Analyst Rating Update on Humana (HUM)

Humana (NYSE:HUM) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Humana (NYSE:HUM) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 6 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A total of 9 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 15 research analysts is 2.2, which indicates as a Buy.

Humana (NYSE:HUM) : The most positive equity analysts on Humana (NYSE:HUM) expects the shares to touch $230, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $193 in the short term. The company is covered by 11 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $215.55 with an expected fluctuation of $13.01 from the mean.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week

Humana (NYSE:HUM): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $179.34, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $182.97 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $179.03 and closed the trading day at $182.95, in the green by 3.57%. The total traded volume for the day was 2,650,536. The stock had closed at $176.65 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity,The officer (SVP & Chief Information Off.) of Humana Inc, Leclaire Brian P. sold 183 shares at $176.11 on February 25, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $32,228. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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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