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Cardinal Health Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:CAH)

$56.24
+1.49 (+2.72 %)
(As of 11/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$54.75
Now: $56.24
$56.27
50-Day Range
$45.03
MA: $49.58
$56.01
52-Week Range
$41.03
Now: $56.24
$57.15
Volume2.87 million shs
Average Volume3.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.45 billion
P/E Ratio10.65
Dividend Yield3.51%
Beta1.32
Cardinal Health, Inc operates as an integrated healthcare services and products company in the United States and internationally. It provides medical products and pharmaceuticals, and solutions that enhance supply chain efficiency for hospitals, healthcare systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, and physician offices. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Drugs, proprietaries, & sundries
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Distributors
SectorMedical
CUSIP14149Y10
Phone614-757-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$145.53 billion
Cash Flow$8.91 per share
Book Value$3.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.36 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees31,000
Market Cap$16.45 billion
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Thursday, November 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.481 per share on Wednesday, January 15th. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 31st. View Cardinal Health's Dividend History.

How will Cardinal Health's stock buyback program work?

Cardinal Health declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, November 8th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 6.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Cardinal Health's earnings last quarter?

Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The company reported $1.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.18. The firm earned $37.34 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $36.75 billion. Cardinal Health had a positive return on equity of 32.25% and a negative net margin of 2.81%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.29 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 Thursday, February 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Cardinal Health.

What guidance has Cardinal Health issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cardinal Health updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.85-5.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.00.

What price target have analysts set for CAH?

8 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Cardinal Health's shares. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $56.00. On average, they expect Cardinal Health's stock price to reach $51.33 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Cardinal Health.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cardinal Health?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cardinal Health in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Cardinal Health.

Has Cardinal Health been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CAH stock have been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cardinal Health earned a media sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Cardinal Health.

Are investors shorting Cardinal Health?

Cardinal Health saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 18,470,000 shares, a decrease of 7.9% from the September 30th total of 20,060,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,740,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.7 days. Currently, 6.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Cardinal Health's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Cardinal Health's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Cardinal Health include McKesson (MCK), AmerisourceBergen (ABC), Henry Schein (HSIC), Patterson Companies (PDCO) and Owens & Minor (OMI).

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 AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), CVS Health (CVS), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Becton Dickinson and (BDX), General Electric (GE), PepsiCo (PEP), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

Who are Cardinal Health's key executives?

Cardinal Health's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael C. Kaufmann, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jorge M. Gomez, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Jon L. Giacomin, Chief Exec. Officer of Medical Segment (Age 54)
  • Mr. Stuart G. Laws, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Brian S. Rice, Chief Information Officer, Exec. VP & Customer Support Services (Age 56)

Who are Cardinal Health's major shareholders?

Cardinal Health's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include OLD Republic International Corp (0.42%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.40%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.34%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.26%), Alps Advisors Inc. (0.25%) and Conning Inc. (0.19%). Company insiders that own Cardinal Health stock include Jon L Giacomin, Michael C Kaufmann, Patricia Morrison and Stuart G Laws. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cardinal Health.

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, Alberta Investment Management Corp, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Alps Advisors Inc., Parsec Financial Management Inc., CWM LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp and Hartford Investment Management Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cardinal Health.

Which institutional investors are buying Cardinal Health stock?

CAH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, California Public Employees Retirement System, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, WBI Investments Inc., OLD Republic International Corp, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and Exane Derivatives. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cardinal Health's stock price today?

One share of CAH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.24.

How big of a company is Cardinal Health?

Cardinal Health has a market capitalization of $16.45 billion and generates $145.53 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.36 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.28 on an earnings per share basis. Cardinal Health employs 31,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Cardinal Health.

What is Cardinal Health's official website?

The official website for Cardinal Health is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Cardinal Health (NYSE CAH)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  766 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  521 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,287
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 11/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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