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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 -0.76% today. In the last week its performance is 3.99%, and -8.35% for the past quarter. Currently, Anthem, Inc., ANTM has a target price of 172.44, so today’s gain of -0.76% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.24%.

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), has a market cap of 34653.75, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 91.30%.

At the current price of 131.11, it has a dividend yield of 1.97%, and its target price is 172.44. This is with a profit margin of 3.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.67. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has a P/E of 14.9, as well as a forward P/E of 10.94.

With a current EPS of 8.87, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.41%,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 11.16%.

Performance for the year is -16.03%. Since its IPO date on 10/30/2001, the total performance to date is -4.32%.

Volume today for Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), is 327957, while its average volume is 1786.31. Whilst the total gain today was -0.76%, it did have a day high of -10.48%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.99%, and 1.78% for the month. The 52-week low for Anthem, Inc., ANTM has been 14.50%, while the 52-week-high has reached -17.87%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.30%, and its return on assets is 3.80%. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has an operating margin of 6.30%. With a sales growth of 6.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Anthem, Inc., ANTM is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.63, 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 0.43, along with a P/B of 1.47. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 20.68.

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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