Glenview Capital Boosts VCA (WOOF) Stake ~ market folly

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Glenview Capital Boosts VCA (WOOF) Stake

Larry Robbins' hedge fund firm Glenview Capital has filed an amended 13G with the SEC regarding their stake in Vca (WOOF).  Per the filing, Glenview now owns 14.85% of the company with over 12.8 million shares.

This means they've boosted their position size by over 4 million shares since the end of the second quarter.  The filing was made due to activity on August 21st and it notes that their ownership includes 4,114,200 shares that are obtainable upon exercise of options.

To see the rest of Glenview's portfolio, head to the brand new edition of Hedge Fund Wisdom.

Per Google Finance, VCA is "a national animal healthcare company operating in the United States and Canada. The Company provides veterinary services and diagnostic testing to support veterinary cares. The Company operates in two segments: animal hospital and laboratory. Its all other category includes Vetstreet and Medical Technology operating segments. The Company sells diagnostic imaging equipment and other medical technology products and related services to the veterinary markets. The Company's animal hospitals offer a range of general medical and surgical services for companion animals, as well as specialized treatments, including advanced diagnostic services, internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology and cardiology. In August 2014, VCA, Inc acquired Camp Bow Wow."

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