VCA Company Profile (NASDAQ:WOOF)

About VCA

VCA logoVCA 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
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $90.91
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $90.22
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $73.00
  • 52-Week Range: $81,810,000.00 - $50.67
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.54
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.41
  • P/E Growth: 2.32
  • Market Cap: $7.44B
  • Outstanding Shares: 81,810,000
  • Beta: 1.03
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 8.31%
  • Return on Equity: 16.03%
  • Return on Assets: 7.61%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.83%
  • Current Ratio: 0.95%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.75%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $79.60 (12.51% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/16/2017Benchmark Co.DowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
1/26/2017CL KingDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
1/9/2017William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
1/11/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$76.00 -> $93.00View Rating Details
1/10/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> Market PerformView Rating Details
10/28/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$69.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
9/29/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/28/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$68.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
7/15/2015Cleveland ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$63.00View Rating Details
5/28/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetBuy$60.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/25/2017        
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.26 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.58 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.58$0.63$0.61
Q2 20165$0.79$0.85$0.81
Q3 20164$0.70$0.83$0.77
Q4 20164$0.56$0.61$0.59
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)

Dividends

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.95%
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoAnimal Specialty Center Introduces TrueBeam™ Radiotherapy System for Pet Cancer Treatment (NASDAQ:WOOF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 12:12 AM
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theusacommerce.com - February 19 at 8:09 AM
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theusacommerce.com - February 17 at 7:40 AM
prnewswire.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NASDAQ:WOOF)
www.prnewswire.com - February 17 at 7:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces an Investigation of VCA Inc. - WOOF (NASDAQ:WOOF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:40 AM
News IconImpact of Brokerage Rating on VCA Inc.(WOOF) - Morning Outlook (NASDAQ:WOOF)
www.morningoutlook.com - February 15 at 6:51 AM
capitalcube.com logoVCA, Inc. :WOOF-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 13, 2017 (NASDAQ:WOOF)
www.capitalcube.com - February 14 at 7:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVCA Animal Hospitals Offers Free Boarding for Pets Affected by Oroville Dam Evacuations in Northern California (NASDAQ:WOOF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 7:05 AM
News IconVCA Inc (WOOF) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $-0.02 EPS - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:WOOF)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 11 at 6:20 AM
nasdaq.com logoVCA Inc. Bottom Line Climbs 16% In Q4 - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:WOOF)
www.nasdaq.com - February 11 at 6:20 AM
News IconLookout for Price Target? CIT Group Inc. (CIT), VCA Inc. (WOOF) - StockNewsJournal (NASDAQ:WOOF)
stocknewsjournal.com - February 11 at 6:20 AM
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www.highlandmirror.com - February 11 at 6:20 AM
capitalcube.com logoVCA, Inc. :WOOF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 10, 2017 (NASDAQ:WOOF)
www.capitalcube.com - February 11 at 6:20 AM
4-traders.com logoVCA INC : Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:WOOF)
www.4-traders.com - February 10 at 6:38 AM
News IconVCA (NASDAQ:WOOF) 4Q16 Profit Up 16%; Misses Street View (NASDAQ:WOOF)
stockmarketdaily.co - February 10 at 6:38 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 VCA Inc Earnings Release - 08:00 am ET (NASDAQ:WOOF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 10 at 6:38 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoVCA Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:WOOF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 10 at 6:38 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo8:02 am VCA misses by $0.02, reports revs in-line; not providing guidance due to pending acquisition by Mars (NASDAQ:WOOF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 10 at 6:38 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoVCA INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:WOOF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 10 at 6:38 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoVCA misses Street 4Q forecasts (NASDAQ:WOOF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 10 at 6:38 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoVCA INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:WOOF)
biz.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:44 AM
4-traders.com logoVCA : Research Reports Initiation on Personal Services Stocks -- H&R Block, Weight Watchers, Service Corp., and VCA Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF)
www.4-traders.com - February 4 at 6:19 AM
News IconCentury Capital Management LLC Has Cut Its Vca INC (WOOF) Holding by $3.07 Million as Market Valuation Rose (NASDAQ:WOOF)
randolphguide.com - February 3 at 6:47 AM
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www.highlandmirror.com - February 2 at 6:49 AM
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stocknewsjournal.com - February 2 at 6:49 AM
News IconTygh Capital Management INC Trimmed Vca Antech INC (WOOF) Stake by $3.65 Million (NASDAQ:WOOF)
randolphguide.com - January 31 at 8:08 AM
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wsbeacon.com - January 26 at 2:58 AM
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wsbeacon.com - January 26 at 2:58 AM
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theusacommerce.com - January 26 at 2:58 AM
News IconAcquisition of VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF) under Investigation for Investors (NASDAQ:WOOF)
www.groundreport.com - January 25 at 9:57 PM
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aikenadvocate.com - January 24 at 3:29 PM
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theusacommerce.com - January 24 at 3:29 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 24 at 3:29 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 19 at 9:01 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 19 at 3:58 PM
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istreetwire.com - January 19 at 3:58 PM
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www.prnewswire.com - January 19 at 3:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeissLaw LLP: VCA, Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of WOOF Shareholders (NASDAQ:WOOF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 8:01 AM
News IconThe Technical Case for and Against VCA Inc. (WOOF) - The USA Commerce (NASDAQ:WOOF)
theusacommerce.com - January 17 at 8:58 PM
prnewswire.com logoVCA SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of VCA Inc. (WOOF) Over the ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NASDAQ:WOOF)
www.prnewswire.com - January 13 at 8:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVCA SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of VCA Inc. (WOOF) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to Mars, Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 13 at 8:24 PM
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newburghpress.com - January 13 at 3:22 PM
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News IconRSI Points to Potential Overbought Range For VCA Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:WOOF)
wsbeacon.com - January 13 at 6:37 AM
News IconAnalyst Issues Short Term Price Target on VCA Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF) - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:WOOF)
www.highlandmirror.com - January 13 at 6:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Concerning Whether the Sale of VCA Inc. to Mars Inc. for $93 Per Share is Fair to Shareholders (NASDAQ:WOOF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 13 at 6:37 AM

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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 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for VCA's stock. Their predictions range from $60.00 to $93.00. On average, they anticipate VCA's stock price to reach $79.60 in the next twelve months.

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 investors 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 $90.98.

VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF) Chart for Sunday, February, 26, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)

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Earnings by Quarter for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)

Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff