CVS Health Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides CVS Health Corporation buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding CVS Health positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of CVS Health Corporation available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from CVS Health 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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CVS Health Corporation -- USA Stock  

USD 68.16  0.16  0.24%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CVS Health Corporation is 'Strong Sell'.
For the selected time horizon CVS Health Corporation has a mean deviation of 1.68, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 2.02, variance of 4.07, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
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 14.04 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.76Value At Risk4.11
Potential Upside1.98Standard Deviation2.02
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CVS Health Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.36
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.27

CVS Health Volatility Alert

CVS Health Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.72 and kurtosis of -0.41. 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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FundamentalsCVS HealthPeer Average
Return On Equity17.79 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.62 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin3.58 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin6.78 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation98.16 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.01 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.19 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions86.13 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted25.58 M3.24 M
Price to Earning14.04 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.98 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.37 times17.81 times
Revenue184.77 B9.85 B
Gross Profit28.55 B21.75 B
EBITDA12.53 B1.41 B
Net Income6.61 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.81 B3.89 B
Cash per Share1.79 times5.17 times
Total Debt27.03 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity71.60 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.02 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share34.42 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations6.08 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.57 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.85 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth4.81 times1.22 times
Number of Employees160 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization69.15 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
Strong Sell


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Financial Leverage

   Exercise or conversion by Per Lofberg of 53124 shares of CVS Health subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.67
Market Risk Adjusted Performance2.16
Mean Deviation1.68
Coefficient Of Variation266.44
Standard Deviation2.02
Information Ratio0.27
Jensen Alpha0.85
Total Risk Alpha0.51
Treynor Ratio2.15
Maximum Drawdown7.09
Value At Risk4.11
Potential Upside1.98

Current Valuation

CVS Health Current Valuation Analysis
CVS Health Corporation is rated second in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Healthcare Services industry is currently estimated at about 255.66 Billion. CVS Health totals roughly 98.16 Billion in current valuation claiming about 38% of equities under Healthcare Services industry.