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NASDAQ:CERNCerner Stock Price, Forecast & News

$68.38
+1.97 (+2.97 %)
(As of 04/10/2020 09:30 AM ET)
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$67.07
Now: $68.38
$68.83
50-Day Range
$54.70
MA: $66.51
$76.78
52-Week Range
$53.08
Now: $68.38
$80.90
Volume2.27 million shs
Average Volume3.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.80 billion
P/E Ratio41.44
Dividend Yield1.08%
Beta0.86
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. It also provides HealtheIntent platform, a cloud-based platform to aggregate, transform, and reconcile data across the continuum of care; and 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. 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 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. 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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 3.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.28 out of 5 stars


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$5.69 billion
Cash Flow$4.83 per share
Book Value$13.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$529.45 million

Miscellaneous

Employees27,400
Market Cap$20.80 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN) Frequently Asked Questions

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 0.0% and is now trading at $68.38. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Cerner?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cerner in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Cerner.

When is Cerner's next earnings date?

Cerner is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Cerner.

How were Cerner's earnings last quarter?

Cerner Co. (NASDAQ:CERN) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.43 billion. Cerner had a net margin of 9.30% and a return on equity of 16.66%. Cerner's revenue for the quarter was up 5.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.63 earnings per share. View Cerner's earnings history.

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

Cerner announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, March 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, April 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, April 17th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 2nd. View Cerner's dividend history.

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

Cerner issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.09-3.19 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.14. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.725-5.975 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.92 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CERN?

19 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Cerner's shares. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate Cerner's share price to reach $77.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Cerner.

Has Cerner been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about CERN stock has been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cerner earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage 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 stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutCerner.

Are investors shorting Cerner?

Cerner saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 11,419,000 shares, an increase of 7.6% from the February 27th total of 10,610,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,105,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 3.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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 NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Dominion Energy (D), Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Boeing (BA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Cerner's key executives?

Cerner's management team includes the following 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)

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.29%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.15%), Robecosam AG (0.11%), Clifford Swan Investment Counsel LLC (0.06%), Forte Capital LLC ADV (0.03%) and Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.03%). 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 major investors are selling Cerner stock?

CERN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LGT Capital Partners LTD., IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Robecosam AG, and M&G Investment Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Cerner company stock in the last year include 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 activity for Cerner.

Which major investors are buying Cerner stock?

CERN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clifford Swan Investment Counsel LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC, Cullinan Associates Inc., Pensionfund Sabic, Forte Capital LLC ADV, and IBM Retirement Fund. 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 activity 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 $68.38.

How big of a company is Cerner?

Cerner has a market capitalization of $20.80 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. 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]

This page was last updated on 4/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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