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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 0.43% today. In the last week its performance is 3.60%, and 8.79% for the past quarter. Currently, Humana Inc., HUM has a target price of 199.7, so today’s gain of 0.43% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.64%.

Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), has a market cap of 26902.92, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 93.60%.

At the current price of 180.86, it has a dividend yield of 0.64%, and its target price is 199.7. This is with a profit margin of 2.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.39. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has a P/E of 25.14, as well as a forward P/E of 17.07.

With a current EPS of 7.16, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 15.41%,Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 5.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 14.63%.

Performance for the year is -2.60%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 1.21%.

Volume today for Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), is 1246967, while its average volume is 2064.85. Whilst the total gain today was 0.43%, it did have a day high of -5.48%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.01%, and 3.11% for the month. The 52-week low for Humana Inc., HUM has been 20.57%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.48%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.90%, and its return on assets is 4.70%. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has an operating margin of 5.10%. With a sales growth of 2.00% 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 1.72, and the P/S is 0.5, along with a P/B of 2.47. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.08.

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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