Zoetis Inc. (ZTS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 19, 2018

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Zoetis Inc. ( ZTS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 19, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.126 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 03, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ZTS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ZTS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $91.62, the dividend yield is .55%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ZTS was $91.62, representing a -5.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $96.57 and a 31.43% increase over the 52 week low of $69.71.

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 $2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports ZTS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 29.58%, compared to an industry average of 11.8%.

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:

  • VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO )
  • iShares U.S. Pharmaceutical ETF ( IHE )
  • First Trust Nasdaq Pharmaceuticals ETF ( FTXH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOO with an increase of 0.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ZTS at 8.47%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: ZTS , JNJ , PFE , MOO , IHE , FTXH

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