VCA Inc (WOOF) : Advisory Services Network scooped up 515 additional shares in VCA Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 7, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 15,509 shares of VCA Inc which is valued at $1,087,336.VCA Inc makes up approximately 0.21% of Advisory Services Network’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , First Mercantile Trust Co reduced its stake in WOOF by selling 6,711 shares or 35.51% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 12,189 shares of WOOF which is valued at $854,571. VCA Inc makes up approx 0.11% of First Mercantile Trust Co’s portfolio.Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa boosted its stake in WOOF in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 677 additional shares and now holds a total of 64,597 shares of VCA Inc which is valued at $4,478,510. VCA Inc makes up approx 0.02% of Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa’s portfolio. Telemus Capital added WOOF to its portfolio by purchasing 23,512 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,630,087. VCA Inc makes up approx 0.18% of Telemus Capital’s portfolio.Independent Portfolio Consultants reduced its stake in WOOF by selling 5,230 shares or 34.75% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,820 shares of WOOF which is valued at $680,821. VCA Inc makes up approx 0.21% of Independent Portfolio Consultants’s portfolio. Washington Trust Bank added WOOF to its portfolio by purchasing 19 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,317.
VCA Inc opened for trading at $69.57 and hit $70.19 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $70.11, with a gain of 1.02% or 0.71 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 6,69,342 shares. Company has a market cap of $5,670 M.
On the company’s financial health, VCA Inc reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05 according to the earnings call on Jul 27, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.82. The company had revenue of $653.49 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $637.18 million. The company’s revenue was up 19.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.70 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on VCA Inc. VCA Inc was Resumed by BofA/Merrill to “Buy” on Sep 29, 2016.
VCA Inc. is a national animal healthcare company operating in the United States and Canada. The Company operates in two segments: animal hospital and laboratory. The Company provides veterinary services and diagnostic testing to support veterinary care and also sells diagnostic imaging equipment and other medical technology products and related services to the veterinary market. The Company provides communication marketing solutions and other services to the veterinary community. The Company’s animal hospital offer general medical and surgical services pharmaceutical products and performs pet wellness programs. The Company’s communication and marketing solutions business provides services to veterinary practices pharmaceutical manufacturers and the pet owning community. The Company’s network of veterinary diagnostic laboratories provides sophisticated testing and consulting services.