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Recent 52-Week High Exceeded in Shares of VCA Antech (WOOF)

By David Diaz

Shares of VCA Antech (NASDAQ:WOOF) traded at a new 52-week high today of $92.36. Approximately 165,000 shares have changed hands today, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 655,000 shares.

VCA Antech (NASDAQ:WOOF) has potential upside of 0.8% based on a current price of $92.28 and analysts' consensus price target of $93.00. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $57.58 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $55.00.

VCA Antech, Inc. owns, operates, and manages a network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary-exclusive clinical laboratories in the United States. The Company also supplies ultrasound and digital radiography equipment to the veterinary industry.

VCA Antech share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $92.36 and a 52-week low of $44.00 and are now trading 110% above that low price at $92.28 per share. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.3% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of VCA Antech on December 13th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $65.11. Since that recommendation, shares of VCA Antech have risen 41.6%. We continue to monitor WOOF for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): WOOF