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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 24992.28. It is in the Drugs Wholesale industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 17.73, a forward P/E of 12.19 and EPS of 4.32. At a stock price of 76.6 (1.78%) it has a dividend yield of 2.35%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 9.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by 19.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 11.46% and more long-term 11.33% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 15.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 3.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 13.90%.

For performance, Cardinal Health, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -5.09%. For the last month performance for Cardinal Health, Inc. is -7.35%. While the last quarter is 0.68% and half year, -2.90%. Finally for the year, performance is -8.45%.

The 52-week high for Cardinal Health, Inc., is at -14.77%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 5.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.35% and -5.58% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.70%, and for the month it is 1.45%. Cardinal Health, Inc., has a target price of 93.86.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.76, and for total debt/equity Cardinal Health, Inc. has 0.85. 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 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 89.20%. Cardinal Health, Inc. has a payout ratio of 35.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 326.27. The shares float is 317.77, with the float short at 2.22%, with short ratio coming to 3.3.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Cardinal Health, Inc., get 4.30%, with its returns on investment at 13.30%. Return on equity is 21.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 93.86, 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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