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Cerner Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:CERN)

$69.44
+0.97 (+1.42 %)
(As of 11/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$68.73
Now: $69.44
$69.92
50-Day Range
$65.31
MA: $67.30
$68.76
52-Week Range
$48.78
Now: $69.44
$76.47
Volume1.96 million shs
Average Volume2.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.81 billion
P/E Ratio31.42
Dividend Yield1.05%
Beta0.92
Cerner Corporation provides health care information technology solutions and tech-enabled services in the United States and internationally. The company offers Cerner Millennium architecture, a person-centric computing framework, which includes clinical, financial, and management information systems that allow providers to access an individual's electronic health record (EHR) at the point of care, and organizes and delivers information for physicians, nurses, laboratory technicians, pharmacists, front- and back-office professionals, and consumers. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer integrated systems design
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Technology
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CERN
CUSIP15678210
Phone816-221-1024

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.37 billion
Cash Flow$4.34 per share
Book Value$14.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$630.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees29,200
Market Cap$21.81 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cerner's stock symbol?

Cerner trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CERN."

How often does Cerner pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cerner?

Cerner declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 11th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, October 9th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 24th. View Cerner's Dividend History.

How were Cerner's earnings last quarter?

Cerner Co. (NASDAQ:CERN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 24th. The company reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.66. The company earned $1.43 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.43 billion. Cerner had a net margin of 9.02% and a return on equity of 15.61%. Cerner's revenue for the quarter was up 6.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.63 EPS. View Cerner's Earnings History.

When is Cerner's next earnings date?

Cerner is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Cerner.

What guidance has Cerner issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cerner issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.73-0.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.74. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.41-1.46 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.47 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CERN?

16 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Cerner's stock. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $85.00. On average, they expect Cerner's share price to reach $76.71 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cerner.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cerner?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cerner in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cerner.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Cerner stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Cerner stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Cerner exited the second quarter on a mixed note. The company continues to witness significant contributions from key areas like Population Health, Revenue Cycle and IT Works. Further, gains in the Licensed software, Professional and Managed Services units buoy optimism. International revenues also improved in recent times. Cerner is likely to benefit from electronic health record (EHR), electronic patient record (EPR) or electronic medical record (EMR) platforms that provide patient care in acute inpatient and outpatient settings. The stock outperformed the industry in a year. Meanwhile, Technology Resale, Support & Maintenance and Reimbursement Travel revenues declined year over year recently. Bookings also fell. Contraction in operating margins remains a concern. Furthermore, competition in the global MedTech space is a woe." (7/29/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Our rating remains Overweight and our PT remains $75. Although some amount of investor skepticism regarding the company’s growth outlook continues to temper valuation levels, we do not share those concerns. Our long-term DCF model assumptions are mostly conservative, with high single-digit revenue growth and modest margin expansion. Capital spending should moderate in 2019. We think the shares offer a compelling risk/reward trade off. Valuation Summary Cerner shares trade at a 32% discount to our DCF-based price target of $75." (4/9/2019)

Has Cerner been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CERN stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cerner earned a media sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Cerner.

Are investors shorting Cerner?

Cerner saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 11,670,000 shares, an increase of 10.0% from the September 15th total of 10,610,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,930,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.0 days. Approximately 3.8% of the company's shares are sold short. View Cerner's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Cerner's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Cerner own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cerner investors own include Dominion Energy (d), Gilead Sciences (GILD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Celgene (CELG), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are Cerner's key executives?

Cerner's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David Brent Shafer, Chairman & CEO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Marc G. Naughton, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Michael R. Nill, Exec. VP & COO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jeffrey A. Townsend, Exec. VP & Chief of Innovation (Age 55)
  • Mr. John T. Peterzalek, Exec. VP & Chief Client Officer (Age 58)

Who are Cerner's major shareholders?

Cerner's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Parnassus Investments CA (3.32%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.51%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.44%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.39%), Veritas Investment Management LLP (0.36%) and Eagle Asset Management Inc. (0.32%). Company insiders that own Cerner stock include Clifford W Illig, David Brent Shafer, Denis A Cortese, Donald Trigg, Jeffrey A Townsend, John J Greisch, John Peterzalek, Julie L Gerberding, Julie M Wilson, Linda M Dillman, Marc G Naughton, Michael Nill, Michael R Battaglioli, R Halsey Wise, Randy D Sims, William D Zollars and Zane M Burke. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cerner.

Which institutional investors are selling Cerner stock?

CERN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Global Thematic Partners LLC, West Coast Financial LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Pegasus Partners Ltd. and DNB Asset Management AS. Company insiders that have sold Cerner company stock in the last year include Clifford W Illig, Donald Trigg, Jeffrey A Townsend, John Peterzalek, Julie L Gerberding, Julie M Wilson, Linda M Dillman, Marc G Naughton, Michael Nill, Michael R Battaglioli, Randy D Sims and William D Zollars. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cerner.

Which institutional investors are buying Cerner stock?

CERN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Asset Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Parnassus Investments CA, California Public Employees Retirement System, Mackay Shields LLC, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, First Trust Advisors LP and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. Company insiders that have bought Cerner stock in the last two years include John J Greisch and R Halsey Wise. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cerner.

How do I buy shares of Cerner?

Shares of CERN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cerner's stock price today?

One share of CERN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $69.44.

How big of a company is Cerner?

Cerner has a market capitalization of $21.81 billion and generates $5.37 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $630.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.21 on an earnings per share basis. Cerner employs 29,200 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Cerner.

What is Cerner's official website?

The official website for Cerner is http://www.cerner.com/.

How can I contact Cerner?

Cerner's mailing address is 2800 ROCKCREEK PKWY W0162, NORTH KANSAS CITY MO, 64117. The company can be reached via phone at 816-221-1024 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Cerner (NASDAQ CERN)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  973 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  612 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,585
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cerner and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CERN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CERN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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