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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 20893.88. It is in the Healthcare Information Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 37.36, a forward P/E of 23 and EPS of 1.66. At a stock price of 66.28 (6.99%) 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 14.45% 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 -0.48%. For the last month performance for Cerner Corporation is 5.16%. While the last quarter is 8.84% and half year, 9.38%. Finally for the year, performance is -12.62%.

The 52-week high for Cerner Corporation, is at -8.02%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 33.66%. The 20-day simple moving average is 14.49% and 15.57% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.29%, and for the month it is 1.55%. Cerner Corporation, has a target price of 65.61.

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 81.30%. Cerner Corporation has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 337.27. The shares float is 299.27, with the float short at 6.45%, with short ratio coming to 9.39.

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 65.61, reached soon?

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