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Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. (WOOF) Stock: What the Analysts are Saying

Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. (NASDAQ: WOOF) has a price-to-earnings ratio that is above its average at 29.85x. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 6 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 7 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

The average price predicted for Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. (WOOF) by analysts is $10.68, which is $2.8 above the current market price. The public float for WOOF is 156.65M, and at present, short sellers hold a 9.16% of that float. On May 24, 2023, the average trading volume of WOOF was 2.99M shares.

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WOOF) stock’s latest price update

Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. (NASDAQ: WOOF) has experienced a decline in its stock price by -22.59 compared to its previous closing price of 10.18. However, the company has seen a fall of -22.36% in its stock price over the last five trading days.

WOOF’s Market Performance

Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. (WOOF) has experienced a -22.36% fall in stock performance for the past week, with a -16.35% drop in the past month, and a -27.90% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.90%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 4.24% for WOOF. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -21.89% for WOOF’s stock, with a simple moving average of -28.63% for the last 200 days.

WOOF Trading at -17.48% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought WOOF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -54.09% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 4.24%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.90%, as shares sank -17.40% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -15.64% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, WOOF fell by -21.87%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -50.44% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $10.01. In addition, Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. saw -16.88% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at WOOF starting from COUGHLIN RON, who purchase 61,040 shares at the price of $8.27 back on Mar 28. After this action, COUGHLIN RON now owns 618,317 shares of Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc., valued at $504,801 using the latest closing price.

Tichy Justin sale 6,500 shares at $9.85 during a trade that took place back on Oct 20, which means that Tichy Justin is holding 341,254 shares at $64,025 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for WOOF

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +4.36 for the present operating margin
  • +40.35 for the gross margin

The net margin for Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. stands at +1.50. Equity return is now at value 3.90, with 1.40 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.99.


To sum up, Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. (WOOF) has seen a bad performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.