Leavell Investment Management Inc. Decreases Position in Cardinal Health Inc (CAH)


Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning Llc sold 10,550 shares as the company's stock declined 8.93% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.23 million shares of the metal fabrications company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $56.70B, up from 1.04M at the end of the previous reported quarter. The company has market cap of $21.41 billion. Earnings per share (EPS) shows a trader what portion of a company's profit is allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH), at its latest closing price of $68.06, it has a price-to-book ratio of 3.17, compared to an industry average at 2.95. It has underperformed by 15.67% the S&P500. Coastline Trust Co now owns 7,020 shares of the company's stock worth $547,000 after buying an additional 2,710 shares in the last quarter. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. As per Tuesday, January 3, the company rating was downgraded by Mizuho. The stock increased 0.19% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $36.54. Another trade for 19,812 shares valued at $2.00 million was made by BOST GLENN E II on Friday, August 11. The return on invested capital is at 8.7%, which is good, compared to its peers. It has underperformed by 24.06% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.42 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.03, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 23 investors sold VSAT shares while 40 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes.

The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $21.30B. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.4624 per share. Verition Fund Limited Liability Company has 0.05% invested in Apartment Investment and Management Company (NYSE:AIV). 1,340 were reported by Vantage Investment Advisors Ltd Liability Company. (NYSE:SNR). Cna Fin, Illinois-based fund reported 110,460 shares. Morgan Stanley has 0.01% invested in Apartment Investment and Management Company (NYSE:AIV). Quantum Capital Management holds 147,256 shares or 2.33% of its portfolio. Fincl Bank Of America Corporation De has invested 0% in ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Advantus Cap Mngmt invested in 0.01% or 6,821 shares. Swiss Bank & Trust reported 0% of its portfolio in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM). Cibc Asset Management stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Apartment Investment and Management Company (NYSE:AIV).

Swarthmore Group Inc, which manages about $1.77 billion and $437.39 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Emerson Elec Co (NYSE:EMR) by 27,050 shares to 140,850 shares, valued at $8.85M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Lauder Estee Cos (NYSE:EL) by 33,846 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 7,590 shares, and cut its stake in Westrock. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -3.54 Percent. Therefore 65% are positive. The company was maintained on Monday, December 7 by Nomura. (NYSE:CAH) earned "Neutral" rating by Tigress Financial on Friday, April 28. The stock has "Hold" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 21. The firm has "Sell" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, January 9. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets. UBS has "Buy" rating and $100 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, December 17 by Goldman Sachs.

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Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $361,184 activity.

Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 3.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 20% are positive. PPG Industries had 58 analyst reports since September 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:CAH) rating on Tuesday, October 10. Evercore upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Thursday, April 6 report. Cardinal Health, Inc., CAH has a debt/equity of 1.5, and the LTdebt/equity (Long Term Debt/Equity) of 1.36. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, September 15 report. (NYSE:PFE) on Tuesday, June 14 with "Buy" rating. CAH's asset turnover ratio is 3.45 and the company has financial leverage of 5.27. Zacks Investment Research's sales calculations are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow Cardinal Health. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, October 26. Cardinal Health Inc now has $21.68 billion valuation.

Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) last issued its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. They expect $1.14 earnings per share, down 14.93% or $0.20 from last year's $1.34 per share. CAH's profit will be $358.65M for 14.71 P/E if the $1.14 EPS becomes a reality.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.68, from 0.74 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 63 investors sold CAH shares while 229 reduced holdings. Advisory Services Network LLC raised its stake in Cardinal Health by 398.2% in the second quarter. 275.05 million shares or 0.51% more from 273.65 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gemmer Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 599 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. It also upped Ani Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ANIP) stake by 44,300 shares and now owns 59,900 shares. Westpac Banking invested in 20,408 shares. Cardinal Health had a return on equity of 25.24% and a net margin of 0.84%. (NYSE:CAH). Budros Ruhlin And Roe Incorporated holds 10,164 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Moreover, Jarislowsky Fraser has 0.06% invested in Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) for 1,405 shares. Meeder Asset Mgmt Inc owns 2,827 shares or 0.02% of their U.S. portfolio. Amp Cap Limited invested in 116,084 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Bank Of Nova Scotia invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Cardinal Health, Inc.