Morning Recap: Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) – The Daily Leicester

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Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 47.11B. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 17.22, a forward P/E of 13.74 and EPS of 10.32. At a stock price of 178.54 (0.46%) it has a dividend yield of 1.46%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 4.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by -1.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 10.01% and more long-term 11.42% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 42.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 10.70%.

For performance, Anthem, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.95%. For the last month performance for Anthem, Inc. is 6.90%. While the last quarter is 12.51% and half year, 50.26%. Finally for the year, performance is 30.80%.

The 52-week high for Anthem, Inc., is at -3.20%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 56.78%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.93% and 23.71% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.39%, and for the month it is 1.71%. Anthem, Inc., has a target price of 191.41.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.59, and for total debt/equity Anthem, Inc. has 0.66. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 6.30%, the profit margin is 3.20%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 91.80%. Anthem, Inc. has a payout ratio of 24.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 265.06. The shares float is 264.59, with the float short at 2.67%, with short ratio coming to 4.57.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Anthem, Inc., get 4.20%, with its returns on investment at 7.80%. Return on equity is 11.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 191.41, reached soon?

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 Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM)

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