Updates on Personal Services Industry Stocks -- H&R Block, Weight Watchers Intl., Service Corp. Intl., and VCA Inc.

Jul 22, 2016, 08:40 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, July 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

In today's pre-market research, Stock-Callers.com redirects its attention to the Personal Services space, which includes companies engaged in a wide range of services offered to individuals, groups, and businesses. This morning, our team has issued notes on the following equities: H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB), Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE: WTW), Service Corp. International (NYSE: SCI), and VCA Inc. (NASDAQ: WOOF). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free notes at:


H&R Block  

Kansas City, Missouri headquartered H&R Block Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.96% lower at $23.80 with a total volume of 1.77 million shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 5.36% in the past month and 1.11% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 7.94%. Furthermore, shares of H&R Block, which through its subsidiaries, provide tax preparation and other services to the general public primarily in the U.S., Canada, and Australia, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 61.70.

On June 9th, 2016, H&R Block announced its fiscal 2016 results. The company reported that revenues declined $40.5 million, or 1.3%, in fiscal year 2016 to just over $3 billion primarily due to lower return volume, the impact of the divestiture of H&R Block Bank, and the impact of foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations, partially offset by increased pricing and improved form mix. The company's net income totaled $374.3 million and adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations was $838.7 million. GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations were $1.53. H&R Block also announced a 10% dividend increase and intent to review dividend on an annual basis. Visit us today and access our complete notes on HRB at:


Weight Watchers Intl. 

On Thursday, shares in New York headquartered Weight Watchers International Inc. ended the session at $11.17, down 3.71%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.54 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.33 million shares. The Company's shares are trading 15.04% below their 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Weight Watchers International, which engages in the meetings business, which presents weight management programs, as well as allows members to support each other by sharing their experiences with other people experiencing similar weight management challenges, have an RSI of 37.05.

On July 21st, 2016, Weight Watchers International announced that it will release its second quarter 2016 results after the market close on August 4th, 2016. The Company has also scheduled a conference call on the same day at 5:00 p.m. ET. The complimentary notes on WTW can be accessed at:


Service Corp. Intl. 

Houston, Texas headquartered Service Corp. International's stock ended yesterday's session 0.66% lower at $28.41 with a total volume of 599,004 shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 6.36% in the past month, 12.35% in the previous three months, and 10.28% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 4.94% above its 50-day moving average and 10.38% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Service Corp. International, which together with its subsidiaries, provide deathcare products and services in the U.S. and Canada, have an RSI of 65.21.

On June 07th, 2016, Service Corp. International announced a $40.9 million investment in new, upgraded, and expanded facilities in cities across Texas including Dallas/Ft. Worth, El Paso, Houston, the Rio Grande Valley and Austin. These initiatives are part of the company's ongoing commitment to the communities it serves. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest notes on SCI at:


VCA Inc. 

At the close on Thursday, shares in Los Angeles, California headquartered VCA Inc. recorded a trading volume of 485,855 shares. The stock finished 0.83% lower at $68.48. The Company's shares have gained 1.68% in the last one month, 13.26% over the previous three months, and 24.51% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.77% and 19.00%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of VCA, which operates as an animal healthcare company in the U.S. and Canada, have an RSI of 57.13.

On June 29th, 2016, VCA Inc. announced that it has increased its credit facility by approximately $300 million by entering into a new $1.68 billion senior credit facility comprised of $880 million of senior term notes and an $800 million revolving facility. A portion of the proceeds of the new credit facility will be used to retire the outstanding term notes and revolving facility under the Company's existing credit facility. The new senior term loan and revolving facility are priced initially at LIBOR plus 175 basis points but will change depending on the Company's ratio of debt to EBITDA. Get free access to your notes on WOOF at:


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