NYSE:NVS - Novartis Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$82.27 +1.47 (+1.82 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 03:11 AM ET)
Previous Close$82.27
Today's Range$82.17 - $82.6110
52-Week Range$72.30 - $94.19
Volume4.00 million shs
Average Volume2.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$187.25 billion
P/E Ratio17.10
Dividend Yield2.36%
Beta0.75
Novartis logoNovartis AG researches, develops, manufactures, and markets a range of healthcare products worldwide. The company's Innovative Medicines segment offers patented prescription medicines to enhance health outcomes for patients and health-care providers. This segment also commercializes products in the areas of oncology and rare diseases, ophthalmology, immunology and dermatology, neuroscience, respiratory, cardio-metabolic, and established medicines. The Sandoz segment provides active ingredients and finished dosage forms of pharmaceuticals in the areas of cardiovascular, central nervous system, dermatology, gastrointestinal and hormonal therapies, metabolism, oncology, ophthalmic, pain, and respiratory; active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates primarily antibiotics; protein or other biotechnology-based products, including biosimilars; and biotechnology manufacturing services. The Alcon segment offers eye care products, such as eye care devices for cataract, retinal, glaucoma, and refractive surgery, as well as intraocular lenses to treat cataracts and refractive errors; viscoelastics, surgical solutions, surgical packs, and other disposable products for cataract and vitreoretinal surgery; and contact lenses, as well as contact lens care products, including multi-purpose and hydrogen-peroxide based solutions, rewetting drops, and daily protein removers. Novartis AG has collaboration agreements with Xencor; Surface Oncology; Intellia Therapeutics; Caribou Biosciences; Bristol-Myers Squibb; IBM Watson Health; Amgen; Allergan plc; Science 37, Inc.; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; and PEAR Therapeutics. Novartis AG was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
SymbolNYSE:NVS
CUSIPN/A
Phone41-61-324-1111

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.30
Current Ratio1.15
Quick Ratio0.91

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.10
Forward P/E Ratio15.97
P/E Growth1.78

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$49.11 billion
Price / Sales3.88
Cash Flow$7.6744 per share
Price / Cash10.72
Book Value$33.18 per share
Price / Book2.48

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.81
Net Income$7.70 billion
Net Margins27.06%
Return on Equity16.05%
Return on Assets8.67%

Miscellaneous

Employees121,597
Outstanding Shares2,317,460,000
Market Cap$187,250.45

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 will Novartis' stock buyback program work?

Novartis announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Saturday, April 8th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 2.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Novartis' earnings last quarter?

Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 18th. The company reported $1.29 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.02. The firm earned $13.16 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.93 billion. Novartis had a net margin of 27.06% and a return on equity of 16.05%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 7.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.22 EPS. View Novartis' Earnings History.

When is Novartis' next earnings date?

Novartis is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Novartis.

What price target have analysts set for NVS?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Novartis' stock. Their predictions range from $90.00 to $91.00. On average, they anticipate Novartis' share price to reach $90.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Novartis' key competitors?

Who are Novartis' key executives?

Novartis' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Vasant Narasimhan, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. Harry Kirsch, Chief Financial Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Steven Baert, Head of HR (Age 44)
  • Mr. Richard Francis, Chief Exec. Officer of Sandoz (Age 50)
  • Dr. James E. Bradner M.D., Pres of Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (Age 46)

Has Novartis been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about NVS stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Novartis earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 49.15 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Novartis' major shareholders?

Novartis' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.32%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.16%), Compass Capital Management Inc. (0.01%), Park National Corp OH (0.01%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.01%) and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.01%). Company insiders that own Novartis stock include Bioventures Ltd Novartis and Institutes For Biomed Novartis. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Novartis.

Which major investors are selling Novartis stock?

NVS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, World Asset Management Inc, Founders Capital Management, Reilly Financial Advisors LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Ledyard National Bank, Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. and Rand Wealth LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Novartis.

Which major investors are buying Novartis stock?

NVS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Compass Capital Management Inc., Whittier Trust Co., AMG National Trust Bank, Confluence Investment Management LLC and Park National Corp OH. Company insiders that have bought Novartis stock in the last two years include Bioventures Ltd Novartis and Institutes For Biomed Novartis. View Insider Buying and Selling for Novartis.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Novartis' stock price today?

One share of NVS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $82.27.

How big of a company is Novartis?

Novartis has a market capitalization of $187.25 billion and generates $49.11 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $7.70 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.81 on an earnings per share basis. Novartis employs 121,597 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Novartis?

Novartis' mailing address is LICHTSTRASSE 35, BASEL V8, CH 4056. The company can be reached via phone at 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:  362 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  421 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  783
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 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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