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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)?

The company in question is, Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) currently with a stock price of 50.79 (-0.58% today). The market cap for Zoetis Inc. is 24517.58, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Drugs – Generic industry. The target price for Zoetis Inc. is 54.33. Currently Zoetis Inc. is trading with a P/E of 67.49, and a forward P/E of 22.15. Average volume for Zoetis Inc. is 3338.45 and so far today it is 1444523.

Performance in the last year for Zoetis Inc. has been 6.88%. For EPS growth, Zoetis Inc. has seen a growth of -41.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 21.74%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 25.10% over the last five years and could be 12.58% for the next five years. Zoetis Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 707.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.94%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 11.49%.

Since the IPO date for Zoetis Inc. on the 2/1/2013, Zoetis Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 7.30%. With Zoetis Inc. trading at 50.79, the dividend yield is 0.74%, and the EPS is 0.76.

So could Zoetis Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 67.49. The PEG is 5.37, P/S is 5.08 and the P/B is at 21.77. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Zoetis Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at *TBA, and total debt/equity at *TBA.

In terms of margins, Zoetis Inc. has a gross margin of 64.10%, an operating margin of 20.80% and a profit margin of 13.20%.Payout ratio for Zoetis Inc. is 27.70%. Return on assets come to *TBA with return on investment coming to 5.70%.

Insider ownership for Zoetis Inc., is at 0.01% and institutional ownership comes to 91.30%. Outstanding shares are at 479.89. While shares float is 479.89. The float short is currently 1.35%, and short ratio is 1.95.

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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