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Morning Trending Tickers: Anthem, Inc. (ANTM)

Today’s top gainers include the company Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) which is in the industry Health Care Plans, gaining 0.32% today. In the last week its performance is -3.30%, and 8.31% for the past quarter. Currently, Anthem, Inc., ANTM has a target price of 192.29, so today’s gain of 0.32% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.01%.

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), has a market cap of 47.15 B, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 92.50%.

At the current price of 176.69, it has a dividend yield of 1.47%, and its target price is 192.29. This is with a profit margin of 3.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.66. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has a P/E of 17.12, as well as a forward P/E of 13.65.

With a current EPS of 10.32, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.94%,Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 4.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.42%.

Performance for the year is 32.29%. Since its IPO date on 10/30/2001, the total performance to date is 23.38%.

Volume today for Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), is 1354568, while its average volume is 1445.64. Whilst the total gain today was 0.32%, it did have a day high of -4.21%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.94%, and 1.88% for the month. The 52-week low for Anthem, Inc., ANTM has been 55.16%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.21%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.80%, and its return on assets is 4.20%. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has an operating margin of 6.30%. With a sales growth of 10.70% 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 1.5, and the P/S is 0.54, along with a P/B of 1.79. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.96.

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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