Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE: CAH) started the day on May 19, 2021, with a price decrease of -0.59% at $55.94. During the day, the stock rose to $56.46 and sunk to $55.24 before settling in for the price of $56.27 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, CAH posted a 52-week range of $44.65-$62.96.
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 $292.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $289.64 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $16.16 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $59.33, while the 200-day Moving Average is $53.82.
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
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Medical Distribution Industry. Cardinal Health Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.20%, in contrast to 88.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Feb 26, this organization’s Chief Legal/Compliance Officer sold 3,500 shares at the rate of 51.53, making the entire transaction reach 180,355 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 12,616. Preceding that transaction, on Feb 11, Company’s Chief Accounting Officer sold 3,291 for 51.98, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 171,066. This particular insider is now the holder of 6,085 in total.
Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 3/30/2021, the organization reported $1.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, lower than the consensus estimate (set at $1.55) by -$0.02. 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 1.41 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 6.83% 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 1.47. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $14.30, and its Beta score is 1.08. 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 17.29.
In the same vein, CAH’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 3.91, a figure that is expected to reach 1.20 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)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE: CAH), its last 5-days Average volume was 2.38 million that shows progress from its year to date volume of 2.05 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 29.34% While, its Average True Range was 1.50.
Raw Stochastic average of Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 42.36%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 22.88% 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 38.01% that was higher than 25.81% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.