NYSE:CVS - CVS Health Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $73.37 -1.13 (-1.52 %) (As of 12/14/2018 06:00 AM ET)Previous Close$74.50Today's Range$72.3219 - $74.5752-Week Range$60.14 - $83.88Volume10.50 million shsAverage Volume8.39 million shsMarket Capitalization$74.79 billionP/E Ratio12.44Dividend Yield2.72%Beta0.98 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email CVS Health Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services. It operates through Pharmacy Services and Retail/LTC segments. The Pharmacy Services segment offers pharmacy benefit management solutions, such as plan design and administration, formulary management, Medicare Part D services, mail order, specialty pharmacy and infusion services, retail pharmacy network management services, prescription management systems, clinical services, disease management programs, and medical pharmacy management services. This segment serves employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, health plans, Medicare Part D plans, managed Medicaid plans, plans offered on public and private exchanges, other sponsors of health benefit plans, and individuals under the CVS Caremark Pharmacy Services, Caremark, CVS Specialty, AccordantCare, SilverScript, Wellpartner, NovoLogix, Coram, Navarro Health Services, and ACS Pharmacy names. As of December 31, 2017, it had 23 retail specialty pharmacy stores, 18 specialty mail order pharmacies and 4 mail order dispensing pharmacies, and 83 branches for infusion and enteral services. The Retail/LTC segment sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, beauty products and cosmetics, personal care products, convenience foods, seasonal merchandise, and greeting cards, as well as offers photo finishing services. It has 9,803 retail stores in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Brazil primarily under the CVS Pharmacy, CVS, CVS Pharmacy y más, Longs Drugs, Navarro Discount Pharmacy, and Drogaria Onofre names; online retail pharmacy Websites; and 37 onsite pharmacy stores, long-term care pharmacy operations, and retail health care clinics. 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 1892 and is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Drug stores & proprietary stores Sub-IndustryDrug Retail SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNYSE:CVS Previous Symbol CUSIP12665010 Webwww.cvshealth.com Phone401-765-1500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.66 Current Ratio2.44 Quick Ratio1.94 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.44 Forward P/E Ratio10.45 P/E Growth1.05 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$184.77 billion Price / Sales0.40 Cash Flow$8.5813 per share Price / Cash Flow8.55 Book Value$37.21 per share Price / Book1.97 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.90 Net Income$6.62 billion Net Margins1.65% Return on Equity18.69% Return on Assets5.61% Miscellaneous Employees246,000 Outstanding Shares1,018,800,000Market Cap$74.79 billion OptionableOptionable CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Frequently Asked Questions What is CVS Health's stock symbol? CVS Health trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CVS." How often does CVS Health pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CVS Health? CVS Health announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 4th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Thursday, November 1st. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 23rd. View CVS Health's Dividend History. How were CVS Health's earnings last quarter? CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 6th. The pharmacy operator reported $1.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.02. The pharmacy operator earned $47.27 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $47.22 billion. CVS Health had a return on equity of 18.69% and a net margin of 1.65%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.50 earnings per share. View CVS Health's Earnings History. When is CVS Health's next earnings date? CVS Health is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for CVS Health. How can I listen to CVS Health's earnings call? CVS Health will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 20th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What guidance has CVS Health issued on next quarter's earnings? CVS Health updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.98-7.08 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.04. CVS Health also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $6.98-7.08 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CVS? 19 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for CVS Health's stock. Their predictions range from $77.84 to $104.00. On average, they expect CVS Health's stock price to reach $91.52 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for CVS Health. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for CVS Health? 19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CVS Health in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 14 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for CVS Health. Has CVS Health been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about CVS stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. CVS Health earned a media sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the pharmacy operator a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting CVS Health? CVS Health saw a drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 35,182,217 shares, a drop of 41.2% from the November 15th total of 59,852,649 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,480,873 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 2.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View CVS Health's Current Options Chain. Who are some of CVS Health's key competitors? Some companies that are related to CVS Health include Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Express Scripts (ESRX), Diplomat Pharmacy (DPLO), Rite Aid (RAD), 111 (YI), Petmed Express (PETS), Taxus Pharmaceuticals (TXSP), HealthWarehouse.com (HEWA) and Dougherty's Pharmacy (MYDP). Who are CVS Health's key executives? CVS Health's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Larry J. Merlo, CEO & Director (Age 62)Mr. David M. Denton, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53)Mr. Jonathan C. Roberts, Exec. VP & COO (Age 62)Mr. Thomas Michael Moriarty, Exec. VP, Chief of Policy & External Affairs Officer and Gen. Counsel (Age 54)Ms. Eva C. Boratto, Exec. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51) Who are CVS Health's major shareholders? CVS Health's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.33%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.33%), BlackRock Inc. (7.48%), FMR LLC (2.95%), Dodge & Cox (1.48%) and Dodge & Cox (1.48%). Company insiders that own CVS Health stock include Andrew Sussman, C David Brown II, David M Denton, Eva C Boratto, Helena Foulkes, Jonathan C Roberts, Kevin Hourican, Larry J Merlo, Lisa Bisaccia, Richard J Swift, Thomas M Moriarty and Troyen A Brennan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CVS Health. Which major investors are selling CVS Health stock? CVS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, State Treasurer State of Michigan, Swedbank, PGGM Investments, Clearbridge Investments LLC and Bridgewater Associates LP. Company insiders that have sold CVS Health company stock in the last year include David M Denton, Eva C Boratto, Helena Foulkes, Kevin Hourican, Lisa Bisaccia and Troyen A Brennan. View Insider Buying and Selling for CVS Health. Which major investors are buying CVS Health stock? CVS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dodge & Cox, Dodge & Cox, Capital International Investors, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and Senator Investment Group LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for CVS Health. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is CVS Health's stock price today? One share of CVS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.37. How big of a company is CVS Health? CVS Health has a market capitalization of $74.79 billion and generates $184.77 billion in revenue each year. The pharmacy operator earns $6.62 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.90 on an earnings per share basis. CVS Health employs 246,000 workers across the globe. What is CVS Health's official website? The official website for CVS Health is http://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] MarketBeat Community Rating for CVS Health (NYSE CVS)Community Ranking: 3.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,049 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 563 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,612MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CVS Health and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CVS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CVS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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