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Novartis Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.38 (+1.53 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $91.62
50-Day Range
MA: $85.38
52-Week Range
Now: $91.62
Volume882,626 shs
Average Volume2.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$209.69 billion
P/E Ratio29.65
Dividend Yield2.23%
Novartis AG researches, develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. Its Innovative Medicines segment offers prescription medicines for patients and healthcare providers. It also provides ophthalmology, neuroscience, immunology, hepatology and dermatology, respiratory, cardio-metabolic, established, and cardiovascular, renal and metabolism medicine products. The company's Sandoz segment provides active ingredients and finished dosage forms of small molecule pharmaceuticals to third parties across a range of therapeutic areas, as well as finished dosage form anti-infectives. It also provides active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates primarily antibiotics; protein- or other biotechnology-based products, including biosimilars; and biotechnology manufacturing services. Novartis AG has collaboration agreements with Pear Therapeutics; Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Science 37; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Amgen; University of California, Berkeley; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi); TScan Therapeutics; Dyno Therapeutics Inc.; and Olema Oncology. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.64 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$47.50 billion
Cash Flow$8.64 per share
Book Value$23.84 per share


Net Income$11.73 billion


Outstanding Shares2,288,700,000
Market Cap$209.69 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Novartis (NYSE:NVS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Novartis' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Novartis' stock was trading at $82.14 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NVS shares have increased by 11.5% and is now trading at $91.62.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Novartis?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Novartis in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Novartis?

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When is Novartis' next earnings date?

Novartis is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
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How were Novartis' earnings last quarter?

Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) released its earnings results on Sunday, November, 1st. The company reported $1.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.45 by $0.07. The company earned $12.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $12.58 billion. Novartis had a return on equity of 24.39% and a net margin of 14.71%. The company's revenue was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.41 earnings per share.
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How often does Novartis pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Novartis?

Novartis declared an annual dividend on Monday, February 3rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 4th will be paid a dividend of $3.0425 per share on Thursday, March 12th. This represents a yield of 2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 3rd. This is an increase from Novartis's previous annual dividend of $2.86.
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What price target have analysts set for NVS?

9 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Novartis' stock. Their forecasts range from $112.00 to $116.00. On average, they anticipate Novartis' share price to reach $114.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Novartis?

Novartis saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,240,000 shares, a decline of 23.0% from the October 31st total of 4,210,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,880,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), The Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are Novartis' key executives?

Novartis' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Vasant Narasimhan, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Harry Kirsch, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Steffen Lang Ph.D., Global Head of Technical Operations (Age 53)
  • Ms. Shannon Thyme Klinger, Chief Legal Officer (Age 49)
  • Dr. Klaus Moosmayer, Chief Ethics, Risk & Compliance Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Steven Baert, Chief People & Organization Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Bertrand J.F.X. Bodson, Chief Digital Officer (Age 45)
  • Dr. John Tsai, Head of Global Drug Devel. & Chief Medical Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Robert Weltevreden, Head of Novartis Bus. Services (Age 51)
  • Ms. Susanne Schaffert Ph.D., Pres of Novartis Oncology (Age 53)

What is Novartis' stock symbol?

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

Who are Novartis' major shareholders?

Novartis' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.40%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.29%), Boston Partners (0.27%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.21%), Morgan Stanley (0.11%) and Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc (0.10%).

Which major investors are selling Novartis stock?

NVS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Boston Partners, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., GWM Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, and Raymond James & Associates.

Which major investors are buying Novartis stock?

NVS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT, OLD Mission Capital LLC, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Cardinal Capital Management Inc., and CIBC Private Wealth Group 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 $91.62.

How big of a company is Novartis?

Novartis has a market capitalization of $209.69 billion and generates $47.50 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $11.73 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.24 on an earnings per share basis. Novartis employs 110,000 workers across the globe.

What is Novartis' official website?

The official website for Novartis is 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 41-61-324-1111 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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