Henry Schein (HSIC) has an average broker rating of 2, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 10 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 5 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. Nevertheless, the majority of 5 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 4, which is also a Sell.
Henry Schein (HSIC) : The most positive equity analysts on Henry Schein (HSIC) expects the shares to touch $198, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $155 in the short term. The company is covered by 6 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $178.33 with an expected fluctuation of $14.22 from the mean.
Henry Schein (NASDAQ:HSIC): After opening at $159.15, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $159.15 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $163.33 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $162.77 for the day, a gain of 2.11% for the day session. The total traded volume was 495,254. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $159.41.
Henry Schein, Inc. provides health care products and services to office-based dental animal health and medical practitioners. The Company operates its business through two segments: health care distribution and technology and value-added services. The health care distribution segment distributes consumable products, laboratory products, equipment repair services, branded and generic pharmaceuticals, vaccines, surgical products, diagnostic tests, infection-control products and vitamins, among others. The Companys global technology and value-added services segment provides software, technology and other value-added services to health care practitioners. Its offerings include practice management software systems for dental and medical practitioners and animal health clinics. Its value-added practice solutions include financial services on a non-recourse basis, e-services, practice technology, network and hardware services, as well as continuing education services for practitioners.