Dividend Growth of Zoetis Inc.(ZTS)

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) had its target price boosted by Guggenheim to $65.00 in a report published on Thursday morning.

Several insiders were part of recent insider activity for the stock. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Post-earnings, ZTS stock ranged between $47.03 and $48.28 after opening the day (05/05/2016) at $47.32. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Zoetis from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 15th. After this transaction, the insider's stake stands at 9,000 shares, with a market value of $475020. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG initiated coverage on Zoetis in a research note on Tuesday, December 20th. There may be various price targets for a stock. The stock is presently trading down its SMA-50 of $0.73.

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) is now showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 9%. The Stock has a 52-Week High of $56.5 and 52-Week Low of $39.35 following the dates, it touched its 52-Week High on Feb 9, 2017 and 52-Week Low on Mar 10, 2016.

Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 4.74, the 50-day is -1.47 and the 20-day is -3.89. The firm has a market cap of $26.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.05 and a beta of 1.07.

Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.02. Brightcove shares have declined almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year. Finally, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. boosted its stake in shares of Zoetis by 0.9% in the third quarter.

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Zoetis (ZTS) is having a Dividend Yield of 0.76% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.38.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Zoetis Inc. If you are reading this story on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide trademark & copyright laws. (NYSE:ZTS) to Below Average with a price target of $58. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 6th will be given a dividend of 0.105 per share on Thursday, June 1st. Zoetis's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 30.44%.

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) ended its day at $133.84 with the rising stream of 0.30% and its total traded volume was 12.81 million shares less than the average volume. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -30.71%. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding ZTS? Zoetis shares have climbed 3 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has climbed nearly 5 percent. Henderson Group PLC now owns 73,089 shares of the company's stock worth $3,468,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares in the last quarter. CA increased its position in shares of Zoetis by 113.4% in the second quarter.

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -41.90%, and looking further price to next year's EPS is 20.00%. The stock has added about 16.7% since it reported its last earnings. Meanwhile, Executive Vice President Lagano Roxanne sold 9,797 shares worth $494060, through a transaction dated 2016-11-08.

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