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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) which is in the industry Health Care Plans, gaining 1.79% today. In the last week its performance is 0.87%, and -5.73% for the past quarter. Currently, Anthem, Inc., ANTM has a target price of 165.82, so today’s gain of 1.79% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.06%.

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), has a market cap of 33098.55, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 91.70%.

At the current price of 125.85, it has a dividend yield of 2.07%, and its target price is 165.82. This is with a profit margin of 2.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.64. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has a P/E of 14.56, as well as a forward P/E of 10.54.

With a current EPS of 8.65, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.46%,Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 6.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.96%.

Performance for the year is -12.35%. Since its IPO date on 10/30/2001, the total performance to date is -8.38%.

Volume today for Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), is 1916000, while its average volume is 1862.27. Whilst the total gain today was 1.79%, it did have a day high of -12.10%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.53%, and 1.41% for the month. The 52-week low for Anthem, Inc., ANTM has been 9.91%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.24%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.30%, and its return on assets is 3.70%. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has an operating margin of 6.10%. With a sales growth of 7.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Anthem, Inc., ANTM is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.59, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Anthem, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.33, and the P/S is 0.4, along with a P/B of 1.37. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 20.91.

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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