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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 97789.31. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 20.75, a forward P/E of 13.71 and EPS of 4.35. At a stock price of 90.15 (0.79%) it has a dividend yield of 1.89%.

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 12.24% and more long-term 14.58% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -23.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 9.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 17.60%.

For performance, CVS Health Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -3.18%. For the last month performance for CVS Health Corporation is -7.60%. While the last quarter is -5.22% and half year, -10.08%. Finally for the year, performance is -9.75%.

The 52-week high for CVS Health Corporation, is at -15.11%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 5.11%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.45% and -6.85% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.67%, and for the month it is 1.40%. CVS Health Corporation, has a target price of 111.46.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.74, and for total debt/equity CVS Health Corporation has 0.82. The gross margin is 16.60%, while operating margin is 5.40%, the profit margin is 2.90%. The current ratio is 1.1 and the quick ratio is 0.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 83.70%. CVS Health Corporation has a payout ratio of 35.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1084.74. The shares float is 1063.55, with the float short at 1.09%, with short ratio coming to 2.36.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see CVS Health Corporation, get 5.20%, with its returns on investment at 9.40%. Return on equity is 13.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 111.46, reached soon?

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