EPS for Humana Inc. (HUM) Expected At $3.21

April 26, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.21 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 40 investors sold Humana Inc. shares while 209 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 193 raised stakes. 125.53 million shares or 4.46% less from 131.39 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Barclays Public Ltd Com holds 243,996 shares. Baystate Wealth Limited Liability Com invested in 20 shares or 0% of the stock. Gemmer Asset Management Limited Com has 116 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Apg Asset Mngmt Nv invested in 729,519 shares or 0.28% of the stock. Colony Ltd Com owns 956 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Stock Yards Fincl Bank Trust Communication has 0.18% invested in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) for 6,694 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Ltd Partnership has 0.16% invested in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Kemnay Advisory reported 5,253 shares. Ahl Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.19% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) or 48,819 shares. Bailard invested in 0.23% or 14,915 shares. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund invested 0.06% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Parametric Associate Limited Liability Company has 531,995 shares. James Research holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) for 5,857 shares. Nebraska-based Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Group Incorporated Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.03% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Amalgamated Comml Bank stated it has 0.13% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM).

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $20.82 million activity. $1.03 million worth of stock was sold by MARGULIS HEIDI S on Wednesday, February 28. On Saturday, February 24 the insider LeClaire Brian P. sold $3.49M. 14,075 Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) shares with value of $3.86M were sold by BROUSSARD BRUCE D. Another trade for 1,382 shares valued at $340,034 was sold by Huval Timothy S.. Zipperle Cynthia H also sold $326,899 worth of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) shares. 16,389 Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) shares with value of $4.48M were sold by Christopher M Todoroff.

Analysts expect Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) to report $3.21 EPS on May, 2 before the open.They anticipate $0.46 EPS change or 16.73 % from last quarter’s $2.75 EPS. HUM’s profit would be $443.26 million giving it 23.16 P/E if the $3.21 EPS is correct. After having $2.06 EPS previously, Humana Inc.’s analysts see 55.83 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.17% or $3.44 during the last trading session, reaching $297.39. About 494,407 shares traded. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has risen 31.54% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.99% the S&P500.

Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Humana Inc had 24 analyst reports since November 3, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) earned “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday, December 18. Piper Jaffray maintained Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) rating on Wednesday, February 7. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $297.0 target. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Hold” on Monday, April 23. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) rating on Wednesday, November 8. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Hold” rating and $230.0 target. Argus Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $330 target in Monday, April 16 report. The stock of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 8. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, April 3 report. As per Thursday, February 8, the company rating was maintained by Leerink Swann. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, February 9 with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) rating on Wednesday, December 6. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $261.0 target.

Humana Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a health and well-being firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $41.07 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Retail, Group, and Healthcare Services. It has a 17.69 P/E ratio. The Retail segment offers Medicare benefits, as well as commercial fully-insured medical and specialty health insurance benefits, including dental, vision, and other supplemental health and financial protection products directly to individuals or through group accounts.

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