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How has Anthem, Inc.:(NYSE:ANTM) performed recently?

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 34318.02. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 14.75, a forward P/E of 10.84 and EPS of 8.87. At a stock price of 130.84 (-0.63%) it has a dividend yield of 1.99%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 6.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by 4.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 10.41% and more long-term 11.16% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -14.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 6.80%.

For performance, Anthem, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 4.80%. For the last month performance for Anthem, Inc. is -0.27%. While the last quarter is -8.27% and half year, -5.09%. Finally for the year, performance is -17.50%.

The 52-week high for Anthem, Inc., is at -19.58%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 14.27%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.52% and -3.33% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.96%, and for the month it is 1.71%. Anthem, Inc., has a target price of 172.44.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.63, and for total debt/equity Anthem, Inc. has 0.67. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 6.30%, the profit margin is 3.00%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 91.30%. Anthem, Inc. has a payout ratio of 27.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 262.29. The shares float is 262.29, with the float short at 3.50%, with short ratio coming to 5.1.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Anthem, Inc., get 3.80%, with its returns on investment at 8.30%. Return on equity is 10.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 172.44, reached soon?

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