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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 -1.71% today. In the last week its performance is -3.54%, and -3.94% for the past quarter. Currently, Anthem, Inc., ANTM has a target price of 165.82, so today’s gain of -1.71% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.16%.

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), has a market cap of 33451.44, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 91.70%.

At the current price of 124.94, it has a dividend yield of 2.08%, and its target price is 165.82. This is with a profit margin of 2.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.64. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has a P/E of 14.45, as well as a forward P/E of 10.46.

With a current EPS of 8.65, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.49%,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 10.96%.

Performance for the year is -10.44%. Since its IPO date on 10/30/2001, the total performance to date is -9.52%.

Volume today for Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), is 1637687, while its average volume is 1855.42. Whilst the total gain today was -1.71%, it did have a day high of -12.74%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.62%, and 1.61% for the month. The 52-week low for Anthem, Inc., ANTM has been 9.12%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.85%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.30%, and its return on assets is 3.70%. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has an operating margin of 6.10%. With a sales growth of 7.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Anthem, Inc., ANTM is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.59, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Anthem, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.32, and the P/S is 0.41, along with a P/B of 1.36. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 21.14.

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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