Zoetis (ZTS) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.12

During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.49 EPS. The stock increased 0.80% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $65.44. The company saw 1.1 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. It has outperformed by 122.64% the S&P500. Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. boosted its stake in Zoetis by 1.4% in the 3rd quarter. Parthenon Llc sold 12,649 shares as Zoetis Inc (ZTS)'s stock rose 14.85%. The Hermes Investment Management Ltd holds 236,350 shares with $14.74 million value, up from 131,074 last quarter. Corporate insiders own 0.05% of the company's stock.

The share price of the company (NYSE:ZTS) was up +0.82%, with a high of 65.53 during the day and the volume of Zoetis Inc. shares traded was 2401585. It has outperformed by 13.19% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research raised Zoetis from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $71.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday. The stock's 50 day moving average price is $63.75 and its 200 day moving average price is $60.79.

08/07/2017 - Zoetis Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Goldman Sachs. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $65.00 target price (up from $62.00) on shares of Zoetis in a research note on Monday, July 17th. (NYSE:ZTS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. The rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan on Wednesday, August 31 with "Overweight". As per Friday, June 16, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. They now have a Dollars 65 price target on the stock. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, July 14 with "Buy".

Investors sentiment is 1.1 in Q2 2017. It is positive, as 23 investors sold SINA shares while 48 reduced holdings. Comml Bank Of America De holds 0.01% in SINA Corp (NASDAQ:SINA) or 313,673 shares. 343,841 are owned by Cullen Frost Bankers Incorporated. Benjamin F Edwards And Comm holds 4,201 shares. About 30.91M shares traded or 96.50% up from the average. Hbk Investments Ltd Partnership invested in 0.18% or 227,368 shares. Noting its average daily volume at 2.19 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. It also upped Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) stake by 24,296 shares and now owns 83,977 shares. Highlander Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.57% or 11,675 shares. Everence Mgmt Inc holds 0.22% or 14,643 shares. It also reduced Ascena Retail Group In Com (NASDAQ:ASNA) stake by 1.02 million shares and now owns 19,438 shares. Albemarle Corp (NYSE:ALB) was reduced too. Rockland Co owns 124,439 shares.

Press coverage about Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Therefore 74% are positive.

Zoetis Inc. had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $73.00 price objective on Zoetis and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. As per Tuesday, August 15, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 24 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, June 13. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, October 9 by Citigroup. The firm has a market cap of $32.01 billion, a PE ratio of 36.99 and a beta of 1.02. Craig Hallum maintained the shares of ZTS in report on Wednesday, August 9 with "Buy" rating. They now have a Dollars 77 price target on the stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q2 2017. To measure price-variation, we found ZTS's volatility during a week at 0.8% and during a month it has been found around 1.09%.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding ZTS? 79 funds opened positions while 220 raised stakes. The dividend will be $0.105 per share for the quarter or $0.42 annualized. Zoetis has a 1-year low of $46.86 and a 1-year high of $65.83. Deprince Race Zollo owns 0.02% invested in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) for 15,000 shares. Shell Asset Company accumulated 30,092 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Ingalls Snyder Limited Co stated it has 162,778 shares or 0.59% of all its holdings. Kistler invested in 3,491 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada accumulated 2.14 million shares. Lazard Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 0.89% of its portfolio in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) for 6.90M shares. Bath Savings Trust Co boosted its stake in Zoetis by 18.7% in the 3rd quarter. Associated Banc has 81,507 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. Reilly Financial Advsr Ltd Liability Co holds 155 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Amf Pensionsforsakring Ab invested in 0.59% or 961,968 shares.

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