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Cerner Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:CERN)

$68.03
+0.27 (+0.40 %)
(As of 10/21/2019 02:43 PM ET)
Today's Range
$67.73
Now: $68.03
$68.40
50-Day Range
$65.31
MA: $67.66
$69.21
52-Week Range
$48.78
Now: $68.03
$76.47
Volume517,510 shs
Average Volume1.89 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.66 billion
P/E Ratio30.78
Dividend Yield1.06%
Beta0.93
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. Read More…

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$5.37 billion
Cash Flow$4.25 per share
Book Value$15.19 per share

Profitability

Net Income$630.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees29,200
Market Cap$21.66 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Cerner (NASDAQ:CERN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cerner's stock symbol?

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

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

Cerner announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 11th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, October 9th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 24th. View Cerner's Dividend History.

How were Cerner's earnings last quarter?

Cerner Co. (NASDAQ:CERN) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 24th. The company reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.02. The company earned $1.43 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.44 billion. Cerner had a return on equity of 15.14% and a net margin of 10.75%. The firm's revenue was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.62 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 Thursday, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cerner.

How can I listen to Cerner's earnings call?

Cerner will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 24th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Cerner issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.64-2.72 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.67. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.65-5.85 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.74 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CERN?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Cerner's shares. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate Cerner's stock price to reach $75.07 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.2% 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 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cerner.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Cerner stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Cerner stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Cerner exited the second quarter on a mixed note. The company continues to witness significant contributions from key areas like Population Health, Revenue Cycle and IT Works. Further, gains in the Licensed software, Professional and Managed Services units buoy optimism. International revenues also improved in recent times. Cerner is likely to benefit from electronic health record (EHR), electronic patient record (EPR) or electronic medical record (EMR) platforms that provide patient care in acute inpatient and outpatient settings. The stock outperformed the industry in a year. Meanwhile, Technology Resale, Support & Maintenance and Reimbursement Travel revenues declined year over year recently. Bookings also fell. Contraction in operating margins remains a concern. Furthermore, competition in the global MedTech space is a woe." (7/29/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Our rating remains Overweight and our PT remains $75. Although some amount of investor skepticism regarding the company’s growth outlook continues to temper valuation levels, we do not share those concerns. Our long-term DCF model assumptions are mostly conservative, with high single-digit revenue growth and modest margin expansion. Capital spending should moderate in 2019. We think the shares offer a compelling risk/reward trade off. Valuation Summary Cerner shares trade at a 32% discount to our DCF-based price target of $75." (4/9/2019)

Has Cerner been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about CERN stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cerner earned a news sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Cerner.

Are investors shorting Cerner?

Cerner saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 10,950,000 shares, a decrease of 9.4% from the August 15th total of 12,090,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,050,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.3 days. Approximately 3.6% of the company's stock are sold short. 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 Dominion Energy (d), NVIDIA (NVDA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Netflix (NFLX), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Celgene (CELG), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Walt Disney (DIS) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Cerner's key executives?

Cerner's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Cerner's major shareholders?

Cerner's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.27%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (0.17%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.16%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.14%), Robecosam AG (0.11%) and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.07%). 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 Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, West Coast Financial LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Bright Rock Capital Management LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, NEXT Financial Group Inc and ST Germain D J Co. Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Cerner company stock in the last year include Clifford W Illig, 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 for Cerner.

Which major investors are buying Cerner stock?

CERN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, LGT Capital Partners LTD. and Brinker Capital Inc.. 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 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 $68.09.

How big of a company is Cerner?

Cerner has a market capitalization of $21.68 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.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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Cerner (NASDAQ CERN)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  956 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  603 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,559
MarketBeat'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. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CERN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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