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How has CVS Health Corporation:(NYSE:CVS) performed recently?

CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 102805.41. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 20.61, a forward P/E of 14.47 and EPS of 4.61. At a stock price of 94.98 (-0.02%) it has a dividend yield of 1.79%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 13.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 16.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 12.72% and more long-term 14.93% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -3.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 9.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 18.90%.

For performance, CVS Health Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 1.87%. For the last month performance for CVS Health Corporation is -1.31%. While the last quarter is -7.57% and half year, -0.68%. Finally for the year, performance is -8.00%.

The 52-week high for CVS Health Corporation, is at -15.42%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 18.13%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.84% and -2.86% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.29%, and for the month it is 1.40%. CVS Health Corporation, has a target price of 112.85.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.73, and for total debt/equity CVS Health Corporation has 0.76. The gross margin is 16.90%, while operating margin is 5.90%, the profit margin is 3.20%. The current ratio is 1.2 and the quick ratio is 0.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 85.10%. CVS Health Corporation has a payout ratio of 31.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1082.39. The shares float is 1071.36, with the float short at 1.29%, with short ratio coming to 2.83.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see CVS Health Corporation, get 5.90%, with its returns on investment at 9.40%. Return on equity is 14.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 112.85, reached soon?

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