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NASDAQ:CERNCerner Stock Price, Forecast & News

$71.42
-2.09 (-2.84 %)
(As of 06/4/2020 01:51 PM ET)
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$71.07
Now: $71.42
$73.30
50-Day Range
$64.95
MA: $68.93
$73.30
52-Week Range
$53.08
Now: $71.42
$80.90
Volume886,394 shs
Average Volume1.97 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.74 billion
P/E Ratio44.36
Dividend Yield0.98%
Beta0.87
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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Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.41 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$4.58 per share
Book Value$13.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$529.45 million

Miscellaneous

Employees27,400
Market Cap$21.74 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CERN shares have increased by 4.2% and is now trading at $71.21. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Cerner?

20 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 15 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 Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Cerner.

How were Cerner's earnings last quarter?

Cerner Co. (NASDAQ:CERN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 28th. The company reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.01. The firm earned $1.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.43 billion. Cerner had a net margin of 8.93% and a return on equity of 18.20%. The business's revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.61 EPS. View Cerner's earnings history.

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

Cerner announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 22nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 5th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, July 17th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 4th. View Cerner's dividend history.

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

Cerner updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.60 to $0.64 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.74. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.34 billion to $1.39 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.44 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CERN?

20 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Cerner's stock. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Cerner's share price to reach $78.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Cerner.

Has Cerner been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CERN stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cerner earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutCerner.

Are investors shorting Cerner?

Cerner saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 14,590,000 shares, an increase of 18.4% from the April 30th total of 12,320,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,800,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.2 days. Approximately 4.8% of the shares of the 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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Gilead Sciences (GILD), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.74%), State Street Corp (4.83%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (4.77%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (4.27%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.37%) and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. (3.04%). 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 institutional investors are selling Cerner stock?

CERN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Scharf Investments LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Van ECK Associates Corp, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Cerner company stock in the last year include David Brent Shafer, Donald Trigg, Jeffrey A Townsend, John Peterzalek, Julie L Gerberding, Marc G Naughton, Michael Nill, Michael R Battaglioli, Randy D Sims, and William D Zollars. View insider buying and selling activity for Cerner.

Which institutional investors are buying Cerner stock?

CERN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Kingstown Capital Management L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Aperio Group LLC, and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $71.21.

How big of a company is Cerner?

Cerner has a market capitalization of $21.67 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 6/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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