Trading Report: Today, 5,000 Shares of Heska Corp. (HSKA) Stock are sold by Rod Lippincott

Today, 5,000 Shares of Heska Corp. (HSKA) Stock are sold by Rod Lippincott

Heska Corp. (NASDAQ:HSKA) EVP Rod Lippincott sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.85, for a total transaction of $324,250.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 10,192 shares in the company, valued at approximately $660,951.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Shares of Heska Corp. (NASDAQ:HSKA) opened at 66.48 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $57.42 and a 200-day moving average of $47.91. Heska Corp. has a 12 month low of $26.25 and a 12 month high of $69.80. The company has a market capitalization of $458.58 million, a P/E ratio of 53.23 and a beta of 0.74.

Heska Corp. (NASDAQ:HSKA) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.20. The firm had revenue of $33.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $31.36 million. Heska Corp. had a net margin of 7.55% and a return on equity of 10.46%. The business’s revenue was up 19.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that Heska Corp. will post $1.32 earnings per share for the current year.

HSKA has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Heska Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $63.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 2nd. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $52.50 price objective on shares of Heska Corp. in a research report on Saturday, August 6th. Finally, Gabelli downgraded shares of Heska Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $55.83.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Credit Suisse AG raised its stake in shares of Heska Corp. by 39.8% in the second quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 523,982 shares of the company’s stock worth $19,476,000 after buying an additional 149,206 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. raised its stake in shares of Heska Corp. by 13.5% in the second quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 220,714 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,204,000 after buying an additional 26,168 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in shares of Heska Corp. by 6.5% in the third quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 169,490 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,225,000 after buying an additional 10,309 shares during the last quarter. Cortina Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Heska Corp. by 10.1% in the second quarter. Cortina Asset Management LLC now owns 158,732 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,900,000 after buying an additional 14,496 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Emerald Acquisition Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Heska Corp. by 114.5% in the third quarter. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. now owns 146,552 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,976,000 after buying an additional 78,221 shares during the last quarter. 71.80% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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