Humana Inc. (HUM) Analysts See $3.21 EPS

April 26, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.16, from 1.21 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 40 investors sold Humana Inc. shares while 209 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 193 raised stakes. 125.53 million shares or 4.46% less from 131.39 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Bancorp Of America De has 0.08% invested in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). The Japan-based Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co has invested 0.08% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Css Il stated it has 1,600 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Bp Public Ltd Com has invested 0.25% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Brinker Incorporated holds 0.02% or 2,036 shares in its portfolio. Greenleaf Trust has 0% invested in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) for 986 shares. Ancora Advisors Ltd reported 2,817 shares. Ccm Invest Advisers Limited Company holds 1.87% or 39,079 shares in its portfolio. Scotia Cap Inc has invested 0.01% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). State Of Wisconsin Investment Board reported 185,148 shares. Gateway Investment Advisers Llc owns 7,621 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Moreover, State Teachers Retirement Sys has 0.14% invested in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Envestnet Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Parametric Associate Lc reported 531,995 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. U S Invsts Incorporated stated it has 0.19% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM).

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 insider sales for $20.82 million activity. On Saturday, February 24 the insider BILNEY JODY L sold $801,477. MARGULIS HEIDI S also sold $1.03M worth of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) on Wednesday, February 28. $340,034 worth of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) was sold by Huval Timothy S.. The insider BROUSSARD BRUCE D sold 14,075 shares worth $3.86M. Zipperle Cynthia H sold $326,899 worth of stock. Another trade for 12,719 shares valued at $3.49 million was made by LeClaire Brian P. on Saturday, February 24.

Analysts expect Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) to report $3.21 EPS on May, 2 before the open.They anticipate $0.46 EPS change or 16.73 % from last quarter’s $2.75 EPS. HUM’s profit would be $443.26 million giving it 23.16 P/E if the $3.21 EPS is correct. After having $2.06 EPS previously, Humana Inc.’s analysts see 55.83 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.17% or $3.44 during the last trading session, reaching $297.39. About 494,407 shares traded. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has risen 31.54% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.99% the S&P500.

Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Humana Inc had 24 analyst reports since November 3, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Monday, April 16. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, December 18 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The stock of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) earned “Buy” rating by Leerink Swann on Thursday, February 8. On Thursday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. Morgan Stanley maintained Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) on Thursday, November 9 with “Overweight” rating. Credit Suisse maintained Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) on Friday, November 10 with “Neutral” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of HUM in report on Tuesday, April 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Friday, March 30. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, February 7. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 23 by Cantor Fitzgerald.

Humana Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a health and well-being firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $41.07 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Retail, Group, and Healthcare Services. It has a 17.69 P/E ratio. The Retail segment offers Medicare benefits, as well as commercial fully-insured medical and specialty health insurance benefits, including dental, vision, and other supplemental health and financial protection products directly to individuals or through group accounts.

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