Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF] stock Resumed by Citigroup analyst, price target now $31

Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [NASDAQ: WOOF] plunged by -$0.45 during the normal trading session on Tuesday and reaching a high of $21.775 during the day while it closed the day at $21.13. The company report on July 12, 2021 that Petco Appoints Omnichannel Veteran R. Michael Mohan as Lead Independent Director.

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Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: WOOF), a complete partner in pet health and wellness, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed R. Michael (Mike) Mohan as Lead Independent Director.

Mohan joined Petco’s Board of Directors in March 2021 and will continue to serve on its Audit Committee. Mohan is a seasoned retail leader and most recently served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Best Buy Co., Inc. As President and COO, he was responsible for the operations of Best Buy’s U.S. and International businesses and led services, customer experience, category management, merchandising, marketing and supply chain.

The market cap for WOOF stock reached $4.62 billion, with 264.21 million shares outstanding and 54.58 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.74M shares, WOOF reached a trading volume of 1429650 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say 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 $28.38 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 2.10. 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 1.05, with the Price to Sales ratio for WOOF stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.88. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.67, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.80.

WOOF stock trade performance evaluation

Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.33.

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 41.92, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 40.06, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 43.42 for Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 23.22, while it was recorded at 21.18 for the last single week of trading.

Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

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.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF] stock

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 44.70%.

Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [WOOF]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $2,594 million, or 55.20% 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 $99.78 million in WOOF stocks shares; and NUVEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC, currently with $95.71 million in WOOF stock with ownership of nearly New of the company’s market capitalization.

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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 129 institutional holders increased their position in Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. [NASDAQ:WOOF] by around 122,775,889 shares. Additionally, 1 investors decreased positions by around 1,000 shares, while 1 investors held positions by with 3,280 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 122,780,169 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. WOOF stock had 128 new institutional investments in for a total of 122,775,881 shares, while 0 institutional investors sold positions of 0 shares during the same period.

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