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Shares of VCA Antech Has Risen Above Previous 52-Week High

By James Quinn

Shares of VCA Antech (NASDAQ:WOOF) traded at a new 52-week high today of $92.10. So far today approximately 152,000 shares have been exchanged, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 655,000 shares.

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.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of VCA Antech have traded between a low of $44.00 and a high of $92.10 and are now at $92.02, which is 109% above that low price. 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%.

VCA Antech has overhead space with shares priced $92.02, or 1.1% below the average consensus analyst 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.

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 41.2%. 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