As on November 17, 2021, Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE: CAH) started slowly as it slid -0.62% to $49.73. During the day, the stock rose to $50.24 and sunk to $49.715 before settling in for the price of $50.04 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, CAH posted a 52-week range of $47.15-$62.96.
It was noted that the giant of the Healthcare sector posted annual sales growth of 6.00% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -13.60%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 116.50%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $287.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $280.67 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $13.59 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $49.96, while the 200-day Moving Average is $54.90.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 47300 workers. It has generated 3,435,074 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 12,918. The stock had 18.69 Receivables turnover and 3.81 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +3.91, operating margin was +1.12 and Pretax Margin of +0.20.
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 0.30%, in contrast to 89.00% 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
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2021, the company posted $1.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, coming under the agreed prediction (set at $1.33) by -$0.04. This company achieved a net margin of +0.38 while generating a return on equity of 34.13. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.74 per share during the current fiscal year.
Cardinal Health Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 116.50% and is forecasted to reach 6.21 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 6.25% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -13.60% 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 1.05. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $12.85, and its Beta score is 0.97. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.08. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 24.80.
In the same vein, CAH’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 3.87, a figure that is expected to reach 1.39 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 6.21 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 2.84 million was better the volume of 2.52 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 49.34% While, its Average True Range was 1.07.
Raw Stochastic average of Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 19.50%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 56.25% 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 25.83% that was lower than 32.50% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.