Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN)went up by 1.46% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $76.47 and move down -11.91%, while CERN stocks collected +1.56% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 15 hours ago that Cerner Declares Quarterly Dividend
Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) Worth an Investment?
Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 37.86 times of increase in earnings at the present.
CERN Market Performance
CERN stocks went up by 1.56% for the week, with the monthly drop of -2.72% and a quarterly performance of -5.44%, while its annual performance rate touched 8.08%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.10% for CERN stocks with the simple moving average of 8.09% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CERN stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for CERN shares by setting it to “Hold”. The predicted price for CERN socks in the upcoming period according to Jefferies is $75 based on the research report published on August 23, 2019.
Argus, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CERN stock at the price of $75. The rating they have provided for CERN stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on August 22, 2019.
SunTrust gave “ Buy” rating to CERN stocks, setting the target price at $76 in the report published on April 10, 2019.
CERN Stocks -4.48% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CERN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Cerner Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -10.64% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 1.99%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 1.95%, while the shares sank at the distance of -3.60% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -8.00% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, CERN went up by +1.56%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +20.75% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $68.96. In addition, Cerner Corporation saw 30.30% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
CERN Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Cerner Corporation (CERN), starting from TOWNSEND JEFFREY A, who sold 199,432 shares at the price of $66.46 back on Sep 09. After this action, Rushing now owns 0 shares of Cerner Corporation, valued at $13,254,251 with the latest closing price.
Trigg Donald, the Exec. VP, Strategic Growth of Cerner Corporation, sold 29,423 shares at the value of $67.72 during a trade that took place back on Sep 06, which means that Trigg Donald is holding 7,116 shares at the value of $1,992,526 based on the most recent closing price.
CERN Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +14.44 for the present operating margin and +76.99 for gross margin. The net margin for Cerner Corporation stands at +11.74. Total capital return value is set at 14.50, while invested capital returns managed to touch 11.81. Equity return holds the value 12.00%, with 8.60% for asset returns.
Based on Cerner Corporation (CERN), the company’s capital structure generated 9.00 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 8.26. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 6.61 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 8.90 and long-term debt to capital is 8.17.
EBITDA value lies at +355.93 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 0.31. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 3.85 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.03. The receivables turnover for Cerner Corporation is 4.82 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.81. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.41.