VCA Company Profile (NASDAQ:WOOF)


VCA logoVCA Inc. is an animal healthcare company operating in the United States and Canada. The Company operates through five segments: animal hospitals (Animal Hospital), veterinary diagnostic laboratories (Laboratory), veterinary medical technology (Medical Technology), Vetstreet and Camp Bow Wow Franchising, Inc. (Camp Bow Wow). 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. 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 to the veterinary market. Its Vetstreet segment provides a range of services to the veterinary community. Its Camp Bow Wow business franchises a provider of pet services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Personal Services
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Facilities
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:WOOF
  • CUSIP: 91819410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $7.46 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 81,267,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $91.72
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $82.99
  • 52 Week Range: $59.51 - $91.96
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.19
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.24
  • P/E Growth: 2.74
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.63 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.84
  • Book Value: $18.82 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.88
  • EBIDTA: $513.37 million
  • Net Margins: 8.31%
  • Return on Equity: 16.03%
  • Return on Assets: 7.61%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.83%
  • Current Ratio: 0.95%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.75%
  • Average Volume: 727,321 shs.
  • Beta: 1.03
  • Short Ratio: 1.47

Frequently Asked Questions for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)

What is VCA's stock symbol?

VCA trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WOOF."

How were VCA's earnings last quarter?

VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.03. The firm earned $678.25 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $679.92 million. VCA had a net margin of 8.31% and a return on equity of 16.03%. View VCA's Earnings History.

Where is VCA's stock going? Where will VCA's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for VCA's stock. Their predictions range from $80.00 to $93.00. On average, they anticipate VCA's share price to reach $89.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for VCA.

Who are some of VCA's key competitors?

Who owns VCA stock?

VCA's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.72%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.58%), Bank of America Corp DE (3.19%), Pentwater Capital Management LP (2.85%), State Street Corp (2.52%) and Morgan Stanley (1.88%). Company insiders that own VCA stock include Arthur J Antin, John B Chickering Jr, Josh Drake and Neil Tauber. View Institutional Ownership Trends for VCA.

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 Wells Fargo & Company MN, American Century Companies Inc., Shapiro Capital Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Ameriprise Financial Inc. and OppenheimerFunds Inc.. Company insiders that have sold VCA stock in the last year include Arthur J Antin, John B Chickering Jr, Josh Drake and Neil Tauber. View Insider Buying and Selling for VCA.

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 BlackRock Inc., Pentwater Capital Management LP, Bank of America Corp DE, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Gabelli Funds LLC, Airain ltd and Tudor Investment Corp ET AL. View Insider Buying and Selling for VCA.

