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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
CVS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.19 vs. CVS: 0.09 )
CVS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.09

0.06
1.14
Equity to Asset 0.52
CVS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CVS: 0.52 )
CVS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.52

0.39
0.67
Interest Coverage 15.55
CVS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
84% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 5.04 vs. CVS: 15.55 )
CVS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.46   Max: 29.6
Current: 15.55

3.46
29.6
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.76
M-Score: -2.36
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.43
CVS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.52 vs. CVS: 6.43 )
CVS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.46   Max: 6.91
Current: 6.43

3.46
6.91
Net-margin (%) 3.39
CVS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.94 vs. CVS: 3.39 )
CVS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.87   Max: 3.76
Current: 3.39

-5.87
3.76
ROE (%) 12.02
CVS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.59 vs. CVS: 12.02 )
CVS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -29.14   Max: 18.7
Current: 12.02

-29.14
18.7
ROA (%) 6.40
CVS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. CVS: 6.40 )
CVS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.17   Max: 9.8
Current: 6.4

-13.17
9.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 57.14
CVS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 17.51 vs. CVS: 57.14 )
CVS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 18.78   Max: 55.7
Current: 57.14

18.78
55.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.10
CVS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. CVS: 14.10 )
CVS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.3   Max: 16
Current: 14.1

-13.3
16
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.60
CVS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. CVS: 13.60 )
CVS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -29.5   Max: 44
Current: 13.6

-29.5
44
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.60
CVS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. CVS: 14.60 )
CVS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -47.5   Max: 109.5
Current: 14.6

-47.5
109.5
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Q4 2013

CVS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Bill Frels 6,987 sh (New)
John Rogers 98,420 sh (+76.74%)
PRIMECAP Management 518,630 sh (+39.63%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 4,388,100 sh (+31.57%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,345,354 sh (+15.24%)
Ken Fisher 158,259 sh (+7.48%)
Pioneer Investments 4,422,362 sh (+2.55%)
First Pacific Advisors 7,451,000 sh (+1.14%)
Charles de Vaulx 899,866 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 192,090 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 6,805,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 98,472 sh (-0.05%)
Mario Gabelli 1,600,337 sh (-0.2%)
RS Investment Management 604,025 sh (-1.64%)
Ruane Cunniff 25,454 sh (-1.83%)
Scott Black 180,627 sh (-3.4%)
NWQ Managers 2,958,763 sh (-3.53%)
Chris Davis 33,058,529 sh (-9.3%)
James Barrow 361,095 sh (-36.87%)
Steven Cohen 61,955 sh (-63.81%)
Joel Greenblatt 4,288 sh (-90.39%)
Wallace Weitz 10,000 sh (-95.05%)
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Q1 2014

CVS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Robert Olstein 92,000 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 96,000 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 3,221,930 sh (+521.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,622 sh (+77.75%)
Ruane Cunniff 27,049 sh (+6.27%)
Pioneer Investments 4,513,000 sh (+2.05%)
Jeff Auxier 98,799 sh (+0.33%)
First Pacific Advisors 7,470,700 sh (+0.26%)
Westport Asset Management 192,090 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 604,025 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 98,420 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 6,805,000 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 4,388,100 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 899,866 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz Sold Out
Scott Black 178,556 sh (-1.15%)
Steven Cohen 60,850 sh (-1.78%)
Mario Gabelli 1,568,681 sh (-1.98%)
NWQ Managers 2,744,031 sh (-7.26%)
James Barrow 294,395 sh (-18.47%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 126,053 sh (-33.85%)
Ken Fisher 88,108 sh (-44.33%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,649,081 sh (-50.71%)
Bill Frels 3,367 sh (-51.81%)
Chris Davis 11,435,259 sh (-65.41%)
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Q2 2014

CVS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,542 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 133,150 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 5,316 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 65,796 sh (+763.24%)
Tom Gayner 197,000 sh (+105.21%)
Ken Fisher 155,365 sh (+76.33%)
James Barrow 348,795 sh (+18.48%)
Bill Frels 3,402 sh (+1.04%)
RS Investment Management 607,225 sh (+0.53%)
First Pacific Advisors 7,497,100 sh (+0.35%)
Westport Asset Management 192,090 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 6,805,000 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 4,388,100 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 98,420 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 92,000 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 899,866 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 27,028 sh (-0.08%)
Mario Gabelli 1,563,642 sh (-0.32%)
Jeff Auxier 98,449 sh (-0.35%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,206,070 sh (-0.49%)
Pioneer Investments 4,287,706 sh (-4.99%)
Chris Davis 9,012,151 sh (-21.19%)
NWQ Managers 2,118,767 sh (-22.79%)
Scott Black 126,558 sh (-29.12%)
Jeremy Grantham 109,100 sh (-93.38%)
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Q3 2014

