AmerisourceBergen Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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USD 83.42  0.37  0.44%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding AmerisourceBergen Corporation is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides AmerisourceBergen buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding ABC positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of AmerisourceBergen available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from ABC buy-and-hold prospective. Check also AmerisourceBergen 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 AmerisourceBergen Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0181, jensen alpha of 0.0029, total risk alpha of (0.02447), sortino ratio of (0.001466) and treynor ratio of 0.0241
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on AmerisourceBergen to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on AmerisourceBergen 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 AmerisourceBergen is not overpriced, please confirm all AmerisourceBergen fundamentals including its Operating Margin, Shares Owned by Institutions, Price to Sales, as well as the relationship between Shares Outstanding and Price to Earning . Given that AmerisourceBergen has Price to Earning of 18.64X, we suggest you validate AmerisourceBergen Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

AmerisourceBergen Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

AmerisourceBergen generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
AmerisourceBergen has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company has 4.51B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 145.0 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. AmerisourceBergen has Current Ratio of 0.93 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
About 68.0% of AmerisourceBergen shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Exercise or conversion by Steven Collis of 19905 shares of AmerisourceBergen subject to Rule 16b-3

AmerisourceBergen current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price95.00
Target Mean Price94.81
Recommendation Mean2.60
Target High Price108.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions16
Target Low Price82.00

AmerisourceBergen Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.026686Value At Risk3.59
Potential Upside2.38Standard Deviation1.83
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AmerisourceBergen Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.69
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0018

AmerisourceBergen Volatility Alert

AmerisourceBergen Corporation currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.21. It has Information Ratio of 0.0 and Jensen Alpha of 0.0. However, we do advice investors to further question AmerisourceBergen Corporation expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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AmerisourceBergen Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAmerisourceBergenPeer Average
Return On Equity28.69% (0.31)%
Return On Asset2.88% (0.14)%
Profit Margin0.54% (1.27)%
Operating Margin1.29% (5.51)%
Current Valuation19B16.62B
Shares Outstanding208.33M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders27.13% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions67.99% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted8.11M4.71M
Price to Earning18.64X28.72X
Price to Book5.84X9.51X
Price to Sales0.10X11.42X
Gross Profit4.58B27.38B
Net Income956.03M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents3B2.7B
Cash per Share14.40X5.01X
Total Debt4.51B5.32B
Debt to Equity145.00% 48.70%
Current Ratio0.95X2.16X
Book Value Per Share14.35X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations1.56B971.22M
Short Ratio5.90X4.00X
Earnings Per Share4.49X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.48X4.89X
Number of Employees21K18.84K
Market Capitalization17.46B19.03B
Total Asset33.64B29.47B
Retained Earnings1.09B9.33B
Working Capital(2.43B)1.48B
Current Asset22.85B9.34B
   Acquisition by Kathleen Hyle of 455 shares of AmerisourceBergen subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]