Stock To Watch: Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $203.71 on Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $2.22 a share for the upcoming quarter and $9.26 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of Humana Inc. Common Stock plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Humana Inc. Common Stock is $171.43, and stock is trading $6.09 points away or +3.55% from its 50-day moving average of $171.43. Further it is trading $1.62 or +0.92% away its 200-day moving average of $175.90. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) 52-week high is $191.65 and the 52-week low is $150.00.

This explains if the stock moves $-14.13, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +18.35% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of Humana Inc. Common Stock, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) ratio came in at 27.27.

The stock last ended the trading session at $177.52 and registered a market cap of $26.46B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) PEG ratio is at 1.32.

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