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Zoetis Inc. (ZTS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 18, 2014

Zoetis Inc. ( ZTS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.072 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ZTS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ZTS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.07, the dividend yield is .87%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ZTS was $33.07, representing a -0.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.35 and a 17.54% 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 ( JNJ ) and Novartis AG ( NVS ). ZTS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.05. Zacks Investment Research reports ZTS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.9%, compared to an industry average of 5.6%.

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:

  • Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF ( CSD )
  • Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO )
  • Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund ( JKH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CZA with an increase of 5.46% over the last 100 days. CSD has the highest percent weighting of ZTS at 4.59%.

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


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

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