VCA Antech (WOOF) to Release Earnings on Thursday
VCA Antech (NASDAQ:WOOF) is set to release its Q313 earnings data on Thursday, October 24th. Analysts expect VCA Antech to post earnings of $0.45 per share and revenue of $464.90 million for the quarter.
VCA Antech (NASDAQ:WOOF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 25th. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $465.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $469.81 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.41 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis.
VCA Antech (NASDAQ:WOOF) traded down 0.83% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $27.63. The stock had a trading volume of 97,814 shares. VCA Antech has a 52 week low of $18.42 and a 52 week high of $29.58. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $28.32 and a 200-day moving average of $25.42. The company has a market cap of $2.449 billion and a P/E ratio of 51.98.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of VCA Antech from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday, August 6th. They now have a $30.80 price target on the stock. Analysts at Piper Jaffray Cos. upgraded shares of VCA Antech from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note to investors on Friday, July 26th. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $22.00. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $32.97.
VCA Antech, Inc is a national animal healthcare company operating in the United States and Canada. The Company provides veterinary services and diagnostic testing to support veterinary cares.
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