Short Term Price Target on Humana (HUM)

Humana (NYSE:HUM) : 11 investment research analysts covering Humana (NYSE:HUM) have an average price target of $215.55 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $230 and the lowest target is $193 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $13.01 of the average price.

Humana Inc. has dropped 3.81% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 1.56% in the last 4 weeks. Humana Inc. has dropped 2.47% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 1.09%.

Humana (NYSE:HUM) : 6 brokerage houses believe that Humana (NYSE:HUM) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 9 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Humana (NYSE:HUM). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Hold with a rank of 3.The median of all the 15 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Buy with a rating of 2.2.

Humana (NYSE:HUM): The stock opened at $183.50 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $183.50 for the day. The stock traded down to $177.90 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $179.88 with a loss of -2.05% for the day. The stock had closed at $183.65 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 3,772,832 shares.

In an insider trading activity,The officer (SVP & Chief Information Off.) of Humana Inc, Leclaire Brian P. sold 183 shares at $176.11 on February 25, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $32,228. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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.

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