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How has Cerner Corporation:(NASDAQ:CERN) performed recently?

Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 20660.59. It is in the Healthcare Information Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 36.72, a forward P/E of 22.6 and EPS of 1.66. At a stock price of 60.74 (-0.25%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 17.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by 2.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 14.49% and more long-term 16.05% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 37.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 19.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 14.30%.

For performance, Cerner Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 1.31%. For the last month performance for Cerner Corporation is 12.01%. While the last quarter is 4.84% and half year, 7.26%. Finally for the year, performance is -14.64%.

The 52-week high for Cerner Corporation, is at -19.01%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 22.48%. The 20-day simple moving average is 8.11% and 5.79% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.44%, and for the month it is 2.13%. Cerner Corporation, has a target price of 64.95.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.14, and for total debt/equity Cerner Corporation has 0.15. The gross margin is 83.40%, while operating margin is 18.20%, the profit margin is 12.70%. The current ratio is 2.2 and the quick ratio is 2.2.

Insider ownership is at 2.20%, with instituitional ownership at 81.00%. Cerner Corporation has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 339.31. The shares float is 299.27, with the float short at 5.78%, with short ratio coming to 8.5.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Cerner Corporation, get 10.40%, with its returns on investment at 12.00%. Return on equity is 14.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 64.95, reached soon?

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