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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Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CVS Health Corporation is 'Buy'.
For the selected time horizon CVS Health Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0596, jensen alpha of 0.2053, total risk alpha of (0.11), sortino ratio of 0.098 and treynor ratio of 0.4716
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on CVS Health to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on CVS Health Corporation. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation 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 2.36 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 Return0.25Value At Risk-1.2027
Potential Upside1.9003Standard Deviation1.3943
 Return Density 

CVS Health Greeks

Alpha over DOW
= 0.21 
βBeta against DOW= 0.51 
Overall volatility
= 1.42 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.12 

CVS Health Volatility Alert

CVS Health Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.57 and kurtosis of 3.24. 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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FundamentalsCVS HealthPeer Average
Return On Equity14.70 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.97 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin2.87 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin5.78 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation10.2 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.02 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.23 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions85.10 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted32.31 M3.24 M
Price to Earning2.36 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.33 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.44 times17.81 times
Revenue178.83 B9.85 B
Gross Profit28.86 B21.75 B
EBITDA12.81 B1.41 B
Net Income5.11 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.3 B3.89 B
Cash per Share2.26 times5.17 times
Total Debt27.43 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity81.00 times0.72 times
Current Ratio1.08 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share32.95 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations11.16 B1.25 B
Short Ratio5.58 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.80 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.68 times1.22 times
Number of Employees155 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization79.16 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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Current Valuation

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Economic Sensitivity

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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

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Risk Adjusted Performance0.0596
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.4816
Mean Deviation0.9176
Semi Deviation1.18
Downside Deviation1.74
Coefficient Of Variation552.07
Standard Deviation1.39
Information Ratio0.1221
Jensen Alpha0.2053
Total Risk Alpha(0.11)
Sortino Ratio0.098
Treynor Ratio0.4716
Maximum Drawdown5.68
Value At Risk(1.20)
Potential Upside1.9
Downside Variance3.01
Semi Variance1.38
Expected Short fall(0.95)

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 37.03 Billion. CVS Health totals roughly 10.2 Billion in current valuation claiming about 28% of equities under Healthcare Services industry.