Zoetis INC (ZTS) Shareholder Brown Advisory INC Decreased Stake by $111.80 Million

June 29, 2018 - By Bridget Boland

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 worsened due to ZTS positioning: 33 sold and 270 reduced. 99 funds acquired stakes and 239 increased stakes. Investors holded 429.52 million in 2017Q4 but now own 419.33 million shares or 2.37% less. Schroder Investment Grp Incorporated holds 0.02% or 106,678 shs in its capital. Covington Cap Mgmt reported 0.11% stake. Chilton Inv Lc holds 0.01% or 3,151 shs in its capital. Plante Moran Limited Liability accumulated 907 shs or 0.04% of the stock. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 0.15% in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) or 46,475 shs. Mirae Asset Glob Invests invested in 0.03% or 27,720 shs. Cetera Advsr Lc holds 0.02% of its capital in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) for 3,394 shs. Impax Asset Mngmt Lc reported 274,054 shs. Texas Permanent School Fund stated it has 0.14% of its capital in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS). Dsm Cap Ptnrs Ltd Liability has 4.63% invested in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) for 4.02M shs. Moreover, Franklin has 0% invested in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS). Johnson Financial Group owns 730 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Clinton Grp Inc Incorporated reported 3,033 shs. Bnp Paribas Asset Management Holding accumulated 26,062 shs. 102,779 are held by Investec Asset Mngmt.

ZTS registered $7.23 million net activity with 0 buys and 5 selling transactions since February 21, 2018. Lagano Roxanne sold $2.89 million worth of Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) on Wednesday, February 21. On Wednesday, February 21 PECK KRISTIN C also sold $2.60M worth of Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS). Trawicki Roman sold $712,001 worth of Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) on Friday, March 9.

Based on the latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC, Brown Advisory Inc decreased its holdings in Zoetis Inc (ZTS) by 18.69%. The company’s stock rose 0.44% while stock markets declined as Brown Advisory Inc sold 1.35 million shares. The institutional investor is holding 5.86M shares, compared to the 7.21M from the previous quarter. And the reported value of the major pharmaceuticals company is $489.38 million for the 2018Q1. Zoetis Inc has $41.64 billion market cap. Ticker’s shares touched $86.05 during the last trading session after 1.44% change.Zoetis Inc. has volume of 1.43 million shares. Since June 29, 2017 ZTS has risen 33.70% and is uptrending. ZTS outperformed the S&P 500 by 21.13%.

Brown Advisory Inc manages about $23.14 billion US Long portfolio. Its stake in Jbg Smith Pptys was upped by 387,752 shares to 402,916 shares valued at $13.58M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. For a total of 356,305 shares it increased its holding in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) by 37,973 shares in the quarter, and has risen its stake in Calavo Growers Inc (NASDAQ:CVGW).

Investors wait Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)’s quarterly earnings on August, 14., according to RTT. Analysts forecast $0.71 earnings per share, which is $0.18 up or 33.96 % from 2017’s $0.53 earnings per share. If the current earnings per share of $0.71 is accurate, ZTS’s profit could reach $343.55 million. Wall Street sees -5.33 % negative EPS growth as of August, 14.

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

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 11 have positions in Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) as follows: 7 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 4 with “Hold”. The positive are 64%. Since January 2, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Zoetis has 15 analyst reports. On Monday, March 19 the rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight”. On Thursday, April 19 the stock has “Hold” rating by Hilliard Lyons. The company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, January 16. On Friday, February 16 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, February 15 the company was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. In Tuesday, January 16 report Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, April 5 Credit Suisse maintained Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) with “Outperform” rating. On Thursday, February 15 the stock of Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co. On Wednesday, April 25 the rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with “Buy”. On Friday, February 16 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank.

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