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Cardinal Health Current Ratio

: 1.12 (As of Sep. 2021)
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The current ratio is a liquidity ratio that measures a company's ability to pay short-term obligations. It is calculated as a company's Total Current Assets divides by its Total Current Liabilities. Cardinal Health's current ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 1.12.

Cardinal Health has a current ratio of 1.12. It generally indicates good short-term financial strength.

The historical rank and industry rank for Cardinal Health's Current Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:CAH' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03   Med: 1.39   Max: 2.99
Current: 1.12

1.03
2.99

During the past 13 years, Cardinal Health's highest Current Ratio was 2.99. The lowest was 1.03. And the median was 1.39.

NYSE:CAH's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 19 Companies
in the Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. NYSE:CAH: 1.12 )

Cardinal Health Current Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Cardinal Health's Current Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Cardinal Health Annual Data
Trend Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18 Jun19 Jun20 Jun21
Current Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.34 1.07 1.07 1.10 1.12

Cardinal Health Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Current Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.13 1.17 1.20 1.12 1.12

Competitive Comparison

For the Medical Distribution subindustry, Cardinal Health's Current Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Current Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Cardinal Health Current Ratio Distribution

For the Medical Distribution industry and Healthcare sector, Cardinal Health's Current Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Cardinal Health's Current Ratio falls into.



Cardinal Health Current Ratio Calculation

The current ratio is mainly used to give an idea of the company's ability to pay back its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets.

Cardinal Health's Current Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2021

Current Ratio (A: Jun. 2021 )=Total Current Assets (A: Jun. 2021 )/Total Current Liabilities (A: Jun. 2021 )
=31048/27624
=1.12

Cardinal Health's Current Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Current Ratio (Q: Sep. 2021 )=Total Current Assets (Q: Sep. 2021 )/Total Current Liabilities (Q: Sep. 2021 )
=29731/26499
=1.12

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Cardinal Health  (NYSE:CAH) Current Ratio Explanation

The current ratio can give a sense of the efficiency of a company's operating cycle or its ability to turn its product into cash. Companies that have trouble getting paid on their receivables or have long inventory turnover can run into liquidity problems because they are unable to alleviate their obligations. Because business operations differ in each industry, it is always more useful to compare companies within the same industry.

Acceptable current ratios vary from industry to industry and are generally between 1 and 3 for healthy businesses.

The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations. A ratio under 1 suggests that the company would be unable to pay off its obligations if they came due at that point. While this shows the company is not in good financial health, it does not necessarily mean that it will go bankrupt - as there are many ways to access financing - but it is definitely not a good sign.

If all other things were equal, a creditor, who is expecting to be paid in the next 12 months, would consider a high current ratio to be better than a low current ratio, because a high current ratio means that the company is more likely to meet its liabilities which fall due in the next 12 months.


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Cardinal Health Business Description

Cardinal Health logo
Industry
Healthcare » Medical Distribution NAICS : 424210 SIC : 5122
Address
7000 Cardinal Place, Dublin, OH, USA, 43017
Cardinal Health is the third- largest global logistics provider engaged in wholesale pharmaceutical and medical products. Similar to its closest two peers, the company has evolved over time and has become entrenched in the sourcing and distribution of brand-name and generic pharmaceuticals and related services to hospitals, healthcare systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, and physician offices. Through acquisitions, Cardinal Health has the ability to manufacture commodity products and certain medical devices.
Executives
Losh J Michael director H.B. FULLER COMPANY P.O. BOX 64683 ST. PAUL MN 55164-0683
Scarborough Dean A director 150 N. ORANGE GROVE BLVD PASADENA CA 91103
Snow Ola M officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Edison Sheri H. director 1069 STATE ROUTE 46 EAST BATESVILLE IN 47006
English Patricia M officer: Chief Accounting Officer 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Mason Stephen M officer: CEO, Medical Segment 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Mayer Jessica L officer: Chief Legal/Compliance Officer 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Rice Brian S officer: Chief Information Officer 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Holcomb Michele officer: EVP - Strategy & Corp. Dev. 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Hollar Jason M. officer: Chief Financial Officer 3333 BEVERLY ROAD HOFFMAN ESTATES IL 60179
Kaufmann Michael C director, officer: CEO 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Crawford Victor L. officer: CEO, Pharmaceutical Segment C/O THE PEPSI BOTTLING GROUP, INC. ONE PEPSI WAY SOMERS NY 10589
Laws Stuart G officer: SVP & Chief Accounting Officer CARDINAL HEALTH, INC. 7000 CARDINAL PLACE DUBLIN OH 43017
Evans David C director C/O THE SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO COMPANY 14111 SCOTTSLAWN ROAD MARYSVILLE OH 43041
Darden Calvin director 11235 STROUP ROAD ROSWELL GA 30075

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