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Cerner Corp (CERN)
Technology | Computer Software & Services
70.62  -3.13%
CERN vs COMPUTER SOFTWARE & SERVICES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
CERNSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO36.35514.121.12
EV/EBITDA RATIO15.9923.412.66
P/S RATIO4.865.72.25
P/B RATIO5.42183.45
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY15.38%16.8%13.64%
RETURN ON CAPITAL16.56%18.22%10.09%
NET MARGIN13.27%13.64%9.73%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0%
PAYOUT RATIO0.39%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTHN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY12%
INTEREST COVERAGE220.9x
CURRENT RATIO2.77
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH16.02%
5 YR SPS GROWTH16.84%
5 YR BPS GROWTH11.83%
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Cerner Corp 's strong growth translates to a Growth Rank in the top 25% of all stocks
TICKRZBOT SUMMARY
Cerner Corp receives a B ranking in our multi-factor model that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the tickrz MFM Screener here. Here's a summary of Cerner Corp's factor rankings that are combined together to calculate the tickrz MFM ranking:

FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
TICKRZ MFM RANK B / 191PURE VALUE RANKD / 380
DIVIDEND RANKD / NO DIVIDENDMOAT RANKA / 68
FINANCIAL STRENGTH RANKA / 3GROWTH RANKA / 41
MOMENTUM RANKA / 81
GURU ANALYSIS
Buffett Rank B / 217Peter Lynch Rank A / 53
Cerner Corp ranks 217 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. The stock's average Buffett rank suggests waiting for improved valuation or quality metrics before taking action. The company's moat is strong so it could be worth investigating in the future should its valuation improve.Our Peter Lynch mutli-factor model ranks stocks on their PEG ratio, Financial Strength, margin profile, and their P/Es relative to their respective industry groups. Cerner Corp ranks 53, a relatively strong ranking.
Alex Roepers Rank A / 90Joel Greenblatt Rank B / 196
Alex Roepers, founder of Atlantic Investment Management, looks for stocks trading at low EV/EBITDA multiples with strong and consistent free cash flow. Cerner Corp ranks 90 out of the S&P 500 constituents on our Roepers-inspired multi-factor model.In his best-selling The Little Book that Beats the Market, Greenblatt introduced the Magic Formula, a straightforward approach that ranks stocks on earnings yield and return on invested capital. Cerner Corp places 196 out the S&P 500 consitituents on this ranking methodology.
FACTOR RANKINGS
Value
Pure Value Ranking D / 380
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Cerner Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 36.4x, a P/B ratio of 5.4x, a P/S ratio of 4.9x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 16x. Cerner Corp ranks 380 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

Quality
Moat A / 68Financial Strength A / 3
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Cerner Corp appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Technology sector. Cerner Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 220.9x, a debt/equity ratio of 12% and a Moat Rank of 68 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


Momentum A / 81
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 37.13% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 81. Cerner Corp's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

Yield D / NO DIVIDEND
Value + Yield
Cerner Corp currently does not pay a dividend so it ranks last among S&P 500 companies using our dividend ranking methodology. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

Growth A / 41
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 16.8% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 11.8% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

Cerner Corp (CERN)
Technology | Computer Software & Services
70.62  -3.13%


tickrz rank
B
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio36.35x
P/B Ratio5.42x
P/S Ratio4.86x
EV/EBITDA Ratio15.99x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0%
PAYOUT RATIO0.39%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTHN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY12%
INTEREST COVERAGE220.9x
CURRENT RATIO2.77
MOAT
ROE15.38%
ROIC16.56%
Net Margin13.27%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH16.02%
5 YR SPS GROWTH16.84%
5 YR BPS GROWTH11.83%

TICKRZ RANK
Cerner Corp receives a B ranking in our multi-factor model that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the tickrz MFM Screener here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Cerner Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 36.4x, a P/B ratio of 5.4x, a P/S ratio of 4.9x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 16x. Cerner Corp ranks 380 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Cerner Corp ranks 217 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. The stock's average Buffett rank suggests waiting for improved valuation or quality metrics before taking action. The company's moat is strong so it could be worth investigating in the future should its valuation improve.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Cerner Corp appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Technology sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Cerner Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 220.9x, a debt/equity ratio of 12% and a Moat Rank of 68 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 37.13% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 81. Cerner Corp's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Cerner Corp currently does not pay a dividend so it ranks last among S&P 500 companies using our dividend ranking methodology. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 16.8% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 11.8% speak to its impressive growth ranking.