Anthem (ANTM) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Anthem (ANTM), hence the stock is down -4.67% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -2.9% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -4.87% and the stock has fallen -3.54% in the past 1 week.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a twenty day Moving Average of 2.79% and the fifty day Moving Average is 4.6%. Anthem, Inc. has dropped 3.94% during the last three month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -9.52%.
Anthem (ANTM) : 11 investment research analysts covering Anthem (ANTM) have an average price target of $164.09 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $190 and the lowest target is $150 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $14.47 of the average price.
Anthem (NYSE:ANTM): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $127.31 with an intraday high of $127.86. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $124.53. However, the stock managed to close at $124.94, a loss of 1.71% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $127.11. The total traded volume of the day was 1,637,690 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.