CVS Health Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides CVS Health Corporation buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding CVS Health positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of CVS Health Corporation available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from CVS Health buy-and-hold prospective. Check also CVS Health Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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CVS Health Corporation -- USA Stock  

USD 69.8  0.88  1.25%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CVS Health Corporation is 'Strong Sell'.
For the selected time horizon CVS Health Corporation has a mean deviation of 1.37, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 2.02, variance of 4.1, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
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 14.24 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.23Value At Risk3.54
Potential Upside2.85Standard Deviation2.02
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares77.5 M6.3 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares64.6 M5.3 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares42.2 M3.4 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares34 M2.8 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares19.4 M1.6 B
Massachusetts Financial Services CoCommon Shares18.5 M1.5 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares17 M1.4 B

CVS Health Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=0.87
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.14

CVS Health Volatility Alert

CVS Health Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.93 and kurtosis of 2.16. However, we advise investors to further study CVS Health Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsCVS HealthPeer Average
Return On Equity15.4 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.86 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin2.93 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin5.62 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation94.73 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.02 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.19 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions84.45 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted26.7 M3.24 M
Price to Earning14.24 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.13 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.4 times17.81 times
Revenue180.79 B9.85 B
Gross Profit28.86 B21.75 B
EBITDA12.65 B1.41 B
Net Income5.28 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.17 B3.89 B
Cash per Share2.13 times5.17 times
Total Debt26.76 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity78.3 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.1 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share33.64 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations11.51 B1.25 B
Short Ratio3.89 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share5.02 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.73 times1.22 times
Number of Employees155 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization72.66 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
Strong Sell


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Financial Leverage

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Risk Adjusted Performance(0.033698)
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.2834
Mean Deviation1.37
Coefficient Of Variation(891.77)
Standard Deviation2.02
Information Ratio(0.14)
Jensen Alpha(0.19)
Total Risk Alpha(0.5)
Treynor Ratio0.2734
Maximum Drawdown8.39
Value At Risk(3.54)
Potential Upside2.85

Current Valuation

CVS Health Current Valuation Analysis
CVS Health Corporation is the top company in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Healthcare Services industry is currently estimated at about 146.98 Billion. CVS Health totals roughly 94.73 Billion in current valuation claiming about 64% of equities under Healthcare Services industry.