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Novartis Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:NVS)

$86.60
+0.67 (+0.78 %)
(As of 10/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$86.52
Now: $86.60
$87.18
50-Day Range
$84.11
MA: $87.66
$90.11
52-Week Range
$72.19
Now: $86.60
$95.00
Volume1.12 million shs
Average Volume1.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$198.47 billion
P/E Ratio17.01
Dividend Yield2.14%
Beta0.59
Novartis AG researches, develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company's Innovative Medicines segment offers patented prescription medicines for patients and healthcare providers. It also provides ophthalmology, neuroscience, immunology, hepatology and dermatology, respiratory, cardio-metabolic, and established medicine products. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
CUSIPN/A
Phone011-41-61-324-1111

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$51.90 billion
Cash Flow$8.21 per share
Book Value$34.07 per share

Profitability

Net Income$12.61 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees125,161
Outstanding Shares2,291,800,000
Market Cap$198.47 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Novartis (NYSE:NVS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Novartis' stock symbol?

Novartis trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NVS."

How often does Novartis pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Novartis?

Novartis announced an annual dividend on Thursday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 5th will be paid a dividend of $2.8646 per share on Wednesday, March 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 4th. This is an increase from Novartis's previous annual dividend of $2.33. View Novartis' Dividend History.

How were Novartis' earnings last quarter?

Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 18th. The company reported $1.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.14. The firm earned $11.76 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $11.45 billion. Novartis had a return on equity of 18.55% and a net margin of 23.27%. The business's revenue was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.29 EPS. View Novartis' Earnings History.

When is Novartis' next earnings date?

Novartis is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Novartis.

What price target have analysts set for NVS?

12 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Novartis' stock. Their forecasts range from $79.16 to $105.00. On average, they expect Novartis' share price to reach $91.94 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Novartis.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Novartis?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Novartis in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 1 hold rating, 6 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Novartis.

Has Novartis been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about NVS stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Novartis earned a coverage optimism score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Novartis.

Are investors shorting Novartis?

Novartis saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,110,000 shares, a decline of 13.1% from the August 30th total of 3,580,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,000,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Novartis' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Novartis' key competitors?

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), Intel (INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK).

Who are Novartis' key executives?

Novartis' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Vasant Narasimhan, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Harry Kirsch, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Steffen Lang, Global Head of Technical Operations (Age 52)
  • Ms. Shannon Thyme Klinger, Group Gen. Counsel (Age 48)
  • Dr. Klaus Moosmayer, Chief Ethics, Risk & Compliance Officer (Age 51)

Who are Novartis' major shareholders?

Novartis' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.11%), Country Trust Bank (0.01%), Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.01%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.01%), Park National Corp OH (0.01%) and Welch & Forbes LLC (0.00%).

Which major investors are selling Novartis stock?

NVS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thomasville National Bank, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Country Trust Bank, Park National Corp OH, Stonebridge Capital Management Inc. and Measured Wealth Private Client Group LLC.

Which major investors are buying Novartis stock?

NVS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clarus Wealth Advisors, Pacer Advisors Inc., Grassi Investment Management, We Are One Seven LLC, Bangor Savings Bank, Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA, North Star Investment Management Corp. and Courier Capital LLC.

How do I buy shares of Novartis?

Shares of NVS 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 Novartis' stock price today?

One share of NVS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.60.

How big of a company is Novartis?

Novartis has a market capitalization of $198.47 billion and generates $51.90 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $12.61 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.09 on an earnings per share basis. Novartis employs 125,161 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Novartis.

What is Novartis' official website?

The official website for Novartis is http://www.novartis.com/.

How can I contact Novartis?

Novartis' mailing address is LICHTSTRASSE 35, BASEL V8, CH 4056. The company can be reached via phone at 011-41-61-324-1111 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Novartis (NYSE NVS)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  461 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  524 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  985
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Novartis and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NVS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NVS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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