Zoetis Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 24, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.072 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 02,
2014. Shareholders who purchased ZTS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
10.77% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $29.89, the dividend yield is .96%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ZTS was $29.89,
representing a -13.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.74 and
a 6.24% increase over the 52 week low of $28.14.
ZTS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as Johnson & Johnson (
) and Novartis AG (
). ZTS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.01. Zacks Investment Research reports ZTS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.92%, compared to an
industry average of 9.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to ZTS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ZTS as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF (
- iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF (
- SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF (
- Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IHE with an increase of
9.66% over the last 100 days. MOO has the highest percent weighting
of ZTS at 4.39%.