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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) which is in the industry Health Care Plans, gaining 0.13% today. In the last week its performance is 3.45%, and -6.03% for the past quarter. Currently, Anthem, Inc., ANTM has a target price of 172.44, so today’s gain of 0.13% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.55%.

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), has a market cap of 34489.86, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 91.20%.

At the current price of 133.91, it has a dividend yield of 1.94%, and its target price is 172.44. This is with a profit margin of 3.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.67. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has a P/E of 15.1, as well as a forward P/E of 11.09.

With a current EPS of 8.87, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.41%,Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 6.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.16%.

Performance for the year is -14.50%. Since its IPO date on 10/30/2001, the total performance to date is -3.02%.

Volume today for Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), is 828400, while its average volume is 1795.24. Whilst the total gain today was 0.13%, it did have a day high of -5.45%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.60%, and 1.93% for the month. The 52-week low for Anthem, Inc., ANTM has been 16.95%, while the 52-week-high has reached -15.67%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.30%, and its return on assets is 3.80%. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has an operating margin of 6.30%. With a sales growth of 6.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Anthem, Inc., ANTM is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.63, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Anthem, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.35, and the P/S is 0.43, along with a P/B of 1.49. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 20.58.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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