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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.16
ZTS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. ZTS: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ZTS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.24 Max: N/A
Current: 0.16
Equity-to-Asset 0.19
ZTS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. ZTS: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ZTS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.19
0.14
0.65
Interest Coverage 8.40
ZTS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 88.12 vs. ZTS: 8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ZTS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 8.42 Max: 22.42
Current: 8.4
2.3
22.42
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 4.45
Beneish M-Score: -2.39
WACC vs ROIC
10.35%
18.18%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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Operating Margin % 28.54
ZTS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
92% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. ZTS: 28.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ZTS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.53  Med: 16.72 Max: 28.58
Current: 28.54
-4.53
28.58
Net Margin % 16.80
ZTS's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ZTS: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ZTS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.62  Med: 8.59 Max: 16.8
Current: 16.8
-3.62
16.8
ROE % 61.62
ZTS's ROE % is ranked higher than
97% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. ZTS: 61.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ZTS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.26  Med: 24.4 Max: 64.27
Current: 61.62
11.26
64.27
ROA % 10.73
ZTS's ROA % is ranked higher than
80% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. ZTS: 10.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ZTS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.68  Med: 8.22 Max: 10.73
Current: 10.73
4.68
10.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 48.55
ZTS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
83% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. ZTS: 48.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ZTS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.65  Med: 32.08 Max: 50.38
Current: 48.55
24.65
50.38
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 2.50
ZTS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ZTS: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ZTS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.1 Max: 8.4
Current: 2.5
0
8.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 17.50
ZTS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. ZTS: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ZTS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 17.5 Max: 36.2
Current: 17.5
0
36.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 17.80
ZTS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. ZTS: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ZTS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 17.8 Max: 66.2
Current: 17.8
0
66.2
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-16 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

ZTS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 96,665 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 477,900 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 13,808 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 2,812,702 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 82,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,413,100 sh (+398.62%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 78,974 sh (+119.97%)
Bill Ackman 41,823,145 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 579,052 sh (-2.25%)
Pioneer Investments 3,154,039 sh (-8.77%)
Steven Cohen 3,940,500 sh (-10.74%)
Ruane Cunniff 126,783 sh (-16.34%)
George Soros 2,316,921 sh (-31.58%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,155 sh (-72.63%)
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Q2 2016

ZTS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 19,300 sh (+58.78%)
Jim Simons 1,877,500 sh (+32.86%)
Steven Cohen 4,400,417 sh (+11.67%)
Stanley Druckenmiller 477,900 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 82,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 3,076,037 sh (-2.47%)
Mario Gabelli 553,656 sh (-4.39%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 75,274 sh (-4.69%)
First Eagle Investment 2,073,478 sh (-26.28%)
George Soros 1,258,919 sh (-45.66%)
Bill Ackman 21,173,188 sh (-49.37%)
Joel Greenblatt 26,521 sh (-72.56%)
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Q3 2016

ZTS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund 317,870 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 3,893,085 sh (+87.76%)
Steven Cohen 4,645,203 sh (+5.56%)
Mario Gabelli 560,731 sh (+1.28%)
Stanley Druckenmiller 477,900 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 2,918,623 sh (-5.12%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 66,374 sh (-11.82%)
Robert Olstein 66,000 sh (-19.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,000 sh (-22.28%)
George Soros 831,619 sh (-33.94%)
Jim Simons 1,108,100 sh (-40.98%)
Bill Ackman 2,717,719 sh (-87.16%)
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Q4 2016

ZTS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 290,660 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 4,390,047 sh (+12.77%)
Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund 828,810 sh (+160.74%)
Robert Olstein 66,000 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Bill Ackman Sold Out
George Soros 808,419 sh (-2.79%)
Mario Gabelli 542,583 sh (-3.24%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 58,525 sh (-11.83%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,300 sh (-18.00%)
Jim Simons 860,000 sh (-22.39%)
Pioneer Investments 1,583,638 sh (-45.74%)
Steven Cohen 1,026,093 sh (-77.91%)
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Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic    NAICS: 325412    SIC: 2834
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Zoetis Inc discovers, develops, manufactures & commercializes animal health medicines & vaccines for livestock & companion animals. Its products include anti-infectives, vaccines, parasiticides, medicated feed additives & other pharmaceutical products.

Zoetis sells anti-infectives, vaccines, parasiticides, diagnostics, and other health products for animals. The firm earns the majority of its revenue from production animals (cattle, pigs, poultry, and so on) but also sells companion animal (dogs, horses, cats) products. The firm has the largest market share in the industry and was previously Pfizer's animal health unit.

Guru Investment Theses on Zoetis Inc

Bill Ackman Comments on Zoetis - Dec 09, 2016

On November 9th we sold our last shares of Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS), about two years after we publicly announced an 8.5% ownership stake. Despite the high quality nature of the business and its strong management team, we sold to redeploy the capital in certain new investments.

We purchased our stake in Zoetis at an average cost of approximately $37 per share. Shortly thereafter, we met with the Zoetis management to learn more about the company and to discuss our views on potential initiatives to create shareholder value. On February 4, 2015, Zoetis agreed to add then-Pershing Square investment team member (and healthcare industry veteran) Bill Doyle and Actavis Executive Chairman Paul Bisaro to the board on April 13, 2015.

