| Cerner designs, develops, markets, installs, hosts and supports health care information technology, health care devices, hardware and content solutions for health care organizations and consumers. Co. also provides a range of services, including implementation and training, remote hosting, operational management services, revenue cycle services, support and maintenance, transaction processing, employer health centers, employee wellness programs and third party administrator services for employer-based health plans. Co. has two operating segments: Domestic, which includes business activity in the U.S.; and International, which includes business activity outside the U.S. We show 52 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of CERN's shares outstanding history.
Understanding the changing numbers of CERN shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like CERN versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching CERN by allowing them to research CERN shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.