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 79.73  0.38  0.48%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CVS Health Corporation is 'Sell'.
For the selected time horizon CVS Health Corporation has a mean deviation of 1.12, semi deviation of 0.6377, standard deviation of 1.48, variance of 2.19, downside variance of 1.08 and semi variance of 0.4067
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 16.38 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 Return0.39Value At Risk1.65
Potential Upside2.64Standard Deviation1.48
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CVS Health Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.48
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0643

CVS Health Volatility Alert

CVS Health Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.91 and kurtosis of 1.29. 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 Equity14.26 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.58 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin2.77 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin5.4 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation103.9 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.01 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.19 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions84.72 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted25.58 M3.24 M
Price to Earning16.38 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.31 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.44 times17.81 times
Revenue182.35 B9.85 B
Gross Profit28.86 B21.75 B
EBITDA12.33 B1.41 B
Net Income5.03 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.56 B3.89 B
Cash per Share2.53 times5.17 times
Total Debt25.79 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity73.9 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.05 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share34.42 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations10.19 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.57 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.85 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.18 times1.22 times
Number of Employees155 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization80.54 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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Financial Leverage

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Risk Adjusted Performance0.1192
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.77)
Mean Deviation1.12
Semi Deviation0.6377
Downside Deviation1.04
Coefficient Of Variation384.42
Standard Deviation1.48
Information Ratio0.0643
Jensen Alpha0.5105
Total Risk Alpha(0.59)
Sortino Ratio0.0915
Treynor Ratio(0.78)
Maximum Drawdown5.29
Value At Risk(1.65)
Potential Upside2.64
Downside Variance1.08
Semi Variance0.4067
Expected Short fall(1.48)

Current Valuation

CVS Health Current Valuation Analysis
CVS Health Corporation is rated second 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 268.14 Billion. CVS Health totals roughly 103.9 Billion in current valuation claiming about 39% of equities under Healthcare Services industry.