VCA Company Profile (NASDAQ:WOOF)

About VCA (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: Veterinary Services
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Facilities
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:WOOF
  • CUSIP: 91819410
  • Web: www.vca.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $7.51323 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 81,267,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $92.43
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $91.00
  • 52 Week Range: $59.51 - $92.87
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.42
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.75
  • P/E Growth: 2.76
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.63 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.86
  • Book Value: $18.82 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.91
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $513.37 million
  • Net Margins: 8.13%
  • Return on Equity: 15.61%
  • Return on Assets: 7.33%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.83%
  • Current Ratio: 0.93%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.74%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 703,187 shs.
  • Beta: 1.01
  • Short Ratio: 2.32
 
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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.03. The firm earned $678.25 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $679.92 million. VCA had a return on equity of 15.61% and a net margin of 8.13%. View VCA's Earnings History.

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

8 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for VCA's shares. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $93.00. On average, they anticipate VCA's stock price to reach $89.80 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for VCA.

Who are some of VCA's key competitors?

Who are VCA's key executives?

VCA's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert L. Antin, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Tomas W. Fuller, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Secretary
  • Josh Drake, President - Antech Diagnostics
  • Arthur J. Antin, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Neil Tauber, Senior Vice President - Development
  • John M. Baumer, Independent Director
  • John B. Chickering Jr., Independent Director
  • John A. Heil, Independent Director
  • Frank Reddick III, Independent Director

Who owns VCA stock?

VCA's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.45%), Chicago Capital Management LLC (0.37%), Longfellow Investment Management Co. LLC (0.16%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.14%), Havens Advisors LLC (0.11%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.06%). 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 Investment House LLC, US Bancorp DE, Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Moon Capital Management LLC, Wright Investors Service Inc. and KAMES CAPITAL plc. Company insiders that have sold VCA stock in the last year include Arthur J Antin and John B Chickering Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for VCA.

Who bought VCA stock? Who is buying VCA stock?

VCA's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Longfellow Investment Management Co. LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Exane Asset Management, Bank of Montreal Can and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. 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.

What is VCA's stock price today?

One share of VCA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $92.45.


MarketBeat Community Rating for VCA (NASDAQ WOOF)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  118 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  161 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  279
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about VCA 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 VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.13)
Consensus Price Target: $89.80 (2.87% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/14/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$93.00LowView Rating Details
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 GroupDowngradeOutperform -> 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 CorporationReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

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)

Estimates

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)

Dividends

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 74.27%
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
Latest Headlines for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logo$735.75 Million in Sales Expected for VCA Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 12:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVCA Charities’ “Pennies for Pets” Campaign Raises Nearly $450,000 for Pets in Need
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 10:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoStifel Nicolaus Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for VCA Inc. (WOOF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 7:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to VCA, Inc. : July 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 10:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 7:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 6 at 3:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to VCA, Inc. : June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 1 at 9:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Strong-Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 3:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 11:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCamp Bow Wow Introduces Public Protector Discount Inspired by Selfless Pet Saving Heroes
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 3:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect VCA Inc. (WOOF) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $735.75 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 7:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.94 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 24 at 12:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to VCA, Inc. : June 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 9:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Upgraded to Buy by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 3:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 11:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing H&R Block (HRB) and VCA (WOOF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 12:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 14 at 7:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Upgraded at BidAskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 11:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in VCA Inc (WOOF) Increases By 6.3%
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 7:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVCA, Inc. :WOOF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 7 at 1:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $735.75 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 9:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCamp Bow Wow Designs New Colorado Headquarters to Amplify Its Dog-Friendly Policy Amid Growth
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 11:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate VCA Inc (WOOF) to Post $0.94 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 8:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 8:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $735.75 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 7:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect VCA Inc (WOOF) to Post $0.94 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 12:25 AM
bizjournals.com logoPaws Firmly Planted for Growth in Multibillion-dollar Pet Health Market
www.bizjournals.com - May 3 at 9:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Very Likely to Affect VCA (WOOF) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 11:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Negative News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect VCA (WOOF) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 7:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.03 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 4:46 PM
rttnews.com logoVCA Inc. Earnings Advance 11% In Q1
www.rttnews.com - April 28 at 2:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVCA Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 2:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVCA misses Street 1Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 2:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA (WOOF) Given Media Sentiment Score of -0.02
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 8:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 1:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Critical News Coverage Very Likely to Impact VCA (WOOF) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 11:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc (WOOF) to Release Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 7:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA (WOOF) Getting Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 8:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $672.38 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 7:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.75 Earnings Per Share Expected for VCA Inc (WOOF) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 12:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Unlikely to Effect VCA (WOOF) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 1:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 1:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCamp Bow Wow Displays One of its Strongest Years of Growth at Close of 2016 and Propels its Successes into 2017
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 9:33 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoVCA INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
biz.yahoo.com - March 28 at 11:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades VCA Inc (WOOF) to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 7:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Receives “Hold” Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 5:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center of Arizona Creates Innovative Prosthetic Device Using 3D Printer
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 7:34 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoVCA INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
biz.yahoo.com - March 13 at 8:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Files Class Action Suit Against VCA Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 1:14 AM

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