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Morning Trending Tickers: Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM)

With a market cap of 50.75 B, Anthem, Inc. has a large market cap size. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/30/2001. Anthem, Inc. is in the Health Care Plans industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Anthem, Inc., is 1443.1, and so far today it has a volume of 1992493. Performance year to date since the 10/30/2001 is 34.06%.

To help you determine whether Anthem, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 18.67 and forward P/E is 14.85. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Anthem, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.59. P/S ratio is 0.58 and the P/B ratio is 1.95. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 7.49 and 22.68 respectively.

At the current price Anthem, Inc. is trading at, 192.74 (1.46% today), Anthem, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.35%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 24.70%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 10.32, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 10.18% after growing -1.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 42.10%, and 10.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 263.3, and the number of shares float is 263.3. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 91.50%. The float short is 2.42%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.42. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.20%, and also a return on investment of 7.80%.

The ability for Anthem, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 0.59 and total debt/equity is 0.66. In terms of margins, Anthem, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 6.30%, and Anthem, Inc. has a profit margin of 3.20%.

The 52 week high is 1.30%, with 67.82% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.33% and the 200 day simple moving average is 26.44%.

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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