CVS Health Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CVS -- USA Stock  

USD 80.34  0.18  0.22%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CVS Health Corporation is 'Hold'. 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 0.218, total risk alpha of 0.19, sortino ratio of 0.0309 and treynor ratio of 0.5526
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 27.18 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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USA Equities from Healthcare industry as classified by Fama & French

CVS Health Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.32Value At Risk3.64
Potential Upside5.71Standard Deviation3.49
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Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares76.2 M6 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares41.5 M3.3 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares30.1 M2.4 B
Jpmorgan Chase CoCommon Shares17.7 M1.4 B
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares12.6 M989.6 M
Veritas Asset Management LlpCommon Shares11.7 M921.8 M
Wells Fargo CompanyCommon Shares9.7 M762.1 M

CVS Health Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.56
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0418

CVS Health Volatility Alert

CVS Health Corporation shows above average downside volatility of 4.73 for selected time horizon. We advise investors to further inspect CVS Health Corporation to make sure all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with estimation about CVS Health future alpha.
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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 Valuation95.16 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 Shorted58.35 M3.24 M
Price to Earning27.18 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.28 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.43 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 Ratio7.47 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share2.94 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.11 times1.22 times
Number of Employees160 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization81.27 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 Market Momentum

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
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CVS Health Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price94.00
Target Mean Price91.79
Recommendation Mean1.90
Target High Price106.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions19
Target Low Price70.00
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