VCA (WOOF) : 5 investment research analysts covering VCA (WOOF) have an average price target of $72.6 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $80 and the lowest target is $62 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $7.16 of the average price.
VCA (WOOF) : The consensus on VCA (WOOF) based on 6 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.67, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 2 which endorses a Buy on the stock. However, 3 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 2 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 1 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.
Also, Brokerage firm Jefferies maintains its rating on VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF). As per the latest information, the brokerage house raises the price target to $69 per share from a prior target of $56. The shares have been rated Hold. The rating by the firm was issued on July 28, 2016.
VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $70.56 and $70.25 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $70.92. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $70.84, notching a gain of 0.04% for the day. The total traded volume was 344,303 . The stock had closed at $70.81 on the previous day.
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 Companys animal hospital offer general medical and surgical services pharmaceutical products and performs pet wellness programs. The Companys communication and marketing solutions business provides services to veterinary practices pharmaceutical manufacturers and the pet owning community. The Companys network of veterinary diagnostic laboratories provides sophisticated testing and consulting services.