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CVS Group has raised fresh funds and reported soaring first-half revenues but falling profits as the Norfolk-based veterinary outfit kept up the pace of acquisitions.
Integrated veterinary services provider CVS posted a rise in first-half sales on Thursday thanks to strong growth at its online pharmacy and retail business, Animed Direct.
Veterinary services firm CVS Group reported an "outstanding performance" in its full-year results released on Friday, as it saw profit and revenue continue to grow as it steamed ahead on its rapid acquisition trajectory.
Wall Street's main averages were seen starting the day in lacklustre fashion amid a dearth of fresh market moving news, with investors having largely brushed off weak trade numbers out of China overnight.
The Mail on Sunday's Midas column reviewed the trio of stocks it recommended to readers in the aftermath of the Brexit vote, CVS Group, Joules and Burford Capital, sounding a confident note on all three, but said investors might be inclined to take some profits on the latter two.
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Analysts at Berenberg hailed CVS Group's shift in its business mix, with the resulting margin expansion that resulted, reiterating their 'Buy' recommendation on the stock in the process.
Integrated veterinary services provider CVS Group announced its unaudited interim results for the six months to 31 December on Friday, with revenue improving 28.5% year-on-year to £129.4m.
Analysts at Berenberg have selected a 'top 15' stock picks from their global small and mid-cap universe, including London-listed Asos, CVS, Greencore, Sanne Group and Scapa.
Integrated veterinary services provider CVS Group announced on Wednesday that, following its announcements on Tuesday, it successfully raised a total of £30.2m before expenses by means of an accelerated bookbuild with existing and new investors, and will issue 3,019,500 new ordinary shares at a price of 1000p each.
Veterinary services company CVS announced its preliminary results for the year to 30 June on Friday, with revenue rising 30.4% to £218.1m compared to 2015.
CVS said on Monday that its revenue and adjusted earnings for the year to 30 June are likely to be modestly ahead of market expectations.
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Veterinary services provider CVS Group has completed the acquisition of Albavet and The Pet Crematorium in two separate deals.
Veterinary services provider CVS Group has completed the acquisition of Highcroft Pet Care for £7.4m.
Veterinary services provider CVS Group said its chief executive sold £1.7m worth in shares on Thursday.
Veterinary services provider CVS Group confirmed it will acquire sector peer YourVets in a deal worth £12m.
CVS Group said on Monday that one of its non-executive directors, Mike McCollum, more than doubled his stake in the veterinary services provider.