CVS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 60,300 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 347,800 sh (+218.79%)
Bill Frels 4,243 sh (+24.72%)
Pioneer Investments 5,072,356 sh (+18.3%)
Tom Gayner 218,000 sh (+10.66%)
James Barrow 359,133 sh (+2.96%)
Charles de Vaulx 913,605 sh (+1.53%)
First Pacific Advisors 7,565,900 sh (+0.92%)
Steven Romick 6,805,000 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 4,388,100 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 92,000 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 192,090 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 3,198,460 sh (-0.24%)
Jeff Auxier 98,124 sh (-0.33%)
Scott Black 124,326 sh (-1.76%)
Ruane Cunniff 26,553 sh (-1.76%)
Mario Gabelli 1,528,010 sh (-2.28%)
John Rogers 95,275 sh (-3.2%)
NWQ Managers 1,939,169 sh (-8.48%)
RS Investment Management 552,150 sh (-9.07%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 120,770 sh (-9.3%)
Ken Fisher 140,754 sh (-9.4%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 99,853 sh (-20.78%)
Chris Davis 2,153,905 sh (-76.1%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,348 sh (-85.79%)
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Latest Guru Trades with CVS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Chris Davis 2014-09-30 Reduce -76.1%1.52%$76.11 - $82.24 $ 95.721%2153905
NWQ Managers 2014-09-30 Reduce -8.48%0.14%$76.11 - $82.24 $ 95.721%1939169
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -85.79%0.05%$76.11 - $82.24 $ 95.721%9348
Chris Davis 2014-06-30 Reduce -21.19%0.51%$72.58 - $78.92 $ 95.727%9012151
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Reduce -22.79%0.41%$72.58 - $78.92 $ 95.727%2118767
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -29.12%0.41%$72.58 - $78.92 $ 95.727%126558
Tom Gayner 2014-06-30 Add 105.21%0.22%$72.58 - $78.92 $ 95.727%197000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 763.24%0.05%$72.58 - $78.92 $ 95.727%65796
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 Add 76.33%0.01%$72.58 - $78.92 $ 95.727%155365
Chris Davis 2014-03-31 Reduce -65.41%3.79%$65.44 - $75.3 $ 95.736%11435259
Robert Olstein 2014-03-31 New Buy0.94%$65.44 - $75.3 $ 95.736%92000
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Add 521.24%0.23%$65.44 - $75.3 $ 95.736%3221930
Tom Gayner 2014-03-31 New Buy0.22%$65.44 - $75.3 $ 95.736%96000
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Reduce -7.26%0.14%$65.44 - $75.3 $ 95.736%2744031
Wallace Weitz 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$65.44 - $75.3 $ 95.736%0
Ken Fisher 2014-03-31 Reduce -44.33%0.01%$65.44 - $75.3 $ 95.736%88108
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 77.75%$65.44 - $75.3 $ 95.736%7622
Chris Davis 2013-12-31 Reduce -9.3%0.5%$56.64 - $71.58 $ 95.749%33058529
Wallace Weitz 2013-12-31 Reduce -95.05%0.41%$56.64 - $71.58 $ 95.749%10000
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-12-31 Add 31.57%0.23%$56.64 - $71.58 $ 95.749%4388100
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.08%$56.64 - $71.58 $ 95.749%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -90.39%0.07%$56.64 - $71.58 $ 95.749%4288
John Rogers 2013-12-31 Add 76.74%0.04%$56.64 - $71.58 $ 95.749%98420
James Barrow 2013-12-31 Reduce -36.87%0.02%$56.64 - $71.58 $ 95.749%361095
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Add 39.63%0.01%$56.64 - $71.58 $ 95.749%518630
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Guru Investment Theses on CVS Health Corp

Mario Gabelli Comments on CVS Health Corp - Oct 29, 2014

CVS Health Corp. (1.6%) (CVS - $79.59 - NYSE) operates one of the largest retail pharmacy chains in the country, and the company is poised to benefit from the expansion of insurance coverage under healthcare reform with no new taxes or regulation. CVS is expanding into the fast growing market for specialty and biotech medicines, particularly through the recently announced $2 billion acquisition of home infusion provider Coram. CVS Health recently stopped selling tobacco in its stores, but the company is performing so strongly this year that it can easily absorb the $2 billion in lost sales. The company can sustain double digit earnings growth, and management continues to return a substantial amount of cash to shareholders via a higher dividend and share repurchases.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)’s Equity Income Fund Q3 2014 Commentary.

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Jeff Auxier Comments on CVS - Feb 13, 2014

Healthcare stocks in the Fund had a strong fourth quarter and year. CVS (CVS)’s 26% performance for the quarter is reflective of the fact that 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day and will for the next 15 years. Businesses that are able to serve this growing segment with improving service, innovation, technology, product quality and value should continue to win.



From Jeff Auxier (Trades, Portfolio)'s fourth quarter 2013 commentary.

