Covetrus, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an animal-health technology and services company.
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Covetrus's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CVET's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CVET underperformed the US Healthcare industry which returned 18% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CVET underperformed the US Market which returned 8.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Covetrus's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 months ago | Simply Wall StCovetrus, Inc. Just Released Its Full-Year Results And Analysts Are Updating Their Estimates
3 months ago | Simply Wall StSome Covetrus (NASDAQ:CVET) Shareholders Have Copped A Big 68% Share Price Drop
5 months ago | Simply Wall StAre Insiders Selling Covetrus, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVET) Stock?
Is Covetrus undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CVET ($17.64) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($396.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CVET is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CVET is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Healthcare industry average.
PE vs Market: CVET is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CVET's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CVET is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the US Healthcare industry average (2.8x).
How is Covetrus forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CVET is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: CVET is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: CVET's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CVET's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CVET's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CVET's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7%).
How has Covetrus performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CVET is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CVET is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CVET is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -82.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CVET's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CVET is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Healthcare industry (10.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CVET has a negative Return on Equity (-85.96%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Covetrus's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CVET's short term assets ($1.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($800.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: CVET's short term assets ($1.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CVET's debt to equity ratio (107.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if CVET's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable CVET has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: CVET is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 6.8% per year.
What is Covetrus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CVET's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CVET's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CVET's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CVET's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CVET's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ben Wolin (43yo)
Mr. Benjamin Wolin, Ben, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer since March 20, 2020 and served as Acting Chief Executive Officer and President of Covetrus, Inc. since October 21, 2019 until March ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ben's total compensation ($USD4.76M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.72M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Ben's compensation with company performance.
|CEO, President & Director||0.67yr||US$4.76m||0.033% $646.5k|
|Chief Administrative Officer||0.50yr||US$1.55m||no data|
|Executive VP & President of Global Technology Solutions||1.33yrs||US$1.22m||0.0020% $39.5k|
|Global Chief Financial Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Global Controller||1.17yrs||no data||0.0026% $50.4k|
|Chief Information Officer||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||1.33yrs||no data||0.0034% $66.7k|
|Director of Public Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Corporate Development||1.33yrs||no data||0.0092% $182.1k|
Experienced Management: CVET's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO, President & Director||0.67yr||US$4.76m||0.033% $646.5k|
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||US$305.00k||no data|
|Chair of the Board & Lead Independent Director||0.67yr||US$560.00k||0.00095% $18.8k|
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||US$322.50k||no data|
|Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||US$307.50k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||US$312.50k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||US$308.15k||0.037% $737.2k|
Experienced Board: CVET's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CVET insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Covetrus, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Covetrus, Inc.
- Ticker: CVET
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2018
- Industry: Health Care Distributors
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: US$1.975b
- Shares outstanding: 111.95m
- Website: https://www.covetrus.com
Number of Employees
- Covetrus, Inc.
- 7 Custom House Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CVET||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Feb 2019|
|2NJ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Feb 2019|
Covetrus, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an animal-health technology and services company. It engages in the sale of animal-health consumable products, including proprietary and Covetrus branded products, small equipment, laboratory products, large equipment, equipment repair services, branded and generic pharmaceuticals, vaccines, surgical products, diagnostic tests, infection-control products, and vitamins and supplements to wholesale and retail customers. The company also offers value-added practice solutions that include financial services, equipment repair, inventory management, and e-commerce, as well as continuing education services for practitioners. In addition, it provides practice management software systems for veterinary practitioners and animal-health clinics, client communication services, reminders, data backup services, and hardware sales and support services. Further, the company engages in the distribution of finished goods pharmacy and specialty pharmaceutical compounding products, as well as e-commerce, shipping, manufacturer incentives, service fees, and data integration and support services. It serves animal-health and veterinary practices, and clinics in the companion-animal and equine markets primarily in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company, formerly known as HS Spinco, Inc., was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Portland, Maine.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/05 20:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/04 00:00|
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