Humana (HUM) has risen sharply, recording gains of 2.8% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -0.35% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. Humana (HUM) : Traders are bullish on Humana (HUM) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 3.02% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 0.31%, relative to the S&P 500.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a twenty day Moving Average of 0% and the fifty day Moving Average is 1.56%. Humana Inc. is up 2.26% in the last three month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -0.31%.
Humana (HUM) has been rated by 10 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $230 and the lowest price target forecast is $170. The average forecast of all the analysts is $211.9 and the expected standard deviation is $19.11.
Humana (NYSE:HUM): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $177.59, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $177.86 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $175.6601 and closed the trading day at $177.38, in the green by 0.05%. The total traded volume for the day was 526,350. The stock had closed at $177.29 in the previous days trading.
Humana Inc. (Humana) is a health and well-being company. The Company operates in three segments: Retail, Employer Group and Healthcare Services. The Companys medical and specialty insurance products allow members to access health care services through its network of health care providers. Its Retail Segment consists of products sold on a retail basis to individuals, including medical and supplemental benefit plans. Its Employer Group segment consists of products sold to employer groups, including medical and supplemental benefit plans, as well as health and wellness products. Its Healthcare Services segment consists of businesses, which offers services, including pharmacy solutions, provider services, home-based services, integrated behavioral health services, and predictive modeling and informatics services to other Humana businesses, as well as external health plan members, external health plans, and other employers or individuals.