Cardinal Health Company Profile (NYSE:CAH)

About Cardinal Health

Cardinal Health logoCardinal Health, Inc. is a healthcare services and products company. The Company operates in two segments: Pharmaceutical and Medical. The Company also provides medical products to patients in the home. In the United States, the Company's Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical, over-the-counter healthcare and consumer products through its Pharmaceutical Distribution division to retailers, hospitals and other healthcare providers. In China, the Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded, generic and specialty pharmaceutical, over-the-counter healthcare and consumer products, provides logistics, marketing and other services and operates direct-to-patient specialty pharmacies through Cardinal Health China. The Medical segment distributes a range of medical, surgical and laboratory products and provides services to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and other healthcare providers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Drugs Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Distributors
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CAH
  • CUSIP: 14149Y10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $79.36
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $82.69
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $80.91
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.37
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.66
  • P/E Growth: 1.25
  • Market Cap: $25.28B
  • Outstanding Shares: 318,588,000
  • Beta: 0.59
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $97.08 (22.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/4/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$83.00 -> $89.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016Leerink SwannReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/3/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$87.00 -> $93.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/20/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/15/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/13/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/8/2016Bank of America Corp.Initiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
6/1/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
4/18/2016Avondale PartnersInitiated CoverageOutperform$111.00View Rating Details
3/15/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageOutperform$102.00View Rating Details
3/15/2016Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$99.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
2/2/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
1/12/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$110.00 -> $107.00View Rating Details
11/3/2015Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$92.00 -> $98.00View Rating Details
7/14/2015Evercore ISIDowngradeBuy -> Hold$91.50View Rating Details
3/3/2015ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$90.00 -> $105.00View Rating Details
3/2/2015MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$93.00 -> $103.00View Rating Details
1/8/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$75.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/2/2016Q416$1.13$1.14$31.06 billion$31.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q316$1.33$1.43$30.54 billion$30.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/1/2016Q216$1.26$1.30$29.23 billion$31.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q116$1.10$1.38$27.19 billion$28.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q415$0.99$1.00$26.05 billion$27.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q3$1.16$1.19$24.40 billion$25.38 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q215$1.10$1.20$23.43 billion$25.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q115$0.96$1.00$22.43 billion$24.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q414$0.81$0.83$21.88 billion$2.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q314$1.01$1.01$21.72 million$21.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q214$0.84$0.79$20.74 billion$22.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q114$0.86$1.10$22.73 billion$24.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q4 2013$0.77$0.79$24.56 billion$25.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q3 2013$0.95$1.20$24.72 billion$24.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2013Q2 2013$0.86$0.93$24.61 million$22.75 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2012Q113$0.79$0.81$26.33 million$25.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.73$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.88$0.94ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$0.77$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.72$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.58$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.69$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.61$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.63 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.27 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$1.31$1.37$1.33
Q2 20165$1.27$1.33$1.30
Q3 20163$1.33$1.46$1.41
Q4 20165$1.12$1.51$1.35
Q1 20173$1.21$1.26$1.23
Q2 20173$1.33$1.43$1.37
Q3 20173$1.59$1.64$1.61
Q4 20173$1.36$1.46$1.41
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH)
Annual Dividend:$1.80
Dividend Yield:2.27%
Payout Ratio:41.67% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
31.97% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
