Zacks Rating on Patterson Companies (PDCO)

Patterson Companies (PDCO) : 6 analysts are covering Patterson Companies (PDCO) and their average rating on the stock is 2.33, which is read as a Buy. 2 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 4, which recommends a Sell affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 4 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Patterson Companies (PDCO) : The consensus price target for Patterson Companies (PDCO) is $55.25 for the short term with a standard deviation of $6.85. The most optimist securities analyst among the 4 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $65, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $50.


Shares of Patterson Companies, Inc. appreciated by 1.72% during the last five trading days but lost 5.36% on a 4-week basis. Patterson Companies, Inc. is up 2.17% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 5%. Patterson Companies (NASDAQ:PDCO): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $47.15 with an intraday high of $47.586. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $46.75. However, the stock managed to close at $46.75, a loss of 0.36% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $46.92. The total traded volume of the day was 1,430,572 shares.

Patterson Companies, Inc. is a distributor serving the dental, veterinary and rehabilitation supply markets. The Company operates through three segments: dental supply, veterinary supply and rehabilitation supply. The Companys dental supply segment provides consumable products (including x-ray film, restorative materials, hand instruments and sterilization products); basic and advanced technology dental equipment; practice management and clinical software; patient education systems, and office forms and stationery. The Companys veterinary supply segment distributes veterinary supplies to companion-pet (dogs, cats and other common household pets), equine and large animal veterinarians and veterinary clinics, public and private institutions and shelters across the United States and in the United Kingdom. The rehabilitation supply segment distributes rehabilitation medical supplies and equipment.

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