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Pet Passion

Pet Passion

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Spending on pet care continues to increase in good times and bad, and has posted a 10-year streak of annual sales growth.

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Americans are animal lovers. In fact, an American Pet Products Association survey showed 68% of US households – 82.5million – have at least one pet. And they're spending more on them than ever. Between 1994 and 2012, the pet product industry sales increased more than 3 times to $53.33 billion.

Pet parents love to indulge their furry friends, and new products are constantly emerging. Think organic food, premium shampoos, and doggie dental care. And the pampering doesn't stop in leaner economic times. Spending still grew between 2008 and 2010 – amid an economic recession. And, it's estimated we'll spend another $55 billion in 2013.

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WatchlistChange today1-month return1-year returnTotal return
Pet Passion+2.24%+9.49%-20.56%+27.27%

15 symbols

SymbolCompany nameLast priceChange% changeMarket timeVolumeAvg vol (3-month)Market cap
ZTSZoetis Inc.160.84+2.86+1.81%4:04 pm GMT-41.20M1.50M76.42B
CLColgate-Palmolive Company75.95+0.19+0.25%4:00 pm GMT-42.80M3.25M65.12B
IDXXIDEXX Laboratories, Inc.377.83+12.36+3.38%4:00 pm GMT-4380.96k442.03k32.14B
TSCOTractor Supply Company139.21+0.95+0.69%4:00 pm GMT-41.70M1.22M16.18B
HSICHenry Schein, Inc.58.79+0.51+0.88%4:00 pm GMT-41.19M1.31M8.39B
NEOGNeogen Corporation75.39+1.82+2.47%4:00 pm GMT-4154.71k185.75k4.00B
SPBSpectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.56.59-0.49-0.86%4:00 pm GMT-4262.70k385.93k2.44B
PDCOPatterson Companies, Inc.23.47+0.35+1.51%4:00 pm GMT-4567.38k1.19M2.26B
CENTCentral Garden & Pet Company37.8+0.57+1.53%4:00 pm GMT-475.50k78.48k1.93B
HSKAHeska Corporation98.62+1.45+1.49%4:00 pm GMT-469.38k56.35k931.34M
PAHCPhibro Animal Health Corporation17.84+0.21+1.19%4:00 pm GMT-4134.06k130.68k745.25M
PETSPetMed Express, Inc.30.94+0.78+2.59%4:00 pm GMT-4349.91k762.58k687.06M
BUFFInnovator Lunt Low Vol/High Beta Tactical ETF31.5969+0.26+0.84%2:17 pm GMT-44.65k21.44k-
ABAXAbaxis, Inc.---6:07 pm GMT-4---