NYSE:ANTM - Anthem Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$305.41
-1.44 (-0.47 %)
(As of 07/17/2019 04:17 AM ET)
Today's Range
$303.09
Now: $305.41
$307.7550
50-Day Range
$275.14
MA: $285.84
$310.48
52-Week Range
$227.16
Now: $305.41
$317.99
Volume870,919 shs
Average Volume1.81 million shs
Market Capitalization$78.55 billion
P/E Ratio19.22
Dividend Yield1.04%
Beta0.7
Anthem, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Commercial & Specialty Business, Government Business, and Other. The company offers a spectrum of network-based managed care health benefit plans to large and small group, individual, Medicaid, and Medicare markets. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Hospital & medical service plans
Sub-IndustryManaged Health Care
SectorMedical
CUSIP94973V10
Phone800-331-1476

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$92.11 billion
Cash Flow$20.2795 per share
Book Value$110.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.75 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees63,900
Market Cap$78.55 billion
Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Anthem's stock symbol?

Anthem trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ANTM."

How often does Anthem pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Anthem?

Anthem declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 24th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 10th will be given a dividend of $0.80 per share on Tuesday, June 25th. This represents a $3.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 7th. View Anthem's Dividend History.

How will Anthem's stock buyback program work?

Anthem announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Friday, December 8th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Anthem's earnings last quarter?

Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 24th. The company reported $6.03 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $5.86 by $0.17. The firm earned $24.39 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $24.31 billion. Anthem had a net margin of 4.23% and a return on equity of 14.99%. The business's revenue was up 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $5.41 earnings per share. View Anthem's Earnings History.

When is Anthem's next earnings date?

Anthem is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Anthem.

How can I listen to Anthem's earnings call?

Anthem will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, July 24th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8005530358.

What guidance has Anthem issued on next quarter's earnings?

Anthem issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $19.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $19.16. The company issued revenue guidance of $100-100 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $100.5 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ANTM?

14 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Anthem's stock. Their predictions range from $255.02 to $371.00. On average, they expect Anthem's share price to reach $328.0014 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Anthem.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Anthem?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Anthem in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Anthem.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Anthem stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Anthem stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Anthem shares have outperformed its industry in a year's time. The company's prudent acquisitions and collaborations complement its organic growth. Its consistently growing top line paves the way for long-term growth. A diverse product portfolio has also helped the company enhance its underwriting results. Anthem’s strong capital position backs effective capital deployment via share buybacks and regular dividends. A strong outlook for 2019 and growing membership instills investor's confidence in the company. However, the company has been suffering from high benefit costs and selling, general and administrative expense. Rising level of debt is another concern." (5/16/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ". We reiterate our Overweight rating on Anthem shares and increase our price target to $330 from $305. We recently hosted an investor trip to Anthem’s headquarters in Indianapolis with senior management. During our meetings, management stressed that it will use $3.2 billion from its PBM savings beginning in 2020 and 2021 to drive membership growth in subsequent years. Accordingly, we have increased our top-line growth assumptions in our DCF model, which drove our price target higher. Importantly, we expect membership and revenue to grow faster without sacrificing margins. We remind investors that our model had already assumed $800 million of savings in 2020 and 2021." (12/3/2018)

Has Anthem been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ANTM stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Anthem earned a media sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Anthem.

Are investors shorting Anthem?

Anthem saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,403,700 shares, an increase of 9.5% from the May 15th total of 4,022,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,010,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.7% of the company's stock are short sold. View Anthem's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Anthem's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Anthem own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Anthem investors own include UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Visa (V), Boeing (BA), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Bank of America (BAC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are Anthem's key executives?

Anthem's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Gail Koziara Boudreaux, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. John Edward Gallina, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Ms. Gloria Marie McCarthy, Exec. VP and Chief Admin. & Transformation Officer (Age 66)
  • Mr. Thomas Casimir Zielinski Jr., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 68)
  • Mr. Peter David Haytaian, Exec. VP and Pres of Commercial & Specialty Bus. Division (Age 49)

Who are Anthem's major shareholders?

Anthem's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Focused Investors LLC (0.25%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.20%), Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC (0.11%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.11%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.05%). Company insiders that own Anthem stock include Brian T Griffin, Craig E Samitt, Gloria M Mccarthy, John E Gallina, Joseph Swedish, Julie A Hill, Peter D Haytaian, Ramiro G Peru, Robert L Dixon Jr, Ronald W Penczek and Thomas C Zielinski. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Anthem.

Which major investors are selling Anthem stock?

ANTM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WINTON GROUP Ltd, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC, Focused Investors LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Summit Financial Wealth Advisors LLC, Steigerwald Gordon & Koch Inc. and Wealth Architects LLC. Company insiders that have sold Anthem company stock in the last year include Craig E Samitt, Gloria M Mccarthy, Julie A Hill, Peter D Haytaian, Ramiro G Peru, Ronald W Penczek and Thomas C Zielinski. View Insider Buying and Selling for Anthem.

Which major investors are buying Anthem stock?

ANTM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC, Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Boston Private Wealth LLC, Randolph Co Inc, DNB Asset Management AS, Silverleafe Capital Partners LLC and Retirement Systems of Alabama. View Insider Buying and Selling for Anthem.

How do I buy shares of Anthem?

Shares of ANTM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Anthem's stock price today?

One share of ANTM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $305.41.

How big of a company is Anthem?

Anthem has a market capitalization of $78.55 billion and generates $92.11 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $3.75 billion in net income (profit) each year or $15.89 on an earnings per share basis. Anthem employs 63,900 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Anthem.

What is Anthem's official website?

The official website for Anthem is http://www.antheminc.com/.

How can I contact Anthem?

Anthem's mailing address is 220 VIRGINIA AVENUE, INDIANAPOLIS IN, 46204. The company can be reached via phone at 800-331-1476 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Anthem (NYSE ANTM)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  653 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  669 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,322
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This page was last updated on 7/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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