On Thursday, Kansas City, Missouri headquartered H&R Block Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 1.67 million shares, and ended the session 0.19% higher at $21.14. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, provides tax preparation and other services to the general public primarily in the US, Canada, and Australia, are trading 5.67% below their 200-day moving average. The stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 27.36.
On February 01st, 2017, H&R Block announced that it is introducing a new, exclusive, consumer-facing experience that incorporates IBM Watson. The technology will be used by H&R Block's tax professionals this tax season to help deliver the best outcome for each unique tax situation, while helping clients better understand how different filing options can impact their tax outcome. The free research report on HRB is available at:
New York headquartered Weight Watchers International Inc.'s stock closed the day 0.90% higher at $12.34 with a total trading volume of 1.51 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 11.37% in the past month, 20.51% in the previous three months, and 7.77% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 8.30% and 5.29% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Weight Watchers International, which provides weight management services worldwide, have an RSI of 55.45.
On January 04th, 2017, Weight Watchers International announced that it has again been recognized by the experts in the 2017 Best Diets rankings released by US News & World Report. Weight Watchers® earned the top spot in four categories: ranked #1 for "Best Diet for Fast Weight Loss" for the first year since the category was added in 2016; ranked #1 for "Best Diet for Weight Loss" for the seventh consecutive year; ranked #1 for "Best Commercial Diet" for the seventh consecutive year; and ranked #1 for "Easiest Diet to Follow" for the sixth consecutive year since the category was added.
On January 04th, 2017, research firm Sidoti reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $25 a share to $28 a share. The complimentary report on WTW can be downloaded at:
Shares in Houston, Texas headquartered Service Corp. International recorded a trading volume of 835,475 shares, and ended yesterday's trading session 0.10% higher at $29.21. The stock has advanced 1.39% in the past month, 16.29% over the previous three months, and 2.85% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.05% and 8.76%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Service Corp. International, which together with its subsidiaries, provides deathcare products and services in the US and Canada, have an RSI of 62.08. Visit us today and download our complete research report on SCI for free at:
Los Angeles, California headquartered VCA Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.07% lower at $90.57. A total volume of 2.47 million shares was traded, which was higher than their three months average volume of 1.92 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 28.85% in the last one month, 49.53% over the previous three months, and 31.93% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 21.88% and 31.55%, respectively. Additionally, shares of VCA, which operates as an animal healthcare company in the US and Canada, have an RSI of 93.02.
On January 09th, 2017, Mars Inc. and VCA announced that they have entered an agreement under which Mars will acquire all of the outstanding shares of VCA for $93 per share, or a total value of approximately $9.1 billion including $1.4 billion in outstanding debt. The transaction price represents a premium of approximately 41% over VCA's 30-day volume weighted average price on January 06th, 2017, and a premium of approximately 31% over VCA's closing price on January 06th, 2017. The agreement has been unanimously approved by both companies' boards of directors.
On January 26th, 2017, research firm CL King downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral'. Get free access to your technical report on WOOF at:
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