Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Humana (HUM)

Humana (HUM) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Humana (HUM) as 1, which is a Strong Buy recommendation. 6 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. A total of 4 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 11 research analysts is 1.82, which indicates as a Buy.

Humana (HUM) : Average target price received by Humana (HUM) is $210.56 with an expected standard deviation of $19.76. The most aggressive target on the stock is $230, whereas the most downbeat target is $170. 9 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, In a research note released to the investors, Credit Suisse maintains its rating on Humana (NYSE:HUM).The analysts at the brokerage house have a current rating of Neutral on the shares. In a recent information released to the investors, Credit Suisse raises the new price target from $175 per share to $188 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 16, 2016.

Humana (NYSE:HUM): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $175.52 and the intraday high of $177.705 after having opened at $176.2 on Wednesdays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $176.2, a loss of -0.35%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 606,909 shares. The stock failed to cross $177.705 in Wednesdays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $176.78.

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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