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Cerner Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.23 (+0.29 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $79.74
50-Day Range
MA: $77.50
52-Week Range
Now: $79.74
Volume1.18 million shs
Average Volume1.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.45 billion
P/E Ratio31.15
Dividend Yield1.11%
Cerner Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, 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. It also provides HealtheIntent platform, a cloud-based platform to aggregate, transform, and reconcile data across the continuum of care; and CareAware, an EHR agnostic platform 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. Further, it provides tech-enabled services, such as implementation and training, remote hosting, operational management services, revenue cycle services, 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. The company serves integrated delivery networks, physician groups and networks, managed care organizations, hospitals, medical centers, reference laboratories, home health agencies, blood banks, imaging centers, pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, employers, governments, and public health organizations. Cerner Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in North Kansas City, Missouri.
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Overall MarketRank

2.24 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

22nd out of 1,928 stocks

Computer Integrated Systems Design Industry

2nd out of 53 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 3.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer integrated systems design
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CERN



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.69 billion
Cash Flow$4.67 per share
Book Value$13.84 per share


Net Income$529.45 million


Market Cap$24.45 billion
Next Earnings Date2/10/2021 (Confirmed)
+0.23 (+0.29 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Cerner's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Cerner's stock was trading at $68.35 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CERN stock has increased by 16.7% and is now trading at $79.74.
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Is Cerner a buy right now?

18 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cerner in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Cerner stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Cerner?

Wall Street analysts have given Cerner a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Cerner wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Doug Parker's approval rating as Cerner's CEO?

1,428 employees have rated Cerner CEO Doug Parker on Glassdoor.com. Doug Parker has an approval rating of 59% among Cerner's employees. This puts Doug Parker in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Cerner's next earnings date?

Cerner is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 10th 2021.
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How can I listen to Cerner's earnings call?

Cerner will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 10th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Cerner's earnings last quarter?

Cerner Co. (NASDAQ:CERN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 28th. The company reported $0.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $1.37 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.37 billion. Cerner had a net margin of 14.28% and a return on equity of 18.14%.
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How often does Cerner pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cerner?

Cerner declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 11th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Tuesday, January 12th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 24th. This is an increase from Cerner's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18.
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Is Cerner a good dividend stock?

Cerner pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.11%. Cerner does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Cerner is 36.51%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Cerner will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.66% next year. This indicates that Cerner will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Cerner issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cerner issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.76-0.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.78. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.365-1.415 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.39 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CERN?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Cerner's stock. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $89.00. On average, they anticipate Cerner's stock price to reach $78.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.3%.
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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 NVIDIA (NVDA), The Walt Disney (DIS), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Broadcom (AVGO) and Tesla (TSLA).

Who are Cerner's key executives?

Cerner's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David Brent Shafer, Chairman & CEO (Age 64, Pay $2.32M)
  • Mr. Donald D. Trigg, Pres (Age 49, Pay $1.36M)
  • Mr. Marc G. Naughton, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 66, Pay $1.45M)
  • Mr. John T. Peterzalek, Exec. VP and Chief Client & Services Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.44M)
  • Mr. Michael Robin, Partner and VP
  • Mr. Michael R. Battaglioli, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jerome Labat, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Bill Graff, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Allan Kells, VP, Investor Relations
  • Mr. Randy D. Sims, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 60)

What is Cerner's stock symbol?

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

Who are Cerner's major shareholders?

Cerner's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.49%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.12%), Capital Investment Services of America Inc. (0.08%), Rockland Trust Co. (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%) and Forte Capital LLC ADV (0.04%). Company insiders that own Cerner stock include David Brent Shafer, Donald Trigg, George Andrew Riedel, Gerald E Bisbee, Jr, 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, Tracy L Platt and William D Zollars.
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Which major investors are selling Cerner stock?

CERN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Cullinan Associates Inc., Busey Wealth Management, Huntington National Bank, Raymond James Trust N.A., and Private Capital Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Cerner company stock in the last year include David Brent Shafer, Donald Trigg, George Andrew Riedel, Gerald E Bisbee, Jr, John Peterzalek, Linda M Dillman, Marc G Naughton, Michael R Battaglioli, Randy D Sims, and Tracy L Platt.
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Which major investors are buying Cerner stock?

CERN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LGT Capital Partners LTD., Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Capital Investment Services of America Inc., Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Salvus Wealth Management LLC, and Forte Capital LLC ADV. Company insiders that have bought Cerner stock in the last two years include John J Greisch, and R Halsey Wise.
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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 WeBull, 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 $79.74.

How big of a company is Cerner?

Cerner has a market capitalization of $24.45 billion and generates $5.69 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $529.45 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.41 on an earnings per share basis. Cerner employs 27,400 workers across the globe.

What is Cerner's official website?

The official website for Cerner is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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