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Cardinal Health Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.63 (-1.14 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $54.81
50-Day Range
MA: $54.70
52-Week Range
Now: $54.81
Volume1.67 million shs
Average Volume1.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.08 billion
P/E Ratio16.56
Dividend Yield3.50%
Cardinal Health, Inc. operates as an integrated healthcare services and products company in the United States and internationally. It provides customized solutions for hospitals, healthcare systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, and physician offices. The company operates through two segments, Pharmaceutical and Medical. The Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical, specialty pharmaceutical, and over-the-counter healthcare and consumer products. It also provides services to pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers for specialty pharmaceutical products; operates nuclear pharmacies and radiopharmaceutical manufacturing facilities; and offers pharmacy management services to hospitals, as well as medication therapy management and patient outcomes services to hospitals, other healthcare providers, and payers. In addition, this segment repackages generic pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter healthcare products. The Medical segment manufactures, sources, and distributes Cardinal Health branded medical, surgical, and laboratory products. It also provides incontinence, nutritional delivery, wound care, cardiovascular, and endovascular products; single-use surgical drapes, gowns and apparel, and fluid suction and collection systems; urology products; operating room supplies; and electrode products. In addition, this segment distributes a range of national brand products, including medical, surgical, and laboratory products; and provides supply chain services and solutions to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, and other healthcare providers. Cardinal Health, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.
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Overall MarketRank

2.80 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

1st out of 24 stocks

Drugs, Proprietaries, & Sundries Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Drugs, proprietaries, & sundries
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Distributors



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$152.92 billion
Cash Flow$8.52 per share
Book Value$6.14 per share


Net Income$-3,696,000,000.00


Market Cap$16.08 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.63 (-1.14 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Cardinal Health's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Cardinal Health's stock was trading at $48.65 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CAH shares have increased by 12.7% and is now trading at $54.81.
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Is Cardinal Health a buy right now?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cardinal Health in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Cardinal Health stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Cardinal Health?

Wall Street analysts have given Cardinal Health a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Cardinal Health wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Cardinal Health's next earnings date?

Cardinal Health is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 5th 2021.
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How can I listen to Cardinal Health's earnings call?

Cardinal Health will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, February 5th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Cardinal Health's earnings last quarter?

Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 5th. The company reported $1.51 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.37. The company had revenue of $39.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $38.14 billion. Cardinal Health had a net margin of 0.63% and a return on equity of 123.28%. The business's revenue was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.27 earnings per share.
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How often does Cardinal Health pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cardinal Health?

Cardinal Health announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 5th. Shareholders of record on Monday, January 4th will be given a dividend of $0.486 per share on Friday, January 15th. This represents a $1.94 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 31st. This is a boost from Cardinal Health's previous quarterly dividend of $0.49.
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Is Cardinal Health a good dividend stock?

Cardinal Health pays an annual dividend of $1.94 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.50%. Cardinal Health has been increasing its dividend for 34 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Cardinal Health is 35.60%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Cardinal Health will have a dividend payout ratio of 31.65% next year. This indicates that Cardinal Health will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Cardinal Health issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cardinal Health issued an update on its FY21 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.65-5.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.25.

What price target have analysts set for CAH?

10 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Cardinal Health's shares. Their forecasts range from $53.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Cardinal Health's stock price to reach $61.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Cardinal Health's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Cardinal Health own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cardinal Health investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), CVS Health (CVS), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), Chevron (CVX), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and PepsiCo (PEP).

Who are Cardinal Health's key executives?

Cardinal Health's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael C. Kaufmann, CEO & Director (Age 57, Pay $3.98M)
  • Mr. Jason M. Hollar, Chief Financial Officer (Age 47, Pay $2.04M)
  • Ms. Jessica L. Mayer, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer (Age 51, Pay $1.12M)
  • Mr. Stephen M. Mason, Chief Exec. Officer of Medical Segment (Age 49, Pay $1.17M)
  • Mr. Victor L. Crawford, Chief Exec. Officer of Pharmaceutical Segment (Age 58, Pay $1.65M)
  • Ms. Patricia M. English, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 40)
  • Mr. Brian S. Rice, Chief Information Officer, Exec. VP & Customer Support Services (Age 57)
  • Mr. Kevin Moran, VP of Investor Relations
  • Dr. Michele A. M. Holcomb Ph.D., Chief Strategy & Bus. Devel. Officer (Age 52)
  • Ms. Ola M. Snow, Chief HR Officer (Age 53)

What is Cardinal Health's stock symbol?

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

Who are Cardinal Health's major shareholders?

Cardinal Health's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.18%), Sheets Smith Wealth Management (0.02%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.01%) and Cypress Capital Group (0.01%).
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Which institutional investors are selling Cardinal Health stock?

CAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, DNB Asset Management AS, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Donald L. Hagan LLC, Cypress Capital Group, and Huntington National Bank.
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Which institutional investors are buying Cardinal Health stock?

CAH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sheets Smith Wealth Management, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Meridian Wealth Management LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., IMS Capital Management, Reitz Capital Advisors LLC, Brookstone Capital Management, and First Midwest Bank Trust Division.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Cardinal Health's stock price today?

One share of CAH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.81.

How big of a company is Cardinal Health?

Cardinal Health has a market capitalization of $16.08 billion and generates $152.92 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-3,696,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $5.45 on an earnings per share basis. Cardinal Health employs 30,000 workers across the globe.

What is Cardinal Health's official website?

The official website for Cardinal Health is www.cardinalhealth.com.

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]

This page was last updated on 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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