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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Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CVS Health Corporation is 'Strong Hold'.
For the selected time horizon CVS Health Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1207, jensen alpha of 0.1981, total risk alpha of 0.1569, sortino ratio of 0.3388 and treynor ratio of 1.41
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, Current Asset, as well as the relationship between Cash per Share and Beta . Given that CVS Health has Number of Shares Shorted of 13.79 M, 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 Return0.21Value At Risk-0.6097
Potential Upside2.0558Standard Deviation0.8988
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CVS Health Greeks

Alpha over NYSE
= 0.20 
βBeta against NYSE= 0.14 
Overall volatility
= 0.90 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.20 

CVS Health Volatility Alert

CVS Health Corporation exhibits ver low volatility with skewness of 1.3 and kurtosis of 1.62. 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 Equity0.14 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset0.07 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin0.03 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin6.03 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation10.2 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.12 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
Revenue153.29 B9.85 B
Gross Profit6.07 B21.75 B
EBITDA13.05 B1.41 B
Net Income5.24 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents700.4 M3.89 B
Cash per Share2.12 times5.17 times
Total Debt1.11 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity0.74 times0.72 times
Current Ratio1.16 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share34.62 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations8.41 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.77 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.67 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.33 times1.22 times
Number of Employees155 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization9.43 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 Hold


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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

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Risk Adjusted Performance0.1207
Market Risk Adjusted Performance1.42
Mean Deviation0.6868
Downside Deviation0.5227
Coefficient Of Variation424.76
Standard Deviation0.8988
Information Ratio0.197
Jensen Alpha0.1981
Total Risk Alpha0.1569
Sortino Ratio0.3388
Treynor Ratio1.41
Maximum Drawdown2.86
Value At Risk(0.61)
Potential Upside2.06
Downside Variance0.2732
Semi Variance(0.03)
Expected Short fall(1.03)

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 90.4 Billion. CVS Health retains roughly 10.2 Billion in current valuation claiming about 11% of equities under Healthcare Services industry.