NYSE:CAH - Cardinal Health Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$51.66 -0.09 (-0.17 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$51.75
Today's Range$51.58 - $51.98
52-Week Range$48.14 - $75.75
Volume2.61 million shs
Average Volume3.32 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.12 billion
P/E Ratio10.33
Dividend Yield3.67%
Beta0.99
Cardinal Health logoCardinal Health, Inc. operates as an integrated healthcare services and products company worldwide. The company's Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical, specialty pharmaceutical, over-the-counter healthcare, and consumer products to retailers, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. It offers distribution, inventory management, data reporting, new product launch support, and chargeback administration services to pharmaceutical manufacturers; pharmacy and medication therapy management, and patient outcomes services to hospitals, other healthcare providers, and payers; and consulting, patient support, and other services to pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers. This segment also operates nuclear pharmacies and manufacturing facilities that manufacture, prepare, and deliver radiopharmaceuticals, as well as operates direct-to-patient specialty pharmacies; offers logistics, marketing, and other services; and repackages generic pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter healthcare products. The company's Medical segment manufactures and sources medical, surgical, and laboratory products, including cardiovascular and endovascular products; wound care products; surgical drapes, gowns, and apparel; exam and surgical gloves; fluid suction and collection systems; and incontinence, enteral feeding, urology, operating room supply, electrode and needle, and syringe and sharps disposal product lines. It also distributes medical, surgical, and laboratory products to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, and other healthcare providers, as well as to patients in the home; and assembles and sells sterile and non-sterile procedure kits. In addition, it offers supply chain services to healthcare providers; and post-acute care management, and transition services and software to hospitals, other healthcare providers, and payers. Cardinal Health, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Drugs, proprietaries, & sundries
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Distributors
SectorMedical
SymbolNYSE:CAH
CUSIP14149Y10
Phone614-757-5000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.32
Current Ratio1.07
Quick Ratio0.53

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio10.33
Forward P/E Ratio10.25
P/E Growth1.71

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$136.81 billion
Price / Sales0.12
Cash Flow$8.3592 per share
Price / Cash6.18
Book Value$19.50 per share
Price / Book2.65

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.00
Net Income$256 million
Net Margins0.19%
Return on Equity22.59%
Return on Assets3.80%

Miscellaneous

Employees28,000
Outstanding Shares310,680,000
Market Cap$16.12 billion

Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cardinal Health's stock symbol?

Cardinal Health trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CAH."

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

Cardinal Health announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 8th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.4763 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $1.91 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 28th. This is an increase from Cardinal Health's previous quarterly dividend of $0.48. View Cardinal Health's Dividend History.

How will Cardinal Health's stock buyback program work?

Cardinal Health declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, February 8th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Cardinal Health's earnings last quarter?

Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The company reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $35.35 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $34.38 billion. Cardinal Health had a return on equity of 22.59% and a net margin of 0.19%. Cardinal Health's revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.31 earnings per share. View Cardinal Health's Earnings History.

When is Cardinal Health's next earnings date?

Cardinal Health is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Cardinal Health.

What price target have analysts set for CAH?

13 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Cardinal Health's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Cardinal Health's stock price to reach $61.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cardinal Health.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cardinal Health?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cardinal Health in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Cardinal Health.

Who are some of Cardinal Health's key competitors?

Who are Cardinal Health's key executives?

Cardinal Health's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael C. Kaufmann, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Craig S. Morford, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Jon L. Giacomin, Chief Exec. Officer of Medical Segment (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jorge M. Gomez, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Stuart G. Laws, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 55)

Has Cardinal Health been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CAH stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cardinal Health earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.04 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Cardinal Health.

Who are Cardinal Health's major shareholders?

Cardinal Health's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.80%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (4.04%), FMR LLC (2.71%), American International Group Inc. (2.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.03%) and American Century Companies Inc. (1.44%). Company insiders that own Cardinal Health stock include George S Barrett, Jon L Giacomin, Michael C Kaufmann and Patricia Morrison. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cardinal Health.

Which major investors are selling Cardinal Health stock?

CAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, TCW Group Inc., FMR LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., American International Group Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Cardinal Health company stock in the last year include Jon L Giacomin, Michael C Kaufmann and Patricia Morrison. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cardinal Health.

Which major investors are buying Cardinal Health stock?

CAH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., Millennium Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Brandes Investment Partners LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC and Morgan Stanley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cardinal Health.

How do I buy shares of Cardinal Health?

Shares of CAH 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cardinal Health's stock price today?

One share of CAH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.66.

How big of a company is Cardinal Health?

Cardinal Health has a market capitalization of $16.12 billion and generates $136.81 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $256 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.00 on an earnings per share basis. Cardinal Health employs 28,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Cardinal Health?

Cardinal Health's mailing address is 7000 CARDINAL PLACE, DUBLIN OH, 43017. The company can be reached via phone at 614-757-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Cardinal Health (NYSE CAH)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  589 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  412 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,001
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cardinal Health and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CAH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CAH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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