Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) went down by -2.51% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $176.64. The company’s stock price has collected -3.11% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 12/30/20 that Zoetis to Host Webcast and Conference Call on Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results
Is It Worth Investing in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE :ZTS) Right Now?
Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 46.50 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for ZTS is at 0.63. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 11 analysts out of 20 who provided ratings for Zoetis Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $185.00, which is $23.05 above the current price. ZTS currently public float of 474.88M and currently shorts hold a 0.77% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of ZTS was 1.67M shares.
ZTS’s Market Performance
ZTS stocks went down by -3.11% for the week, with a monthly jump of 1.52% and a quarterly performance of -2.04%, while its annual performance rate touched 17.98%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.20% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.02% for Zoetis Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.04% for ZTS stocks with a simple moving average of 8.44% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of ZTS
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ZTS stocks, with Atlantic Equities repeating the rating for ZTS by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for ZTS in the upcoming period, according to Atlantic Equities is $191 based on the research report published on September 21st of the previous year 2020.
ZTS Trading at -0.75% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought ZTS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -8.32% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.02%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.20%, as shares surge +1.54% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +2.14% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, ZTS fell by -3.11%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +38.80% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $163.77. In addition, Zoetis Inc. saw -2.15% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at ZTS starting from Chen Heidi C., who sale 1,180 shares at the price of $161.64 back on Dec 01. After this action, Chen Heidi C. now owns 16,335 shares of Zoetis Inc., valued at $190,735 using the latest closing price.
PECK KRISTIN C, the Chief Executive Officer of Zoetis Inc., sale 10,500 shares at $161.51 during a trade that took place back on Nov 25, which means that PECK KRISTIN C is holding 27,874 shares at $1,695,810 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for ZTS
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +32.24 for the present operating margin
- +65.70 for the gross margin
The net margin for Zoetis Inc. stands at +23.96. The total capital return value is set at 22.43, while invested capital returns managed to touch 17.19. Equity return is now at value 55.20, with 13.30 for asset returns.
Based on Zoetis Inc. (ZTS), the company’s capital structure generated 245.42 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 71.05. Total debt to assets is 57.57, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 225.66. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 65.33.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 10.94, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.10. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.90 and the total asset turnover is 0.56. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.63.