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 Recommendation

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CVS Health Corporation is 'Strong Buy'.
For the selected time horizon CVS Health Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1381, jensen alpha of 0.2789, total risk alpha of 0.2996, sortino ratio of 0.4201 and treynor ratio of 0.517
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on CVS Health to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on CVS Health Corporation. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation 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, Retained Earnings, as well as the relationship between Cash per Share and Price to Earnings To Growth . Given that CVS Health has Price to Earning of 17.57 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 Greeks

Alpha over NYSE
= 0.28 
βBeta against NYSE= 0.53 
Overall volatility
= 1.00 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.28 

CVS Health Volatility Alert

CVS Health Corporation exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.68 and kurtosis of -0.29. However, we advice investors to further investigate CVS Health Corporation to make sure all market statistics is disseminated and is consistent with investors' estimations about CVS Health upside potential.
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FundamentalsCVS HealthPeer Average
Return On Equity13.98 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.98 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin2.96 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin6.03 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation112.1 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.07 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.23 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions85.10 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted13.79 M3.24 M
Price to Earning17.57 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.45 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.51 times17.81 times
Revenue172.7 B9.85 B
Gross Profit26.53 B21.75 B
EBITDA12.84 B1.41 B
Net Income5.08 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.26 B3.89 B
Cash per Share2.12 times5.17 times
Total Debt26.73 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity0.74 times0.72 times
Current Ratio1.16 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share33.72 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations11.52 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.77 times2.09 times
One Year High106.6740.25
One Year Low69.329.24
Earnings Per Share4.67 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.33 times1.22 times
Number of Employees155 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization87.43 B29.78 B
Total Asset94.16 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings37.73 B38.24 B
Strong Buy


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Risk Adjusted Performance0.1381
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.527
Mean Deviation0.7914
Semi Deviation0.1372
Downside Deviation0.6785
Coefficient Of Variation355.62
Standard Deviation1.0
Information Ratio0.2842
Jensen Alpha0.2789
Total Risk Alpha0.2996
Sortino Ratio0.4201
Treynor Ratio0.517
Maximum Drawdown2.95
Value At Risk(0.85)
Potential Upside2.09
Downside Variance0.4603
Semi Variance0.0188
Expected Short fall(1.03)
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CVS Health Current Valuation Analysis
CVS Health Corporation is rated third in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Health Care Plans industry is currently estimated at about 597.78 Billion. CVS Health retains roughly 112.1 Billion in current valuation claiming about 19% of equities under Health Care Plans industry.