Among the biggest risers on the S&P 500 on Friday January 22 was Patterson Companies Inc. ($PDCO), popping some 3.67% to a price of $32.50 a share with
some 1.71 million shares trading hands.
Starting the day trading at $30.96, Patterson Companies Inc. reached an intraday high of $32.54 and hit intraday lows of $30.91. Shares gained $1.15 apiece by day’s end. Over the last 90
days, the stock’s average daily volume has been n/a of its 96.5 million share total float. Today’s action puts the stock’s 50-day SMA at $n/a and 200-day
SMA at $n/a with a 52-week range of $12.94 to $34.26.
Patterson is a leading dental distributor and wholesaler of consumable products and equipment operating through two business segments, Patterson Dental and Patterson Animal Health. The firm offers dental and veterinary practice management products, including office software products, technical, financial, and educational services, primarily to two highly fragmented market segments throughout the U.S. and Canada. The company began as a dental distributor in 1877 and expanded to become a major supplier of animal health products to vets and production companies through an acquisition of Animal Health International in 2015. Patterson also has a presence in the U.K. animal health market.
Patterson Companies Inc. has its corporate headquarters located in Saint Paul, MN and employs 7,800 people. Its market cap has now risen to $3.14 billion after today’s trading, its P/E
ratio is now n/a, its P/S n/a, P/B 3.52, and P/FCF n/a.
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