VCA Inc (WOOF) reported quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, Jul-27-2016. The company said it had a profit of $0.87 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.05. Analysts had a consensus of $0.82. The company posted revenue of $653.49 million in the period, 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 opened for trading at $69.78 and hit $71.47 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $71.09, with a gain of 2.55% or 1.77 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 10,82,275 shares. Company has a market cap of $5,746 M.
In a different news, on Jun 10, 2016, Josh Drake (President, Antech Diagnostics) sold 2,091 shares at $66.05 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 24, 2016, Neil Tauber (Senior VP) sold 50,000 shares at $64.17 per share price. On May 20, 2016, Arthur J Antin (COO & Senior VP) sold 200,000 shares at $64.04 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
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.