growth of 2.90% in the last five years. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.48 EPS. For annual bases, the firm attains $2.34 per-share earnings for FY 2016 trends against $2.67 for fiscal year 2017 Trends, views extracted from WSJ.

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The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Piper Jaffray reinitiated the shares of ZTS in report on Thursday, December 15 with "Overweight" rating. Its revenue has grown at an average annualized rate of about -0.70% during the past five years. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, June 14 by Jefferies.

In recent trading day Zoetis Inc.

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A number of brokerages recently commented on ZTS. CL King initiated coverage on Zoetis in a research report on Friday, May 26th. Analysts, on average, seem bullish as they suggest AAPL is worth $1.39 more, giving a target price of $155.84 a share. Zacks Investment Research raised Zoetis from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, March 9th. (NASDAQ:RAIL) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note published on Wednesday, May 10th. The institutional investor owned 104,905 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 22,796 shares during the period. On Friday, May 5 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Buy". (NYSE:ZTS), stock slightly down around -0.22% in early session as its gaining volume of 4.11 Million. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the stock. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 2,664 shares of the company's stock worth $142,000 after buying an additional 49 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 94.54% of the company's stock.

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