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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 2.25% today. In the last week its performance is 4.30%, and 0.42% for the past quarter. Currently, Anthem, Inc., ANTM has a target price of 164.71, so today’s gain of 2.25% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.64%.

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), has a market cap of 33819.17, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 91.60%.

At the current price of 128.59, it has a dividend yield of 2.02%, and its target price is 164.71. 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 14.87, as well as a forward P/E of 10.82.

With a current EPS of 8.65, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.95%,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 -11.78%. Since its IPO date on 10/30/2001, the total performance to date is -6.38%.

Volume today for Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), is 1462400, while its average volume is 1875.64. Whilst the total gain today was 2.25%, it did have a day high of -9.72%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.76%, and 1.70% for the month. The 52-week low for Anthem, Inc., ANTM has been 12.89%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.81%.

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 1.36, and the P/S is 0.41, along with a P/B of 1.4. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 21.37.

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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