Cerner Reports First Quarter 2021 Results, Updates Guidance, Expands Capital Return Program and Commences CEO Succession


Increased 2021 Earnings Outlook on Strong Margin Expansion
Board Authorizes New $3.75 Billion Share Repurchase Program

Brent Shafer and Board Agree to Begin Search for Company’s Next CEO
Shafer Expected to Continue to Serve Until Successor Appointed

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq: CERN), a global healthcare technology company, today announced results for the 2021 first quarter that ended March 31, 2021, and other news.  

The first quarter 2021 earnings release and announcements can be viewed here as well as on the company’s website at

Cerner will host an earnings conference call to provide additional detail on the company’s results and outlook at 8 a.m. CDT on May 5, 2021. On the call, Cerner will discuss its results and answer questions from the investment community. The call may also include discussion of Cerner developments, and forward-looking and other material information about business and financial matters. The dial-in number for the conference call is (678) 509-7542; the passcode is Cerner. Cerner recommends joining the call 15 minutes early for registration.

An audio webcast will be available live and archived on Cerner’s Investor Relations website at

What: Cerner First Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
When: Wed., May 5, 2021
Time:   8 a.m. central time
Financial Results:

Investor Contact: Allan Kells, (816) 201-2445, 
Media Contact: Misti Preston, (816) 299-2037,