Novartis AG (NVS): Price and Financial Metrics

Novartis AG (NVS): $83.52

-1.40 (-1.65%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where NVS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.95% of US stocks.
  • NVS's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 52 weeks.
  • NVS ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 18th percentile.

NVS Stock Summary

  • NVS has a market capitalization of $189,384,694,263 -- more than approximately 98.84% of US stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 117.61, Novartis Ag is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 79.83% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NVS is more volatile than just 3.23% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Novartis Ag, a group of peers worth examining would be SAP, ABBV, AZN, TXN, and NVO.
  • NVS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Novartis Ag's official web site, go to

NVS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Healthcare stock, NVS's price/sales ratio is 5.26% higher, now standing at 4.
  • NVS's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.7 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, NVS's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 1.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NVS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NVS 2021-08-31 4 3.8 23.0 20.2
NVS 2021-08-30 4 3.8 22.8 20.1
NVS 2021-08-27 4 3.8 22.9 20.2
NVS 2021-08-26 4 3.8 22.8 20.1
NVS 2021-08-25 4 3.8 22.9 20.1
NVS 2021-08-24 4 3.8 22.9 20.2

NVS Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 12.6%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 20.75%.
  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at -0.09%.
Over the past 49 months, NVS's revenue has gone up $2,330,000,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 51,556 13,423 8,984
2021-03-31 49,884 13,252 7,955
2020-12-31 49,898 13,650 8,072
2020-09-30 49,584 13,185 7,103
2020-06-30 49,528 14,591 7,210
2020-03-31 49,930 13,741 12,142

NVS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NVS has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 84.28% of graded US stocks.
  • NVS's asset turnover comes in at 0.406 -- ranking 115th of 681 Pharmaceutical Products stocks.
  • GHSI, BMY, and PBH are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NVS.

The table below shows NVS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.406 0.691 0.194
2021-03-31 0.393 0.691 0.176
2020-12-31 0.392 0.697 0.182
2020-09-30 0.401 0.700 0.174
2020-06-30 0.412 0.699 0.180
2020-03-31 0.422 0.702 0.276

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NVS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $83.52 52-week high $98.52
Prev. close $84.92 52-week low $77.04
Day low $83.24 Volume 570,363
Day high $83.72 Avg. volume 1,901,693
50-day MA $86.35 Dividend yield 2.45%
200-day MA $88.91 Market Cap 186.81B

Novartis AG (NVS) Company Bio

Novartis AG offers patented prescription medicines in various therapeutic areas, such as oncology, cardio-metabolic, immunology and dermatology, retina, respiratory, neuroscience, and established medicines. The company was founded in 1895 and is based in Basel, Switzerland.

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NVS Price Returns

1-mo 0.71%
3-mo -8.54%
6-mo -3.80%
1-year 1.33%
3-year 19.13%
5-year 52.62%
YTD -9.40%
2020 2.08%
2019 28.03%
2018 5.95%
2017 18.80%
2016 -12.56%

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