Cacti Asset Management buys $34.9 Million stake in CVS Health Corp (CVS)

CVS Health Corp (CVS) : Cacti Asset Management scooped up 525 additional shares in CVS Health Corp during the most recent quarter end , according to a recent disclosure to the SEC on Apr 1, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 332,950 shares of CVS Health Corp which is valued at $34.9 Million.CVS Health Corp makes up approximately 3.75% of Cacti Asset Management’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Renaissance Investment Group boosted its stake in CVS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,485 additional shares and now holds a total of 38,941 shares of CVS Health Corp which is valued at $4.1 Million. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 2.04% of Renaissance Investment Group’s portfolio.

On the company’s financial health, CVS Health Corp reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, based on the information available during the earnings call on Feb 9, 2016. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $1.53. The company had revenue of $41145.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $41126.27 million. The company’s revenue was up 11.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.21 EPS.

Investors should note that on Mar 2, 2016, CVS Health Corp announced a cash dividend of $0.4250. The company’s management has announced Apr 20, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Apr 22, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on May 2, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on CVS Health Corp. 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 .Shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Feb 10, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 104 from a previous price target of $113 .CVS Health Corp was Initiated by Atlantic Equities to “Overweight” on Feb 3, 2016.

CVS Health Corp closed down -0.7 points or -0.69% at $100.77 with 34,34,681 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $101.67, the shares hit an intraday low of $100.73 and an intraday high of $101.75 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.

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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