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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 34239.97. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 15.06, a forward P/E of 10.9 and EPS of 8.65. At a stock price of 129.52 (-0.51%) it has a dividend yield of 2.00%.

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 9.55% and more long-term 10.96% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -7.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 7.20%.

For performance, Anthem, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 1.82%. For the last month performance for Anthem, Inc. is -2.78%. While the last quarter is -3.45% and half year, 8.16%. Finally for the year, performance is -11.37%.

The 52-week high for Anthem, Inc., is at -14.58%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 13.11%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.49% and -3.34% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.38%, and for the month it is 2.25%. Anthem, Inc., has a target price of 165.76.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.59, and for total debt/equity Anthem, Inc. has 0.64. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 6.10%, the profit margin is 2.80%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 93.10%. Anthem, Inc. has a payout ratio of 28.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 263. The shares float is 262.6, with the float short at 3.17%, with short ratio coming to 4.22.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Anthem, Inc., get 3.70%, with its returns on investment at 8.30%. Return on equity is 9.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 165.76, reached soon?

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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