Thursday, 21 March, 2019

Humana Inc. (HUM) Consensus Earnings Estimates

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Patty Aguilar | 09 February, 2018, 15:03

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned 0.46% of Humana worth $162,016,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Reliance Trust Co Of Delaware, a Delaware-based fund reported 162,709 shares.

Legal & General Group Plc decreased Thomson Reuters Corp (NYSE:TRI) stake by 17,464 shares to 1.34M valued at $61.26 million in 2017Q3. Creative Planning lifted its stake in shares of Humana by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Its adjusted earnings per share of $2.06 in the fourth quarter also beat analysts' consensus estimate of $2 per share.

Aristotle Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Kroger Co (KR) by 1.98% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 653,102 shares of the insurance provider's stock after selling 79,119 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Group Inc is the second biggest holder with 10 million shares now valued at 2.45 B million whilst T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. has 9 million shares valued at 2.28 B million.

Net profit was $184 million, or $1.29 per share, in the fourth quarter ended December 31, compared with a loss of $401 million, or $2.68 per share, a year earlier due to charges for exiting the individual insurance business. Finally, Capital International Investors boosted its holdings in shares of Humana by 8.8% in the 3rd quarter. The stock stands almost -8.95% off versus the 52-week high and 41.32% away from the 52-week low. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Monday, March 7 by Piper Jaffray. The company has a market cap of $39,500.82, a PE ratio of 23.59, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 0.93. Humana Inc. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $247.41 and a 200 day moving average price of $235.83.

Humana (NYSE:HUM) reported Q4 2017 earnings this Morning, coming in at $2.06 per share, beating Wall Street's estimates of $2.00 per Share. Humana had a net margin of 3.49% and a return on equity of 15.99%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $3.18 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Humana will post 11.63 EPS for the current year. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has risen 35.38% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Finally, BMO Capital Markets started coverage on shares of Humana in a report on Monday, October 16th.

On 11/2/2017 announced a quarterly dividend of $0.40 0.62% with an ex dividend date of 12/28/2017 which will be payable on 12/29/2017.

Humana Inc. (HUM) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of 6.1 Percent. Also, SVP Jody L. Bilney sold 7,054 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 18th.

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On 9/1/2017 Elizabeth D Bierbower, Insider, sold 9,786 with an average share price of $259.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,534,574.00.

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. Shares for $5.79 million were sold by Christopher M Todoroff. The stock has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $262.74. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Shares of Humana closed the previous trading session at 269.12 down -0.53 0.20% with shares trading hands. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 9,888 shares in the company, valued at $2,432,151.36.

HUM has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. UBS AG reissued a "neutral" rating and issued a $237.00 target price (up previously from $205.00) on shares of Humana in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Bank of America reinitiated the shares of HUM in report on Friday, January 27 with "Buy" rating. Zacks Investment Research lowered Humana from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. (NYSE:V), 34 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $257.0 target.

Among 23 analysts covering Humana (NYSE:HUM), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $300.00 price target on the stock.

Humana Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a health and well-being firm in the United States. Retail revenue was up 3% to $10.95 billion, and revenue of the group and specialty division increased to $1.89 billion. The Retail segment consists of Medicare benefits, as well as individual commercial fully insured medical and specialty health insurance benefits, including dental, vision, and other supplemental health and financial protection products.

Cap Fund Mgmt Sa holds 0.67% in Humana Inc.

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