Petco Health and Wellness Co Inc (WOOF): Are Investors Missing The Big Picture?

Petco Health and Wellness Co Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF) does about 5.72M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 4172448 shares change hands in Friday trading. The company now has a market cap of 950.01M USD. Its current market price is $3.48, marking an increase of 9.78% compared to the previous close of $3.17. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $9.74 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $1.41.

Petco Health and Wellness Co Inc (WOOF) has a 20-day trading average at $3.52 and the current price is -64.27% off the 52-week high compared with 146.11% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $2.87 and its 200-day simple moving average is $2.91. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 12.04%, which decreases to 8.74% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 52.93 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $3.04, suggesting that the stock has a potential downside of -14.47% over the period.


The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on April 02, 2024 when BofA Securities downgraded the stock to “Underperform” and issued a price target of between $5 and $1.50. Robert W. Baird downgraded its price target at $8-$3.

Petco Health and Wellness Co Inc (WOOF) stock is up 4.19% over the week and -12.56% over the past month. Its price is 10.13% year-to-date and -61.59% over the past year.


To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to shrink -14.47 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of -34.59% and return on equity of -74.36%. The forward price to earnings ratio is 29.76. The beta has a value of 1.89. Price to book ratio is 0.81 and price to sales ratio is 0.15.