Heska Corp (NASDAQ:HSKA) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has issued a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $105.50.
HSKA has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Sidoti upgraded shares of Heska from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $94.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Aegis reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Heska in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. Raymond James Financial restated a “buy” rating on shares of Heska in a research note on Monday, December 4th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Heska from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. Finally, B. Riley restated a “hold” rating and issued a $96.50 price objective on shares of Heska in a research note on Friday, October 27th.
In other news, insider Michael J. Mcginley sold 7,826 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $87.14, for a total value of $681,957.64. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 106,771 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,304,024.94. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Corporate insiders own 14.70% of the company’s stock.
Heska (NASDAQ:HSKA) traded down $2.16 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $58.36. 110,700 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 79,852. The firm has a market cap of $420.48, a PE ratio of 30.72, a P/E/G ratio of 1.57 and a beta of 0.67. Heska has a 1 year low of $56.59 and a 1 year high of $115.00.
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Heska Company Profile
Heska Corporation sells veterinary diagnostic and specialty products. The Company operates through two segments: Core Companion Animal Health (CCA) and Other Vaccines, Pharmaceuticals and Products (OVP). The CCA segment includes, primarily for canine and feline use, blood testing instruments and supplies, digital imaging products, software and services, local and cloud-based data services, allergy testing and immunotherapy, and single use offerings, such as in-clinic diagnostic tests and heartworm preventive products.
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