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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) which is in the industry Health Care Plans, gaining -0.02% today. In the last week its performance is -0.90%, and -3.99% for the past quarter. Currently, Humana Inc., HUM has a target price of 211.38, so today’s gain of -0.02% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.57%.

Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), has a market cap of 24732.37, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 93.40%.

At the current price of 161.27, it has a dividend yield of 0.72%, and its target price is 211.38. This is with a profit margin of 2.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.41. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has a P/E of 22.51, as well as a forward P/E of 16.05.

With a current EPS of 7.16, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.34%,Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 5.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.93%.

Performance for the year is -13.42%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is -9.37%.

Volume today for Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), is 1687900, while its average volume is 1527.97. Whilst the total gain today was -0.02%, it did have a day high of -15.71%.

Volatility for this week has been at 4.64%, and 3.46% for the month. The 52-week low for Humana Inc., HUM has been 6.59%, while the 52-week-high has reached -15.71%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.90%, and its return on assets is 4.30%. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has an operating margin of 4.40%. With a sales growth of -0.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Humana Inc., HUM is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.36, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Humana Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.62, and the P/S is 0.46, along with a P/B of 2.29. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.83.

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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