Humana Inc (HUM)

HUM (NYSE:Health Services) EQUITY
pos +0.21
Today's Range: 246.61 - 248.98 | HUM Avg Daily Volume: 1,313,000
Last Update: 08/17/17 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 737,053
YTD Performance: 21.24%
Open: $247.37
Previous Close: $247.36
52 Week Range: $163.50 - $255.27
Oustanding Shares: 144,517,202
Market Cap: 35,671,180,970
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for HUM
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 9 9 8 8
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 1
Hold 5 5 5 5
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.72 1.72 1.77 1.79
Latest Dividend: 0.40
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.65%
Dividend Ex-Date: 06/28/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 20.07
Price Earnings Comparisons:
HUM Sector Avg. S&P 500
20.07 60.60 36.10
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
9.35% 37.71% 105.36%
Revenue 11.90 0.00 0.00
Net Income -51.90 -0.50 -0.21
EPS -51.80 -0.50 -0.19
Earnings for HUM:
Revenue 54.38B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/17) Qtr (12/17) FY (12/17) FY (12/18)
Average Estimate $3.25 $2.09 $11.54 $12.25
Number of Analysts 10 9 10 11
High Estimate $3.34 $2.24 $11.63 $12.92
Low Estimate $3.10 $1.98 $11.47 $11.95
Prior Year $3.18 $2.09 $9.57 $11.54
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 2.04% -0.11% 20.59% 6.12%
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Changes in economy have shored up weak areas.
We really want to shake out the weak hands here.
It's a wonder to me how split this market really is.
Clearing $220 will set the stage for insurer's move.
Apr 21, 2017 | 9:02 AM EDT
Humana was downgraded at Jefferies to "Hold" from "Buy" to with a $221 price target.
Their overseas business has been carrying them.
This reversal has been incredible to watch.
With a strong chart and indicators, shares are poised to make further new highs.

Health Care Putting in a Base Real Money Pro($)

Healthcare stocks had a heckuva four-year period of over-performance that ended in the summer of 2015. Since then the Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV) (40% pharma and 15% biotech) has had a series of trading-range moves as sector prices lagged. Last year more than $18 billion was redeemed out of the healthcare ETFs, according to Morningstar. However there are some technical signposts that the two-year period of underperformance might be ending, as a basing seems likely. Look at the chart and note the recent higher high.
There are too many zero-sum games being portrayed as win-wins.

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