NYSE:ZTS - Zoetis Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$95.37 +2.11 (+2.26 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 03:38 AM ET)
Previous Close$95.37
Today's Range$92.92 - $95.55
52-Week Range$77.00 - $96.57
Volume3.29 million shs
Average Volume2.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$45.82 billion
P/E Ratio39.74
Dividend Yield0.71%
Beta0.88
Zoetis Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets veterinary vaccines and medicines in the United States and internationally. It commercializes products primarily across species, including livestock, such as cattle, swine, poultry, fish, and sheep; and companion animals comprising dogs, cats, and horses. The company offers anti-infectives that prevent, kill, or slow the growth of bacteria, fungi, or protozoa; vaccines, which are biological preparations to prevent diseases of the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and reproductive tracts or induce a specific immune response; and parasiticides that prevent or eliminate external and internal parasites that include fleas, ticks, and worms. It also provides medicated feed additives that offer medicines to livestock; and other pharmaceutical products, which comprise allergy and dermatology, pain and sedation, antiemetic, reproductive, and oncology products. In addition, the company offers other product categories, including nutritionals and agribusiness services, as well as products and services in complementary areas, such as biodevices, diagnostics, and genetics. It markets its products to veterinarians, livestock producers, and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals through its sales representatives, and technical and veterinary operations specialists. The company was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryPharmaceuticals
SectorMedical
CUSIP98978V10
Phone973-822-7000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.31 billion
Cash Flow$3.1642 per share
Book Value$3.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$864 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,200
Market Cap$45.82 billion
OptionableOptionable

Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Zoetis' stock symbol?

Zoetis trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ZTS."

How often does Zoetis pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Zoetis?

Zoetis declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 18th will be given a dividend of $0.164 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a $0.66 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 17th. View Zoetis' Dividend History.

How will Zoetis' stock buyback program work?

Zoetis announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, December 12th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 4.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Zoetis' earnings last quarter?

Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 14th. The company reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.02. The company earned $1.56 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.53 billion. Zoetis had a net margin of 20.35% and a return on equity of 75.51%. Zoetis's quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.69 earnings per share. View Zoetis' Earnings History.

When is Zoetis' next earnings date?

Zoetis is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Zoetis.

What guidance has Zoetis issued on next quarter's earnings?

Zoetis issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 14th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.42-3.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.44. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.175-6.30 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.22 billion.Zoetis also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.42-3.52 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for ZTS?

13 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Zoetis' stock. Their forecasts range from $86.00 to $105.00. On average, they expect Zoetis' stock price to reach $96.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Zoetis.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Zoetis?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Zoetis in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Zoetis.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Zoetis stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Zoetis stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Zoetis continues to maintain momentum on the back of growth from new parasiticide products (Simparica and Stronghold Plus), vaccines, strong dermatology portfolio and the addition of the Abaxis diagnostics portfolio. The company’s companion animal business has been performing well. The Abaxis acquisition has strengthed the company’s presence in the animal health diagnostics market, a fast-growing portion of the animal health industry which should further boost sales. However, disease outbreak among animals is a material cause of concern for Zoetis’ livestock products. Such outbreaks may hurt regional or global sales of particular animal-derived food products or result in reduced exports of the same, due to either heightened export restrictions or import prohibitions, in turn, dampening demand for livestock products. Shares of Zoetis have outperformed the industry in the past year. Estimates are stable ahead of the Q4 results." (2/16/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ". We reiterate our Overweight rating and raise our 12-month PT for ZTS shares to $105 from $98. The increase in our PT is driven by multiple expansion. Given the company’s durable business model and the positive outlook for macro factors, we think ZTS’s multiple will hold and upwards earnings revisions should drive shares higher. We think ZTS’s multiple will be supported by: 1) its durable business model, 2) positive outlook for macro factors, and 3) solid execution by management. Upwards earnings revisions could come from: 1) higher-than- anticipated peak sales for new launches, 2) better-than-expected operating margins in 2018+, and 3) M&A." (10/17/2018)

Has Zoetis been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ZTS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Zoetis earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Zoetis' key competitors?

Who are Zoetis' key executives?

Zoetis' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Juan Ramón Alaix, CEO & Director (Age 68)
  • Mr. Glenn C. David, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Dr. Catherine A. Knupp, Exec. VP and Pres of R&D (Age 58)
  • Mr. Clinton A. Lewis Jr., EVP and Grp Pres of Intl. Ops., Comm. Devp., Glbl Genetics, Aquatic Health & Human Medical Digs (Age 52)
  • Ms. Kristin C. Peck, Exec. VP and Group Pres of U.S. Operations, Bus. Devel. & Strategy (Age 48)

Who are Zoetis' major shareholders?

Zoetis' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.64%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (2.98%), Polen Capital Management LLC (1.99%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.60%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.30%) and Brown Advisory Inc. (1.27%). Company insiders that own Zoetis stock include Catherine A Knupp, Clinton A Jr Lewis, Glenn David, Heidi C Chen, Juan Ramon Alaix, Khosla Sanjay, Kristin C Peck, Roman Trawicki, Roxanne Lagano and Willie M Reed. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Zoetis.

Which institutional investors are selling Zoetis stock?

ZTS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., BlackRock Inc., Aviva PLC, State Treasurer State of Michigan, Bessemer Group Inc., DSM Capital Partners LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Zoetis company stock in the last year include Catherine A Knupp, Clinton A Jr Lewis, Glenn David, Heidi C Chen, Juan Ramon Alaix, Khosla Sanjay, Kristin C Peck, Roman Trawicki, Roxanne Lagano and Willie M Reed. View Insider Buying and Selling for Zoetis.

Which institutional investors are buying Zoetis stock?

ZTS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Two Sigma Advisers LP, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., California Public Employees Retirement System and Eagle Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Zoetis.

How do I buy shares of Zoetis?

Shares of ZTS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Zoetis' stock price today?

One share of ZTS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $95.37.

How big of a company is Zoetis?

Zoetis has a market capitalization of $45.82 billion and generates $5.31 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $864 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.40 on an earnings per share basis. Zoetis employs 9,200 workers across the globe.

What is Zoetis' official website?

The official website for Zoetis is http://www.zoetis.com.

How can I contact Zoetis?

Zoetis' mailing address is 10 Sylvan Way, Parsippany NJ, 07054. The company can be reached via phone at 973-822-7000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Zoetis (NYSE ZTS)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  616 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  389 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,005
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This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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