28.71% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:17.30% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/18/2016Patricia MorrisonInsiderSell43,959$82.50$3,626,617.50View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Stuart G LawsSVPSell9,703$82.45$800,012.35View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Jon L GiacominCEOSell47,251$82.77$3,910,965.27View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Craig S MorfordInsiderSell12,697$83.13$1,055,501.61View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Donald M Jr. CaseyCEOSell59,180$83.59$4,946,856.20View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016George S BarrettChairmanSell250,000$83.63$20,907,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016George S BarrettCEOSell129,818$83.76$10,873,555.68View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016George S BarrettCEOSell20,428$83.75$1,710,845.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Carole S WatkinsInsiderSell84,617$77.33$6,543,432.61View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Falk T. StephenEVPSell30,085$87.66$2,637,251.10View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015George S. BarrettCEOSell300,000$83.08$24,924,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015Falk T StephenEVPSell39,428$86.12$3,395,539.36View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015George S BarrettCEOSell300,000$86.44$25,932,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Colleen F ArnoldDirectorSell9,801$87.65$859,057.65View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Richard C NotebaertDirectorSell9,801$88.20$864,448.20View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Carole S WatkinsInsiderSell33,847$87.00$2,944,689.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Carole S WatkinsInsiderSell50,770$85.00$4,315,450.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015George S BarrettCEOSell300,000$84.87$25,461,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Mark R BlakeEVPSell24,668$79.50$1,961,106.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Carole S WatkinsInsiderSell40,794$75.00$3,059,550.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Michael C KaufmannCEOSell50,216$74.95$3,763,689.20View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Jeffrey William HendersonCFOSell26,567$72.63$1,929,561.21View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Jeffrey William HendersonCFOSell78,637$72.06$5,666,582.22View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Mark R BlakeEVPSell4,782$72.15$345,021.30View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Michael C KaufmannCEOSell6,833$72.06$492,385.98View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Craig S MorfordInsiderSell43,359$70.03$3,036,430.77View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Jeffrey William HendersonCFOSell118,093$69.72$8,233,443.96View SEC Filing  
7/24/2014Mark R BlakeEVPSell23,114$73.41$1,696,798.74View SEC Filing  
7/24/2014Stuart G LawsCAOSell21,266$72.50$1,541,785.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Jeffrey William HendersonCFOSell23,632$70.65$1,669,600.80View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Mark BlakeEVPSell4,703$66.50$312,749.50View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Mark BlakeEVPSell2,822$66.50$187,663.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Jeffrey William HendersonCFOSell27,031$63.83$1,725,388.73View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Mark BlakeEVPSell2,330$68.53$159,674.90View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Michael KaufmannCEOSell388,995$67.46$26,241,602.70View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014George BarrettCEOSell200,000$66.64$13,328,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2014Gregory KennyDirectorSell18,175$65.39$1,188,463.25View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Carole WatkinsInsiderSell46,666$65.71$3,066,422.86View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Falk StephenEVPSell17,926$65.56$1,175,228.56View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Richard NotebaertDirectorSell10,727$65.68$704,549.36View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013George BarrettCEOSell200,000$62.71$12,542,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Mark R BlakeEVPSell14,584$51.53$751,513.52View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Mark BlakeEVPSell4,925$51.27$252,504.75View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Falk StephenEVPSell10,000$51.50$515,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Craig MorfordInsiderSell20,000$51.33$1,026,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013George BarrettCEOSell75,000$52.09$3,906,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Jeffrey William HendersonCFOSell54,590$51.99$2,838,134.10View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Calvin DardenDirectorSell3,254$51.48$167,515.92View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Mark BlakeEVPSell29,166$51.53$1,502,923.98View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Jeffrey William HendersonCFOSell76,781$50.99$3,915,063.19View SEC Filing  
7/18/2013Jeffrey William HendersonCFOSell57,623$49.99$2,880,573.77View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013Jeffrey William HendersonCFOSell14,660$49.99$732,853.40View SEC Filing  
7/11/2013Jeffrey William HendersonCFOSell83,211$48.99$4,076,506.89View SEC Filing  
6/19/2013John F FinnDirectorSell11,070$48.51$537,005.70View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Jean G SpauldingDirectorSell8,350$47.35$395,372.50View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Richard C NotebaertDirectorSell3,197$48.10$153,775.70View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Carole S WatkinsInsiderSell4,612$48.00$221,376.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Jean G SpauldingDirectorSell1,666$47.90$79,801.40View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Stuart G LawsCAOSell2,564$41.22$105,688.08View SEC Filing  
10/4/2012Jeffrey William HendersonCFOSell46,226$40.00$1,849,040.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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