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How has Humana Inc.:(NYSE:HUM) performed recently?

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 26560.83. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 27.34, a forward P/E of 16.51 and EPS of 6.5. At a stock price of 177.8 (0.33%) it has a dividend yield of 0.65%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 5.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by 14.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 16.49% and more long-term 14.63% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -27.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.00%.

For performance, Humana Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.69%. For the last month performance for Humana Inc. is 0.58%. While the last quarter is 9.25% and half year, 3.19%. Finally for the year, performance is -0.13%.

The 52-week high for Humana Inc., is at -7.07%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 18.53%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.72% and 1.74% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.10%, and for the month it is 1.19%. Humana Inc., has a target price of 203.58.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.35, and for total debt/equity Humana Inc. has 0.39. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 4.10%, the profit margin is 1.80%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 95.60%. Humana Inc. has a payout ratio of 17.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 149.39. The shares float is 148.56, with the float short at 1.30%, with short ratio coming to 1.18.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Humana Inc., get 3.80%, with its returns on investment at 9.90%. Return on equity is 9.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 203.58, reached soon?

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