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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M233,626Revenue $M53,634Net Margin (%)18.5Z-Score4.3
Enterprise Value $M240,420EPS $4.1Operating Margin %21.4F-Score6
P/E(ttm))25.6Cash Flow Per Share $0Pre-tax Margin (%)23.6Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book3.410-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0.1Quick Ratio1.2Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales4.75-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-0.8Current Ratio1.4Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow0y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %14.6ROA % (ttm)8.1Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %2.7Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)14.3Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %63.0Shares Outstanding M2,399ROI % (ttm)0Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with NVS

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (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
NVSLee Ainslie 2014-12-31 Add0.36%$85.02 - $96.65
($92.56)
$ 102.411%Add 90.55%519,369
NVSRuane Cunniff 2014-12-31 Sold Out $85.02 - $96.65
($92.56)
$ 102.411%Sold Out0
NVSJohn Hussman 2014-12-31 Reduce-0.4%$85.02 - $96.65
($92.49)
$ 102.411%Reduce -23.36%164,000
NVSLee Ainslie 2014-09-30 Buy 0.38%$85.25 - $94.8
($90.27)
$ 102.413%New holding, 272570 sh.272,570
NVSRuane Cunniff 2014-09-30 Buy $85.25 - $94.8
($90.27)
$ 102.413%New holding, 7772 sh.7,772
NVSHOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.21%$85.25 - $94.8
($90.27)
$ 102.413%Reduce -98.51%9,646
NVSPRIMECAP Management 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.16%$85.25 - $94.8
($90.27)
$ 102.413%Reduce -6.74%22,239,448
NVSDodge & Cox 2014-06-30 Add0.4%$82.51 - $90.98
($87.73)
$ 102.417%Add 10.04%51,102,219
NVSHOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.52%$82.51 - $90.98
($87.73)
$ 102.417%Reduce -71.8%649,519
NVSLee Ainslie 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.42%$82.51 - $90.98
($87.73)
$ 102.417%Sold Out0
NVSLee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Add0.1%$78.2 - $83.82
($81.23)
$ 102.426%Add 31.52%351,580
NVSPRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.26%$78.2 - $83.82
($81.23)
$ 102.426%Reduce -10.13%24,014,586
NVSLee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.56%$72.96 - $80.39
($77.55)
$ 102.432%Reduce -66.76%267,321
NVSChris Davis 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.01%$70.66 - $77.08
($73.84)
$ 102.439%Sold Out0
NVSLee Ainslie 2013-06-30 Add0.2%$68.42 - $75.5
($72.61)
$ 102.441%Add 39.5%741,689
NVSJohn Hussman 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.52%$68.42 - $75.5
($72.61)
$ 102.441%Reduce -47.49%218,900
NVSVanguard Health Care Fund 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.2%$68.42 - $75.5
($72.61)
$ 102.441%Sold Out0
NVSLee Ainslie 2013-03-31 Buy 0.49%$63.3 - $71.32
($67.87)
$ 102.451%New holding, 531689 sh.531,689
NVSVanguard Health Care Fund 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.71%$63.3 - $71.32
($67.87)
$ 102.451%Reduce -85.39%726,200
NVSIrving Kahn 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.1%$63.3 - $71.32
($67.87)
$ 102.451%Reduce -21.03%33,456
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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 Lee Ainslie 2014-12-31519,3690.020.75+90.55%
NVS Irving Kahn 2014-12-3130,96800.49+1.98%
NVS HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-12-319,66500+0.2%
NVS Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-12-3112,84800
NVS Ken Fisher 2014-12-316,007,3650.251.2-0.13%
NVS PRIMECAP Management 2014-12-3122,168,6780.922.1-0.32%
NVS Dodge & Cox 2014-12-3150,324,6452.14.3-1.14%
NVS Mario Gabelli 2014-12-319,59000-5.89%
NVS Tweedy Browne 2014-12-31266,0370.010.63-6.32%
NVS John Hussman 2014-12-31164,0000.011.5-23.36%
NVS Ruane Cunniff 2014-12-31000Sold 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$15582.67view

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