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Today’s Large Cap Details for Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) of Health Care Plans

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 35.08 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Humana Inc. is 238.25 (with a change from open of -0.82%), this in conjunction with a target price of 241.63. Volume today has so far reached 291213, with an average volume of about 1479.61. The GAP for this stock, is 0.42%.

The P/E ratio is 24.28, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 19.65. The current EPS for Humana Inc., is 9.85, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -51.80%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 17.25%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Humana Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 9.18% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 12.98%. Quarter over quarter is 344.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -0.30%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -13.60%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 8.10%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 96.30%. Shares outstanding is 146.65, while shares float is at a value of 143.87. Float short for Humana Inc. is 3.05% and the short ratio is 2.97.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.47, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.53. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is *TBA and their operating margin is 5.40%. The profit margin is 2.70%.

Humana Inc. has seen returns on assets of 5.20%, and on investment, 5.40%. Return on equity is 13.70%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.87. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.65, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.46 and Price/cash is 4.16, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 7.58.

The simple moving averages are 0.41% and 14.39% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -2.25% and the 52 week low is 58.83%.

Humana Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.58%, with a current price of 238.25. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 11.70%. This is in an industry, Health Care Plans, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Healthcare. Humana Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Health Care Plans industry means that Humana Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -1.28%, with performance for the month coming to 4.88%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 12.36%, and for the half year the performance is 54.62%. Volatility for this week is 1.19% and for the month this is 1.51%.


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