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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 21964.65. It is in the Healthcare Information Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 35.59, a forward P/E of 24.02 and EPS of 1.82. At a stock price of 64.71 (0.17%) 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 13.99% and more long-term 15.90% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 48.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 19.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 8.00%.

For performance, Cerner Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -2.09%. For the last month performance for Cerner Corporation is 4.08%. While the last quarter is 17.37% and half year, 24.73%. Finally for the year, performance is 6.55%.

The 52-week high for Cerner Corporation, is at -5.27%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 30.49%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.03% and 12.70% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.45%, and for the month it is 1.63%. Cerner Corporation, has a target price of 69.63.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.13, and for total debt/equity Cerner Corporation has 0.14. The gross margin is 83.40%, while operating margin is 19.30%, the profit margin is 13.50%. The current ratio is 2.4 and the quick ratio is 2.4.

Insider ownership is at 2.20%, with instituitional ownership at 83.30%. Cerner Corporation has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 340.01. The shares float is 298.89, with the float short at 6.46%, with short ratio coming to 9.52.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Cerner Corporation, get 11.20%, with its returns on investment at 12.00%. Return on equity is 16.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 69.63, reached soon?

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