Covetrus, Inc.: Don’t Ignore this Blaring Warning Signal

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Covetrus, Inc. kicked off the trading day on 08/14/19 with a price decrease of -11.09%, equivalent to -$1.54 relative change for the day. Taking a more long-term approach, CVET had a 52-week range of $12.40 to $50.00. At the time of this article’s publishing, this stock is trading at $12.35 after starting the trading session at $13.46.

Currently, this company’s share volume is sitting at $4,473,849, but has maintained average daily volume of $1.62M. This stock has generated an average Year to Date volume of $1.58 million, alongside an average 20-day volume of $1.94 million. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $112.45 million, simultaneously with a float of $99.18 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $1.39 billion.

Covetrus, Inc.(CVET) Ownership Data


If we take a glance at the Ownership summary of Covetrus, Inc.’s stock, 448 Institutional holders make up 75.54% of its total stock ownership. All together, they are the legal holders of 84,591,339 shares, which are valued at about $1,174,973,699 in total. If we focus on the top 3 stockholders for this publicly-traded organization, MORGAN STANLEY owns 10.52 million shares, with BLACKROCK INC. in 2nd place owning 8.5 million shares and VANGUARD GROUP INC in third place with total ownership of 6.73 million shares.

Covetrus, Inc. (CVET) Earnings and Revenue Data

In the latest quarterly report that this company released, which was put into the public domain on Mar-19, the organization reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.17) by $0.04.

This company achieved a net margin of 1.56 while generating a return on equity of 11.24. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.20 per share during the current fiscal year.

Covetrus, Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 24.10%, and is forecasted to reach 44.31% in the upcoming year.

Additional Trading Performance Indicators

Now turning our attention to the current performance indicators for Covetrus, Inc., this organization’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.90. The company has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.59. Alongside those, its PE Ratio stands at $20.55.

Another valuable indicator worth considering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.37 for this organization. Plus, this company’s price to book ratio for the last three-month fiscal period reported is 0.51, whereas its price to cash per share for the last quarter landed at 0.65.

In the same vein, CVET’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve month was posted at 0.60, a figure that is expected to reach 0.16 in the next reported quarter, and analysts expect it will be 44.31% at the market close of one year from today’s date.