Zoetis Inc. (ZTS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 28, 2014

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Zoetis Inc. ( ZTS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.072 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 04, 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of ZTS was $31.46, representing a -11.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.42 and a 9.2% increase over the 52 week low of $28.81.

ZTS is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) and Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ). ZTS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.78. Zacks Investment Research reports ZTS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 30.25%, compared to an industry average of 16.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ZTS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( MOO )
  • Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CZA with an increase of 9.19% over the last 100 days. MOO has the highest percent weighting of ZTS at 4.61%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CZA , JNJ , MOO , PFE , ZTS

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