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CVS Health Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.16 (+1.99 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $59.57
50-Day Range
MA: $62.56
52-Week Range
Now: $59.57
Volume13.53 million shs
Average Volume8.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$77.96 billion
P/E Ratio9.47
Dividend Yield3.42%
CVS Health Corporation provides health services and plans in the United States. Its Pharmacy Services segment offers pharmacy benefit management solutions, such as plan design and administration, formulary management, retail pharmacy network management, mail order pharmacy, specialty pharmacy and infusion, Medicare Part D, clinical, disease management, and medical spend management services. The company's Retail/LTC segment sells prescription drugs and general merchandise, such as over-the-counter drugs, beauty products, cosmetics, and personal care products, as well as provides health care services through its MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics. Its Health Care Benefits segment offers traditional, voluntary, and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, medical management, Medicare plans, PDPs, Medicaid health care management services, workers' compensation administrative services, and health information technology products and services. The company's customers include employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, health plans, Medicare Part D prescription drug plans, Medicaid managed care plans, plans offered on public health insurance exchanges and private health insurance exchanges, other sponsors of health benefit plans, individuals, college students, workers, labor groups, and expatriates. As of December 31, 2018, it had approximately 40 leased on-site pharmacies, 25 leased retail specialty pharmacy stores, 20 specialty mail order pharmacies, and 90 branches for infusion and enteral services; and 9,900 retail locations and 1,100 MinuteClinic locations, as well as operated an online retail pharmacy Websites, LTC pharmacies, and onsite pharmacies. The company was formerly known as CVS Caremark Corporation and changed its name to CVS Health Corporation in September 2014. CVS Health Corporation was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.5Community Rank: 3.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.61 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Drug stores & proprietary stores
Sub-IndustryDrug Retail



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$256.78 billion
Cash Flow$10.75 per share
Book Value$49.33 per share


Net Income$6.63 billion


Outstanding Shares1,308,703,000
Market Cap$77.96 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has CVS Health's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

CVS Health's stock was trading at $61.31 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CVS shares have decreased by 2.8% and is now trading at $59.57.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of CVS Health?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CVS Health in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 13 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is CVS Health's next earnings date?

CVS Health is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were CVS Health's earnings last quarter?

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The pharmacy operator reported $2.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.93 by $0.71. The pharmacy operator had revenue of $65.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $64.29 billion. CVS Health had a net margin of 3.13% and a return on equity of 16.32%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.89 earnings per share.
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How often does CVS Health pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CVS Health?

CVS Health declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Monday, August 3rd. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 22nd.
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What guidance has CVS Health issued on next quarter's earnings?

CVS Health issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 15th. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.14-7.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.23.

What price target have analysts set for CVS?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for CVS Health's stock. Their forecasts range from $66.00 to $104.00. On average, they expect CVS Health's stock price to reach $81.94 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting CVS Health?

CVS Health saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 19,910,000 shares, an increase of 8.2% from the July 30th total of 18,400,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 7,350,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days.
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Who are some of CVS Health's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of CVS Health own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other CVS Health investors own include AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), Home Depot (HD) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are CVS Health's key executives?

CVS Health's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Larry J. Merlo, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Ms. Eva C. Boratto, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Jonathan C. Roberts, Exec. VP & COO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Thomas Michael Moriarty, Exec. VP, Chief Policy & External Affairs Officer and Gen. Counsel (Age 55)
  • Mr. Derica W. Rice, Exec. VP & Pres of CVS Caremark (Age 54)

What is CVS Health's stock symbol?

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

Who are CVS Health's major shareholders?

CVS Health's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.19%), BlackRock Inc. (7.42%), FMR LLC (2.11%), Nordea Investment Management AB (1.42%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.01%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.87%). Company insiders that own CVS Health stock include Alan Lotvin, C David Brown II, David M Denton, David W Dorman, Edward J Ludwig, Eva C Boratto, James David Clark, Jonathan C Roberts, Joshua Matthew Flum, Karen S Lynch, Larry J Merlo, Lisa Bisaccia, Troyen A Brennan and Vost Collin.
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Which institutional investors are selling CVS Health stock?

CVS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Toronto Dominion Bank, Macquarie Group Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, FMR LLC, and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. Company insiders that have sold CVS Health company stock in the last year include James David Clark, Jonathan C Roberts, Joshua Matthew Flum, Karen S Lynch, Larry J Merlo, and Troyen A Brennan.
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Which institutional investors are buying CVS Health stock?

CVS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, AQR Capital Management LLC, State of Michigan Retirement System, BlackRock Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, LSV Asset Management, Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, and BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp. Company insiders that have bought CVS Health stock in the last two years include Alan Lotvin, C David Brown II, David W Dorman, and Edward J Ludwig.
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How do I buy shares of CVS Health?

Shares of CVS 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 CVS Health's stock price today?

One share of CVS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.57.

How big of a company is CVS Health?

CVS Health has a market capitalization of $77.96 billion and generates $256.78 billion in revenue each year. The pharmacy operator earns $6.63 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.08 on an earnings per share basis. CVS Health employs 290,000 workers across the globe.

What is CVS Health's official website?

The official website for CVS Health is www.cvshealth.com.

How can I contact CVS Health?

CVS Health's mailing address is ONE CVS DR., WOONSOCKET RI, 02895. The pharmacy operator can be reached via phone at 401-765-1500 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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