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NYSE:ANTMAnthem Stock Price, Forecast & News

$292.71
-1.40 (-0.48 %)
(As of 06/1/2020 09:31 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$291.35
Now: $292.71
$293.11
50-Day Range
$240.53
MA: $268.28
$291.37
52-Week Range
$171.03
Now: $292.71
$312.48
Volume2,710 shs
Average Volume1.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$73.80 billion
P/E Ratio15.85
Dividend Yield1.29%
Beta0.96
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. Its managed care plans include preferred provider organizations; health maintenance organizations; point-of-service plans; traditional indemnity plans and other hybrid plans, such as consumer-driven health plans; and hospital only and limited benefit products. The company also provides a range 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. In addition, it offers 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 guidance; and Medicare administrative services. Further, the company provides services to the federal government in connection with the Federal Employee Program; and operates as a licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. As of December 31, 2018, it served 40 million medical members through its affiliated health plans. The company was formerly known as WellPoint, Inc. and changed its name to Anthem, Inc. in December 2014. Anthem, Inc. was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.70 out of 5 stars


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$104.21 billion
Cash Flow$24.31 per share
Book Value$125.13 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.81 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees70,600
Market Cap$73.80 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Anthem's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Anthem's stock was trading at $281.69 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ANTM stock has increased by 4.4% and is now trading at $294.11. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Anthem?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Anthem in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Anthem.

When is Anthem's next earnings date?

Anthem is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Anthem.

How were Anthem's earnings last quarter?

Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 29th. The company reported $6.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $6.54 by $0.06. The business earned $29.45 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $28.63 billion. Anthem had a net margin of 4.38% and a return on equity of 16.38%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 20.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $6.03 EPS. View Anthem's earnings history.

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

Anthem announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 10th will be given a dividend of $0.95 per share on Thursday, June 25th. This represents a $3.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 9th. View Anthem's dividend history.

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

Anthem updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 22.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $22.02.

What price target have analysts set for ANTM?

14 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Anthem's shares. Their forecasts range from $257.00 to $423.00. On average, they expect Anthem's share price to reach $331.58 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Anthem.

Has Anthem been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about ANTM stock has trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Anthem earned a daily sentiment score of -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutAnthem.

Are investors shorting Anthem?

Anthem saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,320,000 shares, a drop of 11.2% from the April 15th total of 3,740,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,410,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.4 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's shares are sold short. 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Walt Disney (DIS), Boeing (BA), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Mastercard (MA).

Who are Anthem's key executives?

Anthem's management team includes the following 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)

What is Anthem's stock symbol?

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

Who are Anthem's major shareholders?

Anthem's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.87%), Wellington Management Group LLP (4.50%), State Street Corp (4.33%), Capital International Investors (3.22%), Invesco Ltd. (1.93%) and Baillie Gifford & Co. (1.63%). Company insiders that own Anthem stock include Craig E Samitt, Gail Boudreaux, Gloria M Mccarthy, 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 institutional investors are selling Anthem stock?

ANTM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackay Shields LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Conning Inc., and Viking Global Investors LP. Company insiders that have sold Anthem company stock in the last year include Gloria M Mccarthy, Julie A Hill, Peter D Haytaian, Robert L Dixon Jr, Ronald W Penczek, and Thomas C Zielinski. View insider buying and selling activity for Anthem.

Which institutional investors are buying Anthem stock?

ANTM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Franklin Resources Inc., Capital International Investors, APG Asset Management N.V., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Deutsche Bank AG, Bessemer Group Inc., and Swiss National Bank. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Anthem's stock price today?

One share of ANTM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $294.11.

How big of a company is Anthem?

Anthem has a market capitalization of $74.15 billion and generates $104.21 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $4.81 billion in net income (profit) each year or $19.44 on an earnings per share basis. Anthem employs 70,600 workers across the globe.

What is Anthem's official website?

The official website for Anthem is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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