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Market Cap $M228,110Revenue $M58,831Net Margin (%)16.8Z-Score3.5
Enterprise Value $M241,335EPS $3.7Operating Margin %20.1F-Score6
P/E(ttm))25.2Cash Flow Per Share $0Pre-tax Margin (%)19.9Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book3.410-y EBITDA Growth Rate %2.8Quick Ratio1.0Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales4.25-y EBITDA Growth Rate %6.7Current Ratio1.3Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow0y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-1.6ROA % (ttm)7.7Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %2.9Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)13.5Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %73.0Shares Outstanding M2,447ROI % (ttm)0Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with NVS

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
NVSDodge & Cox 2014-06-30 Add0.4%$82.51 - $90.98
($87.73)
$ 94.27%Add 10.04%51,102,219
NVSLee Ainslie 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.42%$82.51 - $90.98
($87.73)
$ 94.27%Sold Out0
NVSLee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Add0.1%$78.2 - $83.82
($81.23)
$ 94.216%Add 31.52%351,580
NVSPRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.26%$78.2 - $83.82
($81.23)
$ 94.216%Reduce -10.13%24,014,586
NVSLee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.56%$72.96 - $80.39
($77.55)
$ 94.222%Reduce -66.76%267,321
NVSLee Ainslie 2013-06-30 Add0.2%$68.42 - $75.5
($72.61)
$ 94.230%Add 39.5%741,689
NVSJohn Hussman 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.52%$68.42 - $75.5
($72.61)
$ 94.230%Reduce -47.49%218,900
NVSVanguard Health Care Fund 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.2%$68.42 - $75.5
($72.61)
$ 94.230%Sold Out0
NVSLee Ainslie 2013-03-31 Buy 0.49%$63.3 - $71.32
($67.87)
$ 94.239%New holding, 531689 sh.531,689
NVSVanguard Health Care Fund 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.71%$63.3 - $71.32
($67.87)
$ 94.239%Reduce -85.39%726,200
NVSDodge & Cox 2012-12-31 Add0.11%$58.97 - $63.96
($61.79)
$ 94.252%Add 2.65%48,438,459
NVSDodge & Cox 2012-09-30 Add0.12%$55.24 - $61.51
($58.49)
$ 94.261%Add 3.23%47,187,759
NVSMario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Reduce$53.31 - $58.33
($52.37)
$ 94.280%Reduce -37.42%11,740
NVSMichael Price 2012-03-31 Sold Out -1.3%$53.31 - $58.33
($52.37)
$ 94.280%Sold Out0
NVSJohn Hussman 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.14%$53.31 - $58.33
($52.37)
$ 94.280%Reduce -22.44%515,000
NVSMichael Price 2011-06-30 Buy 1.29%$54.23 - $64.52
($59.61)
$ 94.258%New holding, 144969 sh.144,969
NVSVanguard Health Care Fund 2011-06-30 Add0.45%$54.23 - $64.52
($59.61)
$ 94.258%Add 30.01%4,869,880
NVSMario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Add$54.23 - $64.52
($59.61)
$ 94.258%Add 65.83%20,215
NVSMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce$52.75 - $59.24
($56.19)
$ 94.268%Reduce -95.51%12,190
NVSVanguard Health Care Fund 2010-12-31 Reduce-0.42%$53.41 - $59.77
($57.3)
$ 94.264%Reduce -21.07%4,869,880
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

NVS is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
NVS Dodge & Cox 2014-06-3051,102,2192.094.4+10.04%
NVS Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-3013,06000
NVS PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-3023,846,2360.972.4-0.7%
NVS Tweedy Browne 2014-06-30288,8250.010.56-0.92%
NVS John Hussman 2014-06-30214,0000.011.5-3.25%
NVS Mario Gabelli 2014-06-3010,24000-4.66%
NVS Lee Ainslie 2014-06-30000Sold Out
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NVS: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Novartis Bioventures Ltd10% Owner 2014-09-22Buy325,000$15521.2view

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    Quarterly/Annual Reports about NVS:

      News about NVS:

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      Sarah Ketterer’s Causeway International Value Fund Reports Top Five Aug 31 2014 
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      Novartis: Ten Years of Solid ROE Jul 31 2014 
      Tweedy Browne Global Reports Their Second Quarter Portfolio Jul 18 2014 
      Sarah Ketterer’s Causeway International Value’s Top Five Holdings Jun 05 2014 


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