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How has CVS Health Corporation:(NYSE:CVS) performed recently?

CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 104437.49. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 21.02, a forward P/E of 14.76 and EPS of 4.61. At a stock price of 96.63 (-0.25%) it has a dividend yield of 1.75%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 13.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 16.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 12.67% and more long-term 14.93% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -3.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 9.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 18.90%.

For performance, CVS Health Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 0.03%. For the last month performance for CVS Health Corporation is 1.40%. While the last quarter is -5.10% and half year, 4.05%. Finally for the year, performance is -10.71%.

The 52-week high for CVS Health Corporation, is at -13.95%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 20.19%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.98% and -1.12% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.08%, and for the month it is 1.29%. CVS Health Corporation, has a target price of 112.8.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.73, and for total debt/equity CVS Health Corporation has 0.76. The gross margin is 16.90%, while operating margin is 5.90%, the profit margin is 3.20%. The current ratio is 1.2 and the quick ratio is 0.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 85.10%. CVS Health Corporation has a payout ratio of 31.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1078.12. The shares float is 1071.36, with the float short at 1.15%, with short ratio coming to 2.47.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see CVS Health Corporation, get 5.90%, with its returns on investment at 9.40%. Return on equity is 14.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 112.8, reached soon?

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