Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (ZBH) Issues Q4 Earnings Guidance

Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZBH) updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.08-$2.14 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.27. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.01-$2.05 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.07 billion.Zimmer Biomet Holdings also updated its FY17 guidance to $8.01-$8.07 EPS.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Morgan Stanley upped their target price on shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings from $137.00 to $150.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a buy rating and set a $141.00 target price on shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a hold rating and set a $125.00 target price on shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Bank of America Corporation reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $158.00 price target on shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed a market weight rating on shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Zimmer Biomet Holdings has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $135.00.

Zimmer Biomet Holdings (NYSE:ZBH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The medical equipment provider reported $1.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.74 by ($0.02). Zimmer Biomet Holdings had a return on equity of 16.29% and a net margin of 8.36%. The company had revenue of $1.82 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.83 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.79 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .8% compared to the same quarter last year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 27th. Investors of record on Friday, September 22nd were issued a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 21st. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of Infinity. Zimmer Biomet Holdings’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 30.19%.

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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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