Analyst Advice And Earnings Insight: Zoetis Inc. (ZTS), Oil States International, Inc. (OIS)

The recently concluded session had traders exchanging Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) high level. Roughly 3.22 million shares changed hands compared to the three-month volume average 2.68 million shares. The first trade took place at $84.89 and the stock went down -1.6% to attain the closing price of $83.48.

Zoetis Inc. (ZTS) Analyst Opinion

Zoetis Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 20 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 0.82% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -0.04% last month and is up 15.88 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 13 of analysts who cover ZTS having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $86.5 price target on Zoetis Inc., suggesting a 3.62% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -3.36% below its 52-week high.

Zoetis Inc. Earnings Surprise

Zoetis Inc. (ZTS) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.69 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.66. Its revenue totaled $1.4 billion up 4.02% from the previous quarter.

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) Intraday View

This stock (ZTS) is ahead of its 52-week low with 50.47%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.65% which for the week stands at 1.72%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -0.48% and stays 0.64% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -2.13% losses and now is up 16.6% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $75.87. Zoetis Inc. (ZTS) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 48.78%.

Turning to Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS), its shares were trading at $35.95 a retreat of $-0.5, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $35.5, touched a high of $36.35 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.6. Oil States International, Inc. has 2 buy ratings, 13 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -7.7% from its high of $38.95 to a $1.98 billion market value through last close.

Oil States International, Inc. (OIS) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale improved from 2.47 to 2.61 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $29.06 a share. The target implies a -19.17% decrease from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 19.61% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.23 million shares versus an average volume of 1.04 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 5.44% which for the week approaches 3.96%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $35.148 and compares with the $20.23 52-week low. The stock recovered 77.75% since its low point and has performed 27.03% year-to-date.