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How has Anthem, Inc.:(NYSE:ANTM) performed recently?

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 32104.41. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 14.12, a forward P/E of 10.31 and EPS of 8.65. At a stock price of 122.07 (-0.30%) it has a dividend yield of 2.13%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 6.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by 4.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.89% and more long-term 10.86% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -7.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 7.20%.

For performance, Anthem, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -4.16%. For the last month performance for Anthem, Inc. is -1.27%. While the last quarter is -5.20% and half year, -14.02%. Finally for the year, performance is -10.73%.

The 52-week high for Anthem, Inc., is at -16.93%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 7.17%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.77% and -7.66% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.74%, and for the month it is 1.76%. Anthem, Inc., has a target price of 162.5.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.59, and for total debt/equity Anthem, Inc. has 0.64. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 6.10%, the profit margin is 2.80%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 91.60%. Anthem, Inc. has a payout ratio of 28.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 263. The shares float is 262.61, with the float short at 3.09%, with short ratio coming to 4.72.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Anthem, Inc., get 3.70%, with its returns on investment at 8.30%. Return on equity is 9.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 162.5, reached soon?

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