CVS Health Corporation (CVS)

98.58 -1.86%
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Pros
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/E ratio low relative to industry peers
Forward P/B ratio low relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Forward PEG ratio high relative to industry peers
High short interest

Pros

  1. CVS forward dividend yield is 2.24%, higher than the industry (0.44%) and sector (0.20%) forward dividend yields. See CVS forward dividend chart.
  2. CVS forward P/E ratio is 10.53, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See CVS forward P/E ratio chart.
  3. CVS Price/Book ratio is 1.66, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See CVS forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  4. CVS Price/Sales ratio is 0.41, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See CVS forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  5. CVS average analyst rating is Buy. See CVS analyst rating chart.
  6. CVS average analyst price target ($119.82) is above its current price ($95.37). See CVS price target chart.

Cons

  1. CVS PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.79, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See CVS PEG chart.
  2. CVS short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.83. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See CVS short interest ratio chart.