Analyzing the Financial Health of Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO)

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. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. now owns 2,300 shares of the company's stock valued at $104,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the last quarter. The share last price represents downtick move of -25.46% in value from company's 52-Week high price and shows 2.20% above change in value from its 52-Week low price. The firm has a market cap of $3.43 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.34 and a beta of 0.97.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for Patterson Companies, Hold, according to the average of 12 analyst scores. (PDCO). A frequently used tool among technical stock analysts is the moving average.

Shares of Patterson Companies, Inc. PDCO now has a profit margin of 2.90%. There were 45 sold out positions, amounting to 1.67 million shares. Institutions are now holders of 92.10% of the shares. Finally, BidaskClub cut Patterson Companies from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Patterson Companies, Inc.'s 50-day moving average is $38.40 and its 200-day moving average is $41.80. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

9 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Nov 20, 2017- Nov 24, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 1349.37 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 1360.4 million and 1342.6 million respectively. For example, we can find out a public company's profit margin, which lets us know how much of a company's net sales revenue was retained as earnings - which we calculate by dividing net income by total sales revenue. Invictus RG acquired a new position in Patterson Companies in the 1st quarter valued at about $119,000. FMR LLC now owns 1,400,718 shares of the company's stock valued at $65,763,000 after purchasing an additional 75,354 shares during the period. Earnings, with 12 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.54. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.73, for a total transaction of $27,547.50.

In related news, CFO Ann B. Gugino sold 750 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 11th. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Heartland Advisors Inc". Patterson Companies's dividend payout ratio is 60.47%. "(PDCO) Position Increased by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP" was originally published by Dispatch Tribunal and is the sole property of of Dispatch Tribunal. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of global copyright and trademark legislation. The legal version of this piece can be read at

Patterson Companies, a value-added distributor serving the dental, companion-pet veterinarian and rehabilitation supply markets. Dental and Animal health are strategic business units that offer similar products and services to different customer bases.

Like this


31 October 2017
Uncles convicted for raping 10-year-old niece
The quantum of sentence will be announced on November 2, and the two men - who hail from Nepal - could face life imprisonment. Following this, the court asked the cops to re-investigate the case and give proper counseling to the girl.

31 October 2017
Bills vs. Jets: 5 things to know for NFL Week 9
The Bills had their way with the Jets , although the score indicated a game that was more competitive than it really was. However, an upset against a divisional rival might just be what NY needs to get this ship, or jet , back on track.

31 October 2017
Government Properties Income Trust Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance
Finally, Legal & General Group Plc raised its position in shares of Medical Properties Trust by 10.1% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Co. restated a hold rating on shares of Medical Properties Trust in a report on Sunday, September 4th.

31 October 2017
Analyst Research Roundup: GoDaddy Inc. (GDDY), Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG)
This particular stock's 5-day moving average is 33.88, its 20-day moving average is 33.93 and its 100-day moving average is 34.62. Bank of Montreal Can acquired a new position in shares of ConAgra Foods during the second quarter worth about $37,051,000.

31 October 2017
Teacher and coach charged with sex crimes in Raleigh
When Sessoms was booked into the Wake County Detention Center, he told officials he lives in Wilson, his home town. Police say the incident occurred on October 6 at a residence to which Sessoms was said to have brought the girl.

31 October 2017
Watch Outlander season 3, episode 7 online
Stubborn as she is, Claire prepares for surgery anyway, earning the reproach of Jamie's colleagues. When Claire asked Jamie why he lied, Jamie said he was showing him the way the world worked.

31 October 2017
Trading Monitor: PPOH Line Above Zero for Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA)
The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 1.25 and lower end at 1.15 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0. During the last trade, stock's minimum price has been reached out at $43.24 while the maximum trading price moved at $43.95.

31 October 2017
Breaking Down the Chart for Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU)
The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the past year is $3.56. Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock.

31 October 2017
Katherine Jackson to Step Down as Blanket's Guardian
Katherine's grandchildren Prince and Paris are old enough to look after themselves, but 15-year-old Blanket is still required to have a legal guardian by law.

31 October 2017
Perigon Wealth Management LLC Reduces Holdings in Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR)
On October 27 the company was changed to "Market Perform" by UBS which is up from the previous "Underweight" rating. Also, General Counsel Vijaya Gadde sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th.