Over the course of our ownership, ZTS developed and implemented a number of value-enhancing initiatives including restructuring its supply chain, pursuing organic revenue growth opportunities while reducing costs, and setting a goal of increasing operating margins from ~25% in 2014 to ~34% by 2017. Zoetis outperformed each of these objectives during our ownership.

We sold our remaining shares of Zoetis on November 9th. During our more than two-year ownership, Zoetis generated a total shareholder return of 58%.

From Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio)'s Pershing Square third-quarter shareholder letter.

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Bill Ackman Comments on Zoetis Inc. - Aug 29, 2016

There is still a lot more work to do, but we are pleased with the company's progress over the last several months. Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) Zoetis delivered another exceptional quarter of performance. Organic revenue growth was +4%, driven by +13% growth in Zoetis' companion animal segment. Excluding the revenue impact of the company's operational efficiency initiatives, organic revenue growth was 9%. Management's execution of its operational efficiency initiative continues to be excellent. SG&A as a percentage of sales fell by 180bps in the quarter, year-over-year and gross margins expanded 240bps. While we have sold a substantial portion of our investment to raise capital for new investments, we continue to believe that Zoetis' history of strong organic growth and margin expansion will continue.

From Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio)'s mid-year 2016 letter.

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Bill Ackman Comments on Zoetis Inc. - May 11, 2016

Zoetis (NYSE:ZTS) is the only large, independent, publicly traded animal health company in the world. The company has a market capitalization of ~$23 billion and $5 billion in revenue. The Pershing Square funds currently own a 5.0% economic stake in the company, down from 8.6% as a result of a recent block sale.

During the first quarter, adjusted revenue grew 6%. The Companion Animal segment was the star of the quarter, with growth of 20% driven by new product launches. Livestock revenue growth was nominal at 1% due to competition in U.S. swine products and mild U.S. weather.

Gross margins and SG&A spending were both better than expectations. Management continues to execute well on the cost efficiency program announced in May 2015. SG&A fell by 6% YoY, despite six extra days in the quarter. Operating margins expanded ~500 bps from the prior year. Management now believes savings from the efficiency program will exceed the original $300 million targeted when the program was announced last May. All savings from this program are expected to be realized by 2017.

Good performance and favourable FX allowed management to increase earnings guidance by $0.10/share in 2016 and $0.06/share in 2017.

We executed a block sale of 16.85 million shares on May 9th, reducing our ownership of the company from 8.6% to 5.0%. We continue to be pleased with management’s performance and have high expectations for the company. As with CP and Mondelez, we reduced our position for portfolio management reasons.

Bill Doyle, who has represented Pershing Square on the ZTS board since February 4, 2015, will not stand for re-election at the annual meeting on May 12th. We no longer feel that our presence on the board is required as the company continues to generate strong progress as evidenced by first quarter results.

From Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio)'s first quarter shareholder letter.

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Bill Ackman Comments on Zoetis Inc. - Dec 16, 2015

Zoetis, Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)

On November 3rd, Zoetis reported another strong quarter. Operational revenue grew 9% and operational adjusted net income grew 31%, excluding the impact of foreign exchange. Growth was driven by strong performance in the U.S. livestock business, the integration of the Abbott Animal Health business that was acquired in the first quarter of 2015, and growth in recently launched products in the companion animal sector. Reported revenue of $1.2 billion was flat year-on-year, while reported EPS of $0.38 represented a 15% increase over third quarter 2014 reported EPS.

Adjusted diluted net income per share, which excludes purchase accounting adjustments and certain one-time costs, was $0.50. This is an increase of 22% compared to third quarter 2014, and significantly in excess of the Wall Street consensus adjusted EPS estimate of $0.40 per share.

Management continues to demonstrate its expense discipline. Operating expenses grew 3% while operational revenue grew 9% excluding the impact of foreign exchange. Management reaffirmed its commitment to meet or exceed the previously announced $300 million expense reduction target by 2017.

During the quarter, the company announced the $765 million acquisition of PHARMAQ, the global leader in vaccines for aquaculture, or farmed fish. Aquaculture is the fastest growing segment of the global animal health industry and is the only segment in which Zoetis had limited presence. The PHARMAQ acquisition provides a market-leading portfolio of vaccines and pharmaceuticals for farmed fish as well as a late-stage development pipeline anticipated to deliver important new vaccines and next-generation parasiticides in the near term. PHARMAQ is a good strategic fit with Zoetis, and provides another pillar for long-term growth. The company believes this acquisition will enjoy a long period of sustainable growth in revenue, profits, and cash flow when added into its business.

From Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio)'s Pershing Square Holdings third quarter 2015 letter to shareholders.

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Bill Ackman Comments on Zoetis Inc. - Sep 11, 2015

Zoetis, Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)



Second quarter earnings exceeded analyst expectations. Management raised 2015 earnings guidance modestly for the year. Revenue growth in the quarter was impressive. Organic revenue adjusted for foreign exchange was 9%. Approximately 80% of revenue growth in the quarter is attributable to volume growth of recently launched and existing products. Operating expenses, adjusted for foreign exchange, rose only 1%, despite an 11% increase in revenue. Management announced significant progress in its R&D portfolio, including advances in new product innovation and improvements to existing products.



