Zoetis INC (ZTS) Shares Rose While Brown Advisory INC Decreased by $111.80 Million Its Stake

June 29, 2018 - By Kevin Carney

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) Corporate LogoBig Money Sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q1 2018. It has change of 0.01, from 2017Q4’s 1.13. The ratio dropped due to ZTS positioning: 33 sold and 270 reduced. 99 funds bought stakes and 239 increased stakes. Investors holded 429.52 million in 2017Q4 but now own 419.33 million shares or 2.37% less. Meeder Asset Mngmt invested in 3,457 shs or 0.03% of the stock. S&Co owns 11,956 shs. 28,400 were accumulated by North Star Inv Corporation. Select Equity Group Incorporated Ltd Partnership reported 0% of its capital in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS). 89,727 were accumulated by Autus Asset Limited Liability. Peapack Gladstone Fincl reported 3,136 shs. Cantillon Capital Management Lc stated it has 3.92% in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS). Brinker owns 22,901 shs. Norinchukin Bank & Trust The holds 0.14% of its capital in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) for 103,151 shs. Covington has invested 0.11% of its capital in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS). Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Inc owns 1.41M shs. Rhumbline Advisers reported 1.02M shs. 290,610 are held by Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio. Westwood Hldgs Group has invested 0.07% in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS). Deutsche Bancshares Ag holds 2.33M shs.

ZTS had 5 insider sales and 0 insider purchases since February 21, 2018. This’s net activity of $7.23 million. On Tuesday, May 1 $407,034 worth of Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) was sold by PECK KRISTIN C. On Friday, March 9 Trawicki Roman had sold 8,568 shs worth $712,001. On Friday, March 16 Chen Heidi C. also sold $625,414 worth of Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS).

In 2018Q1 SEC form is reported Brown Advisory Inc’s holdings in Zoetis Inc (ZTS) which was decreased by 18.69%. 1.35M shares were sold by Brown Advisory Inc as the company’s stock rose 0.44% while stock markets declined. At the end of 2018Q1, the 5.86M shares of the major pharmaceuticals company held by the institutional investor were valued at $489.38 million, down from 7.21M at the end of the previous reported quarter. $41.64 billion is the market cap of Zoetis Inc. ZTS is touching $86.05 during the last trading session, after increased 1.44%.Zoetis Inc. has volume of 1.43 million shares. Since June 29, 2017 ZTS has risen 33.70% and is uptrending. ZTS outperformed by 21.13% the S&P500.

A portfolio of $23.14B is managed by Brown Advisory Inc. As it’s published in SEC form the stake in Electronic Arts Inc (NASDAQ:EA) is increased by 351,117 shares to 2.45M shares. They are valued at $296.80M in 2018Q1. For a total of 781,410 shares it increased its holding in Charter Communications Inc N by 10,718 shares in the quarter, and has risen its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (NYSE:BABA).

Investors expect Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)’s quarterly earnings on August, 14., according to RTT. Last year’s EPS was $0.53, while now analysts expect change of 33.96 % up from current $0.71 EPS. ZTS’s profit could reach $343.55 million with 30.30 P/E in case $0.71 EPS is announced. Wall Street sees -5.33 % negative EPS growth as of August, 14.

Another two news for Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) were briefly brought out by: Globenewswire.com on June 26, 2018 with title “Recent Analysis Shows CIT Group, Zoetis, Deere, Hecla Mining, iRobot, and First BanCorp Market Influences …”. The other Investorplace.com‘s article was titled “CBD Medicine Developments Provide a Really Solid Base for GWPH Stock” and brought out on June 29, 2018.

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) Ratings Coverage

A total of 11 analysts rate Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) as follows: 7 “Buy”, 4 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 64% are bullish. (NYSE:ZTS) has 15 ratings reports on Jun 29, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. The stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight” on Monday, March 19. On Thursday, April 19 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Hilliard Lyons. On Friday, February 16 the company was maintained by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, April 5 the rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. On Tuesday, January 16 Stifel Nicolaus maintained Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) rating. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $84.0 target. In Friday, April 13 report Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Monday, February 26 the firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given. In Tuesday, January 2 report Craig Hallum maintained it with “Buy” rating and $85.0 target. On Tuesday, January 16 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. On Wednesday, April 25 Craig Hallum maintained the shares of ZTS in report with “Buy” rating.

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