Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) went up by 1.74% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $317.99 and move down -10.84%, while ANTM stocks collected -1.42% of loss with the last five trading sessions.
Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) Worth an Investment?
Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 18.63 times of increase in earnings at the present.
ANTM Market Performance
ANTM stocks went down by -1.42% for the week, with the monthly drop of -6.50% and a quarterly performance of 9.78%, while its annual performance rate touched 10.33%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -2.73% for ANTM stocks with the simple moving average of 1.92% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ANTM stocks, with Citigroup repeating the rating for ANTM shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for ANTM socks in the upcoming period according to Citigroup is $325 based on the research report published on May 10, 2019.
Stephens, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ANTM stock at the price of $350, previously predicting the value of $310. The rating they have provided for ANTM stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on January 31, 2019.
RBC Capital Mkts gave “Outperform” rating to ANTM stocks, setting the target price at $346 in the report published on January 31, 2019.
ANTM Stocks -0.96% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought ANTM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Anthem, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -9.78% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 2.32%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.17%, while the shares sank at the distance of -6.06% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +3.78% upper at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, ANTM went down by -1.42%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +8.09% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $294.04. In addition, Anthem, Inc. saw 9.24% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
ANTM Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Anthem, Inc. (ANTM), starting from HILL JULIE A, who sold 1,656 shares at the price of $295.00 back on Jul 26. After this action, Rushing now owns 32,924 shares of Anthem, Inc., valued at $488,520 with the latest closing price.
Dixon Robert L JR, the Director of Anthem, Inc., sold 520 shares at the value of $294.11 during a trade that took place back on Jul 26, which means that Dixon Robert L JR is holding 9,971 shares at the value of $152,937 based on the most recent closing price.
ANTM Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +6.35 for the present operating margin. The net margin for Anthem, Inc. stands at +4.07. Total capital return value is set at 12.42, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.37. Equity return holds the value 13.80%, with 5.50% for asset returns.
Based on Anthem, Inc. (ANTM), the company’s capital structure generated 67.31 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 40.23. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 26.84 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 60.32 and long-term debt to capital is 36.06.
The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.92 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.22. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.16.