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Stock-Callers.com today covers the Personal Services industry which encompasses a broad range of professions and activities such as law, medicine, engineering, design, finance, accounting, and even performing arts. Equities under assessment today are: H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB), Service Corp. International (NYSE: SCI), Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE: WTW), and VCA Inc. (NASDAQ: WOOF). Download the free research reports on these stocks:
Kansas City, Missouri headquartered H&R Block Inc.'s stock finished last Friday's session 0.52% higher at $23.15 with a total trading volume of 2.28 million shares. 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 above their 50-day moving average by 1.97%. The stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 53.43.
On November 16th, 2016, research firm Morgan Stanley downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Equal-Weight'.
On November 18th, 2016, H&R Block announced that it will report Q2 FY17 results on December 7th, 2016, after the NYSE closes. A conference call for analysts, institutional investors, and shareholders will be held at 4:30 p.m. ET on the same day. During the conference call, the company will discuss Q2 FY17 results, future outlook, and a general business update. See our free and comprehensive research report on HRB at:
On Friday, shares in Houston, Texas headquartered Service Corp. International ended the session 0.46% higher at $26.40. The stock recorded a trading volume of 986,708 shares. The Company's shares have gained 1.11% in the last one month and 2.98% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 1.12% above its 50-day moving average and 2.25% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Service Corp. International, which together with its subsidiaries, provides deathcare products and services in the US and Canada, have an RSI of 59.67.
On November 08th, 2016, Service Corp. announced that its Board of Directors has increased the authorized level of repurchases of its common stock by approximately $313 million. When combined with approximately $87 million of authority remaining under the existing program, this represents a total of $400 million of current share repurchase authority. The Company also announced that its Board has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share of common stock. The quarterly cash dividend is payable on December 30th, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15th, 2016. SCI free research report PDF is just a click away at:
New York headquartered Weight Watchers International Inc.'s shares declined 2.85%, closing the session at $11.26. The stock recorded a trading volume of 540,766 shares. The Company's shares have gained 11.15% in the last one month and 1.35% over the previous three months. The stock is trading 7.04% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Weight Watchers International, which provides weight management services worldwide, have an RSI of 53.08.
On November 03rd, 2016, Weight Watchers reported that Q3 2016 total revenues were $280.8 million. On a constant currency basis, revenues increased 4.0% versus Q3 2015. Service revenues in Q3 2016 were $232.6 million. On a constant currency basis, these revenues increased 4.8% versus the prior year period. Total Paid Weeks in Q3 2016 were up 6.8% versus Q3 2015 with a Meeting Paid Weeks increase of 7.7% and an Online Paid Weeks increase of 6.1%. The company's net income was $34.7 million in Q3 2016 compared to $21.8 million in Q3 2015. Sign up for your complimentary report on WTW at:
On Friday, Los Angeles, California headquartered VCA Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 642,077 shares, and ended the day 0.84% lower at $64.84. The Company's shares have advanced 17.89% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 1.59%. Furthermore, shares of VCA Inc., which operates as an animal healthcare company in the US and Canada, have an RSI of 52.31.
On October 24th, 2016, research firm The Benchmark Company initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $90 per share.
On November 04th, 2016, The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) announced that VCA Inc. will be providing all veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants employed in its hospitals a 2017 NAVTA membership as part of their benefits package. VCA and NAVTA will continue working throughout 2017 to bring this new benefit to all VCA veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants seamlessly. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on WOOF at:
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