Shares of Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) ended Thursday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.73 points or -1.41% at $51.02 with 2.88 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $51.74, the shares hit an intraday low of $50.93 and an intraday high of $51.91 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $25.20 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 495.39 million shares.
Zoetis Inc (ZTS) on September 27, 2016 announced that it has been named one of Working Mother Magazine’s “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” for the third consecutive year. The publication selects the top 100 companies in the U.S. that have demonstrated their commitment to progressive workplace programs such as flexibility, advancement, paid family leave and childcare.
“Zoetis is honored to be among Working Mother Magazine’s top companies for working moms for the third year in a row,” said Roxanne Lagano, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Zoetis. “We strive to create a supportive and flexible working environment that is based on colleagues living our Core Beliefs. We are proud to be recognized for our leadership in establishing policies, programs and a corporate culture that helps not only working mothers – but all colleagues – maintain a healthy work-life balance.”
Zoetis ranked highly by Working Mother Magazine for its benefits and work-life programs, health and wellness offerings, back-up child care, employee discounts, paid time off, leaves of absence, adoption assistance and tuition aid programs.
Evelyn Ortiz Named Working Mother of the Year for Zoetis
Zoetis will be recognized at the Working Mother 100 Best Companies Gala Awards Dinner on Oct. 18th at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. The event is part of the Work Life Congress annual conference held from Oct.17-18.
Evelyn Ortiz, Human Resources Business Partner and Chief Talent Officer at Zoetis’ corporate headquarters in Parsippany, N.J., will be recognized at the event as the Zoetis 2016 Working Mother of the Year. Evelyn joined Zoetis in 2013 and has been instrumental in developing the company’s talent and development strategies.
Evelyn is being recognized for the way she handled recent health challenges, while maintaining commitments to her work and family. Last year, just days after receiving a promotion, Evelyn was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer. “My biggest worry was that I wouldn’t be there for my daughter, Rosie, and my husband, Victor. It was a very dark time for me,” she said.