The Cvs Health Corporation ( Nyse : Cvs, Inc.

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Among many companies presently operating in the US market, I choose to analyze the CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) and Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE: OCR). CVS Health Corp., formerly known as CVS Caremark Corporation is an American retail pharmacy company, established in 1963 with headquarters in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, which operates in the industry of Healthcare Services (Pharmacy services and Retail Drugstore). Stimulated by the aspiration of assisting its customers in improving their health and quality of life, CVS, through its owned subsidiaries and third-party organizations alongside its own stores provides a range of quality products and services, administering a business activity constituted of three major operating segments including:…show more content…
Omnicare activity is established upon two main operating segments: Long-term Care Group (LTC) and Specialty Care Group (SCG). (OCR 10k, 2014) Via such operational cells Omnicare successfully supplies a variety of services such as specialty services for biopharmaceutical industry, pharmacy-consulting assistance, pharmaceutical research (serves as research organization in the clinical trials of pharmaceuticals worldwide), medical records services, pharmaceuticals distribution etc. After identifying and developing a comprehensive panorama on the activity of both companies, their respective targeted customers and the industry in which they operate, the next step involves examining and analyzing the financial records of both companies. To be able to generate accurate interpretations based on the financial parameters and standing of both companies, I utilized the annual financial reports for fiscal years 2012, 2013 and 2014 to help me develop a better understanding and thorough perspective. Based on the presented information in the entirety of the report, also accounting for balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement, stockholder’s equity statement and related
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