Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (ZBH) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZBH) updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.01-$8.07 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $8.23. The company issued revenue guidance of $7.76-$7.80 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.83 billion.Zimmer Biomet Holdings also updated its Q4 guidance to $2.08-$2.14 EPS.

Zimmer Biomet Holdings (NYSE:ZBH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The medical equipment provider reported $1.72 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.74 by ($0.02). Zimmer Biomet Holdings had a return on equity of 16.70% and a net margin of 9.12%. The firm had revenue of $1.82 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.83 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.79 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was down .8% compared to the same quarter last year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 22nd were issued a $0.24 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 21st. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.79%. Zimmer Biomet Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is currently 27.59%.

A number of equities analysts have commented on ZBH shares. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a buy rating and issued a $136.00 price objective on shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. Guggenheim raised shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings from a neutral rating to a buy rating and set a $157.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Needham & Company LLC reissued a strong-buy rating and issued a $153.00 target price on shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a buy rating and issued a $141.00 target price on shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an outperform rating and issued a $140.00 target price on shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $136.55.

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Zimmer Biomet Holdings Company Profile

Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing of orthopedic reconstructive products; sports medicine, biologics, extremities and trauma products; office-based technologies; spine, craniomaxillofacial and thoracic products; dental implants, and related surgical products.

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