|Company name||Heska Corp|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]HSKA[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Fair|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$123.74|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$132.34|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$59.85|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$115.78|
The following company description is from Google Finance: https://finance.google.com/finance?q=hska
Heska Corporation sells veterinary diagnostic and specialty products. The Company operates through two segments: Core Companion Animal Health (CCA) and Other Vaccines, Pharmaceuticals and Products (OVP). The CCA segment includes, primarily for canine and feline use, blood testing instruments and supplies, digital imaging products, software and services, local and cloud-based data services, allergy testing and immunotherapy, and single use offerings, such as in-clinic diagnostic tests and heartworm preventive products. Its OVP segment includes private label vaccine and pharmaceutical production for cattle but also for other species, including equine, porcine, avian, feline and canine. All OVP products are sold by third parties under third-party labels. It focuses on supporting veterinarians in canine and feline healthcare space. It offers a line of veterinary blood testing and other instruments. It manufactures biological and pharmaceutical products for other animal health companies.
Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Heska Corp as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.
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How was this analysis of Heska Corp calculated?
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $80.21
- Growth: 0.185
- Current EPS (TTM): $1.9
- P/E: 42
- Future EPS Calc: $4.43
- Future Stock Price Calc: $186.46
- Target stock price: $115.77
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