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VCA Antech Rating Reiterated by Raymond James
's stock had its "outperform" rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Raymond James in a research report issued on Friday.
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Why a Private Takeover Would Be Good For PetSmart
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VCA's (WOOF) CEO Robert Antin on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the VCA Second Quarter Earnings Review Conference Call.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Activists are shaking up these companies
William Ackman's vow to hammer Herbalife a death blow didn't go anywhere. But that doesn't mean investors can ignore the actions of activists.
Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
'Chicago area firm buys Kohl's building in Palm Coast Palm Coast a " a...
A Chicago area company that specializes in investing in commercial real estate properties apparently likes what it sees in Palm Coast.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Washington Post
PetSmart Shareholder Activism Lures Bulls on Deal Talk: Options
As PetSmart Inc. comes under pressure from activist investors to consider a sale, options traders are moving in to cash in on the buzz.
VCA Antech Stock Rating Upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus
The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. Separately, analysts at GARP Research downgraded shares of VCA Antech from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 4th.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
's M&A Chatter for Tuesday July 22, 2014
The Deal : CIT Group announced Tuesday, that it has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger with the parent company of privately-held OneWest Bank for $3.4 billion in cash and stock.
PetSmart hires bank to study buyback, deal options -sources
PetSmart Inc has hired investment bank JPMorgan Chase & Co to evaluate a range of alternatives, including a leveraged share buyback and a potential deal with private equity, according to people familiar with the matter.
Woman banned from selling, working with animals
The Monterey County District Attorney's Office on Monday joined three other counties in settling a civil case against a woman convicted of animal cruelty for hoarding sick animals and offering some for paid adoptions in Monterey and Sand City.
Will VCA (WOOF) Stock Benefit From This Analyst Upgrade?
Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates VCA INC as a Buy with a ratings score of A. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation: "We rate VCA INC a BUY.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Kent Animal Shelter Urges Pit Bull Parents to Prevent Unwanted...
Primp Your Pit Campaign, funded by PetSmart CharitiesA , will provide $20 spay/neuter surgeries for nearly 6,800 Pit Bull Terrier dogs nationwide.
The Arizona Republic
Phoenix's attempt to curb puppy mills challenged
Phoenix's attempt to quash the market for A puppy-mill dogs has landed the city at the center of a national battle.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
UBS lists six stocks with positive catalysts coming soon
The derivatives research team at UBS lists six companies on which investors should not use an option strategy, as it expects near-term catalysts to drive the stocks higher .
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Why PetSmart (PETM) Stock Is Higher Today
Earlier this month, Jana Partners LLC disclosed it had taken about a 10% stake in the company and said it would seek conversations with PetSmart about strategic options.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Why Colgate-Palmolive is Good for Your Portfolio
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company whose products are marketed in over 200 countries and territories throughout the world.
Shakespeare Animal Fund Receives $5,000 from PetSmart, Inc.
Petsmart, Inc. has donated $5,000 to the Shakespeare Animal Fund, a local non-profit founded to pay emergency veterinarian bills for elderly, disabled, returning Vets and others who need help when their animals are suffering or dying.
A Private Takeover Would Be Good For PetSmart
Currently, PetSmart is leaving long-term growth opportunities on the table in an effort to meet quarterly earnings goals and return cash to shareholders.
Stock Downgrades: Flee PetSmart During Dog Days of Summer
PetSmart could look like a flea-bitten mutt today after getting downgraded by an equity analyst who says its recent stock-price surge has resulted in a stretched valuation, especially in light of heightened competition and reduced profit margins.