Central Bank Trust Co Lowers stake in CVS Health Corp (CVS)

CVS Health Corp (CVS) : Central Bank Trust Co reduced its stake in CVS Health Corp by 12.71% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 59,557 shares of CVS Health Corp which is valued at $5,145,725 after selling 8,674 shares in CVS Health Corp , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 7, 2016.CVS Health Corp makes up approximately 1.46% of Central Bank Trust Co’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Randolph Co Inc sold out all of its stake in CVS during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 159,140 shares of CVS which is valued $13,749,696.Chevy Chase Trust Holdings reduced its stake in CVS by selling 15,071 shares or 1.03% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,441,427 shares of CVS which is valued at $124,251,007. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 0.68% of Chevy Chase Trust Holdings’s portfolio.Curbstone Financial Management Corp boosted its stake in CVS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 242 additional shares and now holds a total of 20,986 shares of CVS Health Corp which is valued at $1,808,993. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 0.58% of Curbstone Financial Management Corp’s portfolio.Washington Trust Bank reduced its stake in CVS by selling 500 shares or 6.6% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 7,071 shares of CVS which is valued at $609,520. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 0.15% of Washington Trust Bank’s portfolio.Cacti Asset Management boosted its stake in CVS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 16,400 additional shares and now holds a total of 348,775 shares of CVS Health Corp which is valued at $30,064,405. CVS Health Corp makes up approx 3.06% of Cacti Asset Management’s portfolio.

CVS Health Corp closed down -0.09 points or -0.10% at $86.4 with 43,46,345 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $86.56, the shares hit an intraday low of $86.17 and an intraday high of $86.74 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, CVS Health Corp reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Aug 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.30. The company had revenue of $43725.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $44281.46 million. The company’s revenue was up 17.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.19 EPS.

Investors should note that on Sep 22, 2016, CVS Health Corp announced a cash dividend of $0.4250. The company’s management has announced Oct 20, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Oct 24, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Nov 3, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on CVS Health Corp. Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Aug 4, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 111 from a previous price target of $108 .Company shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Aug 3, 2016 to “Hold”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 108 from a previous price target of $99 .

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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