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Cardinal Health Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.21 (+0.45%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.66 million shs
Average Volume
2.57 million shs
Market Capitalization
$13.25 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart
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About Cardinal Health

Cardinal Health, Inc. is a healthcare services and products company, which engages in the provision of customized solutions for hospitals, healthcare systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, and physician offices. It also provides medical products and pharmaceuticals and cost-effective solutions that enhance supply chain efficiency. The firm operates through the following segments: Pharmaceutical and Medical. The Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical, specialty pharmaceutical and over-the-counter healthcare and consumer products. The Medical segment manufactures, sources and distributes cardinal health branded medical, surgical, and laboratory products. Cardinal Health was founded by Robert D. Walter in 1971 and is headquartered in Dublin, OH.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Drugs, proprietaries, & sundries
Health Care Distributors
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$162.47 billion
Cash Flow
$8.38 per share
Book Value
$4.95 per share


Net Income
$611 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$13.25 billion

Company Calendar

Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

3.38 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

10th out of 1,388 stocks

Drugs, Proprietaries, & Sundries Industry

2nd out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.9Community Rank: 4.9Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Cardinal Health a buy right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cardinal Health in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Cardinal Health stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CAH, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Cardinal Health's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Cardinal Health's stock was trading at $48.65 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CAH stock has decreased by 3.4% and is now trading at $47.02.
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Are investors shorting Cardinal Health?

Cardinal Health saw a drop in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,630,000 shares, a drop of 31.6% from the October 31st total of 8,230,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,340,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Approximately 2.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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 4th 2022.
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How were Cardinal Health's earnings last quarter?

Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 8th. The company reported $1.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $43.97 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $41.83 billion. Cardinal Health had a net margin of 0.68% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 89.90%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 12.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.51 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 4th. Investors of record on Monday, January 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.4908 per share on Saturday, January 15th. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.18%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 31st.
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Is Cardinal Health a good dividend stock?

Cardinal Health pays an annual dividend of $1.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.17%. CAH has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. 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 50.65%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Cardinal Health will have a dividend payout ratio of 31.41% 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 updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.600-$5.900 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.760. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for CAH?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Cardinal Health's shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Cardinal Health's share price to reach $57.44 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Cardinal Health's key executives?

Cardinal Health's management team includes the following people:
  • Michael C. Kaufmann, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Jason M. Hollar, Chief Financial Officer
  • Brian S. Rice, Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
  • Jessica L. Mayer, Chief Compliance & Legal Officer
  • Michele A.M. Holcomb, EVP, Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer

What is Mike Kaufmann's approval rating as Cardinal Health's CEO?

357 employees have rated Cardinal Health CEO Mike Kaufmann on Glassdoor.com. Mike Kaufmann has an approval rating of 85% among Cardinal Health's employees.

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).

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.65%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.67%), American Century Companies Inc. (2.33%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.87%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.59%) and Invesco Ltd. (1.55%).
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Which major investors are selling Cardinal Health stock?

CAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., American International Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Truist Financial Corp, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Cardinal Health stock?

CAH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Worldquant Millennium Advisors LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, and AustralianSuper Pty Ltd.
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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.
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What is Cardinal Health's stock price today?

One share of CAH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.02.

How much money does Cardinal Health make?

Cardinal Health has a market capitalization of $13.25 billion and generates $162.47 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $611 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.87 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cardinal Health have?

Cardinal Health employs 47,300 workers across the globe.

