CVS Health Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CVS -- USA Stock  

USD 65.52  2.15  0.03%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CVS Health Corporation is 'Strong 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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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon CVS Health Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of (0.52), jensen alpha of (0.48), total risk alpha of (0.46), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.78)
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 20.84X, 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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Retail IdeaRetail
USA Equities from Retail industry as classified by Fama & French
Healthcare IdeaHealthcare
USA Equities from Healthcare industry as classified by Fama & French

CVS Health Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.51Value At Risk3.63
Potential Upside2.68Standard Deviation1.89
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Retirement Systems Of AlabamaCommon Shares1.4 M88.9 M
Hexavest IncCommon Shares1.3 M83.6 M
Factory Mutual Insurance CoCommon Shares833.9 K54.6 M
Gateway Investment Advisers LlcCommon Shares792.1 K51.9 M
Alta Capital Management LlcCommon Shares606.1 K39.7 M
Simplex Trading LlcCall Options5 K32.5 M
Cacti Asset Management LlcCommon Shares454.7 K29.8 M
Personal Capital Advisors CorpCommon Shares390.9 K25.6 M
Simplex Trading LlcPut Options2.1 K13.8 M

CVS Health Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.66
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.24

CVS Health Volatility Alert

CVS Health Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.59 and kurtosis of 1.37. However, we advise investors to further study CVS Health Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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CVS Health Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsCVS HealthPeer Average
Return On Equity8.71% (15.17)%
Return On Asset5.64% (15.64)%
Profit Margin1.65% (5.50)%
Operating Margin6.73% (10.91)%
Current Valuation88.45B152.14B
Shares Outstanding1.29B1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.24% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions69.52% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted13.51M3.24M
Price to Earning20.84X40.69X
Price to Book1.76X14.44X
Price to Sales0.44X17.81X
Gross Profit28.55B21.75B
Net Income3.1B517.71M
Cash and Equivalents41.69B3.89B
Cash per Share40.92X5.17X
Total Debt62.89B7.36B
Debt to Equity171.70% 0.72%
Current Ratio2.44X3.30X
Book Value Per Share35.94X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations4.09B1.25B
Short Ratio1.19X2.09X
Earnings Per Share3.04X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.74X1.22X
Number of Employees160K10.67K
Market Capitalization81.95B29.78B
Total Asset93.66B126.86B
Retained Earnings38.98B38.24B
Working Capital7.21B3.58B
Current Asset30.38B36.8B
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CVS Health Market Momentum

CVS Health Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

CVS Health generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
CVS Health has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
About 70.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies

Latest Analysts View

CVS Health Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price90.00
Target Mean Price89.57
Recommendation Mean1.90
Target High Price106.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions23
Target Low Price71.00
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