Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) PT Set at $77.00 by Barclays

Scout Investments Inc decreased its stake in Novartis Ag (NVS) by 12.77% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. De Burlo Group Inc sold 21,600 shares as the company's stock rose 14.85% with the market. The institutional investor held 464,115 shares of the real estate company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.61M, up from 400,895 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rockefeller Financial Services Inc who had been investing in Pros Holdings Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.12 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $84.41. About 274,886 shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending.

Winslow Capital Management LLC reduced its position in shares of Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) by 18.2% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Scout Investments Inc sold 30,051 shares as the company's stock rose 4.17% with the market. The institutional investor held 138,398 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.83 million, up from 85,909 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Chase Investment Counsel Corp who had been investing in Zoetis Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $41.05 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.09% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $181.88.

Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) opened at $84.41 on Tuesday. It has outperformed by 13.19% the S&P500. Zoetis has a 1 year low of $52.25 and a 1 year high of $85.05.

Analysts await Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $0.67 earnings per share, up 26.42% or $0.14 from last year's $0.53 per share. ZTS's profit will be $325.12M for 31.70 P/E if the $0.67 EPS becomes a reality.

Among 16 analysts covering Novartis Ag (NYSE:NVS), 5 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Kennedy-Wilson Holdings had 12 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, July 26 to "Hold". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, October 13 by Cowen & Co. On Monday, August 21 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Hold". The company was upgraded on Wednesday, November 29 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by JMP Securities on Friday, May 5.

Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 15th. Its down 0.31, from 1.93 in 2017Q2. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. Investors of record on Friday, April 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.126 per share. Hbk Invs Lp owns 344,911 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. 250,912 were accumulated by Aureus Asset Mngmt Lc. At current levels, Zoetis Inc. Jefferies maintained the shares of ZTS in report on Monday, October 16 with "Buy" rating. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher Company owns 1.28M shares or 1.33% of their U.S. portfolio. Fiduciary Tru has 0.03% invested in Zoetis Inc.

Barclays set a $77.00 price target on Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) in a research report report published on Saturday, February 17th. The New York-based Bank Of New York Mellon Corp has invested 0% in the stock. (NYSE:ZTS) was sold by Trawicki Roman on Friday, March 9. Vident Invest Advisory Llc reported 8,755 shares. L & S Incorporated owns 63,372 shares for 0.68% of their portfolio. Hall Laurie J Trustee has 7,025 shares. Rothschild Asset Mngmt holds 0% or 6,289 shares. Stoneridge Ltd Liability holds 17,924 shares. Scotia Inc holds 0.01% or 9,618 shares. Its up 3.37% from 2.88M shares previously.

Also, insider Heidi C. Chen sold 37,453 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 20th. PECK KRISTIN C sold 32,000 shares worth $2.60 million. (NYSE:ZTS). Washington Bancshares reported 0% in Zoetis Inc. Therefore 64% are positive. The brokerage now has a buy rating on the stock. UBS Group reissued a "neutral" rating on shares of Zoetis in a research report on Friday, November 24th. PiperJaffray has "Overweight" rating and $61 target. The rating was maintained by Needham on Thursday, February 23 with "Buy". The company was maintained on Monday, July 24 by Piper Jaffray.

In terms of performance, shares of Zoetis Inc. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, December 23 by FBR Capital. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $86.00 target price (up from $84.00) on shares of Zoetis in a research report on Friday, February 16th.

Among 53 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) to report earnings on May, 3. During the same period a year ago, the company posted $0.47 EPS. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for ZTS producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 1.73% and for the month booked as 2.39%. Its up 0.24, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. Finally, Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc. Ameriprise Fincl holds 0% or 279,384 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 33,001 shares. Los Angeles And Equity Rech reported 484,892 shares. Brown Capital Mgmt Limited Com accumulated 4.91 million shares or 1.44% of the stock. Sei Investments owns 29,685 shares or 0.01% of their United States portfolio. Epoch Ptnrs holds 3.02% or 5.84M shares. Aqr Limited Co reported 0% stake. Exxonmobil Investment Tx, Texas-based fund reported 89,627 shares. Foothills Asset Ltd invested in 17,119 shares or 1.98% of the stock. (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 309,153 shares to 425,966 shares, valued at $22.88M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in L'oreal Co Sa (LRLCY) by 9,148 shares in the quarter, for a total of 60,523 shares, and has risen its stake in Spon Adr.

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