Cerner (CERN) Offering Possible 9.89% Return Over the Next 6 Calendar Days

Cerner's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Cerner is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $67.50 short put and a strike $62.50 long put offers a potential 9.89% return on risk over the next 6 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $67.50 by expiration. The full premium credit of $0.45 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $4.55 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $62.50 long put strike price.

The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for Cerner is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.

The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for Cerner is bullish.

The RSI indicator is above 80 which suggests that the stock is in overbought territory.

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LATEST NEWS for Cerner

Cerner controls a quarter of electronic medical records market
Wed, 08 May 2019 19:45:52 +0000
Cerner Corp., along with its competitor Epic Systems Corp., ruled the electronic health record (EHR) market in 2018, with a combined 85 percent market share in the large, 500-plus-bed hospital space, according to KLAS Research reports cited in Healthcare Dive. The split is closer when it comes to all acute care hospitals in the U.S. In this larger market, Epic has a 28 percent market share and North Kansas City-based Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) claims 26 percent of the market.

5 Stocks to Buy Based on Insider Purchasing
Wed, 08 May 2019 16:00:58 +0000
When I am analyzing a company to see if it could potentially be a good long-term investment, I always look at the insider buying. It goes without saying that they probably have a much better idea of what is happening in the company than most analysts. They certainly know more about it than I do. I especially like to see what they are doing after their company stock has fallen dramatically.I am not implying that there is anything illicit or illegal going on. When an insider wants to buy or sell their company's stock they can as long as they follow very strict procedures. They have to file their intent to buy or sell with the SEC, and they are subject to "blackout periods". These are times in which they cannot trade the stock. For example, insiders may be prohibited from buying or selling the stock in the thirty days before or after the earnings release is due to be reported.There are many reasons why an officer or a director of a company may decide to sell their stock. They could need to raise money for things such as tuitions, mortgages, weddings or divorce settlements.InvestorPlace – Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBut they only buy it for one reason: They believe that the stock is undervalued and eventually it will trade at a higher price where they can make a profit. * 10 Great Stocks to Buy on Dips These five stocks came up on my radar screen as potential buys due to the significant insider buying that has recently occurred. Range Resources Corp (RRC) Click to EnlargeRange Resources Corp (NYSE:RRC) develops and acquires natural gas and oil properties in the Appalachian and Midcontinent regions.Mark Succhi is the Chief Financial Officer and a Senior Vice President. On April 30, he invested $100,000 when he purchased 11,100 shares at $9.04. On March 11, a director named James Funk paid $9.80 for 10,000 shares.RRC stock has fallen by about 50% since November. It could have something to do with the fact that last year the company lost $7.1 per share … a loss of $1.75 billion. In 2017, net income was $330 million, or $1.35 per share.It seems that these two insiders believe that the selloff is overdone and that the stock is an attractive investment at these levels. GrubHub (GRUB) Click to EnlargeGrubHub (NYSE:GRUB) operates as an online and mobile food-ordering company, which connects diners with local takeout restaurants. Personally, every time I have ever tried to use the service they are late, so I've stopped using them.The stock price has fallen 50% since September. This could have something to do with their reduced earnings. In 2017 they earned $1.15 per share but in 2018 that fell to $.85. The current short interest, or percentage of daily volume that is held by short-sellers, is 17%. This is pretty high, but consider that all of these short sellers eventually need to buy the stock back. * 7 Tips for Financial Planners to Gain a Competitive Edge Maybe this is why the Chief Executive Officer invested $1 million of his own money when he paid $64.87 for 15,416 shares on April 30. Allison Transmission (ALSN) Click to EnlargeAllison Transmission (NYSE:ALSN) builds transmissions for heavy-duty equipment like tanks and bulldozers.G. Frederick Bohley is the Chief Financial Officer, the Treasurer, and a Vice President of the company. On April 26, he invested $230,000 of his own money when he paid $46 for 5,000 shares.One thing that stood out to me when I analyzed this company is that the price-to-earnings ratio is 9.31X, which is pretty low. Maybe this is one of the factors that Mr. Bohley considered when deciding to make his investment. Cerner (CERN) Click to EnlargeCerner (NASDAQ:CERN) designs, develops, markets, installs, hosts and supports healthcare information technology for healthcare organizations and consumers. It is a huge company with a $22 billion market capitalization and a global presence. * 10 Lithium Stocks to Buy Despite the Market's Irrationality On April 30, R. Halsey Wise, who is a Director of the company, spent $500,000 of his own personal funds when he bought 7,600 shares at $65.76. The stock has gained over 30% since the beginning of the year. Mr. Wise must believe that there is still considerable upside potential. Simmons First National (SFNC) Click to EnlargeSimmons First National (NASDAQ:SFNC) is a financial holding company. The company has been around since 1903. It provides a wide range of banking services to individual and corporate customers. It has financial centers in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.Mr. George Makris is the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Simmons First National. On April 25, he reported purchasing 5,000 shares at a price of $24.61. Eugene Hunt, who is a Director, purchased 1,000 shares on the same day at the same price.The price of the stock has fallen about 25% since last June. It's possible that these two insiders thought that the selloff is overdone when they decided to make their investments.As of this writing, Mark Putrino did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 10 Great Stocks to Buy on Dips * 6 Growth Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2019 * 4 Mega-Cap Stocks to Sell Before They Melt Down Compare Brokers The post 5 Stocks to Buy Based on Insider Purchasing appeared first on InvestorPlace.

See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Cerner Corp.
Tue, 07 May 2019 12:06:48 +0000
Cerner Corp NASDAQ/NGS:CERNView full report here! Summary * ETFs holding this stock have seen outflows over the last one-month * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is expanding Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is low for CERN with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NegativeETF activity is negative. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding CERN totaled $5.75 billion. Additionally, the rate of outflows appears to be accelerating. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | PositiveAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Healthcare sector is rising. The rate of growth is strong relative to the trend shown over the past year, and is accelerating. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

Moving Average Crossover Alert: Cerner
Tue, 07 May 2019 11:52:11 +0000
Cerner is looking like an interesting pick from a technical perspective, as the company is seeing favorable trends on the moving average crossover front.

Notable Insider Buys This Past Week: ADM, Biogen, Grubhub and More
Mon, 06 May 2019 11:44:43 +0000
Some chief executive officers were stepping up to the buy window as well. Conventional wisdom says that insiders and 10 percent owners really only buy shares of a company for one reason — they believe the stock price will rise and they want to profit from it. Biogen Inc (NASDAQ: BIIB) CEO Michel Vounatsos and a director last week acquired a total of nearly 122,700 shares of this noted biotech company.

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