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VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF) rose 0.04% during previous trade. Raymond James issued rating on the stock of VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF) in a research note issued to investors on Jan-10-17, the stock received “Downgrade” rating from Strong Buy to Mkt Perform. Additionally Raymond James issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-03-17 the stock was “Upgraded” from Outperform to Strong Buy besides that on Oct-24-16 VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF) was “Initiated” by The Benchmark Company as Buy at $90. Furthermore on Sep-29-16 the stock was “Resumed” by BofA/Merrill as Buy.

VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF) shares ended last trading session at the price of $90.83 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $76.01 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 01/03/17. VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF)’s highest estimates of price target are $93and low forecast is $60 based on the opinion of 9 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 9.71. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 1.38 based on calls of 8 experts, where 6 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 1 suggest the stock a Buy, 1 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 2/9/17 Before Market Open. The company is expected to release $0.6 EPS for current quarter according to 10 analysts whereas the company reported $0.5 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.58 and high estimate of $0.61. For the current year VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF) has set to release EPS of $2.91 as per the sentiments of 12 analysts, however according to 12 analysts, the company expected to release $3.27 EPS for next year.

VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $642.28M according to 9 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $635M and highest revenue estimates are $658.8M. A year ago the company’s sales were $533.72M. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 20.30%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $669.74M, according to the sentiments of 6 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $2.52B revenues, as per the opinion of 11 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $2.51B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $2.53B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $2.81B by 11 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 8.82M shares versus average trading capacity of 1.43M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $9.45B along with 81.14M outstanding shares. VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF) shares were trading -0.22% below from the 52-week high price mark of $91.03 and +106.43% above from the 52-week price bottom of $44. However the company observed 52 week high price on 01/10/17 and witnessed 52 week low price on 01/20/16. The company’s price sits 39.58% above from its 50-day moving average of $67.38 and 37.10% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $67.99. VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 3.06, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 5.12. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 101.08. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 31.08.