CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) , Quintiles Transitional Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q)

CVS Health Corporation

It operates 9,655 retail stores in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Brazil primarily under the CVS Pharmacy, CVS, Longs Drugs, Navarro Discount Pharmacy, and Drogaria Onofre names; online retail pharmacy Websites; and 32 onsite pharmacy stores, long-term care pharmacy operations, and retail health care clinics. The fund owned 247,000 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock at the end of the third quarter. This is a positive change from CVS Health Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.43. Acrospire Investment Management LLC increased its position in CVS Health Corporation by 542.2% in the second quarter.

On 3/2/2016 CVS Health Corporation announced a quarterly dividend of $0.43 1.71% with an ex dividend date of 4/20/2016 which will be payable on 5/2/2016. MU Investments Co. Ltd. now owns 1,150 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 440 shares during the last quarter. A research note issued on 12/17/15 the stock was upgraded by Goldman from Buy to Neutral. Finally, Carroll Financial Associates Inc. increased its stake in shares of CVS Health Corporation by 10.4% in the second quarter. D Orazio & Associates Inc. now owns 1,160 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $111,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Dearborn Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of CVS Health Corporation by 8.5% in the second quarter.

Alpha Cubed Limited Liability holds 0.16% of its portfolio in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) for 6,547 shares. The number of times the company has met analysts' estimates is 2. The stock has a market cap of $84.29 billion, a PE ratio of 16.94 and a beta of 0.84. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $77.16 and a 200-day moving average of $88.59. CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS)'s shares are now trading -24.97% away from the 52-week high price of $105.68 and +14.42% far from the 52-week low price of $69.30.

Insider Trades for CVS Health Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 1 Nov 2016 where Millon (Jean-Pierre), the Director completed a transaction type "Buy" in which 1250 shares were traded at a price of $83.95.

Analysts' mean recommendation for CVS Health Corporation's (CVS) stands at 1.90. The business had revenue of $44.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $45.29 billion. The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment values are 13.2 percent and 9.4 percent respectively. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 15.5% on a year-over-year basis.

Following Earnings result, share price were UP 17 times out of last 27 Qtrs.

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Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for CVS Health Corporation and for the current quarter 22 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.67/share. The company most recent volume stood at 3.39 million shares as compared to average volume of 8.53 million shares.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, CVS Health Corporation now shows a Weekly Performance of -1.06%, where Monthly Performance is 4.11%, Quarterly performance is -11.35%, 6 Months performance is -16.71% and yearly performance percentage is -18.54%.

CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) has received an average rating of "Buy" from the nineteen research firms that are covering the firm.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Vetr downgraded shares of CVS Health Corporation from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $86.51 price target on the stock.in a report on Thursday, December 8th. Leerink Swann reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a $105.00 price target (down from $110.00) on shares of CVS Health Corporation in a report on Sunday, October 2nd.

Analysts await CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) to report earnings on February, 14. Mizuho has "Buy" rating and $90 price target. "Based on this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides whether their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold.

10/06/2016 - UBS began new coverage on CVS Corporation giving the company a "buy" rating. This segment serves employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, health plans, managed Medicaid plans and plans offered on public and private exchanges, other sponsors of health benefit plans, and individuals under the CVS Caremark Pharmacy Services, Caremark, CVS Caremark, CarePlus CVS Pharmacy, CVS Specialty, Accordant, SilverScript, NovoLogix, Coram, Navarro Health Services, and Advanced Care Scripts names.