Analyst Rating Update on Humana (HUM)

Humana (HUM) : 6 brokerage houses believe that Humana (HUM) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 7 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Humana (HUM). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Buy with a rank of 2.The median of all the 14 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Buy with a rating of 2.07.

Humana (HUM) : Currently there are 11 street experts covering Humana (HUM) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $230 and $150 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $206.91. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $26.27.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.


Humana (NYSE:HUM): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $170.38 and $168.81 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $173.56. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $173.48, notching a gain of 2.31% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,307,328 . The stock had closed at $169.57 on the previous day.

Humana Inc. (Humana) is a health and well-being company. The Company operates in three segments: Retail, Employer Group and Healthcare Services. The Companys medical and specialty insurance products allow members to access health care services through its network of health care providers. Its Retail Segment consists of products sold on a retail basis to individuals, including medical and supplemental benefit plans. Its Employer Group segment consists of products sold to employer groups, including medical and supplemental benefit plans, as well as health and wellness products. Its Healthcare Services segment consists of businesses, which offers services, including pharmacy solutions, provider services, home-based services, integrated behavioral health services, and predictive modeling and informatics services to other Humana businesses, as well as external health plan members, external health plans, and other employers or individuals.

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