Fast Growing Stock in Focus: Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) has been recommended as a long term growth pick according to Beta Research.  With their stock price currently trading around $63.99, the firm has proven a solid track record of growth over the past few years.  Investors might consider the stock as a long term growth candidate as the firm has yielded 27.50% earnings per share growth over the past 5 years and 2.90% revenue growth over that same time frame. 

Recent Performance

Let’s take a look at how the stock has been performing recently.  Over the past twelve months, Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)’s stock was 19.54%.  Over the last week of the month, it was 0.63%, 2.29% over the last quarter, and  21.08% for the past six months. 

Over the past 50 days, Zoetis Inc.’s stock is -2.80% off of the high and 7.55% removed from the low.  Their 52-Week High and Low are as follows: -2.80% (High), 36.56%, (Low). 

Analyst Recommendation

Despite the past success, investors want to know where the stock is headed from here.  Analysts covering the shares have a consensus short-term price target of $67.12 on the equity.   Analysts have a consensus recommendation of 2.00 based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.  

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