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Zoetis GF Value Rank

: 7 (As of Today)
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Zoetis has the GF Value Rank of 7.

The GF Value Rank is determined by the price-to-GF-Value (P/GF Value) ratio, a proprietary metric calculated based on historical multiples along with an adjustment factor based on a company's past returns and growth and future estimates of the business' performance.

GuruFocus found that for valuation, we cannot simply give stocks a better GF Value rank simply because they have a lower P/GF Value ratio. Backtesting shows that over the long term, the two worst-performing groups are the most expensive group (with the highest P/GF Value ratio) and the least expensive group (with the lowest P/GF Value ratio).

We can understand why the most expensive group underperforms. We were initially puzzled by the underperformance of the least expensive group, but we realized there is a reason why some stocks are super cheap. If they look too undervalued, it is often because the businesses behind them are poor quality. The market realized this and gave them low valuations. In a way, the market is efficient.

After multiple backtesting analyses, we granted the stocks in third-cheapest percentile the highest GF Value rank, as they have performed the best over a full market cycle. Stock performance is actually not as sensitive to valuation as it is to growth and profitability. On average, the companies in the 20%-50% valuation groups have similar performances. Therefore, we should avoid the most expensive and the least expensive stocks. We can be more tolerant of valuation.

Please click GF Score to see more details on the GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.


Competitive Comparison

For the Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic subindustry, Zoetis's GF Value Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and GF Value Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Zoetis GF Value Rank Distribution

For the Drug Manufacturers industry and Healthcare sector, Zoetis's GF Value Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Zoetis's GF Value Rank falls into.



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Zoetis Business Description

Zoetis logo
Industry
Healthcare » Drug Manufacturers NAICS : 325412 SIC : 2834
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
10 Sylvan Way, Parsippany, NJ, USA, 07054
Zoetis sells anti-infectives, vaccines, parasiticides, diagnostics, and other health products for animals. The firm earns slightly less than half of total revenue from production animals (cattle, pigs, poultry, and so on), and more than half from companion animal (dogs, horses, cats) products make up the other half. Its U.S. business is heavily skewed toward companion animals, while its international business is slightly skewed toward production animals. The firm has the largest market share in the industry and was previously Pfizer's animal health unit.
Executives
Kelly Robert Edward officer: Executive Vice President C/O ZOETIS INC. 10 SYLVAN WAY PARSIPPANY NJ 07054
Lagano Roxanne officer: Executive Vice President C/O ZOETIS INC. 100 CAMPUS DRIVE FLORHAM PARK NJ 07940
Chen Heidi C. officer: Executive Vice President C/O ZOETIS INC. 100 CAMPUS DRIVE FLORHAM PARK NJ 07940
Knupp Catherine A. officer: Executive Vice President C/O ZOETIS INC. 100 CAMPUS DRIVE FLORHAM PARK NJ 07940
David Glenn officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O ZOETIS INC., 100 CAMPUS DRIVE FLORHAM PARK NJ 07932
Nayak Abhay U officer: Senior Vice President C/O ZOETIS INC. 10 SYLVAN WAY PARSIPPANY NJ 07054
Peck Kristin C director, officer: Chief Executive Officer C/O ZOETIS INC. 100 CAMPUS DRIVE FLORHAM PARK NJ 07940
Bettington Timothy J officer: Executive Vice President C/O ZOETIS INC. 10 SYLVAN WAY PARSIPPANY NJ 07054
Mamilli Wafaa officer: Executive Vice President C/O ZOETIS INC. 10 SYLVAN WAY PARSIPPANY NJ 07054
Mcfarland James Michael officer: Executive Vice President C/O ZOETIS INC. 10 SYLVAN WAY PARSIPPANY NJ 07054
Trawicki Roman officer: Executive Vice President C/O ZOETIS INC. 100 CAMPUS DRIVE FLORHAM PARK NJ 07932
Steere William C Jr director 225 LEROY AVENUE DARIEN CT 06820
Rhodes Linda director 56 EVERGREEN DRIVE PORTLAND ME 04103
Reed Willie M director C/O ZOETIS 100 CAMPUS DRIVE FLORHAM PARK NJ 07932
Alaix Juan Ramon director C/O ZOETIS INC. 10 SYLVAN WAY PARSIPPANY NJ 07054

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