Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN) open the trading on May 18, 2021, with great promise as it jumped 1.86% to $77.92. During the day, the stock rose to $78.46 and sunk to $76.51 before settling in for the price of $76.50 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, CERN posted a 52-week range of $65.14-$84.20.
The Healthcare sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 4.50% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 10.40%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 53.10%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $304.73 million, simultaneously with a float of $300.83 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $23.50 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $73.95, while the 200-day Moving Average is $74.00.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 26400 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 208,553 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 29,549. The stock had 4.77 Receivables turnover and 0.77 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +77.55, operating margin was +16.13 and Pretax Margin of +18.01.
Cerner Corporation (CERN) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Health Information Services industry. Cerner Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.15%, in contrast to 86.80% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on May 14, this organization’s VP & Chief Accounting Officer sold 5,480 shares at the rate of 77.06, making the entire transaction reach 422,289 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 2,402. Preceding that transaction, on May 07, Company’s Chairman and CEO sold 88,729 for 76.36, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 6,775,346. This particular insider is now the holder of 0 in total.
Cerner Corporation (CERN) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 12/31/2020 suggests? It has posted $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) beating the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at $0.78) by $0. This company achieved a net margin of +14.17 while generating a return on equity of 17.91. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.76 per share during the current fiscal year.
Cerner Corporation’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 53.10% and is forecasted to reach 3.62 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 11.63% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 10.40% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Cerner Corporation (CERN). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 2.10. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.32. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $29.82, and its Beta score is 0.72. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 4.29.
In the same vein, CERN’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 2.61, a figure that is expected to reach 0.76 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 3.62 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Cerner Corporation (CERN)
[Cerner Corporation, CERN] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was superior the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 67.86% While, its Average True Range was 1.39.
Raw Stochastic average of Cerner Corporation (CERN) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 61.33%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 82.43% 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 15.23% that was lower than 17.49% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.