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Cerner Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.56 (+0.77%)
(As of 11/29/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.70 million shs
Average Volume
2.01 million shs
Market Capitalization
$21.44 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart
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About Cerner

Cerner Corp. designs, develops, markets, installs, hosts and supports health care information technology, health care devices, hardware and content solutions for health care organizations and consumers. The company also provides value-added services, including implementation and training, remote hosting, operational management services, revenue cycle services, support and maintenance, health care data analysis, clinical process optimization, transaction processing, employee wellness programs and third party administrator services for employer-based health plans. It operates through the following segments: Domestic and International. The Domestic segment includes revenue contributions and expenditures associated with business activity in the United States. The International segment includes revenue contributions and expenditures linked to business activity in Aruba, Australia, Austria, the Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Denmark, Egypt, England, Finland, France, Germany, Guam, India, Ireland, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the Unit


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Computer integrated systems design
Health Care Technology
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.51 billion
Cash Flow
$4.78 per share
Book Value
$14.62 per share


Net Income
$780.09 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$21.44 billion

Company Calendar

Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.51 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

102nd out of 1,392 stocks

Computer Integrated Systems Design Industry

9th out of 43 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Cerner a buy right now?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cerner in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Cerner stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CERN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Cerner's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Cerner's stock was trading at $68.35 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CERN shares have increased by 6.6% and is now trading at $72.86.
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When is Cerner's next earnings date?

Cerner is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 9th 2022.
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How were Cerner's earnings last quarter?

Cerner Co. (NASDAQ:CERN) announced its earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The company reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.04. The firm earned $1.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.45 billion. Cerner had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.54% and a net margin of 9.15%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.60 EPS.
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How often does Cerner pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cerner?

Cerner announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 10th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Tuesday, October 12th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 24th.
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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 1.22%. Cerner does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Cerner is 51.16%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Cerner will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.30% 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 updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.300-$3.300 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.260. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.78 billion-$5.78 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.79 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CERN?

10 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Cerner's stock. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Cerner's stock price to reach $84.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Cerner's key executives?

Cerner's management team includes the following people:
  • David T. Feinberg, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Mark J. Erceg, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • William E. Graff, Chief Information Officer & Senior VP
  • Jerome Labat, Chief Technology Officer & Executive VP
  • Eva L. Karp, Chief Clinical & Patient Safety Officer

What is Brent Shafer's approval rating as Cerner's CEO?

1,137 employees have rated Cerner CEO Brent Shafer on Glassdoor.com. Brent Shafer has an approval rating of 90% among Cerner's employees.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Broadcom (AVGO) and Tesla (TSLA).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.89%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.36%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.31%), American Century Companies Inc. (2.90%), Geode Capital Management LLC (2.26%) and Morgan Stanley (1.48%). Company insiders that own Cerner stock include Daniel Devers, David Brent Shafer, Donald Trigg, George Andrew Riedel, Gerald E Bisbee, Jr, John Peterzalek, Linda M Dillman, Marc G Naughton, Mark J Erceg, Michael R Battaglioli, Michael R Battaglioli, Randy D Sims, Tracy L Platt and Tracy L Platt.
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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 Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Van ECK Associates Corp, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Truist Financial Corp, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Ossiam. Company insiders that have sold Cerner company stock in the last year include Daniel Devers, David Brent Shafer, John Peterzalek, Michael R Battaglioli, and Tracy L Platt.
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Which major investors are buying Cerner stock?

CERN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, American Century Companies Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Pinebridge Investments L.P., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Schroder Investment Management Group.
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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.
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What is Cerner's stock price today?

One share of CERN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $72.86.

How much money does Cerner make?

Cerner has a market capitalization of $21.44 billion and generates $5.51 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $780.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.72 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cerner have?

Cerner employs 26,400 workers across the globe.

Does Cerner have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Cerner: ADAC Healthcare Information Systems, APACHE Medical Systems, AbleVets, AbleVets LLC, Anasazi Software Inc., BeyondNow Technologies, CITATION Computer Systems, Cerner (Malaysia) SDN BHD, Cerner Belgium SPRL, Cerner Campus Redevelopment Corporation, Cerner Canada Limited LLC, Cerner Canada ULC, Cerner Capital Inc., Cerner Chile Limitada, Cerner Chouteau Data Center Inc., Cerner Corporation PTY Limited, Cerner Deutschland GmbH, Cerner Egypt L.L.C, Cerner Finland Oy, Cerner France SAS, Cerner Galt Inc., Cerner Global Holdings B.V., Cerner Government Services Inc., Cerner Health Connections Inc., Cerner Health Services Deutschland GmbH, Cerner Health Services Inc., Cerner Healthcare Sales India Private Limited, Cerner Healthcare Solutions Inc., Cerner Healthcare Solutions India Private Limited, Cerner Iberia S.L.U., Cerner Innovation Inc., Cerner International Inc., Cerner Ireland Limited, Cerner Legal Quality & Strategy Inc., Cerner Limited, Cerner Lingologix Inc., Cerner Math Inc., Cerner Middle East FZ-LLC, Cerner Middle East Ltd., Cerner Multum Inc., Cerner México S. de R. L. de C.V., Cerner Nederland B.V., Cerner Norge AS, Cerner Portugal Unipessoal Lda., Cerner Properties Inc., Cerner Property Development Inc., Cerner RevWorks LLC, Cerner România S.R.L., Cerner Singapore Limited LLC, Cerner Soluções para a Saúde Ltda., Cerner State & Local Government Services Inc., Cerner Sverige AB, Cerner Universal Revenue Cycle Management LLC, Cerner Österreich GmbH, Clairvia Inc, Dynamic Healthcare Technologies, Etreby Computer Company, IMC Health Care, Image Devices, J. Galt Associates Inc, Kantar Health, LABOTIX Automation, LingoLogix, Mitch Cooper & Associates, Multum Information Services, PureWellness Inc, Resource Systems, Rockcreek Aviation Inc., Siemens Healthineers, The Health Exchange Inc., and VitalWorks - Medical Division.

When was Cerner founded?

Cerner was founded in 1979.

What is Cerner's official website?

The official website for Cerner is www.cerner.com.

Where are Cerner's headquarters?

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 816-474-1742.

This page was last updated on 11/30/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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