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

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$55.48 -0.02 (-0.04 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$55.50
Today's Range$55.36 - $55.98
52-Week Range$42.17 - $73.23
Volume3.65 million shs
Average Volume3.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.53 billion
P/E Ratio11.10
Dividend Yield3.44%
Beta1.16
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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$136.81 billion
Cash Flow$8.4702 per share
Book Value$20.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$256 million

Miscellaneous

Employees32,300
Market Cap$16.53 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Friday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.4763 per share on Monday, April 15th. This represents a $1.91 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.43%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 29th. View Cardinal Health's Dividend History.

How will Cardinal Health's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Cardinal Health's earnings last quarter?

Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 7th. The company reported $1.29 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.09 by $0.20. The company earned $37.70 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $36.09 billion. Cardinal Health had a positive return on equity of 24.01% and a negative net margin of 0.03%. Cardinal Health's revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous 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 Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cardinal Health.

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

Cardinal Health issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.97-$5.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.98. Cardinal Health also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.97-5.17 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for CAH?

10 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Cardinal Health's shares. Their predictions range from $50.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Cardinal Health's share price to reach $58.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cardinal Health.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cardinal Health?

10 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 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 coverage about CAH stock has trended positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cardinal Health earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 56)
  • Mr. Jorge M. Gomez, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Craig S. Morford, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Jon L. Giacomin, Chief Exec. Officer of Medical Segment (Age 54)
  • Mr. Stuart G. Laws, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 56)

Who are Cardinal Health's major shareholders?

Cardinal Health's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.77%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (4.56%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.72%), American International Group Inc. (2.63%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.58%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.39%). 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 major investors are selling Cardinal Health stock?

CAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baupost Group LLC MA, First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of Nova Scotia, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, United Services Automobile Association, Macquarie Group Ltd. and LSV Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold Cardinal Health company stock in the last year include Jon L Giacomin and Stuart G Laws. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cardinal Health.

Which major investors are buying Cardinal Health stock?

CAH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Conning Inc., American International Group Inc., State Treasurer State of Michigan and AMF Pensionsforsakring AB. 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 $55.48.

How big of a company is Cardinal Health?

Cardinal Health has a market capitalization of $16.53 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:  664 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  473 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,137
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 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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