CNA Financial Corp Purchases Shares of 2,600 VCA Inc. (WOOF)

CNA Financial Corp purchased a new stake in shares of VCA Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 2,600 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $238,000.

Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its stake in shares of VCA by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 12,012 shares of the company’s stock worth $825,000 after buying an additional 51 shares during the period. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of VCA by 1.0% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 11,809 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,081,000 after buying an additional 120 shares during the period. Brown Advisory Inc. boosted its stake in shares of VCA by 6.4% in the fourth quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 3,455 shares of the company’s stock worth $237,000 after buying an additional 209 shares during the period. State Treasurer State of Michigan boosted its stake in shares of VCA by 0.9% in the first quarter. State Treasurer State of Michigan now owns 33,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,020,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. Finally, Advantus Capital Management Inc boosted its stake in shares of VCA by 3.1% in the first quarter. Advantus Capital Management Inc now owns 10,401 shares of the company’s stock worth $952,000 after buying an additional 317 shares during the period. 73.93% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)

VCA Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF) traded down 0.06% on Friday, reaching $92.40. 186,397 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $92.09 and its 200 day moving average price is $87.29. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.51 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.40 and a beta of 0.99. VCA Inc. has a 1-year low of $59.51 and a 1-year high of $92.87.

VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 27th. The company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.03. VCA had a net margin of 8.13% and a return on equity of 15.61%. The company had revenue of $678.25 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $679.92 million. On average, analysts expect that VCA Inc. will post $3.10 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of VCA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $93.00 price target on shares of VCA in a research report on Friday, March 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of VCA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, March 25th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $86.60.

VCA Company Profile

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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