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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 27017.95. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 27.81, a forward P/E of 16.68 and EPS of 6.5. At a stock price of 180.02 (-0.46%) it has a dividend yield of 0.64%.

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 16.80% 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 1.06%. For the last month performance for Humana Inc. is 12.15%. While the last quarter is 9.64% and half year, 13.14%. Finally for the year, performance is -2.17%.

The 52-week high for Humana Inc., is at -5.91%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 20.02%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.28% and 3.55% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.64%, and for the month it is 3.16%. Humana Inc., has a target price of 203.14.

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 5.10%, the profit margin is 2.20%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 93.20%. Humana Inc. has a payout ratio of 17.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 149.39. The shares float is 148.56, with the float short at 2.13%, with short ratio coming to 1.53.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Humana Inc., get 4.70%, with its returns on investment at 9.90%. Return on equity is 11.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 203.14, 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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