VCA Inc. is an animal healthcare company. The Company operates through five segments. Its Animal Hospital segment provides veterinary services for companion animals and sells related retail and pharmaceutical products. Its Laboratory segment provides diagnostic laboratory testing services for veterinarians, both associated with its animal hospitals and those independent of the Company. Its Medical Technology segment sells digital radiography and ultrasound imaging equipment; provides education and training on the use of that equipment; provides consulting and mobile imaging services, and sells software and ancillary services. Its Vetstreet segment provides a range of services to the veterinary community, including online communications, professional education, marketing solutions and a home delivery platform. Its Camp Bow Wow business franchises a premier provider of pet services, including dog day care, overnight boarding, grooming and other ancillary services at pet care facilities.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Medical
- Industry: Personal Services
- Sub-Industry: Health Care Facilities
- Exchange: NASDAQ
- Symbol: WOOF
- CUSIP: 91819410
- Previous Close: $90.77
- 50 Day Moving Average: $87.12
- 200 Day Moving Average: $72.25
- 52-Week Range: $81,810,000.00 - $49.90
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.46
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.36
- P/E Growth: 2.31
- Market Cap: $7.43B
- Outstanding Shares: 81,810,000
- Beta: 1.03
- Net Margins: 8.31%
- Return on Equity: 16.03%
- Return on Assets: 7.61%
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- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.83%
- Current Ratio: 0.95%
- Quick Ratio: 0.75%
What is VCA's stock symbol?
VCA trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WOOF."
Where is VCA's stock going? Where will VCA's stock price be in 2017?
8 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for VCA's shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $93.00. On average, they expect VCA's stock price to reach $79.60 in the next year.
When will VCA announce their earnings?
VCA is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 25th 2017.
What are analysts saying about VCA stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about VCA stock:
According to Zacks Investment Research, "VCA Inc. is a national animal healthcare company operating primarily in the United States and Canada. It owns, operates and manages veterinary hospitals and veterinary-exclusive clinical laboratories in the country, supplies diagnostic imaging equipment and other medical technology products and related services to the veterinary industry, and provides various communication, professional education and marketing solutions to the veterinary community. VCA Inc., formerly known as VCA Antech, Inc., is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. " (1/25/2017)
Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "WOOF’s presentation at the Jefferies H/C Conference highlighted why mgmt. believes that the strength of their business will continue. Improved macroeconomic trends (specifically consumer confidence), coupled with company-specific initiatives and increasing sophistication/specialization (better medicine") in the veterinary space, should drive sustained demand/ volume growth for WOOF." (6/8/2016)
Who owns VCA stock?
VCA's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (2.62%), FMR LLC (1.74%), Marshall Wace LLP (1.53%), Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC (1.10%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.93%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.88%). Company insiders that own VCA stock include Arthur J Antin, John B Chickering Jr, Josh Drake and Neil Tauber.
Who sold VCA stock? Who is selling VCA stock?
VCA's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Fred Alger Management Inc., Castleark Management LLC, Employees Retirement System of Texas, Martingale Asset Management L P, State Street Corp, AQR Capital Management LLC and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold VCA stock in the last year include Arthur J Antin, John B Chickering Jr, Josh Drake and Neil Tauber.
Who bought VCA stock? Who is buying VCA stock?
VCA's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC, Viking Global Investors LP, FIL Ltd, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Handelsbanken Fonder AB.
How do I buy VCA stock?
Shares of VCA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of VCA stock cost?
One share of VCA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $90.79.