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Company: Cerner
Yahoo Beta:0.13
Industry:Healthcare information services

Company Description:  Cerner Corporation designs, develops, and sells software and hardware for healthcare providers. Cerner also provides consulting services. Cerner's products allow healthcare providers secure access to patient record and financial information in real time.

Purchase Date:10 Feb 2006 Sale Date:02 Oct 2019
Purchase Price:$42.10 Sale Price:$66.50
  --Split Adjusted:$21.05  --Split Adjusted:$16.63
Shares Purchased:55 Shares Sold:110
  --Split Adjusted:220  --Split Adjusted:28
Transaction Fee:$57.73 Transaction Fee:$5.10
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$49.06 High$0.00
Date23 Nov 2006 Date01 Jan 1996
Low$38.32 Low$0.00
Date16 Aug 2006 Date01 Jan 1996
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,266.99 S&P (Sale Date):$2,862.16

Timing:  The stock split the day before we purchased it. We bought near the midpoint of the split-adjusted price over the prior six months.
Reason:  Reasons the stock is attractive include: net income and cash flow have increase year over year, sales and employees have increased, the the sector is attractive, and the company has a strong position world-wide.

Timing:  x
Reason:  Cerner has under-performed the S&P over the last 3 years. The VA recently announced that it was delaying implementation of a Cerner project. Cash flows have been volatile and net income recently declined. Five executives have sold a large number of shares over the last two years.

S&P Gain: 125.9 % Annualized Gain: 6.2%
Stock Gain: 215.91 % Annualized Gain: 8.86%

Net Holding Return ($): $4,976.27
Net Holding Return (%): 209.68 %