Zoetis Dividend yield

 Price  190.51
 Dividend  1.51
 Earnings  4.99
 Cash-flow  4.13
 Book value  9.53
 Equity  9.67

Zoetis is part of Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology business, which is part of Health Care industry. Zoetis is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Zoetis stock dividend

Zoetis paid a total dividend of 699 million USD last year, for a market value of 88,206 millions (Market Cap 88,063 millions). Zoetis dividend per share is 1.51 USD, and his stock market price 190.51 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Zoetis has a dividend yield of 0.79%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Health Care industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Zoetis stocks dividend with other Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology companies or other of the highest USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Zoetis

Zoetis Dividend Payout

About the ability of Zoetis to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.51 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.79%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Zoetis payout on ernings is currently 30.26%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Health Care industry, which are 39.34% and 23.54% respectively. Both figures show that Zoetis is in a good position to keep maintaining his dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Zoetis is USD 4.13 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.51, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Zoetis, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Health Care industry and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector companies.

Zoetis payout

Zoetis Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Zoetis's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Zoetis dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology stocks.

Zoetis stock dividend history

Zoetis Stock performance

Finally, last moth Zoetis showed a return of 1.30% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.07% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 21.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology firms.

Zoetis stock and market return