Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) will announce its earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, February 15th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.66 per share for the quarter.

Shares of Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) opened at $73.24 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $35,690.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.55, a P/E/G ratio of 1.60 and a beta of 1.07. Zoetis has a 12 month low of $52.00 and a 12 month high of $80.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.45, a quick ratio of 1.95 and a current ratio of 2.80.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Investors of record on Friday, January 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.126 per share. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 18th. This is an increase from Zoetis’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.11. Zoetis’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 26.32%.

Several analysts recently commented on ZTS shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Zoetis from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $83.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Saturday, January 13th. Morgan Stanley raised Zoetis from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $80.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 29th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Zoetis in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Craig Hallum reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $85.00 price objective (up previously from $77.00) on shares of Zoetis in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Finally, BidaskClub raised Zoetis from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $73.72.

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About Zoetis

Zoetis Inc is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture and commercialization of animal health medicines and vaccines, with a focus on both livestock and companion animals. The Company has a business, commercializing products across eight core species: cattle, swine, poultry, sheep and fish (collectively, livestock) and dogs, cats and horses (collectively, companion animals), and within five product categories: anti-infectives, vaccines, parasiticides, medicated feed additives and other pharmaceuticals.

Earnings History for Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS)

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