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: Veterinary Services
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Facilities
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:WOOF
  • CUSIP: 91819410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $7.53 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 81,267,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $92.44
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $91.47
  • 52 Week Range: $59.51 - $92.87
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.47
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.46
  • 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: 4.92
  • EBIDTA: $513.37 million
  • Net Margins: 8.13%
  • Return on Equity: 15.61%
  • Return on Assets: 7.33%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.83%
  • Current Ratio: 0.93%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.74%
  • Average Volume: 695,948 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 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $678.25 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 twelve-month price objectives for VCA's shares. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $93.00. On average, they anticipate VCA's share price to reach $89.80 in the next year. 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 number 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Investment House LLC, US Bancorp DE, Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Moon Capital Management LLC and Wright Investors Service Inc.. 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 bought 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 ING Groep NV. 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 $92.60.

MarketBeat Community Rating for VCA (NASDAQ WOOF)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  118 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  162 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  280
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 (3.02% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
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 7/25/2015 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)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.95%
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 logoBidaskClub Downgrades VCA Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF) to Sell - July 24 at 11:32 PM logo$735.75 Million in Sales Expected for VCA Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF) This Quarter - July 22 at 12:04 PM logoVCA Charities’ “Pennies for Pets” Campaign Raises Nearly $450,000 for Pets in Need - July 18 at 10:00 AM logoStifel Nicolaus Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for VCA Inc. (WOOF) - July 15 at 7:33 AM logoETFs with exposure to VCA, Inc. : July 13, 2017 - July 14 at 10:02 AM logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 11 at 7:50 AM logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub - July 6 at 3:20 PM logoETFs with exposure to VCA, Inc. : June 30, 2017 - July 1 at 9:08 AM logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Strong-Buy - June 29 at 3:08 PM logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - June 29 at 11:54 AM logoCamp Bow Wow Introduces Public Protector Discount Inspired by Selfless Pet Saving Heroes - June 28 at 3:04 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect VCA Inc. (WOOF) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $735.75 Million - June 25 at 7:30 AM logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.94 Per Share - June 24 at 12:30 AM logoETFs with exposure to VCA, Inc. : June 19, 2017 - June 20 at 9:18 AM logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Upgraded to Buy by BidaskClub - June 17 at 3:32 PM logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 16 at 11:14 AM logoReviewing H&R Block (HRB) and VCA (WOOF) - June 15 at 12:32 PM logoVCA Inc. (WOOF) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest - June 14 at 7:10 AM logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Upgraded at BidAskClub - June 9 at 11:26 PM logoShort Interest in VCA Inc (WOOF) Increases By 6.3% - June 7 at 7:36 AM logoVCA, Inc. :WOOF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 6, 2017 - June 7 at 1:08 AM logoVCA Inc (WOOF) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $735.75 Million - June 1 at 9:52 AM logoCamp Bow Wow Designs New Colorado Headquarters to Amplify Its Dog-Friendly Policy Amid Growth - May 31 at 11:32 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate VCA Inc (WOOF) to Post $0.94 Earnings Per Share - May 30 at 8:12 PM 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



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