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Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)

Trust Company, which manages about $373.75M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) by 2,960 shares to 105,756 shares, valued at $11.31 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. After having $0.69 EPS previously, Zoetis Inc.'s analysts see 1.45% EPS growth. Obermeyer Wood Invest Counsel Lllp holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Zoetis Inc.

Zoetis Inc. (ZTS) added 0.19% to reach $84.73 in the previous trading session. About 85,523 shares traded. They issued a "buy" rating and a $60.00 price objective for the company. It has outperformed by 9.03% the S&P500. Pittenger & Anderson Inc acquired 13,700 shares as Zoetis Inc (ZTS)'s stock rose 13.71%. The stock has performed -4.09% and it registered share value at $160.66 in recent trade transaction. Millennium Management LLC now owns 1,984,470 shares of the company's stock valued at $142,961,000 after acquiring an additional 1,340,378 shares in the last quarter. Sivik Global Healthcare Llc who had been investing in Zoetis Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $41.16B market cap company. ZTS outperformed by 40.13% the S&P500. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides whether their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". Therefore 22% are positive. The stock has "Buy" rating by Northcoast on Monday, April 23. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, October 26 by SunTrust. (NYSE:FET) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 6. (NYSE:T) earned "Buy" rating by DA Davidson on Monday, March 7. On Friday, July 21 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Buy". The firm has "Hold" rating by SunTrust given on Wednesday, October 11. National Bank Canada has "Outperform" rating and $32 target. The stock has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 29. On Friday, November 3 the company was maintained by Morgan Stanley. WIRE's profit will be $14.38 million for 19.87 P/E if the $0.69 EPS becomes a reality. Another trade for 15,000 shares valued at $1.27M was sold by BIENAIME JEAN JACQUES. The stock increased 0.19% or $0.16 during the last trading session, touching $84.73.Zoetis Inc. has volume of 2.15 million shares.

Encore Wire Corp (WIRE) investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in 2017 Q4. It's down -0.84, from 2.45 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 42 investors sold ABBV shares while 695 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 159 raised stakes. Swiss Comml Bank holds 0% or 112,024 shares in its portfolio. The Kansas-based Dean Capital Management has invested 1.2% in the stock. Stonebridge Capital Mgmt Inc accumulated 0.17% or 6,200 shares. Tci Wealth Advisors holds 0% or 50 shares. Blackrock Inc stated it has 21.12M shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. (NYSE:ZTS). Raymond James invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Zoetis Inc. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale accumulated 0.15% or 313,656 shares. Veritable LP reported 28,163 shares. Synovus Financial holds 0.03% or 18,178 shares in its portfolio.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $6.83 million activity.

In related news, EVP Roxanne Lagano sold 35,663 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 21st. Chen Heidi C. had sold 7,383 shares worth $625,414 on Friday, March 16. $2.60 million worth of Zoetis Inc.

Sivik Global Healthcare Llc, which manages about $250.21M and $269.45 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Kindred Healthcare Inc Com Stk (NYSE:KND) by 199,037 shares to 225,000 shares, valued at $2.18 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Honeywell Intl Inc (NYSE:HON) by 2,085 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 49,017 shares, and cut its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Duane Reade Inc (DRD) investors sentiment increased to 1.71 in Q4 2017.

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Funds hold 429.52 million shares thus 2.55% less from 2017Q3's 440.74 million shares. The company reported $0.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.66 by $0.03. (NYSE:ZTS) for 1,209 shares. Rampart Investment Mngmt Lc holds 6,034 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Utah Retirement reported 91,400 shares.

W-G Shaheen & Associates Dba Whitney & Co decreased its stake in Abbvie Inc (ABBV) by 5.22% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Orrstown Financial Services, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Orrstown Bank that provides commercial banking and trust services in the United States. Highlander Lc has invested 0.61% in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS). Jacobs And Communications Ca has 127,622 shares. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Incorporated Va stated it has 25,090 shares. The ratio has increased, as 321 funds increased or started new stock positions, while 285 reduced and sold their equity positions in Zoetis Inc.

Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 15th. Therefore 57% are positive.

Analysts await Zoetis Inc. Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Wednesday, July 26 report. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, July 25 with "Buy".

Shares of Zoetis Inc. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Thursday, February 15. The firm has "Buy" rating by Craig Hallum given on Wednesday, August 9. Finally, Barclays set a $77.00 price objective on Zoetis and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Saturday, February 17th. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a "buy" rating and set a $89.00 price objective on shares of Zoetis in a report on Tuesday, January 16th.


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