Cardinal Health Insider Carole S. Watkins Sells 46,666 Shares (CAH)
Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) Insider Carole S. Watkins unloaded 46,666 shares of Cardinal Health stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.71, for a total value of $3,066,422.86. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 53,544 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,518,376. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) traded down 0.29% on Wednesday, hitting $65.37. The stock had a trading volume of 2,599,201 shares. Cardinal Health has a one year low of $41.42 and a one year high of $69.51. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $67.12 and a 200-day moving average of $58.66. The company has a market cap of $22.357 billion and a P/E ratio of 60.20.
Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 31st. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $22.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $20.74 billion. Analysts expect that Cardinal Health will post $3.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 1st will be paid a dividend of 0.3025 per share. This represents a $1.21 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.85%.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Cardinal Health in a research note to investors on Tuesday. They now have a $83.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Sterne Agee raised their price target on shares of Cardinal Health from $73.00 to $83.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, January 31st. Finally, analysts at Raymond James raised their price target on shares of Cardinal Health from $75.00 to $77.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, January 31st. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $67.36.
Cardinal Health, Inc is a healthcare services company providing products and services that help pharmacies, hospitals, surgery centers, physician offices and other healthcare providers.
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