Analyst Ratings for VCA Inc. (WOOF)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Hold has been given to VCA Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for WOOF last month.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

WOOF was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 93, implying a possible profit of 0.43 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 93, implying a possible loss of 0.43 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.06 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.08 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

WOOF has an estimated earnings growth rate of 24.01 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. WOOF has a PEG ratio of 1.48.

In the last 52-weeks, WOOF has achieved a high of 92.87 and a low of 59.51. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 55.6 percent, and 0.29 percent lower than its 52-week high. WOOF has a P/E ratio of 35.48. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WOOF value stock report compares WOOF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of WOOF is $7.53 billion. WOOF is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.