CVS Health Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CVS -- USA Stock  

USD 60.28  1.44  2.45%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CVS Health Corporation is 'Strong 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 0.1324, jensen alpha of 0.2472, total risk alpha of 0.2741, sortino ratio of 0.2118 and treynor ratio of 0.2826
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 16.09X, 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 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
The company has 91.92B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 149.2 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. CVS Health has Current Ratio of 0.93 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
Over 84.0% of CVS Health shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies

CVS Health current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price70.00
Target Mean Price67.95
Recommendation Mean2.20
Target High Price80.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions22
Target Low Price55.00

CVS Health Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.24Value At Risk2
Potential Upside2.45Standard Deviation1.72
 Return Density 
      Distribution 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares102.4 M5.6 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares90.2 M4.9 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares60.8 M3.3 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares33.7 M1.8 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares27.5 M1.5 B
Franklin Resources IncCommon Shares24.1 M1.3 B
Capital International InvestorsCommon Shares22.6 M1.2 B

CVS Health Greeks

α
Alpha over DOW
=0.25
β
Beta against DOW=0.80
σ
Overall volatility
=1.71
Ir
Information ratio =0.15

CVS Health Volatility Alert

CVS Health Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of 2.04 and kurtosis of 6.89. 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 Equity8.90% (0.31)%
Return On Asset3.98% (0.14)%
Profit Margin1.91% (1.27)%
Operating Margin6.56% (5.51)%
Current Valuation161.02B16.62B
Shares Outstanding1.3B571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.24% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions83.80% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted21M4.71M
Price to Earning16.09X28.72X
Price to Book1.25X9.51X
Price to Sales0.34X11.42X
Revenue226.05B9.43B
Gross Profit30.88B27.38B
EBITDA14.83B3.9B
Net Income4.32B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents8.53B2.7B
Cash per Share6.55X5.01X
Total Debt91.92B5.32B
Debt to Equity149.20% 48.70%
Current Ratio0.95X2.16X
Book Value Per Share47.18X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations13.55B971.22M
Short Ratio2.51X4.00X
Earnings Per Share3.65X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth2.36X4.89X
Number of Employees295K18.84K
Beta1.08-0.15
Market Capitalization76.39B19.03B
Total Asset93.66B29.47B
Retained Earnings10.26B9.33B
Working Capital7.21B1.48B
Current Asset30.38B9.34B
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