Stock's Traders Alert -: Anthem, Inc. (ANTM)

The stock increased 0.67% or $1.29 during the last trading session, reaching $193.36.

Stock of Anthem, Inc. Ngam Advisors L.P.'s holdings in Anthem were worth $26,870,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC boosted its stake in shares of Anthem by 35.3% in the first quarter. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Anthem by 3.8% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 4,900,464 shares of the company's stock worth $614,077,000 after buying an additional 824,588 shares in the last quarter. Aviva PLC boosted its position in Anthem by 6.4% in the fourth quarter. Westside Investment Management Inc. now owns 795 shares of the company's stock worth $131,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. It also upped Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) stake by 1.01M shares and now owns 3.13 million shares. Bank of The West now owns 27,277 shares of the company's stock valued at $4,511,000 after buying an additional 284 shares during the last quarter. Northstar Wealth Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Anthem during the first quarter valued at $414,000.

Albeit keeping a close eye on stock technical is very important, Investors always show anxiousness about where the stock might be heading. ANTM is down around 40.6% from its 12-month high of $114.85 notched on Nov 02, 2016 but is -0.82% above its highest point the past 12 months of $194.94 a share. After having $4.68 EPS previously, Anthem Inc's analysts see -30.98 % EPS growth.

Moving average is significant analytical tool used to discover current price trends and the possibility for a change in an established trend. The company's market cap is $50.57 Billion, and the average volume is 1.45 Million. Laredo Petroleum Inc now has $2.29B valuation. The firm had revenue of $22.32 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.23 billion. Anthem, Inc.'s Return on Equity (ROE) is 11.10%, measure their profitability and reveals how much profit they generate with the money their shareholders. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $3.46 EPS. The company's Market capitalization is $132.35 billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 1.06 billion. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Anthem, Inc. will post $11.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, June 9th were issued a $0.65 dividend. "(ANTM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 07, 2017" published on June 06, 2017, published: "Cigna Remains in Obamacare Exchanges Even as Rival Anthem Exits" on June 22, 2017. Anthem's dividend payout ratio is presently 25.22%. "(ANTM)" was first posted by Sports Perspectives and is the property of of Sports Perspectives. If you are viewing this story on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of US & global copyright & trademark legislation.

Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April 26th. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a "hold" rating and issued a $165.00 target price on shares of Anthem in a report on Monday, April 24th. Jefferies Group LLC increased their price target on shares of Anthem from $172.00 to $177.00 and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on Anthem in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th.

Stock has got outperform rating from 1 of Thomson Reuters analysts whereas 1 given HOLD rating to the stock. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 2 with "Outperform". Eleven analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company. Anthem has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $164.56. Iguana Healthcare Management Llc sold 5,000 shares as Anthem Inc (ANTM)'s stock rose 10.08%. The stock was sold at an average price of $180.56, for a total transaction of $100,210.80. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 59,144 shares of the company's stock, valued at $9,840,378.72. The shares were sold at an average price of $187.46, for a total transaction of $162,527.82. Director Ramiro G. Peru disclosed the sale of 2,681 shares. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 19,290 shares of company stock worth $3,276,368.

Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) stock tumbled -0.33% to $86.75 on the closing of 06/21/2017.

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