FY2018 Earnings Forecast for Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO) Issued By William Blair

Postado Novembro 01, 2017

According to Patterson Companies, Inc.'s latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 90.06%. The firm owned 246,086 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 24,612 shares during the period.

Insider Trading Activity for Patterson Companies, Inc. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its stake in Patterson Companies by 25.8% in the 1st quarter. Finally, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Patterson Companies during the 3rd quarter valued at about $900,000. Ltd. now owns 15,978 shares of the company's stock valued at $618,000 after buying an additional 4,400 shares in the last quarter. The company's previous year sales total was 1.42 Million. Finally, CWM LLC boosted its stake in shares of Patterson Cos.by 43,314.0% in the second quarter. Shapiro Capital Management LLC now owns 1,539,410 shares of the company's stock valued at $72,275,000 after purchasing an additional 105,950 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 88.90% of the company's stock.

The most recent open market insider trade was Automatic Sell of 750 shares on a day where the closing price was 36.73. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 142,585. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $38.40 and a 200-day moving average price of $41.80. Over the past twelve months, Patterson Companies, Inc.

Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO) has the market capitalization of $3.74 Billion.

Patterson Companies (NASDAQ:PDCO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 24th.

Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.44/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.44/Share by a difference of $0.

Patterson Cos. had a net margin of 3.52% and a return on equity of 17.42%. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.56. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.51 EPS. The company's revenue was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Patterson Companies, Inc.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 13th were issued a $0.26 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, October 12th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.01%. Patterson Companies's dividend payout ratio is 60.47%. Piper Jaffray Companies began coverage on Patterson Companies in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $48.40. BidaskClub cut Patterson Companies from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Saturday, July 8th.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for Patterson Companies, Inc.is Hold, according to the average of 12 analyst scores. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $41.64.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. If you are viewing this news story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright and trademark law. Commonwealth Bank of Australia grew its position in Patterson Companies by 15.9% in the 2nd quarter. "(PDCO)" was published by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. The legal version of this piece can be read at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/31/heartland-advisors-inc-grows-stake-in-patterson-companies-inc-pdco.html. The company has Beta Value of 0.98 and ATR value of 0.87. The Company operates through three segments: dental, animal health and corporate.