Polar Asset Management Partners buys $20,323,858 stake in VCA Inc (WOOF)

VCA Inc (WOOF) : Polar Asset Management Partners scooped up 5,500 additional shares in VCA Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 280,600 shares of VCA Inc which is valued at $20,323,858.VCA Inc makes up approximately 1.67% of Polar Asset Management Partners’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Voya Investment Management boosted its stake in WOOF in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 702,448 additional shares and now holds a total of 748,642 shares of VCA Inc which is valued at $54,224,140. VCA Inc makes up approx 0.13% of Voya Investment Management’s portfolio.Bowen Hanes Co Inc reduced its stake in WOOF by selling 915 shares or 0.3% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 308,340 shares of WOOF which is valued at $22,333,066. VCA Inc makes up approx 1.17% of Bowen Hanes Co Inc’s portfolio.Teachers Advisors Inc boosted its stake in WOOF in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 60,099 additional shares and now holds a total of 381,028 shares of VCA Inc which is valued at $27,597,858. VCA Inc makes up approx 0.05% of Teachers Advisors Inc’s portfolio. Allegis Investment Advisors added WOOF to its portfolio by purchasing 11,138 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $808,507. VCA Inc makes up approx 0.39% of Allegis Investment Advisors’s portfolio. Moors Cabot added WOOF to its portfolio by purchasing 3,600 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $261,324. VCA Inc makes up approx 0.04% of Moors Cabot’s portfolio.

VCA Inc opened for trading at $70.56 and hit $70.92 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $70.84, with a gain of 0.04% or 0.03 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,44,303 shares. Company has a market cap of $5,729 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.

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.

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