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How has Cardinal Health, Inc.:(NYSE:CAH) performed recently?

Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 27312.02. It is in the Drugs Wholesale industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 19.88, a forward P/E of 14.6 and EPS of 4.19. At a stock price of 82.69 (-0.62%) it has a dividend yield of 2.16%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 17.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 7.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.76% and more long-term 10.17% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 6.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 20.80%.

For performance, Cardinal Health, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 2.65%. For the last month performance for Cardinal Health, Inc. is 9.37%. While the last quarter is -1.02% and half year, 3.53%. Finally for the year, performance is -2.15%.

The 52-week high for Cardinal Health, Inc., is at -7.99%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 13.56%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.05% and 1.93% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.18%, and for the month it is 1.52%. Cardinal Health, Inc., has a target price of 91.19.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.77, and for total debt/equity Cardinal Health, Inc. has 0.83. The gross margin is 5.40%, while operating margin is 2.00%, the profit margin is 1.20%. The current ratio is 1.1 and the quick ratio is 0.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 87.90%. Cardinal Health, Inc. has a payout ratio of 35.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 328.23. The shares float is 325.12, with the float short at 2.80%, with short ratio coming to 3.48.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Cardinal Health, Inc., get 4.30%, with its returns on investment at 11.50%. Return on equity is 21.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 91.19, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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