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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 0.76% today. In the last week its performance is 0.49%, and -6.14% for the past quarter. Currently, Humana Inc., HUM has a target price of 202.15, so today’s gain of 0.76% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.02%.

Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), has a market cap of 26236.82, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 95.60%.

At the current price of 175.85, it has a dividend yield of 0.66%, and its target price is 202.15. This is with a profit margin of 1.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.39. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has a P/E of 27.04, as well as a forward P/E of 16.31.

With a current EPS of 6.5, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 16.40%,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 14.63%.

Performance for the year is -6.18%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is -1.17%.

Volume today for Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), is 676900, while its average volume is 1859.19. Whilst the total gain today was 0.76%, it did have a day high of -4.16%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.19%, and 1.28% for the month. The 52-week low for Humana Inc., HUM has been 17.23%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.09%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.90%, and its return on assets is 3.80%. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has an operating margin of 4.10%. With a sales growth of 2.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Humana Inc., HUM is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.35, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Humana Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.85, and the P/S is 0.48, along with a P/B of 2.42. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 10.8.

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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