NASDAQ:CERN - Cerner Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $57.12 -0.65 (-1.13 %) (As of 02/21/2019 03:44 PM ET)Previous Close$57.77Today's Range$57.02 - $57.7052-Week Range$48.78 - $67.57Volume115,852 shsAverage Volume2.68 million shsMarket Capitalization$18.53 billionP/E Ratio25.83Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.99 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Cerner Corporation provides health care information technology solutions and 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. It also provides HealtheIntent platform, a cloud-based platform that enables organizations to aggregate, transform, and reconcile data across the continuum of care, as well as EHR agnostic platform, CareAware that facilitates connectivity of health care devices to EHRs. In addition, the company offers a portfolio of clinical and financial health care information technology solutions, as well as departmental, connectivity, population health, and care coordination solutions; and various complementary services, including support, hosting, managed, implementation, and strategic consulting services. Further, it provides various services, such as implementation and training, remote hosting, operational management, revenue cycle, support and maintenance, health care data analysis, clinical process optimization, transaction processing, employer health centers, employee wellness programs, and third party administrator services; and complementary hardware and devices for third parties. It serves integrated delivery networks, managed care organizations, hospitals, medical centers, reference laboratories, home health agencies, blood banks, imaging centers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, employers, governments, and public health organizations. It has a strategic collaboration with Christiana Care Health System to provide a weight loss surgery program. Cerner Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in North Kansas City, Missouri. Receive CERN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CERN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Computer integrated systems design Sub-IndustryHealth Care Technology SectorMedical Current SymbolNASDAQ:CERN Previous Symbol CUSIP15678210 CIK804753 Webwww.cerner.com Phone816-221-1024Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.09 Current Ratio2.41 Quick Ratio2.38Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio25.83 Forward P/E Ratio24.10 P/E Growth1.91 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.37 billion Price / Sales3.45 Cash Flow$4.2249 per share Price / Cash Flow13.52 Book Value$15.19 per share Price / Book3.76Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.21 Net Income$630.05 million Net Margins11.74% Return on Equity14.84% Return on Assets11.06%Miscellaneous Employees29,200 Outstanding Shares324,360,000Market Cap$18.53 billion Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN) Frequently Asked Questions What is Cerner's stock symbol? Cerner trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CERN." How will Cerner's stock buyback program work? Cerner announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 2.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Cerner's earnings last quarter? Cerner Co. (NASDAQ:CERN) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.06. The business earned $1.37 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.39 billion. Cerner had a return on equity of 14.84% and a net margin of 11.74%. Cerner's quarterly revenue was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.58 earnings per share. View Cerner's Earnings History. When is Cerner's next earnings date? Cerner is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cerner. What guidance has Cerner issued on next quarter's earnings? Cerner issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.57-2.67 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.68. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.650-5.850 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.80 billion.Cerner also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.57-2.67 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CERN? 16 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Cerner's shares. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect Cerner's stock price to reach $68.9036 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.6% 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 6 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cerner. Has Cerner been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about CERN stock have been trending positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cerner earned a daily sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Cerner's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Cerner include Altaba (AABA), Godaddy (GDDY), Jack Henry & Associates (JKHY), Open Text (OTEX), Leidos (LDOS), Caci International (CACI), Verint Systems (VRNT), Science Applications International (SAIC), Scientific Games (SGMS), NetScout Systems (NTCT), Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (MDRX), Ebix (EBIX), Sykes Enterprises (SYKE), Nextgen Healthcare (NXGN) and Unisys (UIS). What other stocks do shareholders of Cerner own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cerner investors own include Gilead Sciences (GILD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Celgene (CELG), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Amgen (AMGN), Intel (INTC) and Netflix (NFLX). Who are Cerner's key executives? Cerner's management team includes the folowing people: 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. David Brent Shafer, Chairman & CEO (Age 62)Mr. Michael Robin, Partner and VP Who are Cerner's major shareholders? Cerner's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.70%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (4.34%), Parnassus Investments CA (2.98%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.46%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.09%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.08%). Company insiders that own Cerner stock include Clifford W Illig, David Brent Shafer, Denis A Cortese, Gerald E Bisbee, Jr, Jeffrey A Townsend, Julie M Wilson, Linda M Dillman, Marc G Naughton, Michael Nill, Michael R Battaglioli, Neal L Patterson, 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 Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, Morningstar Investment Services LLC, First Quadrant L P CA, New York State Common Retirement Fund and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold Cerner company stock in the last year include Clifford W Illig, David Brent Shafer, Denis A Cortese, Julie M Wilson, Linda M Dillman, Michael R Battaglioli, William D Zollars and Zane M Burke. 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 Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Parnassus Investments CA, BlackRock Inc., MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Mackenzie Financial Corp, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Millennium Management LLC. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Cerner's stock price today? One share of CERN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.12. How big of a company is Cerner? Cerner has a market capitalization of $18.53 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 870 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 545 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,415MarketBeat'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. 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