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CVS Health Corp. (1.6%) (CVS - $79.59 - NYSE) operates one of the largest retail pharmacy chains in the country, and the company is poised to benefit from the expansion of insurance coverage under healthcare reform with no new taxes or regulation. CVS is expanding into the fast growing market for specialty and biotech medicines, particularly through the recently announced $2 billion acquisition of home infusion provider Coram. CVS Health recently stopped selling tobacco in its stores, but the company is performing so strongly this year that it can easily absorb the $2 billion in lost sales. The company can sustain double digit earnings growth, and management continues to return a substantial amount of cash to shareholders via a higher dividend and share repurchases. Read more...
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.70
CVS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 42.60 vs. CVS: 24.70 )
CVS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.57   Max: 25.77
Current: 24.7

10.57
25.77
P/B 2.90
CVS's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CVS: 2.90 )
CVS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 3.37
Current: 2.9

1.01
3.37
P/S 0.84
CVS's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CVS: 0.84 )
CVS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.84

0.4
0.84
PFCF 27.11
CVS's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 44.91 vs. CVS: 27.11 )
CVS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 208.79
Current: 27.11

9.1
208.79
EV-to-EBIT 13.98
CVS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 23.74 vs. CVS: 13.98 )
CVS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 20.4
Current: 13.98

7.6
20.4
PEG 2.33
CVS's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CVS: 2.33 )
CVS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 7.32
Current: 2.33

0.56
7.32
Shiller P/E 30.91
CVS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 204.26 vs. CVS: 30.91 )
CVS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.89   Max: 32.84
Current: 30.91

13.89
32.84
Current Ratio 1.39
CVS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. CVS: 1.39 )
CVS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.39

1.05
2.09
Quick Ratio 0.75
CVS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CVS: 0.75 )
CVS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.75

0.2
0.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.15
CVS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. CVS: 1.15 )
CVS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.15

0.42
1.47
Dividend Payout 0.27
CVS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CVS: 0.27 )
CVS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.87
Current: 0.27

0.08
1.87
Dividend growth (3y) 37.00
CVS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. CVS: 37.00 )
CVS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -33.8   Max: 37
Current: 37

-33.8
37
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.83
CVS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
84% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. CVS: 4.83 )
CVS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.69   Max: 5.91
Current: 4.83

1.69
5.91
Share Buyback Rate 3.80
CVS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CVS: 3.80 )
CVS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.1   Max: -23.2
Current: 3.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1063.33
CVS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 15.21 vs. CVS: 1063.33 )
CVS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 1069.43
Current: 1063.33

1.5
1069.43
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.36
CVS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. CVS: 1.36 )
CVS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 13.56
Current: 1.36

0.82
13.56
Price/Median PS Value 1.42
CVS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. CVS: 1.42 )
CVS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 2.52
Current: 1.42

0.44
2.52
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.08
CVS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CVS: 2.08 )
CVS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.68
Current: 2.08

0.63
3.68
Price/Graham Number 34.55
CVS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CVS: 34.55 )
CVS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 29.02
Current: 34.55

1.13
29.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
CVS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
85% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CVS: 7.20 )
CVS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 13.1
Current: 7.2

4.9
13.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.08
CVS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 13.11 vs. CVS: 15.08 )
CVS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 24.2
Current: 15.08

2.9
24.2

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
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Traded in other countries:CVS.Germany, CVS.Mexico, CVS.Chile,
CVS Health Corp, formerly known as CVS Caremark Corporation was incorporated in the State of Delaware. The Company is an integrated pharmacy health care provider in the United States. They manage pharmaceutical costs and improve health care outcomes through their pharmacy benefit management ("PBM"), mail order and specialty pharmacy division, CVS Caremark Pharmacy Services; our more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy, Longs Drugs and Drogaria Onofre retail stores; our retail-based health clinic subsidiary, MinuteClinic; and our online retail pharmacies, CVS.com and Onofre.com.br. They have three segments: Pharmacy Services, Retail Pharmacy and Corporate. The pharmacy services segment provides a full range of PBM services, as described more fully below, to their clients consisting primarily of employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, managed care organizations ("MCOs") and other sponsors of health benefit plans and individuals throughout the United States. They operate four mail service dispensing pharmacies in the United States. They also operate a network of smaller mail service specialty pharmacies. There specialty pharmacies support individuals that require complex and expensive drug therapies. There specialty pharmacies were comprised of 11 specialty mail order pharmacies located throughout the United States that are used for delivery of advanced medications to individuals with chronic or genetic diseases and disorders. Substantially all of these pharmacies have been accredited by the Joint Commission, which is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. The retail pharmacy segment included 7,660 retail drugstores, of which 7,603 operated a pharmacy, their online retail pharmacy websites, CVS.com and Onofre.com.br, 17 onsite pharmacy stores and our retail health care clinics. There corporate segment provides management and administrative services to support the overall operations of the company. The corporate Segment consists of certain aspects of our executive management, corporate relations, legal, compliance, human resources, corporate information technology and finance departments. The Company's business is subject to federal and state laws and regulations that govern the purchase, sale and distribution of prescription drugs and related services, including administration and management of prescription drug benefits.
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