Cerner Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.35 (+0.45 %)
(As of 07/23/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume2.02 million shs
Average Volume2.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.63 billion
P/E Ratio29.93
Dividend Yield1.13%
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About Cerner

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 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, real-world evidence, 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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1.92 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

117th out of 2,215 stocks

Computer Integrated Systems Design Industry

7th out of 64 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Cerner a buy right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cerner in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Cerner wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Cerner's next earnings date?

Cerner is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 30th 2021.
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How can I listen to Cerner's earnings call?

Cerner will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, July 30th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Cerner's earnings last quarter?

Cerner Co. (NASDAQ:CERN) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.02. The firm earned $1.39 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.40 billion. Cerner had a net margin of 14.69% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.45%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.71 EPS.
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How has Cerner's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Cerner's stock was trading at $68.35 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CERN stock has increased by 14.7% and is now trading at $78.41.
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How often does Cerner pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cerner?

Cerner declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 28th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Tuesday, July 13th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 25th.
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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 1.13%. Cerner does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Cerner is 35.92%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Cerner will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.85% 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 second quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of 0.760-0.760 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.760. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for CERN?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Cerner's stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Cerner's share price to reach $83.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Cerner's key executives?

Cerner's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David Brent Shafer, Chairman & CEO (Age 64, Pay $2.12M)
  • Mr. Donald D. Trigg, Pres (Age 49, Pay $1.36M)
  • Mr. Jerome Labat, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 55, Pay $852.18k)
  • Mr. Marc G. Naughton, Exec. Advisor (Age 66, Pay $1.33M)
  • Mr. Michael Robin, Partner and VP
  • Mr. Mark J. Erceg, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Michael R. Battaglioli, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. William E. Graff, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Allan Kells, VP, Investor Relations
  • Mr. Daniel P. Devers, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 48)

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

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

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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).

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 investors include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.16%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc. (0.02%), Cardinal Capital Management (0.02%), IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%) and New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (0.01%). Company insiders that own Cerner stock include David Brent Shafer, Donald Trigg, George Andrew Riedel, Gerald E Bisbee, Jr, Jeffrey A Townsend, John Peterzalek, Julie L Gerberding, Linda M Dillman, Marc G Naughton, Mark J Erceg, Michael Nill, Michael R Battaglioli, Randy D Sims and Tracy L Platt.
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Which institutional investors are selling Cerner stock?

CERN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, HBW Advisory Services LLC, Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc., Raymond James Trust N.A., Salvus Wealth Management LLC, and North Star Investment Management Corp.. Company insiders that have sold Cerner company stock in the last year include David Brent Shafer, George Andrew Riedel, Gerald E Bisbee, Jr, John Peterzalek, Michael R Battaglioli, and Tracy L Platt.
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Which institutional investors are buying Cerner stock?

CERN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pflug Koory LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, 6 Meridian, Cardinal Capital Management, Tectonic Advisors LLC, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, and Vigilant Capital Management LLC.
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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 $78.41.

How much money does Cerner make?

Cerner has a market capitalization of $23.63 billion and generates $5.51 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $780.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.45 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

Where are Cerner's headquarters?

Cerner is headquartered at 2800 ROCKCREEK PKWY W0162, NORTH KANSAS CITY MO, 64117.

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 7/24/2021 by Staff
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