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NYSE:NVS

Novartis (NVS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$102.79
+0.23 (+0.22%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$102.31
$102.97
50-Day Range
$97.15
$108.48
52-Week Range
$79.98
$108.78
Volume
1.74 million shs
Average Volume
1.42 million shs
Market Capitalization
$217.87 billion
P/E Ratio
14.32
Dividend Yield
2.38%
Price Target
$99.50

Novartis MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.2% Downside
$99.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.19% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.34mentions of Novartis in the last 14 days
Based on 26 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.42%
From $7.18 to $8.00 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.28 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

540th out of 934 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

246th out of 421 stocks


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About Novartis Stock (NYSE:NVS)

Novartis AG researches, develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products in Switzerland and internationally. It offers prescription medicines for patients and physicians. It focuses on therapeutic areas, such as cardiovascular, renal and metabolic, immunology, neuroscience, and oncology, as well as ophthalmology and hematology. Novartis AG has a license and collaboration agreement with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals to develop, manufacture, and commercialize inclisiran, a therapy to reduce LDL cholesterol. The company was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/30/2024
Today
2/23/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/23/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Medical
Industry
Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
76,057
Year Founded
1996

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$99.50
High Stock Price Target
$114.00
Low Stock Price Target
$85.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-3.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$14.85 billion
Pretax Margin
19.55%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$46.66 billion
Cash Flow
$10.72 per share
Book Value
$22.06 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
2,119,600,000
Free Float
2,119,388,000
Market Cap
$217.87 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.56

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Key Executives

  • Dr. Vasant Narasimhan (Age 48)
    Chief Executive Officer
    Comp: $8.41M
  • Mr. Harry Kirsch (Age 59)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $4.19M
  • Mr. Victor Bulto
    President of US
  • Dr. Patrick Horber M.D.
    President of International
  • Dr. Steffen Lang Ph.D. (Age 57)
    President of Operations
    Comp: $2.45M
  • Paul Penepent
    Head of Group Financial Reporting and Accounting
  • Dr. Samir Shah M.D. (Age 62)
    Global Head of Investor Relations
  • Dr. Klaus Moosmayer Ph.D. (Age 56)
    Chief Ethics, Risk & Compliance Officer
    Comp: $1.63M
  • Ms. Karen L. Hale (Age 56)
    Chief Legal Officer
    Comp: $2.46M
  • Dr. Robert Kowalski Pharm.D. (Age 56)
    Chief People & Organization Officer
    Comp: $2.21M

Should I Buy Novartis Stock? NVS Pros and Cons Explained

These insights were generated using artificial intelligence. They are based on proprietary MarketBeat data, news articles, and custom LLM A.I. algorithms. This analysis of Novartis was last updated on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 12:20 AM.














NVS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Novartis stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Novartis in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" NVS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NVS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Novartis' stock price target for 2024?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Novartis' stock. Their NVS share price targets range from $85.00 to $114.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $99.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.2%.
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How have NVS shares performed in 2024?

Novartis' stock was trading at $100.97 at the start of the year. Since then, NVS shares have increased by 1.8% and is now trading at $102.79.
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Are investors shorting Novartis?

Novartis saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,890,000 shares, a decline of 10.4% from the January 15th total of 4,340,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,440,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Novartis' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 23rd 2024.
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How were Novartis' earnings last quarter?

Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 30th. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.64 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $11.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $11.69 billion. Novartis had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 29.90% and a net margin of 29.83%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.51 EPS.

Is Novartis a good dividend stock?

Novartis (NYSE:NVS) pays an annual dividend of $2.45 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.27%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 34.12%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NVS will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.63% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Vas Narasimhan's approval rating as Novartis' CEO?

938 employees have rated Novartis Chief Executive Officer Vas Narasimhan on Glassdoor.com. Vas Narasimhan has an approval rating of 95% among the company's employees. This puts Vas Narasimhan in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Novartis own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Novartis investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are Novartis' major shareholders?

Novartis' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dodge & Cox (0.62%), Primecap Management Co. CA (0.61%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.29%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.28%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.17%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.12%).

How do I buy shares of Novartis?

Shares of NVS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Novartis have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Novartis: 1 A Pharma GmbH, Abadia Retuerta S.A, Admune Therapeutics, Advanced Accelerator Applications, Advanced Accelerator Applications, Advanced Accelerator Applications International SA, Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A., Advanced Accelerator Applications S.r.l., Advanced Accelerator Applications USA Inc., Aeropharm GmbH, Alcon, Alcon – Couvreur NV, Amblyotech, Amblyotech Inc., Arctos Medical, Arctos Medical AG, Australia Pty Ltd, Beijing Novartis Pharma Co. Ltd., BioMedical Research Co. Ltd., CELLforCURE, Cadent Therapeutics, Cadent Therapeutics Cambridge, Cellerys, Cellerys AG, CellforCure, Chiron Corporation, Ciba-Geigy Japan Limited, Co. Ltd, CoStim Pharmaceuticals, CoStim Pharmaceuticals Inc., Coalesce Product Development Limited, Corthera, Development Co. Ltd., EBEWE Pharma Ges.m.b.H Nfg. KG, Encore Vision, Endocyte, Endocyte Inc., Eon Labs Inc., Farmanova Saglik Hizmetleri Ltd, Fougera Pharmaceuticals, Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc, Gyroscope Therapeutics, HEXAL AG, Hexal, IDB Holland BV, Iberica S.L.U., Ilaçlari Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S, JSC Sandoz, Japat AG, Kedalion Therapeutics Inc., Lek Pharmaceuticals d.d., Lek S.A., Manufacturing Pte Ltd , Navigate BioPharma Services Inc, Neutec Pharma Limited, Novartis (Hellas) S.A.C.I., Novartis (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Novartis (Taiwan) Co. Ltd, Novartis (Thailand) Limited, Novartis Argentina S.A., Novartis Australia Pty Ltd, Novartis Austria GmbH, Novartis Biociências S.A., Novartis Biosciences Perú S.A., Novartis Bioventures AG, Novartis Business Services GmbH, Novartis Capital Corporation, Novartis Chile S.A., Novartis Corporation, Novartis Corporation Sdn. 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This page (NYSE:NVS) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff