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CAH Cardinal Health PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of May 20, 2024, the CAH stock has a P/E ratio of 43.18. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $2.28 and the stock price of $98.46 per share. A decrease of 46% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 80.2 of the past four quarters.

CAH PE ratio history

How has CAH's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Cardinal Health over the last ten years is 36.86. The current 43.18 price-to-earnings ratio is 17% more than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, CAH's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Mar 2019 quarter at 267.5, with a price of $48.15 and an EPS of $0.18. The Jun 2019 quarter saw the lowest point at 10.35, with a price of $47.1 and an EPS of $4.55.


Cardinal Health PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 210.32% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -82.62% in 2019

Year PE ratio Change
2023 94.57 N/A
2022 N/A N/A
2021 27.32 N/A
2020 N/A N/A
2019 10.35 -82.62%
2018 59.55 210.32%
2017 19.19 7.27%
2016 17.89 -21.74%
2015 22.86 14.01%
2014 20.05 -58.37%

CAH average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CAH for the past years

The current PE ratio of CAH is above its 5 and 10-year averages, but it is under its 3-year average.

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CAH PE vs peers

What is CAH's PE ratio compared to its peers

CAH's PE ratio is above its peer stocks MCK and CVS. Cardinal Health's current PE ratio of 43.18 is more than the average of its peers, which is 20.6.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
HLF Herbalife Nutrition Ltd 8.08 $1.11B
CVS CVS HEALTH Corp 10.06 $72.11B
PDCO Patterson Companies Inc 12.15 $2.22B
HSIC Henry Schein Inc 24.49 $9.38B
MCK Mckesson Corp 24.56 $71.97B
PINC Premier Inc 29.84 $2.03B
TFX Teleflex Inc 33.97 $10.03B
CAH Cardinal Health Inc 42.2 $23.43B
OMI Owens & Minor Inc N/A $1.35B

Frequently asked questions

What is Cardinal Health's PE ratio?

As of May 20, 2024, CAH stock has a price to earnings ratio of 43.18.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Cardinal Health (CAH)?

The 3-year average PE ratio for CAH stock is 53.9.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Cardinal Health (CAH)?

The 5-year average PE ratio for CAH stock is 40.21.

What is the highest PE ratio for CAH?

Over the last ten years, the Mar 2019 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 267.5.

How does the current PE ratio for CAH compare to its historical average?

CAH's current price to earnings ratio is 17% above its 10-year historical average.

How is CAH's PE ratio calculated (Cardinal Health PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the earnings per share(EPS) for the last 12 months. As of today (May 20, 2024), Cardinal Health's share price is $98.46. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $2.28. Therefore, Cardinal Health's price to earnings ratio for today is 43.18. PE RATIO(43.18) = STOCK PRICE($98.46) / TTM EPS($2.28)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.