News stories about VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. VCA earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.5565800501738 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
VCA (WOOF) traded up $0.01 on Thursday, hitting $92.99. 2,014 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,104,858. The company has a quick ratio of 0.83, a current ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78. VCA has a 12-month low of $59.51 and a 12-month high of $93.00.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of VCA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. VCA presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $92.60.
VCA Inc is an animal healthcare company operating in the United States and Canada. The Company operates through five segments: animal hospitals (Animal Hospital), veterinary diagnostic laboratories (Laboratory), veterinary medical technology (Medical Technology), Vetstreet and Camp Bow Wow Franchising, Inc (Camp Bow Wow).
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