AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC): Price and Financial Metrics

AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC): $122.17

-0.54 (-0.44%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where ABC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.46% of US stocks.
  • ABC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • ABC ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 31st percentile.

ABC Stock Summary

  • Amerisourcebergen Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than just 0.07% of US listed stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.13, Amerisourcebergen Corp has a higher such ratio than only 1.44% of stocks in our set.
  • ABC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 99.58% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Amerisourcebergen Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be MAS, TRIB, BHC, CTK, and WU.
  • Visit ABC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

ABC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Healthcare stock, ABC's price/sales ratio is 99.16% lower, now standing at 0.1.
  • ABC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 21.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, ABC's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 21.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ABC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ABC 2020-08-18 0.1 5.4 13.4 19.3
ABC 2016-01-06 0.2 33.0 -155.2 59.6
ABC 2008-06-10 0.1 2.2 14.1 9.0
ABC 2005-10-31 0.1 1.9 22.6 12.1
ABC 2005-09-12 0.1 1.9 22.3 12.0
ABC 2005-01-31 0.1 1.4 13.1 7.7

ABC Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 13.77%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 79.88%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -33.75%.
Over the past 15 months, ABC's revenue has gone up $14,220,861,000.

The table below shows ABC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 196,282.3 1,660.483 -3,746.521
2020-12-31 194,545.7 2,967.283 -3,221.511
2020-09-30 189,893.9 2,207.04 -3,408.716
2020-06-30 186,287 1,580.63 1,569.975
2020-03-31 186,159.4 2,236.398 1,582.495
2019-12-31 182,061.4 2,007.865 649.353

ABC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ABC, see our ABC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $130.73 Average Broker Recommendation 1.61 (Moderate Buy)

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ABC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $122.17 52-week high $125.86
Prev. close $122.71 52-week low $92.00
Day low $122.01 Volume 780,751
Day high $123.24 Avg. volume 1,092,106
50-day MA $116.96 Dividend yield 1.43%
200-day MA $110.18 Market Cap 25.10B

AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC) Company Bio

AmerisourceBergen Corporation sources and distributes pharmaceutical products to healthcare providers, pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers, and specialty drug patients in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania.

ABC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$122.17$13.1 -89%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Amerisourcebergen Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Amerisourcebergen Corp ranked in the 13th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for ABC, they are:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.75 years comes in at -0.15%; that's greater than just 10.21% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Amerisourcebergen Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -32.48. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 3.34% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 12. This value is greater than 85.39% stocks in the Healthcare sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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AmerisourceBergen (ABC) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

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Yahoo | July 28, 2021

AmerisourceBergen (ABC) to Post Q3 Earnings: What's in Store?

AmerisourceBergen's (ABC) fiscal third-quarter results are likely to reflect solid performance at Pharmaceutical Distribution and Other units.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

UPDATE 3-W. Va. city, drug distributors trade final words in landmark opioid trial

Lawyers for a West Virginia city and county hard hit by the opioid crisis began wrapping up their case in a $2.5 billion trial on Tuesday arguing major drug distributors flooded the region with the addictive pills, while a defense lawyer put the blame on doctors. In closing arguments at the end of a landmark three-month trial, the lawyers for Huntington and Cabell County told U.S. District Judge David Faber in Charleston that evidence showed the region's crisis was caused by McKesson Corp, AmerisourceBergen Corp and Cardinal Health Inc.

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

West Virginia city makes final pitch in opioid lawsuit seeking $2.5 bln

After a nearly three-month trial, lawyers for a West Virginia city and its county are set to deliver closing arguments on Tuesday in their case against the nation's largest drug distributors, seeking $2.5 billion to remedy an opioid crisis they say the companies helped cause. Huntington and Cabell County, along with the rest of the state's local governments, have not signed on to the $21 billion nationwide settlement with distributors McKesson Corp, AmerisourceBergen Corp and Cardinal Health Inc announced last week, instead betting that they can do better on their own.

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

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ABC Price Returns

1-mo 6.71%
3-mo 1.51%
6-mo 18.17%
1-year 21.51%
3-year 57.50%
5-year 56.57%
YTD 25.95%
2020 17.03%
2019 16.48%
2018 -17.57%
2017 19.51%
2016 -23.32%

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