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 $91.85.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: $89.00 (3.10% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/17/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$93.00LowView Rating Details
2/16/2017Benchmark Co.DowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
1/26/2017CL KingDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/9/2017William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
1/11/2017Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$76.00 -> $93.00N/AView Rating Details
1/10/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
9/29/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/28/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$68.00 -> $75.00N/AView Rating Details
7/15/2015Cleveland ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$63.00N/AView Rating Details
5/28/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetBuy$60.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
Earnings by Quarter for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
Earnings History by Quarter for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.76$0.73$679.92 million$678.25 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q416$0.60$0.58$642.28 million$643.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.81$0.79$667.13 million$659.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.82$0.87$637.18 million$653.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.61$0.66$556.03 million$563.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.45$0.50$532.85 million$533.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.67$0.68$554.21 million$551.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.65$0.70$538.06 million$548.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.50$0.50$498.50 million$499.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.37$0.37$474.54 million$479.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.52$0.56$493.35 million$499.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.54$0.55$491.19 million$489.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.42$0.42$456.11 million$449.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.45$0.45$464.90 million$464.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.45$0.50$469.81 million$465.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.37$0.40$432.76 million$438.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.24$0.24$416.78 million$418.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.36$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.45$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.32$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.25$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.38$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.44$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.35$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.21$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.23
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.72$0.75$0.74
Q2 20173$0.93$0.99$0.95
Q3 20173$0.86$0.89$0.88
Q4 20173$0.64$0.69$0.66
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.95%
Insider Trades by Quarter for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/16/2016Arthur J AntinCOOSell34,000$69.03$2,347,020.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016John B Chickering JrDirectorSell2,302$70.85$163,096.70View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Josh DrakeInsiderSell2,091$66.05$138,110.55View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Neil TauberVPSell50,000$64.24$3,212,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016Arthur J AntinCOOSell200,000$64.04$12,808,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2015Josh DrakeinsiderSell14,561$56.36$820,657.96View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Josh DrakeInsiderSell2,199$33.87$74,480.13View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Frank ReddickDirectorSell10,000$30.32$303,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Josh DrakeInsiderSell13,852$30.33$420,131.16View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Arthur AntinCOOSell55,000$29.11$1,601,050.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Neil TauberVPSell50,000$29.09$1,454,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Robert AntinCEOSell97,500$29.17$2,844,075.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Tomas FullerCFOSell47,500$28.91$1,373,225.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Arthur AntinCOOSell55,000$28.69$1,577,950.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Neil TauberVPSell50,000$28.68$1,434,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Robert AntinCEOSell97,500$28.68$2,796,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Tomas FullerCFOSell47,500$28.68$1,362,300.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Josh DrakeInsiderSell7,802$28.80$224,697.60View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013John B Chickering JrDirectorSell1,625$24.67$40,088.75View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Frank ReddickDirectorSell6,673$24.91$166,224.43View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
Latest Headlines for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
DateHeadline logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 22 at 8:06 AM logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $735.75 Million - May 6 at 7:32 AM logo Analysts Expect VCA Inc (WOOF) to Post $0.94 EPS - May 5 at 12:25 AM logoPaws Firmly Planted for Growth in Multibillion-dollar Pet Health Market - May 3 at 9:41 AM logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Very Likely to Affect VCA (WOOF) Stock Price - May 2 at 11:06 AM logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - May 2 at 9:40 AM logoSomewhat Negative News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect VCA (WOOF) Share Price - April 29 at 7:48 AM logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.03 EPS - April 28 at 4:46 PM logoVCA Inc. Earnings Advance 11% In Q1 - April 28 at 2:00 AM logoVCA Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - April 28 at 2:00 AM logoVCA misses Street 1Q forecasts - April 28 at 2:00 AM logoVCA (WOOF) Given Media Sentiment Score of -0.02 - April 26 at 8:18 AM logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - April 25 at 1:20 PM logoSomewhat Critical News Coverage Very Likely to Impact VCA (WOOF) Stock Price - April 23 at 11:49 AM logoVCA Inc (WOOF) to Release Earnings on Tuesday - April 23 at 7:20 AM logoVCA (WOOF) Getting Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 17 at 8:26 AM logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $672.38 Million - April 15 at 7:34 AM logo$0.75 Earnings Per Share Expected for VCA Inc (WOOF) This Quarter - April 14 at 12:22 AM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Unlikely to Effect VCA (WOOF) Share Price - April 13 at 1:10 PM logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - March 30 at 1:25 PM logoCamp Bow Wow Displays One of its Strongest Years of Growth at Close of 2016 and Propels its Successes into 2017 - March 29 at 9:33 AM logoVCA INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders - March 28 at 11:35 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades VCA Inc (WOOF) to "Hold" - March 25 at 7:29 AM logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Receives “Hold” Rating from Jefferies Group LLC - March 17 at 5:42 PM logoVCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center of Arizona Creates Innovative Prosthetic Device Using 3D Printer - March 16 at 7:34 AM logoVCA INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events - March 13 at 8:14 PM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Files Class Action Suit Against VCA Inc. - March 8 at 1:14 AM logoVCA INC Financials - March 4 at 8:41 PM logoVCA INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - February 28 at 8:24 PM logoAnimal Specialty Center Introduces TrueBeam™ Radiotherapy System for Pet Cancer Treatment - February 24 at 12:12 AM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces ... - PR Newswire (press release) - February 17 at 7:40 AM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces an Investigation of VCA Inc. - WOOF - February 17 at 7:40 AM logoVCA Animal Hospitals Offers Free Boarding for Pets Affected by Oroville Dam Evacuations in Northern California - February 14 at 7:05 AM logoVCA Inc. Bottom Line Climbs 16% In Q4 - Nasdaq - February 11 at 6:20 AM logoQ4 2016 VCA Inc Earnings Release - 08:00 am ET - February 10 at 6:38 AM logoVCA Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results - February 10 at 6:38 AM logo8:02 am VCA misses by $0.02, reports revs in-line; not providing guidance due to pending acquisition by Mars - February 10 at 6:38 AM logoVCA INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 10 at 6:38 AM logoVCA misses Street 4Q forecasts - February 10 at 6:38 AM logoVCA INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 9 at 6:44 AM logoWeissLaw LLP: VCA, Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best ... - PR Newswire (press release) - January 19 at 3:58 PM logoWeissLaw LLP: VCA, Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of WOOF Shareholders - January 19 at 8:01 AM logoVCA SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of VCA Inc. (WOOF) Over the ... - PR Newswire (press release) - January 13 at 8:24 PM


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