Cardinal Health, Inc. [NYSE: CAH] stock went up by 0.57% or 0.26 points up from its previous closing price of $45.81. The stock reached $46.07 during the last trading session. During the course of the last 5 trading session in the week, CAH share price went up during 2 out of 5 days, that way losing -3.15% in the period of the last 7 days.
CAH had two major price movements with the latest trading session as the price jumped to a high of $46.18, at one point touching $45.34. The latest high is set lower that the high price recorded in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $46.18. The 52-week high currently stands at $58.31 distance from the present share price, noting recovery -14.64% after the recent low of $41.03.
Cardinal Health, Inc. [NYSE:CAH]: Analyst Rating and Earnings
Its stock price has been found in the range of 41.03 to 58.31. This is compared to its latest closing price of $45.81.
Keep your eyes peeled for the next scheduled financial results to be made public for this company, which are scheduled to be released on Thu 14 Nov (In 39 Days).
Fundamental Analysis of Cardinal Health, Inc. [CAH]
Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Cardinal Health, Inc. [CAH] sitting at +1.25 and its Gross Margin at +4.33, this company’s Net Margin is now 0.90%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.
This company’s Return on Total Capital is 12.36, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 11.70%. Its Return on Equity is 22.01, and its Return on Assets is 3.37. These metrics show a mixed bag, which means that this investment’s attractiveness can be quickly increased or decreased in the short term, depending on future updates CAH financial performance.
Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Cardinal Health, Inc. [CAH]
What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 6.76 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.86. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.13, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.41. Cardinal Health, Inc. [CAH] has a Price to Book Ratio of 2.23, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 5.21 and P/E Ratio of 10.22. These metrics all suggest that Cardinal Health, Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.
Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Cardinal Health, Inc. [CAH] earns $2,940,040 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 17.87 and its Total Asset Turnover is 3.60. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.54 and its Current Ratio is 1.07. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.
Cardinal Health, Inc. [CAH] has 297.00M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $13.68B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 41.03 to 58.31. At its current price, it has moved down by -20.99% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 12.28% from its 52-week low.
This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.31, which indicates that it is 2.24% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 48.46. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.
Conclusion: Is Cardinal Health, Inc. [CAH] a Reliable Buy?
Shares of Cardinal Health, Inc. [CAH], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.