NEW YORK, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The Personal Services space consists of companies that are engaged in accounting, counseling, and rehabilitation, as well as legal, laundry, automotive repair, lawn maintenance, funeral, daycare, and personal enrichment services, among many others. Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com takes a look at how the following equities have fared over the past few trading sessions: H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB), Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE: WTW), VCA Inc. (NASDAQ: WOOF), and Service Corp. International (NYSE: SCI). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:
On Wednesday, shares in Kansas City, Missouri headquartered H&R Block Inc. rose 0.08%, ending the day at $24.81. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.33 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 7.03% in the last one month, 18.70% over the previous three months, and 8.94% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.30% and 9.73%, respectively. Moreover, shares of H&R Block, which through its subsidiaries, provides tax preparation and other services to the general public primarily in the US, Canada, and Australia, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 64.89.
On April 26th, 2017, H&R Block released its preliminary US tax results, reflecting an overall market share gain. Total company tax season return volume outperformed US industry results with a decline in e-files of 0.1% through April 21st, 2017, compared to the IRS-reported decline of 0.3%. HRB complete research report is just a click away and free at:
Shares in New York headquartered Weight Watchers International Inc. ended the day 9.30% higher at $23.16. A total volume of 7.22 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.64 million shares. In the last month and the previous three months, the stock has gained 49.13% and 89.37%, respectively. Additionally, the Company's shares have surged 102.27% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 40.14% and 85.70%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Weight Watchers, which provides weight management services worldwide, have an RSI of 84.27.
On April 27th, 2017, Weight Watchers International announced that, in connection with the previously announced appointment of Mindy Grossman as President and CEO, the Company has agreed to grant her an employment inducement equity award. The Company has agreed to grant Ms. Grossman initial equity awards on her first day of employment, which will include a grant of 500,000 nonqualified stock options with an exercise price per share equal to $60.00. The complimentary report on WTW can be downloaded at:
At the close of trading on Wednesday, shares in Los Angeles, California headquartered VCA Inc. finished 0.02% higher at $91.85 with a total trading volume of 684,020 shares. The stock has advanced 0.20% in the last one month, 1.35% over the previous three months, and 33.79% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.50% and 19.31%, respectively. Additionally, shares of VCA, which operates as an animal healthcare company in the US and Canada, have an RSI of 64.56.
On April 27th, 2017, VCA Inc. reported financial results for Q1 ended March 31st, 2017. Revenue increased 20.4%, to a Q1 record of $678.3 million; gross profit increased 12.9% to $154.5 million; operating income increased 11.3% to $95.8 million; net income increased 10.5% to $51.1 million; and diluted earnings per common share increased 8.8% to $0.62. Sign up for your complimentary research report on WOOF at:
Houston, Texas headquartered Service Corp. International's shares recorded a trading volume of 768,139 shares at the end of yesterday's session. The stock closed the day 0.09% lower at $31.81. The Company's shares have advanced 3.55% in the past month, 9.47% in the previous three months, and 12.48% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.65% and 13.20%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Service Corp. , which together with its subsidiaries, provides deathcare products and services in the US and Canada, have an RSI of 55.95.
On April 26th, 2017, Service Corp. reported results for Q1 2017. Revenue for the three months ended March 31st, 2017, was $777.7 million; operating income was $ 139.6 million; and net income attributable to common stockholders was $ 174.7 million. Diluted earnings per share were $0.91 in Q1 2017, and net cash provided by operating activities was $188.4 million. Get free access to your research report on SCI at:
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