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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 25221.84. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 23.67, a forward P/E of 16.3 and EPS of 7.16. At a stock price of 171.22 (0.97%) it has a dividend yield of 0.68%.

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 14.96% and more long-term 14.61% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -44.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.20%.

For performance, Humana Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -2.52%. For the last month performance for Humana Inc. is -2.55%. While the last quarter is -4.00% and half year, 1.95%. Finally for the year, performance is -6.43%.

The 52-week high for Humana Inc., is at -10.51%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 14.15%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.46% and -1.47% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.85%, and for the month it is 4.31%. Humana Inc., has a target price of 202.5.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.36, and for total debt/equity Humana Inc. has 0.41. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 4.40%, the profit margin is 2.00%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 93.50%. Humana Inc. has a payout ratio of 16.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 148.74. The shares float is 148.53, with the float short at 2.63%, with short ratio coming to 1.96.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Humana Inc., get 4.30%, with its returns on investment at 9.90%. Return on equity is 10.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 202.5, reached soon?

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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