Brokerage firm Bank of America Reinstates its rating on Cardinal Health Inc(NYSE:CAH). The shares have been rated Neutral. The rating by Bank of America was issued on Jun 7, 2016.
In a different note, Avondale Partners said it Initiates Coverage on Cardinal Health Inc, according to a research note issued on Apr 18, 2016. The shares have been rated ‘Market Outperform’ by the firm. On Mar 15, 2016, Cowen & Company said it Downgrades its rating on Cardinal Health Inc. In the research note, the firm Lowers the price-target to $99.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Market Perform’ by the firm. Credit Suisse said it Initiates Coverage on Cardinal Health Inc, according to a research note issued on Mar 15, 2016. The shares have been rated ‘Outperform’ by the firm.
Cardinal Health Inc (CAH) shares turned negative on Fridays trading session with the shares closing down -0.76 points or -0.96% at a volume of 27,14,480. The pessimistic mood was evident in the company shares which never went considerably beyond the level of $79.06. The peak price level was also seen at $79.06 while the days lowest was $78.05. Finally the shares closed at $78.53. The 52-week high of the shares is $91.225 while the 52-week low is $74.73. According to the latest information available, the market cap of the company is $25,586 M.
Cardinal Health Inc has also declared a cash dividend of $0.4489 on May 4, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on Jun 29, 2016 and the record date has been fixed on Jul 1, 2016. The dividend payable date has been fixed on Jul 15, 2016.
Cardinal Health Inc(CAH) last announced its earnings results on Apr 28, 2016 for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q3.Company reported revenue of $30.66B. Analysts had an estimated revenue of $30.44B. Earnings per share were $1.43. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $1.33.
Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On May 23, 2016, Carole S Watkins (Chief HR Officer) sold 84,617 shares at $77.33 per share price.Also, On Nov 12, 2015, George S Barrett (Chairman and CEO) sold 54,658 shares at $87.73 per share price.On Nov 9, 2015, Falk T Stephen (EVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.) sold 30,085 shares at $87.66 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Cardinal Health Inc. is a healthcare services and products company. The Company operates in two segments: Pharmaceutical and Medical. The Company also provides medical products to patients in the home. In the United States the Company’s Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical over-the-counter healthcare and consumer products through its Pharmaceutical Distribution division to retailers hospitals and other healthcare providers. In China the Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded generic and specialty pharmaceutical over-the-counter healthcare and consumer products provides logistics marketing and other services and operates direct-to-patient specialty pharmacies through Cardinal Health China. The Medical segment distributes a range of medical surgical and laboratory products and provides services to hospitals ambulatory surgery centers clinical laboratories and other healthcare providers.