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How to buy Petco Health and Wellness Company stock | $24.5

Learn how to easily invest in Petco Health and Wellness Company stock.

Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc
NASDAQ: WOOF - USD
SPECIALTY RETAIL
$20.63
-$0.06 (-0.29%)

Petco Health and Wellness completed its $864 million initial public offering. The San Diego, California-based pet-care company previously traded under the ticker PETC before it was delisted.

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Petco Health and Wellness Company stock price (NASDAQ: WOOF)

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Petco Health and Wellness Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
Latest market close$24.50
52-week range$17.86 - $31.08
50-day moving average $21.91
200-day moving average $23.20
Wall St. target price$28.38
PE ratio 392.5472
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.05

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Petco Health and Wellness Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $24.5 from 2021-05-26

1 week (2021-07-21) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) 12.59%
3 months (2021-04-30) 3.73%
6 months (2021-01-28) N/A
1 year (2020-07-28) N/A
2 years (2019-07-28) N/A
3 years (2018-07-28) N/A
5 years (2016-07-28) N/A

Is Petco Health and Wellness Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing Petco Health and Wellness Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Petco Health and Wellness Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Petco Health and Wellness Company's P/E ratio

Petco Health and Wellness Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 393x. In other words, Petco Health and Wellness Company shares trade at around 393x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

However, Petco Health and Wellness Company's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the specialty retail industry or those of similar companies.

Petco Health and Wellness Company's EBITDA

Petco Health and Wellness Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $451.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Petco Health and Wellness Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

To put Petco Health and Wellness Company's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Petco Health and Wellness Company financials

Revenue TTM $5.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.33%
Gross profit TTM $2.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.52%
Return on equity TTM 0.59%
Profit margin 0.23%
Book value $7.90
Market capitalisation $6.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Petco Health and Wellness Company shares

There are currently 13.6 million Petco Health and Wellness Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Petco Health and Wellness Company's "short interest". This figure is 14.6% down from 15.9 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Petco Health and Wellness Company shares can be evaluated.

Petco Health and Wellness Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Petco Health and Wellness Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Petco Health and Wellness Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Petco Health and Wellness Company shares traded daily (recently around 3.9 million). Petco Health and Wellness Company's SIR currently stands at 3.46. In other words for every 100,000 Petco Health and Wellness Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3460 shares are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare Petco Health and Wellness Company's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

However Petco Health and Wellness Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Petco Health and Wellness Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Petco Health and Wellness Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Petco Health and Wellness Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Petco Health and Wellness Company shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.1685% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Petco Health and Wellness Company shares, roughly 169 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Petco Health and Wellness Company.

Find out more about how you can short Petco Health and Wellness Company stock.

Petco Health and Wellness Company share dividends

We're not expecting Petco Health and Wellness Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

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Petco Health and Wellness Company overview

Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. operates as a retailer of premium pet consumables, supplies, and companion animals and services. The company also offers grooming, in-store and online training, tele-veterinarian, and pet health insurance services, as well as veterinary services through Vetco clinics. It also offers pet consumables, supplies, and services through its petco. com, petcoach. co, petinsurancequotes. com, and pupbox.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Petco Health and Wellness Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 75.901% of Petco Health and Wellness Company shares are held by insiders and 56.184% by institutions.
How many people work for Petco Health and Wellness Company?
Latest data suggests 27,081 work at Petco Health and Wellness Company.
When does the fiscal year end for Petco Health and Wellness Company?
Petco Health and Wellness Company's fiscal year ends in January.
Where is Petco Health and Wellness Company based?
Petco Health and Wellness Company's address is: 10850 Via Frontera, San Diego, CA, United States, 92127

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