Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [NASDAQ: WOOF] gained 1.82% on the last trading session, reaching $24.09 price per share at the time. The company report on June 9, 2021 that Petco to Present at the Baird 2021 Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference.
Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. (the “Company” or “Petco”) (NASDAQ: WOOF) announced that the Company will present virtually at the Baird 2021 Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time. The live audio webcast and presentation will be available via the Company’s investor relations page (https://ir.petco.com/investor-relations). A replay of the webcast will be archived on the Company’s website through June 24, 2021.
About Petco, The Health + Wellness Co.Petco is a category-defining health and wellness company focused on improving the lives of pets, pet parents and our own Petco partners. Since our founding in 1965, we’ve been striving to set new standards in pet care, delivering comprehensive wellness solutions through our products and services, and creating communities that deepen the pet-pet parent bond. We operate more than 1,500 Petco locations across the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico, including a growing network of 137 in-store veterinary hospitals, and offer a complete resource for pet health and wellness online and on the Petco app. In tandem with Petco Love (formerly the Petco Foundation), an independent nonprofit organization, we work with and support thousands of local animal welfare groups across the country and, through in-store adoption events, we’ve helped find homes for more than 6.5 million animals.
Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. represents 264.21 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $5.41 billion with the latest information. WOOF stock price has been found in the range of $23.24 to $24.50.
If compared to the average trading volume of 2.41M shares, WOOF reached a trading volume of 5147201 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for WOOF shares is $27.80 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on WOOF stock is a recommendation set at 2.30. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Citigroup have made an estimate for Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on June 02, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Credit Suisse raised their target price to Neutral. The new note on the price target was released on May 19, 2021, representing the official price target for Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $28, while BofA Securities analysts kept a Buy rating on WOOF stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. is set at 1.15, with the Price to Sales ratio for WOOF stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.10. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.05, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.78.
Trading performance analysis for WOOF stock
Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 5.20.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for WOOF stock in for the last two-week period is set at 53.75, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 57.19, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 52.35 for Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 23.43, while it was recorded at 22.75 for the last single week of trading.
Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF] shares currently have an operating margin of +3.95 and a Gross Margin at +42.80. Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -0.54.
Return on Total Capital for WOOF is now 3.77, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -0.54. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -2.01, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.40. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 145.09. Additionally, WOOF Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 59.20, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 46.03. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 132.50, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 54.06.
Receivables Turnover for the company is 115.58 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.75.Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.30 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.
Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for WOOF. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. go to 42.70%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF]
There are presently around $2,958 million, or 55.00% of WOOF stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of WOOF stocks are: CANADA PENSION PLAN INVESTMENT BOARD with ownership of 70,127,353, which is approximately New of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 4,722,044 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $113.75 million in WOOF stocks shares; and NUVEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC, currently with $109.12 million in WOOF stock with ownership of nearly New of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 131 institutional holders increased their position in Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [NASDAQ:WOOF] by around 122,781,053 shares. Additionally, 0 investors decreased positions by around 0 shares, while 0 investors held positions by with 0 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 122,781,053 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. WOOF stock had 131 new institutional investments in for a total of 122,781,053 shares, while 0 institutional investors sold positions of 0 shares during the same period.