Veritas Investment Management Llp buys $50,240,555 stake in CVS Health Corp (CVS)

CVS Health Corp (CVS) : Veritas Investment Management Llp scooped up 34,420 additional shares in CVS Health Corp during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 3, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 479,166 shares of CVS Health Corp which is valued at $50,240,555.CVS Health Corp makes up approximately 9.92% of Veritas Investment Management Llp’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Ariel Capital Advisors reduced its stake in CVS by selling 556 shares or 2.33% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 23,324 shares of CVS which is valued at $2,445,521. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 2.14% of Ariel Capital Advisors’s portfolio.Community Bank Trust Waco Texas reduced its stake in CVS by selling 85 shares or 0.23% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 36,286 shares of CVS which is valued at $3,646,743. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 2.07% of Community Bank Trust Waco Texas’s portfolio.World Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in CVS by selling 14,377 shares or 11.23% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 113,689 shares of CVS which is valued at $11,425,745. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 0.45% of World Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.Hills Bank Trust Co boosted its stake in CVS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,568 additional shares and now holds a total of 28,105 shares of CVS Health Corp which is valued at $2,824,553. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 1.04% of Hills Bank Trust Co’s portfolio.Old Second National Bank Of Aurora boosted its stake in CVS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 31 additional shares and now holds a total of 27,199 shares of CVS Health Corp which is valued at $2,759,067. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 1.30% of Old Second National Bank Of Aurora’s portfolio.

CVS Health Corp opened for trading at $106 and hit $106.3501 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $106.1, with a gain of 0.34% or 0.36 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 31,35,114 shares. Company has a market cap of $113,954 M.

On the company’s financial health, CVS Health Corp reported $1.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on May 3, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.16. The company had revenue of $43215.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $43000.77 million. The company’s revenue was up 18.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.14 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on CVS Health Corp. Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on May 4, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 117 from a previous price target of $104 .Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on May 4, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 115 from a previous price target of $110 .Company shares were Reiterated by Barclays on Mar 10, 2016 to “Overweight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 115 from a previous price target of $110 .

CVS Health Corporation together with its subsidiaries is a pharmacy company. The Company operates through three business segments: Pharmacy Services Retail Pharmacy and Corporate. The Pharmacy Services segment provides a range of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and operates under the CVS/caremark Pharmacy Services Novologix and Navarro Health Services names. The Retail Pharmacy segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of general merchandise including over-the-counter drugs beauty products and cosmetics personal care products convenience foods photo finishing seasonal merchandise and greeting cards through the Company’s retail stores online retail pharmacy Websites and retail healthcare clinics. The Corporate segment provides management and administrative services to support the overall operations of the Company. The Company through its wholly owned subsidiary Omnicare Inc. provides pharmacy services to long term care facilities.

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