CVS Health Corp (CVS) : Vantage Investment Advisors scooped up 2,175 additional shares in CVS Health Corp during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 12, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 62,633 shares of CVS Health Corp which is valued at $6,102,333.CVS Health Corp makes up approximately 2.48% of Vantage Investment Advisors’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Pvg Asset Management boosted its stake in CVS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 49,139 additional shares and now holds a total of 72,362 shares of CVS Health Corp which is valued at $7,050,230. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 2.80% of Pvg Asset Management’s portfolio.Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Co reduced its stake in CVS by selling 500 shares or 6.87% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 6,782 shares of CVS which is valued at $659,075. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 0.13% of Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Co’s portfolio.Brighton Jones reduced its stake in CVS by selling 999 shares or 14.91% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,701 shares of CVS which is valued at $555,448. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 0.09% of Brighton Jones’s portfolio. Ausdal Financial Partners added CVS to its portfolio by purchasing 2,955 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $273,988. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 0.14% of Ausdal Financial Partners’s portfolio.Welch Group reduced its stake in CVS by selling 990 shares or 34.7% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,863 shares of CVS which is valued at $172,737. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 0.03% of Welch Group’s portfolio.
CVS Health Corp closed down -0.18 points or -0.19% at $93.08 with 60,93,463 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $93.42, the shares hit an intraday low of $92.44 and an intraday high of $93.55 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, CVS Health Corp reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Aug 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.30. The company had revenue of $43725.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $44281.46 million. The company’s revenue was up 17.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.19 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on CVS Health Corp. Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Aug 4, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 111 from a previous price target of $108 .Company shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Aug 3, 2016 to “Hold”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 108 from a previous price target of $99 .Shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Jun 23, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 108 from a previous price target of $117 .
CVS Health Corporation together with its subsidiaries is a pharmacy company. The Company operates through three business segments: Pharmacy Services Retail Pharmacy and Corporate. The Pharmacy Services segment provides a range of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and operates under the CVS/caremark Pharmacy Services Novologix and Navarro Health Services names. The Retail Pharmacy segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of general merchandise including over-the-counter drugs beauty products and cosmetics personal care products convenience foods photo finishing seasonal merchandise and greeting cards through the Company’s retail stores online retail pharmacy Websites and retail healthcare clinics. The Corporate segment provides management and administrative services to support the overall operations of the Company. The Company through its wholly owned subsidiary Omnicare Inc. provides pharmacy services to long term care facilities.