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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 0.83% today. In the last week its performance is -4.57%, and -7.02% for the past quarter. Currently, Anthem, Inc., ANTM has a target price of 165.76, so today’s gain of 0.83% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.73%.

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), has a market cap of 33772.17, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 92.00%.

At the current price of 127.87, it has a dividend yield of 2.05%, and its target price is 165.76. 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 14.67, as well as a forward P/E of 10.61.

With a current EPS of 8.65, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.63%,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 -16.60%. Since its IPO date on 10/30/2001, the total performance to date is -8.16%.

Volume today for Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), is 518238, while its average volume is 1974.79. Whilst the total gain today was 0.83%, it did have a day high of -10.69%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.37%, and 2.39% for the month. The 52-week low for Anthem, Inc., ANTM has been 11.67%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.45%.

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 1.34, and the P/S is 0.41, along with a P/B of 1.38. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 21.34.

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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