VCA Antech PT Raised to $32.00 at Jefferies Group (WOOF)
Investment analysts at Jefferies Group upped their target price on shares of VCA Antech (NASDAQ:WOOF) from $24.00 to $32.00 in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, AR Network reports. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 10.92% from the stock’s previous close.
Shares of VCA Antech (NASDAQ:WOOF) traded down 1.33% on Tuesday, hitting $28.85. The stock had a trading volume of 1,196,202 shares. VCA Antech has a 1-year low of $18.42 and a 1-year high of $29.58. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $28.32 and its 200-day moving average is $25.42. The company has a market cap of $2.592 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 47.93.
VCA Antech (NASDAQ:WOOF) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 24th. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.45. The company had revenue of $464.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $464.90 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that VCA Antech will post $1.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Separately, 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. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $34.11.
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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