Quarterly EPS Estimate For Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) Cited At $2.2


The average EPS estimate for Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) for the three months ending 2016-12-31 is given as $2.2.

You find that 7 days ago, the average EPS estimate on the stock was $2.2, while for the 30 days ago the average EPS estimate stood at $2.2.

If you look back further, you see that the average EPS estimate for Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) 60 days ago was given as 2.2, while EPS estimate 90 days ago was quoted at $2.2.

The change in the stock’s EPS estimate over the last 7 days works out to 0%.

EPS estimate revisions

Over the last 7 days, EPS estimates for Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) have been revised up 0 times. In the same period, the EPS estimate has been revised down 0 times.

In the last 30 days, the stock has had its EPS estimate revised up 9 and it has been revised up 9 times over the last 60 days.

Up revisions in the last 90 days are 9 and up revisions in the last 120 days are 8.

But for the last 18 days, the company has seen its EPS revised up 8 times, offset by 2 down revisions in the same period.

The down revisions of EPS in last 30, 60, 90 and 120 days were 1, 1, 1 and 2.

What About EPS Surprises

Analysts predicted EPS of $2.2 for Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) for the period ended 2. But the company ended up posting actual EPS of $2.3 on 2016-08-03. The EPS estimate cited was worked out based on 7 estimates that analysts had issued on the stock.

Therefore, Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) posted EPS surprise of $0.04 per share in dollar terms, which works out to 1.77%. The standard deviation of the actual EPS reported by the company and the average EPS estimate immediately before the earnings were released works out to $0.04.

Quarterly Sales Estimates

For the fiscal year 2017, the mean and median annual sales estimates for the company are given as $13802.884 and $13820. The estimates are based on the projections of 5 analysts.

So far, the highest annual sales estimate for Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) stands at$14862. That compares with the lowest annual sales estimate of $12975.4. Calculating the standard deviation of the extreme annual sales estimates leads you to 741.36%.

Annual sales estimate adjustments

In the last 7 days, 5 analysts have raised their annual sales estimates for the company. But over the same period, 5 analysts have trimmed their annual sales estimates.

With that, you find that the percentage change in mean annual sales estimate in the last 7 days works out to 0%.

Over the last one month, though, 5 analysts moved to raise their sales estimates for Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). That compares with 5 analysts who cut their sales estimate for the company in the same period. That leads you to -3.037% as the mean sales estimate change over the last one month.

If you look back further, you see that over the last three months, 5 analysts have moved raise their sales estimates Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). That offset by 5 analysts who in the same period lowered their sales estimates for the stock. That works out to percentage change in mean sales estimate of -2.947% over a period of three months.

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