Century Capital Management LLC trimmed its holdings in VCA Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF) by 4.6% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 36,027 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,724 shares during the period. Century Capital Management LLC’s holdings in VCA were worth $3,326,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Meeder Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of VCA in the first quarter valued at approximately $163,000. RBF Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of VCA in the first quarter valued at approximately $201,000. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of VCA in the second quarter valued at approximately $217,000. CNA Financial Corp acquired a new stake in shares of VCA in the first quarter valued at approximately $238,000. Finally, HL Financial Services LLC acquired a new stake in shares of VCA in the first quarter valued at approximately $244,000. Institutional investors own 78.04% of the company’s stock.

Shares of VCA Inc. (WOOF) traded up 0.01% on Friday, reaching $92.98. 1,368,665 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm has a market cap of $7.56 billion, a P/E ratio of 34.94 and a beta of 1.01. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $92.66 and its 200 day moving average price is $92.04. VCA Inc. has a one year low of $59.51 and a one year high of $93.00.

VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $743.13 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $735.75 million. VCA had a net margin of 8.00% and a return on equity of 15.54%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.87 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that VCA Inc. will post $3.20 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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WOOF has been the subject of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of VCA from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of VCA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $104.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and set a $93.00 price objective on shares of VCA in a research report on Friday, July 14th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $92.17.

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).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for VCA (NASDAQ:WOOF)

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