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(MWIV) MWI Veterinary Supply Earnings Beat – Sales Miss

MWI Veterinary Supply (MWIV) reported second-quarter fiscal 2013 earnings per share (EPS) of $1.19, up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. The result also surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.17, representing the sixth successive...

16May2013 | | Comments Off on (MWIV) MWI Veterinary Supply Earnings Beat – Sales Miss | Continued

(PDCO) Patterson Companies Analyst Reiterates Shares at Neutral

On Mar 15, we retained Patterson Companies Inc. (PDCO) at Neutral, following its third-quarter fiscal 2013 results. Although results were in-line, the company needs to address its internal issues to avoid losing market share.

Why...

2Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (PDCO) Patterson Companies Analyst Reiterates Shares at Neutral | Continued

(MWIV) MWI Veterinary Supply Closes Buyout

In a concerted effort to strengthen its market position, MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. (MWIV) recently closed the acquisition of all the assets of Prescription Containers Inc. for about $17 million. While we await further details, this...

2Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (MWIV) MWI Veterinary Supply Closes Buyout | Continued

(PDCO) Webster Adopts Patterson Companies’ Name

In a ploy to further popularize its Webster Veterinary Supply unit, Patterson Companies Inc. (PDCO) announced that the former will be known as Patterson Veterinary Supply from January 1, 2013. It is a value-added, full-service distributor...

1Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (PDCO) Webster Adopts Patterson Companies’ Name | Continued

(HSIC) Henry Schein Forays into Ireland

Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC), a leading healthcare products and services distributor, has been on an acquisition spree over the recent past. The company has successfully maintained this

28Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (HSIC) Henry Schein Forays into Ireland | Continued

(PDCO) Patterson Companies Earnings Scorecard

Patterson Companies (PDCO), a leading distributor of dental, veterinarian and rehabilitation medical supplies, posted tepid second-quarter fiscal 2012 results with both revenues and earnings trailing the Zacks Consensus Estimates.

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1Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(HSIC) Henry Schein Offers Total Health

Henry Schein (HSIC), a worldwide distributor of healthcare products and services, recently launched its new “Total Health Beyond the Mouth” program developed in collaboration with the American Academy for Oral Systemic...

30Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(HSIC) Henry Schein Extends Reach

Henry Schein (HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, recently opened a dental suit for children at Shriners Hospital, Hawaii. The dental suit namely, Dr. Gary I. Kondo Dental...

19Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(HSIC) Henry Schein’s Earnings Report in Line – Revenues Up

Henry Schein (HSIC) reported EPS of $1.01 in the second quarter of fiscal 2011, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate and 12.2% higher than the year-ago period.

Net sales reported a 15.2% rise to $2.1 billion, including...

4Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PDCO) Patterson Companies’ Quarterly Earnings Beat Estimates

Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO) reported earnings per share of 52 cents for the fourth quarter, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 50 cents and the year-ago earnings of 46 cents. Earnings per share in fiscal 2010 was $1.78,...

24May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MWIV) MWI Veterinary Supply Reports Ahead of The Street – Raises Guidance

MWI Veterinary Supply (MWIV) reported fiscal second-quarter earnings per share of 62 cents, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 50 cents and the year-ago earnings of 47 cents. The company reported $286.6 million in revenues,...

10May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PDCO) Patterson Companies Analyst Maintains Neutral Rating

We recently reiterated our Neutral rating on Patterson Companies Inc. (PDCO) with a target price of $33, based on a P/E of 17.0x our fiscal 2011 EPS estimate of $1.94. Results for Patterson’s third quarter fiscal 2010 were mixed.

The...

13Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MWIV) MWI Veterinary Supply – Bull of the Day

MWI Veterinary Supply’s (MWIV) first quarter of 2010 earnings per share came in at $0.63, well above the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.50 and the year-ago earnings of $0.48.

The company reported revenues of $236.1 million,...

16Feb2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PDCO) Patterson Companies Analyst Initiates Coverage at Neutral

We recently initiated coverage on Patterson Companies Inc. (PDCO) with a Neutral recommendation. We rate the stock as Neutral with a target price of $30 based on a P/E of roughly 15.5x our fiscal 2011 EPS estimate of $1.94.

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6Jan2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(PDCO) Patterson Companies Meet Earnings Expectations

Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO) reported fiscal second-quarter earnings per share of 41 cents, meeting the Zacks Consensus Estimate. However, earnings were better than the year-ago figure of 40 cents.

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19Nov2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MWIV) MWI Veterinary Supply Beats – Provides Strong Outlook

MWI Veterinary Supply‘s (MWIV) fourth-quarter earnings came in at 53 cents per share, well above the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 44 cents and the year-ago earnings of 44 cents. The company reported revenues of $247.5 million,...

9Nov2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MWIV) MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. – Both analysts polled by raised current year estimates

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. (MWIV) topped the Zacks consensus estimate and exceeded the company’s own expectations.

Company Description

MWI distributes veterinary products included pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, capital equipment, and...

4Aug2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MWIV) MWI Veterinary Supply Inc – Aggressive Growth – Zacks Rank Buy

MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (MWIV) continues to climb following its most recent earnings release.

Company Description

MWI Veterinary Supply is a leading distributor of animal health products to veterinarians across the United...

6May2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(OMI) Owens & Minor – Growth And Income – Zacks Rank Buy

Owens & Minor (OMI) recently hiked its dividend and posted record results in its fourth-quarter report. Analysts have gradually increased earnings estimates. Annual earnings per are expected to grow 8% in 2009 and 11% in 2010.

Company Description

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1Apr2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(OMI) Owens & Minor Inc. – Aggressive Growth – Zacks Rank Buy

Owens & Minor, Inc. (OMI) recently extended its streak of earnings surprises to 5. Estimates are up following solid growth in revenues and earnings.

Company Description

Owens & Minor, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest distributors...

6Mar2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(OMI) Owens & Minor – 2010 consensus estimates have also risen

Owens & Minor, Inc. (OMI), the nationwide distributor of medical supplies, saw record revenue in the fourth-quarter as earnings per share jumped 17.9%. The company has surprised on estimates 4 consecutive quarters by an average of 8.29%. OMI is trading with a forward P/E of 12.8.

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17Feb2009 | | 0 comments | Continued