Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH): Price and Financial Metrics

Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH): $70.99

0.02 (+0.03%)

POWR Rating

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  • CAH scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 94.62% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CAH is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • CAH's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 13.16% of US stocks).

CAH Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CAH is -255.8 -- better than only 0.02% of US stocks.
  • CAH's price/sales ratio is 0.1; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 2.01% of US stocks.
  • CAH's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 99.87% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CAH, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DELL, MKD, PEI, IMH, and UWMC.
  • Visit CAH's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CAH Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Healthcare stock, CAH's price/earnings ratio is 196.74% lower, now standing at -20.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, CAH's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CAH.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CAH 2022-09-01 0.1 -27.4 -20.8 -32.3
CAH 2022-08-31 0.1 -27.2 -20.7 -32.0
CAH 2022-08-30 0.1 -26.8 -20.4 -31.6
CAH 2022-08-29 0.1 -26.8 -20.4 -31.5
CAH 2022-08-26 0.1 -26.0 -19.7 -30.6
CAH 2022-08-25 0.1 -26.6 -20.2 -31.3

CAH Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 16.39%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -22.46%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -182.97%.
Over the past 52 months, CAH's revenue has gone up $46,938,000,000.

The table below shows CAH's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 181,364 3,122 -933
2022-03-31 176,847 795 -955
2021-12-31 171,286 1,491 555
2021-09-30 167,370 1,513 1,135
2021-06-30 162,467 2,429 611
2021-03-31 156,570 2,004 1,151

CAH's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CAH has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 64.17% of graded US stocks.
  • CAH's asset turnover comes in at 3.718 -- ranking 10th of 105 Wholesale stocks.
  • AMRK, MCK, and PETQ are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CAH.

The table below shows CAH's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 3.718 0.042 0.047
2021-03-31 3.661 0.044 0.112
2020-12-31 3.717 0.045 0.121
2020-09-30 3.756 0.045 0.109
2020-06-30 3.773 0.045 -0.332
2020-03-31 3.784 0.045 -0.379

CAH Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CAH, see our CAH price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $57.92 Average Broker Recommendation 1.93 (Hold)

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CAH Price/Volume Stats

Current price $70.99 52-week high $72.28
Prev. close $70.97 52-week low $45.85
Day low $70.62 Volume 529,223
Day high $71.17 Avg. volume 2,745,899
50-day MA $61.69 Dividend yield 2.79%
200-day MA $55.98 Market Cap 19.35B

Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) Company Bio

Cardinal Health provides pharmaceutical and medical products and services that help pharmacies, hospitals and other healthcare providers focus on patient care. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Dublin, Ohio.

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Below are the latest news stories about CARDINAL HEALTH INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CAH as an investment opportunity.

Activist investors reshape Cardinal Health board following CEO shakeup

Cardinal Health has added four new independent directors, and two will not seek re-election, under an agreement with activist investor firm Elliott Investment Management L.P.

Yahoo | September 6, 2022

Cardinal Health to form new board committee to review business as part of corporate governance moves agreed with Elliott

Cardinal Health Inc. announced a series of measures Tuesday aimed at boosting shareholder value and said activist investor Elliott Investment Management's Steven Barg will join its board. Among the moves, the medical products and services company will for a new Board committee to conduct a review of its strategy, portfolio, capital-allocation framework and operations. The Business Review Committee will be chaired by Chief Executive Jason Hollar and Barg will also serve on it. "The Committee, wit

Yahoo | September 6, 2022

Cardinal Health Announces Governance Enhancements and Shareholder Value Creation Initiatives

Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) today announced initiatives aimed at positioning the Company for long-term success, building on Cardinal Health's previously announced growth plans. These initiatives have benefited from input received from Elliott Investment Management L.P. ("Elliott"). In connection with these initiatives, Elliott has also entered into a cooperation agreement with Cardinal Health, and Elliott's Steven Barg will join the Company's Board of Directors.

Yahoo | September 6, 2022

2 High-Yielding Dividend Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for Years

Dividend stocks should ideally be buy-and-hold investments that you can forget about in your portfolio. You shouldn't need to constantly check on those businesses to see if their payouts are safe or if their dividends look sustainable. Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) and Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) are two high-yielding dividend stocks that you won't need to worry about in your portfolio.

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.4957

The board of Cardinal Health, Inc. ( NYSE:CAH ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 15th of October, with...

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

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CAH Price Returns

1-mo 14.93%
3-mo 34.03%
6-mo 37.47%
1-year 37.70%
3-year 69.57%
5-year 24.72%
YTD 40.35%
2021 -0.40%
2020 10.09%
2019 18.04%
2018 -24.50%
2017 -12.65%

CAH Dividends

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