CAH:NYE-Cardinal Health Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Medical Distribution | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 48.10

Change

+0.40 (+0.84)%

Market Cap

USD 13.25B

Volume

2.70M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 57.25 (+19.02%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Cardinal Health Inc (CAH) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Cardinal Health Inc stock forecasts from 6 analysts, the average analyst target price for Cardinal Health Inc is USD 57.25 over the next 12 months. Cardinal Health Inc’s average analyst rating is Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Cardinal Health Inc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 9 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, Cardinal Health Inc’s stock price was USD 48.10. Cardinal Health Inc’s stock price has changed by +1.87 % over the past week, -1.44 % over the past month and -14.82 % over the last year.

About

Cardinal Health, Inc. operates as an integrated healthcare services and products company in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and internationally. It provides customized solutions for hospitals, healthcare systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laborator ...Read More

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2021-12-07 )

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ETFs Containing CAH

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DVP Roundhill Acquirers Deep .. 12.94 % 0.59 %

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RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividen.. 4.83 % 0.39 %

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WBIY WBI Power Factor High Div.. 4.65 % 0.70 %

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GBDV Global Beta ETF Trust - G.. 4.16 % 0.29 %

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IVFVC Ivy Focused Value NextSha.. 4.09 % 0.78 %

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USD8.39M
ESGL Invesco ESG Revenue ETF 2.02 % 0.40 %

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UDIV:CA Manulife Smart U.S. Divid.. 2.02 % 0.37 %

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UDIV-B:CA Manulife Smart U.S. Divid.. 2.02 % 0.31 %

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SUSB iShares ESG 1-5 Year USD .. 0.00 % 0.12 %

-0.01 (-0.04%)

USD1.05B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Medical Distribution)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -10.19% 20% F 16% F
Dividend Return 2.74% 100% A+ 51% F
Total Return -7.45% 20% F 16% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -14.82% 20% F 12% F
Dividend Return 3.46% 100% A+ 56% F
Total Return -11.36% 20% F 13% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -32.36% 20% F 15% F
Dividend Return 13.36% 100% A+ 50% F
Total Return -19.00% 20% F 15% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -5.36% 20% F 9% F
Dividend Return 3.42% 100% A+ 71% C-
Total Return -1.94% 20% F 9% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 16.67% 80% B- 66% D
Risk Adjusted Return -11.63% 20% F 9% F
Market Capitalization 13.25B 60% D- 84% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Medical Distribution)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.31 100% A+ 66% D
Price/Book Ratio 9.51 40% F 10% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 5.45 100% A+ 61% D-
EV/EBITDA 7.22 100% A+ 72% C-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 80.61% 100% A+ 95% A
Return on Invested Capital 25.15% 60% D- 93% A
Return on Assets 2.92% 20% F 54% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 299.55% 40% F 10% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.55 100% A+ 61% D-
Short Percent 2.29% 60% D- 58% F
Beta 0.98 20% F 57% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.