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Humana Stock Forecast, Price & News

+5.45 (+1.36 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $406.49
50-Day Range
MA: $425.34
52-Week Range
Now: $406.49
Volume310,149 shs
Average Volume1.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$53.80 billion
P/E Ratio13.03
Dividend Yield0.62%
Humana Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a health and well-being company in the United States. It operates through Retail, Group and Specialty, and Healthcare Services segments. The company offers medical and supplemental benefit plans to individuals. It also has contract with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to administer the Limited Income Newly Eligible Transition prescription drug plan program; and contracts with various states to provide Medicaid, dual eligible, and long-term support services benefits. In addition, the company provides commercial fully-insured medical and specialty health insurance benefits comprising dental, vision, and other supplemental health benefits; financial protection products; and administrative services only products to individuals and employer groups, as well as military services, such as TRICARE South Region contract. Further, it offers pharmacy solutions, provider services, predictive modeling and informatics services, and clinical care services, such as home health and other services to its health plan members, as well as to third parties. As of December 31, 2019, the company had approximately 17 million members in medical benefit plans, as well as approximately 5 million members in specialty products. Humana Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.46 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Hospital & medical service plans
Sub-IndustryManaged Health Care



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$64.89 billion
Cash Flow$20.24 per share
Book Value$119.19 per share


Net Income$2.71 billion


Market Cap$53.80 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Estimated)
+5.45 (+1.36 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Humana (NYSE:HUM) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Humana's stock was trading at $328.22 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HUM shares have increased by 23.8% and is now trading at $406.49.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Humana?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Humana in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Humana?

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When is Humana's next earnings date?

Humana is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
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How were Humana's earnings last quarter?

Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 3rd. The insurance provider reported $3.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.81 by $0.27. The insurance provider earned $20.08 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $18.59 billion. Humana had a return on equity of 22.74% and a net margin of 5.58%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 23.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $5.03 EPS.
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How often does Humana pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Humana?

Humana announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.625 per share on Friday, January 29th. This represents a $2.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 30th.
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What guidance has Humana issued on next quarter's earnings?

Humana issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $18.50-18.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $18.76.

What price target have analysts set for HUM?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Humana's shares. Their forecasts range from $358.00 to $510.00. On average, they expect Humana's stock price to reach $449.68 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Humana?

Humana saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,710,000 shares, an increase of 18.8% from the September 30th total of 1,440,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 609,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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Who are some of Humana's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Humana own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Humana investors own include UnitedHealth Group (UNH), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Walt Disney (DIS), Visa (V), Mastercard (MA), Alibaba Group (BABA), The Boeing (BA), salesforce.com (CRM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Humana's key executives?

Humana's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Bruce Dale Broussard, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $5.43M)
  • Mr. Brian Andrew Kane, Chief Financial Officer (Age 47, Pay $2.12M)
  • Mr. Timothy S. Huval, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 54, Pay $1.8M)
  • Mr. T. Alan Wheatley, Segment Pres of Retail (Age 51, Pay $1.64M)
  • Dr. William Kevin Fleming Pharm.D., PharmD, RPh, Segment Pres of Clinical & Pharmacy Solutions (Age 52, Pay $1.5M)
  • Ms. Cynthia Hillebrand Zipperle, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 57)
  • Mr. Sam M. Deshpande, Chief Technology & Risk Officer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Amy K. Smith, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Joseph C. Ventura, Chief Legal Officer (Age 43)
  • Amy Fry, Sr. VP of Corp. Communications

What is Humana's stock symbol?

Humana trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HUM."

Who are Humana's major shareholders?

Humana's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.95%), State Street Corp (4.53%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.30%), Newport Trust Co (1.13%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.69%) and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.58%). Company insiders that own Humana stock include Brian P Leclaire, Christopher H Hunter, David A Jr/Ky Jones, Elizabeth D Bierbower, Heidi S Margulis, James J /Ky Obrien, Roy A Beveridge, Timothy Alan Wheatley and Timothy S Huval.
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Which major investors are selling Humana stock?

HUM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AJO LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Acadian Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Artemis Investment Management LLP, State Street Corp, and CI Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Humana company stock in the last year include David A Jr/Ky Jones, Elizabeth D Bierbower, James J /Ky Obrien, Timothy Alan Wheatley, and Timothy S Huval.
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Which major investors are buying Humana stock?

HUM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jennison Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., Polar Capital LLP, Polar Capital LLP, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Humana?

Shares of HUM 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 Humana's stock price today?

One share of HUM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $406.49.

How big of a company is Humana?

Humana has a market capitalization of $53.80 billion and generates $64.89 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $2.71 billion in net income (profit) each year or $17.87 on an earnings per share basis. Humana employs 46,000 workers across the globe.

What is Humana's official website?

The official website for Humana is www.humana.com.

How can I contact Humana?

Humana's mailing address is 500 West Main Street, LOUISVILLE KY, 40202. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 502-580-1000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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