|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)||$84.45|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$93.27|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$42.28|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$84.13|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=hska
Heska Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports veterinary products. The Company focuses on the canine and feline companion animal health markets. Its segments include Core Companion Animal Health segment, which includes, primarily for canine and feline use, blood testing instruments and supplies, digital imaging products, software and services, and single use products and services, such as heartworm diagnostic tests, heartworm preventive products, allergy immunotherapy products and allergy testing, and Other Vaccines, Pharmaceuticals and Products segment, which includes private label vaccine and pharmaceutical production, primarily for cattle but also for other animals, including small mammals. It offers blood testing instruments and supplies, digital imaging products, software and services, and single use products and services, such as in-clinic heartworm diagnostic tests, heartworm preventive products, allergy immunotherapy products and allergy testing.
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: $54.85
- Growth: 0.2
- Current EPS (TTM): $0.99
- P/E: 55
- Future EPS Calc: $2.46
- Future Stock Price Calc: $135.48
- Target stock price: $84.12
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