CVS Health Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CVS -- USA Stock  

USD 79.59  0.63  0.80%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CVS Health Corporation is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides CVS Health buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding CVS positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of CVS Health available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from CVS buy-and-hold prospective. Check also CVS Health Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon CVS Health Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1114, jensen alpha of 0.3017, total risk alpha of 0.22, sortino ratio of 0.0954 and treynor ratio of 1.55
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy, hold, or sell recommendation on CVS Health that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on CVS Health Corporation. Our buy or sell advice engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure CVS Health is not overpriced, please confirm all CVS Health fundamentals including its Revenue, Cash Flow from Operations, Current Asset, as well as the relationship between Cash per Share and Beta . Given that CVS Health has Price to Earning of 26.31 times, we suggest you validate CVS Health Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself next year given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

CVS Health Thematic Classifications

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Macroaxis power theme of selected equities with solid fundamentals
Retail IdeaRetail
USA Equities from Retail industry as classified by Fama & French
Healthcare IdeaHealthcare
USA Equities from Healthcare industry as classified by Fama & French

CVS Health Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.35Value At Risk2.13
Potential Upside2.10Standard Deviation1.52
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CVS Health Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.22
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.11

CVS Health Volatility Alert

CVS Health Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.29 and kurtosis of 3.05. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate CVS Health Corporation to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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CVS Health Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsCVS HealthPeer Average
Return On Equity8.62 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset5.66 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin1.61 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin6.82 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation99.89 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.02 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.26 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions86.10 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted50.09 M3.24 M
Price to Earning26.31 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.20 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.42 times17.81 times
Revenue186.97 B9.85 B
Gross Profit28.55 B21.75 B
EBITDA12.75 B1.41 B
Net Income2.99 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents43.91 B3.89 B
Cash per Share43.13 times5.17 times
Total Debt65.11 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity182.80 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.34 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share35.01 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations5.74 B1.25 B
Short Ratio7.21 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share2.94 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.12 times1.22 times
Number of Employees160 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization78.67 B29.78 B
Total Asset93.66 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings38.98 B38.24 B
Working Capital7.21 B3.58 B
Current Asset30.38 B36.8 B
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CVS Health Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

CVS Health has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
Over 86.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Payment of 313 shares by J Joyner of CVS Health subject to Rule 16b-3

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CVS Health Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price86.00
Target Mean Price86.10
Recommendation Mean1.90
Target High Price100.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions20
Target Low Price70.00
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