Zacks Rating on Anthem (ANTM)

Anthem (ANTM) : The consensus on Anthem (ANTM) based on 13 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.92, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 4 which endorses a Sell on the stock. However, 7 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 6 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

Anthem (ANTM) : The most positive equity analysts on Anthem (ANTM) expects the shares to touch $190, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $150 in the short term. The company is covered by 11 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $164.09 with an expected fluctuation of $14.47 from the mean.


Anthem, Inc. has lost 0.16% in the last five trading days and dropped 7.76% in the last 4 weeks. Anthem, Inc. is up 0.99% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -6.49%. Anthem (NYSE:ANTM): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $130.25 with an intraday high of $130.31. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $128.97. However, the stock managed to close at $129.12, a loss of 0.46% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $129.72. The total traded volume of the day was 955,513 shares.

Anthem, Inc. is a health benefit company. The Company offers a range of network-based managed care plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid and Medicare markets. Its managed care plans include preferred provider organizations (PPOs), health maintenance organizations (HMOs), point-of-service (POS), plans, traditional indemnity plans and other hybrid plans, including consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs), and hospital only and limited benefit products. In addition, the Company also provides an array of managed care services to self-funded customers, including claims processing, underwriting, stop loss insurance, actuarial services, provider network access, medical cost management, disease management, wellness programs and other administrative services. The Company provides an array of specialty and other insurance products and services, such as dental, vision, life and disability insurance benefits, radiology benefit management and analytics-driven personal health care.

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