EPS for Zoetis Inc (ZTS) Expected At $0.63

October 13, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

 EPS for Zoetis Inc (ZTS) Expected At $0.63
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.20, from 1.24 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 40 investors sold Zoetis Inc shares while 247 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 220 raised stakes. 444.27 million shares or 0.66% less from 447.23 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Congress Asset Mgmt Ma accumulated 248,783 shares or 0.28% of the stock. Schroder Investment Mngmt Gp, a Maine-based fund reported 35,900 shares. Gilder Gagnon Howe And Llc holds 7,795 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Waddell And Reed Inc reported 5.43 million shares or 0.75% of all its holdings. Alabama-based Oakworth Capital has invested 0% in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS). Moreover, Argent Trust Com has 0.09% invested in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS). Shell Asset stated it has 30,092 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Whittier Tru Of Nevada Incorporated reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS). The Maine-based Vigilant Mgmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS). 33.65M are held by Vanguard Gp Incorporated. Citigroup holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) for 371,903 shares. Atria Invests Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS). Moors Cabot owns 0.15% invested in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) for 14,969 shares. Compton Capital Ri invested 0.54% of its portfolio in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS). Moreover, State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 0.65% invested in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS).

Investors wait Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) to report on November, 1. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.63 EPS, up $0.11 or 21.15 % from last year’s $0.52 same quarter earnings. This translates into $308.16M profit for ZTS giving the stock a 25.97 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.63 EPS is accurate. Zoetis Inc’s Wall Street analysts see 18.87 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.53 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock increased 0.80% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $65.44. About 2.40 million shares traded or 17.65% up from the average. Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) has risen 29.89% since October 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.19% the S&P500.

Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) Ratings Coverage

Among 19 analysts covering Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Zoetis Inc had 52 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, June 14 by Jefferies. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of ZTS in report on Friday, September 29 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, May 5. Deutsche Bank downgraded the shares of ZTS in report on Wednesday, July 26 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 6 by William Blair. BMO Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, September 11 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 14. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of ZTS in report on Thursday, August 4 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 20. The stock of Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 20 by Hilliard Lyons.

Zoetis Inc. is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture and commercialization of animal health medicines and vaccines, with a focus on both livestock and companion animals. The company has market cap of $32.01 billion. The Firm has a business, commercializing products across eight core species: cattle, swine, poultry, sheep and fish and dogs, cats and horses (collectively, companion animals), and within five product categories: anti-infectives, vaccines, parasiticides, medicated feed additives and other pharmaceuticals. It has a 36.96 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include the United States and International.

More news for Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) were recently published by: Mlive.com, which released: “Zoetis seeks Kalamazoo tax break for $64M manufacturing expansion” on September 19, 2017. Mlive.com‘s article titled: “Zoetis and Newell Brands receive tax breaks from city of Kalamazoo” and published on October 04, 2017 is yet another important article.

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