Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) Earns "Hold" Rating from Needham & Company LLC

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Mairs And Power invested in 3,434 shares or 0% of the stock. Alpha Windward Limited Co holds 0.12% or 2,299 shares. Cardinal Health, Inc. The stock has a market capitalization of $20.82 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.32 and a beta of 0.86. The stock declined 0.17% or $0.11 reaching $65.67 per share. (NYSE:CAH) has an average volume of 2.09 Million. About shares traded. Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) has declined 4.95% since October 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.65% the S&P500.

Nli International Inc decreased Ingersoll (NYSE:IR) stake by 5,710 shares to 28,020 valued at $2.56 million in 2017Q2. Trillium Asset Management Ltd accumulated 25,203 shares. Sandy Spring Bancshares, Maryland-based fund reported 6,943 shares. Pinebridge Investments Lp holds 26,215 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. About shares traded. RLI Corp. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has risen 7.92% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 30.53% the S&P500. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,583 shares of the company's stock valued at $123,000 after buying an additional 382 shares during the last quarter. It also upped Albemarle Corp Com (NYSE:ALB) stake by 3,350 shares and now owns 46,949 shares.

Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) gross margin percentage stands at 5% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 1.6 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 1 Percent. Therefore 36% are positive. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, March 15. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, April 4 by Needham. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Tuesday, June 7, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. Cardinal Health presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $76.54. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, November 3 by UBS. Finally, Needham & Company LLC reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Cardinal Health in a report on Sunday, September 10th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, December 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an outperform rating and issued a $87.00 price objective (up previously from $81.00) on shares of Cardinal Health in a research report on Thursday, July 13th.

Since May 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $1.70 million activity. The stock has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital on Monday, August 3. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.14 EPS. Dupont Cap Mgmt Corporation reported 2,109 shares.

Sheets Smith Wealth Management increased its holdings in shares of Cardinal Health by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. Its up 0.31, from 1.03 in 2017Q1.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. 62 funds opened positions while 202 raised stakes.

The Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $1.24 per share, according to consensus of 17 analysts.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q2 2017. Regions Corporation reported 9,390 shares. Illinois-based Chicago Equity Prtn Limited Com has invested 0.01% in Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH). Public Sector Pension Invest Board has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH). Decatur Cap has invested 1.88% in Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH). "More interesting news about Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) were released by: "Bizjournals.com and their article: "Cardinal Health competitor â€" and Dublin neighbor â€" gains clout in acquisition ..." published on October 11, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "You Should Not Miss Cardinal Health In 2017" with publication date: "October 09, 2017. Robert W. Baird downgraded the shares of CAH in report on Friday, October 28 to "Neutral" rating. Citigroup accumulated 0.02% or 223,130 shares. 1,212 are held by Bartlett And Com Llc. Geode Capital Ltd Liability Co holds 304,554 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

Cardinal Health, Inc. has its outstanding Shares of 314.66 Million. Glg Limited Liability Co holds 0.17% of its portfolio in Cheniere Energy, Inc. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Raymond James given on Wednesday, January 6.

Among 18 analysts covering Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. After $1.31 actual EPS reported by Cardinal Health Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.90% negative EPS growth. As per Friday, December 2, the company rating was initiated by Guggenheim. Morgan Stanley now has $90.32B valuation. Deutsche Bank maintained La Quinta Holdings Inc (NYSE:LQ) rating on Thursday, October 29. Barclays Capital has "Equalweight" rating and $37 target. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, October 12. The Mcdonald Capital Investors Inc holds 718,730 shares with $56.00 million value, up from 714,487 last quarter. It also reduced its holding in Proofpoint Inc (Prn) by 8.23M shares in the quarter, leaving it with 23.07 million shares, and cut its stake in Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (Prn).

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