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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 23574.73. It is in the Drugs – Generic industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 62.75, a forward P/E of 20.69 and EPS of 0.76. At a stock price of 47.5 (0.11%) it has a dividend yield of 0.80%.

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 22.91% and more long-term 12.58% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 25.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 5.40%.

For performance, Zoetis Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 4.80%. For the last month performance for Zoetis Inc. is -0.69%. While the last quarter is 3.82% and half year, 1.13%. Finally for the year, performance is -0.88%.

The 52-week high for Zoetis Inc., is at -4.79%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 26.94%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.75% and 6.25% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.47%, and for the month it is 1.65%. Zoetis Inc., has a target price of 52.7.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 3.83, and for total debt/equity Zoetis Inc. has 3.84. The gross margin is 64.10%, while operating margin is 13.40%, the profit margin is 7.80%. The current ratio is 2.8 and the quick ratio is 1.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.01%, with instituitional ownership at 95.10%. Zoetis Inc. has a payout ratio of 46.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 496.31. The shares float is 495.81, with the float short at 1.10%, with short ratio coming to 1.52.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Zoetis Inc., get 5.30%, with its returns on investment at 5.70%. Return on equity is 32.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 52.7, reached soon?

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