Capital International Inc. CA decreased its stake in shares of Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) by 9.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 6,000 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 600 shares during the period. Capital International Inc. CA’s holdings in Humana were worth $1,462,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the business. WFG Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Humana by 4.5% during the second quarter. WFG Advisors LP now owns 469 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $113,000 after acquiring an additional 20 shares during the period. Acrospire Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Humana during the second quarter valued at approximately $120,000. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. boosted its holdings in Humana by 139.5% during the second quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 558 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $134,000 after buying an additional 325 shares in the last quarter. Fiduciary Trust Co. bought a new stake in Humana during the second quarter worth approximately $135,000. Finally, ClariVest Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Humana during the third quarter worth approximately $144,000. 94.19% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) opened at $256.49 on Friday. Humana Inc has a twelve month low of $186.25 and a twelve month high of $264.56. The company has a current ratio of 1.61, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. The stock has a market cap of $36,272.18, a PE ratio of 21.66, a PEG ratio of 1.74 and a beta of 0.88.

Humana (NYSE:HUM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The insurance provider reported $3.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $3.27 by $0.12. Humana had a net margin of 3.49% and a return on equity of 15.99%. The company had revenue of $13.28 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.41 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $3.18 EPS. The business’s revenue was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that Humana Inc will post 11.63 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be issued a dividend of $0.40 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.62%. Humana’s payout ratio is 12.59%.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on HUM shares. Credit Suisse Group decreased their price objective on shares of Humana from $256.00 to $246.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, November 10th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Humana from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. BidaskClub raised shares of Humana from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 23rd. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $257.00 price objective on shares of Humana in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets raised their price objective on shares of Humana from $290.00 to $300.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Twelve equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $255.80.

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Humana Profile

Humana Inc is a health and well-being company. The Company’s segments include Retail, Group and Specialty, Healthcare Services and Individual Commercial. The Retail segment consists of Medicare benefits, as well as individual commercial fully insured medical and specialty health insurance benefits, including dental, vision, and other supplemental health and financial protection products.

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