Brown Advisory INC Stake in Zoetis INC (ZTS) Decreased as Shares Rose

June 29, 2018 - By Alberto Lyles

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) Corporate LogoDuring 2018 Q1 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.12. That’s change of 0.01, from 2017Q4’s 1.13. 33 investors sold all, 270 reduced holdings as ZTS ratio dropped. 239 increased positions while 99 funds bought positions. Funds hold 419.33 million shares thus 2.37% less from 2017Q4’s 429.52 million shares. State Farm Mutual Automobile accumulated 19.12M shs or 2.16% of the stock. Ledyard Comml Bank, a New Hampshire-based fund reported 119 shs. Garde Incorporated reported 6,570 shs or 0.1% of all its holdings. Smithfield Com owns 1,165 shs. Brown Capital Limited Liability Company reported 8,154 shs. Jnba Fin Advsrs holds 0% or 27 shs. Glenmede Tru Com Na reported 0.01% stake. Fiduciary Tru Company has 14,319 shs for 0.04% of their capital. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Company invested in 3,798 shs. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv holds 84,386 shs or 0.03% of its capital. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership owns 0.8% invested in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) for 13.22M shs. Echo Street Lc, a New York-based fund reported 132,796 shs. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust Bk Corp stated it has 984,125 shs or 0.15% of all its holdings. Moreover, Dnb Asset Mngmt As has 0% invested in Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) for 155,182 shs. Azimuth Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.8% or 130,565 shs.

ZTS registered $7.23 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 5 selling transactions since February 21, 2018. Lagano Roxanne sold $2.89M worth of Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) or 35,663 shs on Wednesday, February 21. Chen Heidi C. had sold 7,383 shs worth $625,414 on Friday, March 16. PECK KRISTIN C also sold $407,034 worth of Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) shs.

In Zoetis Inc (ZTS) was decreased the stake held by Brown Advisory Inc. The decrease is 18.69% according to 2018Q1 SEC filling. The company’s stock rose 0.44% while stock markets declined as Brown Advisory Inc sold 1.35M shares. At the end of 2018Q1, the 5.86 million shares of the major pharmaceuticals company held by the institutional investor were priced at $489.38 million, down from 7.21 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. $41.64B is Zoetis Inc’s MC. ZTS hit $86.05 during the last trading session after $1.22 change.Zoetis Inc. has volume of 1.43M shares. Since June 29, 2017 ZTS has risen 33.70% and is uptrending. ZTS outperformed by 21.13% the S&P 500.

According to a filing the Brown Advisory Inc’s stake in Ishares Tr (IEFA) was upped by 179,121 shares to 274,526 shares valued at $18.09M in 2018Q1. It manages about $23.14B US Long portfolio. Brown Advisory Inc has risen its stake in West Pharmaceutical Svsc Inc (NYSE:WST) and also increased its holding in Welbilt Inc by 644,888 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.49M shares.

On August, 14 is anticipated Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)’s earnings report, Faxor reports. Analysts predict 33.96 % diference or $0.71 from the $0.53 EPS from 2017. If the current earnings per share of $0.71 is accurate, ZTS’s profit could be $343.55M. Wall Street now sees -5.33 % negative EPS growth despite Zoetis Inc. last quarter’s EPS of $0.75.

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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 Friday, February 16 Deutsche Bank maintained Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) rating. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $78 target. On Thursday, April 19 Hilliard Lyons downgraded Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) rating. Hilliard Lyons has “Hold” rating and $9100 target. On Thursday, January 4 the stock of Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) has “Buy” rating given by Citigroup. On Thursday, February 15 Stifel Nicolaus maintained Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, January 2 the stock of Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) has “Buy” rating given by Craig Hallum. In Thursday, April 5 report Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating. On Wednesday, April 25 the rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with “Buy”. In Tuesday, January 16 report Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $84.0 target. In Friday, February 16 report Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. In Tuesday, January 16 report Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating.

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