AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (ABC) Stock Guide

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In this ABC stock guide, we'll address key questions about ABC, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are ABC earnings?
2. When is ABC earnings date?
3. What is ABC dividend?
4. What is ABC dividend yield?
5. What is ABC stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
6. ABC buy or sell? What is ABC Finny Score?
7. What are the reasons to buy ABC? Why should I buy ABC stock?
8. What are the reasons to sell ABC? Why should I sell ABC stock?
9. What are ABC key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are ABC earnings?

ABC trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $7.58.

2. When is ABC earnings date?

ABC earnings date is August 05, 2020.

3. What is ABC dividend?

ABC forward dividend is $1.68.

4. What is ABC dividend yield?

ABC forward dividend yield is 2%.

Analyst Predictions

5. What is ABC stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on ABC analyst price targets, ABC stock forecast is $97.20 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for ABC stock is $97.20. The prediction is based on 14 analyst estimates.

The low price target for ABC is $84.00, while the high price target is $109.00.

ABC analyst rating is Buy.

Analysis

6. ABC buy or sell? What is ABC Finny Score?

Our quantitative analysis shows 8 reasons to buy and 2 reasons to sell ABC, resulting in Finny Score of 80.

7. What are the reasons to buy ABC? Why should I buy ABC stock?

Here are the reasons to buy ABC stock:

  • AmerisourceBergen is a major pharmaceutical distributor with close to $100 billion in annual revenue. Its size makes the firm a preferred partner among major drug manufacturers and many retail pharmacy customers.
  • Pharmaceutical spending will continue to grow robustly over the next several years, given demographic shifts and the expansion of medical insurance coverage to the currently uninsured.
  • As specialty drug spending continues to increase, we believe distributors have an opportunity to capture value from this niche market and improve both top- and bottom-line results.
  • ABC quarterly revenue growth was 9.50%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.57% and 1.16%, respectively). See ABC revenue growth chart.
  • ABC profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.75 percentage points. See ABC profitability chart.
  • ABC forward dividend yield is 2.00%, higher than the industry (0.90%) and sector (0.16%) forward dividend yields. See ABC forward dividend chart.
  • ABC Price/Sales ratio is 0.09, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See ABC forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  • ABC PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.45, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See ABC PEG chart.
  • ABC average analyst rating is Buy. See ABC analyst rating chart.
  • ABC cash to debt ratio is 0.79, higher than the average industry (0.18) and sector (0.16) cash to debt ratio. See ABC cash to debt chart.
  • ABC Enterprise Value/Revenue multiple is 0.10, which is low compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/Revenue multiples. See ABC Enterprise Value/Revenue chart.

8. What are the reasons to sell ABC? Why should I sell ABC stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell ABC stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • Profit margins for AmerisourceBergen are razor-thin, making any significant pricing pressure a major headwind.
  • In an effort to procure a cheaper supply of generic product, AmerisourceBergen has partnered with Walgreens to enhance its negotiating power and fixed-cost scale. If this partnership fails, the outlook for future revenue and profit growth will take a hit.
  • Sales volume could take a material hit if the U.S. federal government were to implement scaled-back healthcare legislation.
  • ABC Price/Book ratio is 4.76, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See ABC forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  • ABC short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.51. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See ABC short interest ratio chart.

Key Stats

9. What are ABC key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for ABC:

Metrics ABC
Price $97.03
Average Price Target / Upside $97.20 / 0.18%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Forward Dividend Yield 2.00%
Industry Medical Distribution
Sector Healthcare
Number of Employees 21,000
Market Cap $17.09B
Forward P/E Ratio 10.27
Price/Book Ratio 0.09
Revenue (TTM) $186.16B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 9.50%
Profit Margin 0.85%

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