Humana is a healthcare plan company located in Kentucky, United States, which is part of the Healthcare sector, and is traded under the ticker HUM on the NYSE exchange.
Humana stock last closed at $502.43, up 2.26% from the previous day, and has increased 14.86% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Healthcare Plans industry by 0.2 percentage points. