CVS Health Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CVS -- USA Stock  

USD 73.69  0.93  1.25%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CVS Health Corporation is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides CVS Health buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding CVS positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of CVS Health available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from CVS buy-and-hold prospective. Check also CVS Health Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon CVS Health Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1546, jensen alpha of 0.4535, total risk alpha of 0.3881, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.4938
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy, hold, or sell recommendation on CVS Health that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on CVS Health Corporation. Our buy or sell advice engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure CVS Health is not overpriced, please confirm all CVS Health fundamentals including its Revenue, Cash Flow from Operations, Current Asset, as well as the relationship between Cash per Share and Beta . Given that CVS Health has Price to Earning of 11.30 times, we suggest you validate CVS Health Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself next year given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

CVS Health Thematic Classifications

Macroaxis Index IdeaMacroaxis Index
Macroaxis power theme of selected equities with solid fundamentals
Healthcare IdeaHealthcare
Healthcare institutions that deliver medical services

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.49Value At Risk1.25
Potential Upside2.71Standard Deviation1.58
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares83.4 M5.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares74.1 M4.8 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares39.9 M2.6 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares28.8 M1.9 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares23.4 M1.5 B
Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss LlcCommon Shares18.3 M1.2 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares18.3 M1.2 B

CVS Health Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.97
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.29

CVS Health Volatility Alert

CVS Health Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.37 and kurtosis of 2.5. However, we advise investors to further study CVS Health Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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CVS Health Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsCVS HealthPeer Average
Return On Equity18.39 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset5.55 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin3.59 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin6.79 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation92.26 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.02 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.26 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions85.96 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted46.96 M3.24 M
Price to Earning11.30 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.94 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.40 times17.81 times
Revenue185.94 B9.85 B
Gross Profit28.55 B21.75 B
EBITDA12.62 B1.41 B
Net Income6.65 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents42.14 B3.89 B
Cash per Share41.45 times5.17 times
Total Debt65.09 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity168.30 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.37 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share38.06 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations5.05 B1.25 B
Short Ratio5.18 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share6.52 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.11 times1.22 times
Number of Employees160 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization74.9 B29.78 B
Total Asset93.66 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings38.98 B38.24 B
Working Capital7.21 B3.58 B
Current Asset30.38 B36.8 B
   Acquisition by Price Paula A of 26462 shares of CVS Health subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

CVS Health Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
CVS Health has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
Over 86.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
On July 24, 2018 CVS Health paid $ 0.5 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Acquisition by Mcguigan Stuart M of 5437 shares of CVS Health subject to Rule 16b-3
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