In May, Zoetis announced a large cost restructuring program. Management has begun to take its first steps towards achieving this plan and believes it is on track to deliver its target of at least $300 million of savings, which will increase Zoetis’ operating profit margin from 25% in 2014 to 34% in 2017 according to the company’s second quarter conference call. Thereafter, management expects a combination of continued cost discipline, strong revenue growth, and execution of management’s supply chain efficiency program will result in continuing improvements in operating profit margins.



From Pershing Square's semi-annual 2015 report.



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Ratios

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PE Ratio 32.64
ZTS's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 27.26 vs. ZTS: 32.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ZTS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.31  Med: 37.06 Max: 69.75
Current: 32.64
27.31
69.75
Forward PE Ratio 23.20
ZTS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 18.08 vs. ZTS: 23.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 32.64
ZTS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
59% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 27.28 vs. ZTS: 32.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ZTS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.31  Med: 37.06 Max: 69.75
Current: 32.64
27.31
69.75
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 62.25
ZTS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
75% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 33.92 vs. ZTS: 62.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ZTS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.01  Med: 114.11 Max: 261.67
Current: 62.25
53.01
261.67
PB Ratio 17.85
ZTS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. ZTS: 17.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ZTS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.62  Med: 17.89 Max: 24.4
Current: 17.85
12.62
24.4
PS Ratio 5.49
ZTS's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. ZTS: 5.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ZTS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.11  Med: 4.56 Max: 5.7
Current: 5.49
3.11
5.7
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 53.96
ZTS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
72% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 25.25 vs. ZTS: 53.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ZTS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.69  Med: 49.09 Max: 90.29
Current: 53.96
25.69
90.29
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 37.63
ZTS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
74% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 17.28 vs. ZTS: 37.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ZTS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.62  Med: 33.93 Max: 41.91
Current: 37.63
21.62
41.91
EV-to-EBIT 21.70
ZTS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 19.12 vs. ZTS: 21.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ZTS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.2  Med: 25.7 Max: 41.7
Current: 21.7
20.2
41.7
EV-to-EBITDA 18.51
ZTS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
60% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. ZTS: 18.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ZTS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.7  Med: 20.4 Max: 32.1
Current: 18.51
16.7
32.1
PEG Ratio 2.53
ZTS's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. ZTS: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
ZTS' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 3.17 Max: 3.46
Current: 2.53
2.52
3.46
Current Ratio 3.03
ZTS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. ZTS: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ZTS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.15  Med: 2.65 Max: 3.19
Current: 3.03
2.15
3.19
Quick Ratio 1.69
ZTS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. ZTS: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ZTS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 1.47 Max: 2
Current: 1.69
1.33
2
Days Inventory 329.42
ZTS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
94% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 115.23 vs. ZTS: 329.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ZTS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 117.43  Med: 284.81 Max: 329.42
Current: 329.42
117.43
329.42
Days Sales Outstanding 68.18
ZTS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 77.21 vs. ZTS: 68.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ZTS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.18  Med: 74.93 Max: 91.07
Current: 68.18
68.18
91.07
Days Payable 58.06
ZTS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
62% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 73.13 vs. ZTS: 58.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ZTS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.28  Med: 61.59 Max: 110.66
Current: 58.06
47.28
110.66

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield % 0.72
ZTS's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
79% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. ZTS: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ZTS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.08
Current: 0.72
0.21
1.08
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.23
ZTS's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. ZTS: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ZTS' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.23
0.19
0.49
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 24.90
ZTS's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. ZTS: 24.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ZTS' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 24.9
Current: 24.9
0
24.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.78
ZTS's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
77% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ZTS: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.72
ZTS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
81% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. ZTS: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ZTS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.08
Current: 0.72
0.21
1.08
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.50
ZTS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: -4.00 vs. ZTS: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ZTS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.5
-0.1
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 4.62
ZTS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. ZTS: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ZTS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.59  Med: 4.59 Max: 4.62
Current: 4.62
4.59
4.62
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.21
ZTS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. ZTS: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ZTS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.21
Current: 1.21
0.79
1.21
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 3.18
ZTS's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. ZTS: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
ZTS' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.16  Med: 3.16 Max: 3.18
Current: 3.18
3.16
3.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.61
ZTS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. ZTS: 4.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ZTS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 3.9 Max: 4.9
Current: 4.61
2.4
4.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 11.87
ZTS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
54% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 10.75 vs. ZTS: 11.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ZTS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.8  Med: 12.5 Max: 16
Current: 11.87
11.8
16

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,888
EPS (TTM) $ 1.65
Beta1.25
Short Percentage of Float1.51%
52-Week Range $41.59 - 56.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)491.96

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 5,137 5,439 5,706
EPS ($) 2.32 2.67 2.97
EPS without NRI ($) 2.32 2.67 2.97
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
20.23%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.41 0.48
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