Does Cardinal Health have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Cardinal Health: A+ Secure Packaging LLC, Access Closure, Access Closure Inc., Aero-Med Ltd., Alaris Medical Systems, Allegiance Corporation, Allegiance Healthcare, AssuraMed, AssuraMed Inc., Automatic Liquid Packaging, Bergen Brunswig Corp, Bindley Western Industries, Boron LePore & Associates, Borschow Hospital & Medical Supplies, Cardinal Health 100 Inc., Cardinal Health 104 LP, Cardinal Health 105 Inc., Cardinal Health 107 LLC, Cardinal Health 108 LLC, Cardinal Health 110 LLC, Cardinal Health 112 LLC, Cardinal Health 113 LLC, Cardinal Health 114 Inc., Cardinal Health 115 LLC, Cardinal Health 116 LLC, Cardinal Health 118 LLC, Cardinal Health 119 LLC, Cardinal Health 121 LLC, Cardinal Health 122 LLC, Cardinal Health 123 LLC, Cardinal Health 124 LLC, Cardinal Health 126 LLC, Cardinal Health 127 Inc., Cardinal Health 132 LLC, Cardinal Health 2 LLC, Cardinal Health 200 LLC, Cardinal Health 201 Inc., Cardinal Health 222 (Thailand) Ltd., Cardinal Health 247 Inc., Cardinal Health 249 LLC, Cardinal Health 3 LLC, Cardinal Health 414 LLC, Cardinal Health 5 LLC, Cardinal Health 6 Inc., Cardinal Health 7 LLC, Cardinal Health Australia 503 Pty. Ltd., Cardinal Health Austria 504 GmbH, Cardinal Health Belgium 505 BVBA, Cardinal Health Canada Holdings Cooperative U.A., Cardinal Health Canada Inc., Cardinal Health Chile Limitada, Cardinal Health Colombia S.A.S., Cardinal Health D.R. 203 II Ltd., Cardinal Health Denmark ApS, Cardinal Health Finland Oy, Cardinal Health Foundation, Cardinal Health France 506 SAS, Cardinal Health Funding LLC, Cardinal Health Germany 507 GmbH, Cardinal Health Germany Manufacturing GmbH, Cardinal Health IPS LLC, Cardinal Health International India Private Limited, Cardinal Health International Philippines Inc., Cardinal Health Ireland 419 Designated Activity Company, Cardinal Health Ireland 508 Limited, Cardinal Health Ireland Unlimited Company, Cardinal Health Italy 509 Srl, Cardinal Health Japan G.K., Cardinal Health Korea Limited, Cardinal Health Malaysia 211 Sdn. Bhd., Cardinal Health Malta 212 Limited, Cardinal Health Managed Care Services LLC, Cardinal Health Medical Equipment Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Cardinal Health Medical Products India Private Limited, Cardinal Health Mexico 244 S. de R.L. de C.V., Cardinal Health Mexico 514 S. de R.L. de C.V., Cardinal Health Middle East FZ-LLC, Cardinal Health Netherlands 502 B.V., Cardinal Health Norway AS, Cardinal Health P.R. 120 Inc., Cardinal Health P.R. 218 Inc., Cardinal Health P.R. 220 LLC, Cardinal Health Pharmaceutical Contracting LLC, Cardinal Health Pharmacy Services LLC, Cardinal Health Poland Spółlka z ograniczonąa odpowiedzialnośsciąa, Cardinal Health Portugal 513 Unipessoal Lda., Cardinal Health Singapore 225 Pte. Ltd., Cardinal Health Spain 511 S.L., Cardinal Health Specialty Pharmacy LLC, Cardinal Health Sweden 512 A.B., Cardinal Health Switzerland 515 GmbH, Cardinal Health Systems Inc., Cardinal Health Technologies LLC, Cardinal Health Technologies Switzerland GmbH, Cardinal Health U.K. 432 Limited, Cardinal Health do Brasil Ltd., CareFusion, Cirpro de Delicias S.A. de C.V., Convertors de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Cordis, Cordis (Shanghai) Medical Devices Co. Ltd., Cordis Cashel Company Unlimited, Cordis Corporation, Cornerstone Rheumatology L.P., Covidien Manufacturing Solutions S.A., Curaspan Health Group Inc., Denver Biomedical, Dik Drug, EPIC Insurance Company, Emerge Medical, Enturia, Especialidades Medicas Kenmex S.A. de C.V., Futuremed Health Care Products, Gala Biotech, Geodax Technology, GetOutcomes LLC, Griffin Capital LLC, HLS Freight Services, Healthcare Solutions Holding, Innovative Therapies Inc., Instant Diagnostic Systems Inc., KPR Australia Pty. Ltd., KPR Italia S.r.l., KPR Switzerland Sales Gmbh, KPR U.S. LLC, Kendall Patient Recovery BVBA, Kendall-Gammatron Limited, Kinray, Leader Drugstores Inc., Limited Liability Company "Cardinal Health Russia", Ludlow Technical Products Canada Ltd., MCD, Magellan Laboratories, Marin Apothecaries, MedMined, Medicine Shoppe International Inc., Mediquip Sdn. Bhd., Medtronic - Patient Monitoring & Recovery, Mirixa Corporation, MosaicGPO LLC, NaviHealth, Nippon Covidien Ltd., One Cloverleaf LLC, Outcomes Incorporated, Owen Healthcare, PCI Pharma Services, ParMed Pharmaceuticals, Pinnacle Intellectual Property Services Inc., Pinnacle Intellectual Property Services-International Inc., Pyxis Corporation, Quiroproductos de Cuauhtemoc S. de R.L. de C.V., R.P. Scherer Corporation, RGH Enterprises Inc., RainTree GPO LLC, RainTree Oncology Services, Renal Purchasing Group LLC, Rxealtime Inc., Sonexus Health LLC, Subsidiary Name, Syncor International, TelePharm, TelePharm LLC, The Harvard Drug Group, The Harvard Drug Group L.L.C., Traverse GPO LLC, Viasys Healthcare, WaveMark Inc., Zuellig Pharma China, mscripts, and mscripts LLC.

When was Cardinal Health founded?

Cardinal Health was founded in 1971.

What is Cardinal Health's official website?

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

Where are Cardinal Health's headquarters?

Cardinal Health is headquartered at 7000 CARDINAL PLACE, DUBLIN OH, 43017.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 614-757-6000.

This page was last updated on 12/6/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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