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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) which is in the industry Health Care Plans, gaining -0.50% today. In the last week its performance is -0.41%, and 3.96% for the past quarter. Currently, Humana Inc., HUM has a target price of 224.88, so today’s gain of -0.50% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.18%.

Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), has a market cap of 30544.08, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 98.10%.

At the current price of 211.7, it has a dividend yield of 0.76%, and its target price is 224.88. This is with a profit margin of 1.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.4. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has a P/E of 52.31, as well as a forward P/E of 17.66.

With a current EPS of 4.05, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.53%,Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -13.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.27%.

Performance for the year is 24.10%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 4.11%.

Volume today for Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), is 1047300, while its average volume is 1610.27. Whilst the total gain today was -0.50%, it did have a day high of -3.80%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.94%, and 1.57% for the month. The 52-week low for Humana Inc., HUM has been 41.84%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.80%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.40%, and its return on assets is 2.30%. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has an operating margin of 3.20%. With a sales growth of -3.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Humana Inc., HUM is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.35, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Humana Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.94, and the P/S is 0.56, along with a P/B of 2.96. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.88.

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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