In this article we discuss the 5 Cheap Stocks To Invest In (February 2021). If you want to read our detailed analysis of these stocks, go directly to 10 Cheap Stocks To Invest In (February 2021).
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5. Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH)
Number of Hedge Funds: 49
P/E Ratio: 11.30
Ohio-based Cardinal sells generic pharmaceutical, specialty and OTC healthcare products. It also provides pharmacy management services to hospitals, while its instruments division sells medical, surgical and laboratory products. The stock is down 12% over the last 12 months. In the December quarter, the company posted adjusted EPS of $1.74, beating the Street estimates by $0.29. The company also upped its full-year 2021 outlook for adjusted EPS to $5.85-$6.10 versus prior range of $5.65-$5.95.
As of the end of the fourth quarter, 49 hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were long CAH, up from 45 funds a quarter earlier.