Are Discerning Investors Interested in These Shares: Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)?

Lloyd Doyle
November 15, 2017

FBSS's SI was 4,200 shares in November as released by FINRA. Its up 85.71% from 18,200 shares previously. The SI to Fauquier Bankshares Incorporated's float is 0.12%. About 644,321 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since November 14, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 2.41% the S&P500.

What Historical Figures Say About Zoetis Inc. Fieldpoint Private Advisors Inc sold 14,820 shares as Zoetis Inc Cl A (ZTS)'s stock rose 14.85%. The institutional investor held 722,456 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $45.07M, down from 778,212 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

The PEG for Zoetis Inc.is gauging a 2.62, signposting the future growth of the company's earnings. At the close of regular trading, its last week's stock price volatility was 1.67% which for the month reaches 1.73%. About 1.43 million shares traded.

Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 2nd.


Histogenics Corporation is a regenerative medicine company. Alphamark Advisors Llc who had been investing in Procter & Gamble Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $225.26 billion market cap company. The Company's product candidate, NeoCart utilizes various aspects of regenerative medicine platform to develop a tissue implant meant to treat tissue injury in the field of orthopedics, specifically cartilage damage in the knee. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 70% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 68 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zoetis presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $67.06. The stock of Histogenics Corp (NASDAQ:HSGX) earned "Buy" rating by Needham on Friday, November 13. The firm has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, November 13. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Monday, September 7 to "Hold". On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy". (NASDAQ:AEGR) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, December 21 by Guggenheim. BMO Capital Markets has "Market Perform" rating and $70 target.

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.52 EPS. ZTS's profit will be $321.59 million for 26.46 P/E if the $0.66 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual earnings per share reported by Zoetis Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.54% EPS growth.

Among 20 analysts covering Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Finally, Cowen and Company set a $60.00 price target on Zoetis and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. BMO Capital Markets' price target indicates a potential upside of 1.63% from the company's current price. Jefferies maintained Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) on Tuesday, May 30 with "Buy" rating. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was upgraded by William Blair to "Outperform". ZTS's latest closing price was 14.67% away from the average price of 200 days while it maintained a distance of 5.94% from the 50 Day Moving Average and 3.99% away compared to its SMA 20. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Wednesday, September 6. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of ZTS in report on Thursday, February 4 with "Outperform" rating. Piper Jaffray reinitiated Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) on Thursday, December 15 with "Overweight" rating. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Thursday, August 4 by Barclays Capital.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.76 in 2017Q1. 112 funds opened positions while 620 raised stakes. About 1.36 million shares traded. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 97,488 shares or 0.06% of their United States portfolio. Morgan Stanley holds 0.29% of its portfolio in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) for 15.43M shares. Great West Life Assurance Com Can owns 421,620 shares. Zoetis Inc.'s EPS is 1.90. City Holding invested 0% in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS). However, the institutional investors are observed to own 95.90% of the total shares. It also upped Neurocrine Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:NBIX) stake by 1.33M shares and now owns 2.55M shares. Sei Company holds 730,889 shares. The New York-based Kimelman & Baird Ltd has invested 0.38% in Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG). Marlowe Partners Limited Partnership invested in 8.31% or 214,361 shares. The original version of this report can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/11/14/bidaskclub-downgrades-zoetis-inc-zts-to-sell.html. Pax World Mngmt Limited Liability Corp owns 1.11% invested in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) for 316,754 shares. Penserra Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Zoetis by 94.6% in the third quarter. Zoetis Inc.'s P/E ratio is 36.33. Doheny Asset Management Ca has 0.45% invested in Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG).

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