CVS Group Plc Company Profile (LON:CVSG)

About CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)

CVS Group Plc logoCVS Group plc is a holding company. The principal activities of the Company are to operate animal veterinary practices, veterinary diagnostic businesses, pet crematoria and an online pharmacy and retail business. Its segments are Veterinary Practice, Laboratories, Pet Crematoria and Animed Direct. The Veterinary Practice segment offers treatment for companion animals, equine and farm animals. The Laboratories segment provides diagnostic services to its veterinary practices and third-parties. Its laboratories provide Biochemistry, hematology, histology, serology and advanced allergy testing. The Pet Crematoria segment offers pet cremation services to its veterinary practices, third-party practices and directly to pet owners. The Animed Direct segment sells prescription and non-prescription drugs, pet food and other animal related products through its Website. It operates approximately 360 veterinary practices, four diagnostic laboratories, seven pet crematoria and an online dispensary.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Industry: Veterinary Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:CVSG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £843.52 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 63,903,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,363.53
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,307.11
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 830 - GBX 1,482
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 72.61
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £271.8 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.10
  • Book Value: GBX 1.38 per share
  • Price / Book: 9.57
  • EBITDA: £38.9 million
  • Net Margins: 4.87%
  • Return on Equity: 19.59%
  • Return on Assets: 5.93%
  • Average Volume: 200,844 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)

What is CVS Group Plc's stock symbol?

CVS Group Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "CVSG."

How often does CVS Group Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CVS Group Plc?

CVS Group Plc announced a dividend on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 4.50 per share on Friday, December 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.31%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 23rd. This is a positive change from CVS Group Plc's previous dividend of $3.50. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View CVS Group Plc's Dividend History.

How were CVS Group Plc's earnings last quarter?

CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG) issued its earnings results on Friday, September, 29th. The company reported $42.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $42.30 by $0.50. The company had revenue of $271.80 million for the quarter. CVS Group Plc had a net margin of 4.87% and a return on equity of 19.59%. View CVS Group Plc's Earnings History.

Where is CVS Group Plc's stock going? Where will CVS Group Plc's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for CVS Group Plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 1,085 to GBX 1,350. On average, they expect CVS Group Plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,218.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for CVS Group Plc.

Who are some of CVS Group Plc's key competitors?

Who are CVS Group Plc's key executives?

CVS Group Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Simon Innes, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Nicholas John Perrin, Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Rebecca Cleal, Company Secretary
  • Richard Connell, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Mike K. McCollum, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy CVS Group Plc stock?

Shares of CVS Group Plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is CVS Group Plc's stock price today?

One share of CVS Group Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,320.

MarketBeat Community Rating for CVS Group Plc (LON CVSG)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  126 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  132 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  258
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CVS Group Plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,218.33
Consensus Price Target History for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)
Price Target History for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)
Analysts' Ratings History for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/29/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,350View Rating Details
4/3/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,200 -> GBX 1,220View Rating Details
11/28/2016InvestecBoost Price TargetAddGBX 995 -> GBX 1,085View Rating Details
11/24/2016N+1 SingerReiterated RatingCorporateView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)
Earnings by Quarter for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)
Earnings History by Quarter for CVS Group Plc (LON CVSG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/29/2017Y 2017GBX 42.30GBX 42.80£271.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $32.47 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for CVS Group Plc (LON CVSG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/29/2017GBX 4.500.31%11/23/201711/23/201712/8/2017
9/23/2016GBX 3.500.37%11/24/201611/24/201612/9/2016
9/25/2015GBX 30.43%11/26/201511/26/201512/11/2015
9/19/2014GBX 2.500.7%12/4/201412/4/201412/22/2014
9/24/2013GBX 20.75%12/4/201312/4/201312/20/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/15/2016Simon InnesInsiderBuy5,750GBX 867£49,852.50
10/28/2016Richard A ConnellInsiderBuy2,109GBX 878£18,517.02
10/24/2016Mike McCollumInsiderBuy23,328GBX 877£204,586.56
10/21/2016Mike McCollumInsiderBuy3,049GBX 862£26,282.38
7/7/2016Connell,Richard AInsiderBuy1,000GBX 689£6,890
7/6/2016Connell,Richard AInsiderBuy1,000GBX 691£6,910
10/7/2015Innes,SimonInsiderSell301,020GBX 680£2,046,936
4/9/2015Simon InnesInsiderSell300,000GBX 555£1,665,000
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)
Latest Headlines for CVS Group Plc (LON:CVSG)
DateHeadline logoCVS Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CVSG-GB : October 17, 2017 - October 17 at 6:27 PM logoETFs with exposure to CVS Group Plc : October 11, 2017 - October 11 at 7:10 PM logoCVS Group Plc :CVSG-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : October 6, 2017 - October 6 at 10:55 PM logoCVS Group Plc (CVSG) Given Hold Rating at Peel Hunt - September 29 at 7:18 PM logoCVS Group Plc (CVSG) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.50 EPS - September 29 at 8:20 AM logoOne growth stock I’d buy ahead of Astrazeneca plc - September 29 at 8:00 AM logoClose of Accelerated Bookbuild - London South East (registration) (blog) - December 15 at 10:03 PM logo[$$] Pet retailing: through the woof - November 24 at 4:33 PM logo2 recession-proof stocks for 2017 - November 24 at 9:52 AM logoAnother wise acquisition cements this growth and income stock as a buy in my book - November 14 at 8:16 AM logo[$$] US companies report bad news on election day - November 8 at 3:28 PM logoFull Year 2016 CVS Group PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - September 23 at 9:36 AM


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CVS Group Plc (CVSG) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/18/2017 by Staff

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