As on January 21, 2021, Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE: CAH) got off with the flyer as it spiked 0.88% to $55.07. During the day, the stock rose to $55.31 and sunk to $53.15 before settling in for the price of $54.59 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, CAH posted a 52-week range of $39.05-$60.69.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Healthcare sector firm’s annual sales growth was 8.30%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -40.60%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -378.60%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $293.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $292.90 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $16.14 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $54.77, while the 200-day Moving Average is $51.89.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 48000 employees. It has generated 3,185,729 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -77,000. The stock had 18.27 Receivables turnover and 3.74 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +4.15, operating margin was +1.16 and Pretax Margin of -2.47.
Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Medical Distribution industry. Cardinal Health Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.40%, in contrast to 87.40% institutional ownership.
Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2020, the company posted $1.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $1.13) by $0.38. This company achieved a net margin of -2.42 while generating a return on equity of -91.07. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.6 per share during the current fiscal year.
Cardinal Health Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -378.60% and is forecasted to reach 6.17 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 5.08% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -40.60% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE: CAH) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.60. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.25. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $16.62, and its Beta score is 1.04. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.10. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 8.35.
In the same vein, CAH’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 3.31, a figure that is expected to reach 1.44 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 6.17 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Cardinal Health Inc., CAH], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 1.64 million was lower the volume of 1.9 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 35.43% While, its Average True Range was 1.29.
Raw Stochastic average of Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 71.66%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 62.06% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 20.31% that was lower than 32.03% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.