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

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$51.83 -0.18 (-0.35 %)
(As of 10/24/2018 01:04 AM ET)
Previous Close$52.01
Today's Range$50.93 - $52.15
52-Week Range$48.14 - $75.75
Volume3.21 million shs
Average Volume3.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.95 billion
P/E Ratio10.37
Dividend Yield3.58%
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. 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 support the development, marketing, and distribution of specialty pharmaceutical products, as well as pharmacy management, and medication therapy management and patient outcomes services to hospitals, other healthcare providers, and payers; operates nuclear pharmacies and radiopharmaceutical manufacturing facilities; and 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 distributes a range of national brand products; and medical products to patients' homes, as well as 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Drugs, proprietaries, & sundries
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Distributors
Current SymbolNYSE:CAH
Previous Symbol


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


Trailing P/E Ratio10.37
Forward P/E Ratio10.32
P/E Growth1.68

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$136.81 billion
Price / Sales0.11
Cash Flow$8.1880 per share
Price / Cash6.33
Book Value$19.50 per share
Price / Book2.66


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


Outstanding Shares299,860,000
Market Cap$15.95 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 8th. Investors of record on Monday, October 1st will be given a dividend of $0.4763 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $1.91 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 28th. This is a positive change 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 has authorized a share buyback program on Thursday, February 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 repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Cardinal Health's earnings last quarter?

Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) posted its earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The company reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.08. The business earned $35.35 billion during 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%. The company's revenue was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.31 EPS. 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, November 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Cardinal Health.

What price target have analysts set for CAH?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Cardinal Health's stock. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate Cardinal Health's stock price to reach $60.5455 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cardinal Health.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cardinal Health?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cardinal Health in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Cardinal Health.

Are investors shorting Cardinal Health?

Cardinal Health saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 14,430,812 shares, an increase of 39.3% from the September 14th total of 10,362,819 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,503,876 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.1 days. Approximately 4.7% 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?

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)

Who are Cardinal Health's major shareholders?

Cardinal Health's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hexavest Inc. (0.30%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.15%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.15%), Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.08%), Andra AP fonden (0.06%) and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.05%). 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 institutional investors are selling Cardinal Health stock?

CAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Denali Advisors LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., Huntington National Bank and Atria Investments LLC. 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 institutional investors are buying Cardinal Health stock?

CAH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Aperio Group LLC, Kempner Capital Management Inc., Lingohr & Partner Asset Management GmbH, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd. 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 $51.83.

How big of a company is Cardinal Health?

Cardinal Health has a market capitalization of $15.95 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 32,300 workers across the globe.

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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  616 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  437 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,053
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 10/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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