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CAH Cardinal Health PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Nov 29, 2023, the CAH stock has a P/E ratio of 167.14. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $0.63 and the stock price of $105.3 per share.

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 38.21. The current 167.14 price-to-earnings ratio is in line with 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 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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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 CVS and MCK. Cardinal Health's current PE ratio of 167.14 is in line with the average of its peers, which is 15.11.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
HLF Herbalife Nutrition Ltd 6.93 $1.3B
CVS CVS HEALTH Corp 10.06 $86.09B
PDCO Patterson Companies Inc 12.57 $2.41B
PINC Premier Inc 13.78 $2.46B
MCK Mckesson Corp 17.91 $60.77B
HSIC Henry Schein Inc 19.55 $8.66B
TFX Teleflex Inc 25.76 $10.4B
CAH Cardinal Health Inc 167.14 $25.95B
OMI Owens & Minor Inc N/A $1.49B

Frequently asked questions

What is Cardinal Health's PE ratio?

As of Nov 29, 2023, CAH stock has a price to earnings ratio of 167.14.

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

The 3-year average PE ratio for CAH stock is 46.22.

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

The 5-year average PE ratio for CAH stock is 60.16.

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 337% above its 10-year historical average.

Why is Cardinal Health's PE ratio so high?

CAH's stock price is trading at a higher multiple of earnings, which is why its PE ratio of 167.14 is considered high.

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 (Nov 29, 2023), Cardinal Health's share price is $105.3. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Sep 2023 is $0.63. Therefore, Cardinal Health's price to earnings ratio for today is 167.14. PE RATIO(167.14) = STOCK PRICE($105.3) / TTM EPS($0.63)

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