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How has Zoetis Inc.:(NYSE:ZTS) performed recently?

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 25435.38. It is in the Drugs – Generic industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 40.04, a forward P/E of 22.19 and EPS of 1.28. At a stock price of 51.27 (0.04%) it has a dividend yield of 0.74%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 25.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by -41.90%. The next year growth is going to be about 21.77% and more long-term 12.58% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 707.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.80%.

For performance, Zoetis Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.61%. For the last month performance for Zoetis Inc. is 2.52%. While the last quarter is 8.60% and half year, 21.46%. Finally for the year, performance is 18.71%.

The 52-week high for Zoetis Inc., is at -2.60%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 37.01%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.77% and 11.28% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.30%, and for the month it is 1.29%. Zoetis Inc., has a target price of 54.5.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 3.29, and for total debt/equity Zoetis Inc. has 3.29. The gross margin is 64.90%, while operating margin is 20.70%, the profit margin is 13.20%. The current ratio is 3.2 and the quick ratio is 1.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.01%, with instituitional ownership at 95.50%. Zoetis Inc. has a payout ratio of 35.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 496.3. The shares float is 494.52, with the float short at 1.28%, with short ratio coming to 2.04.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Zoetis Inc., get 8.60%, with its returns on investment at 5.70%. Return on equity is 53.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 54.5, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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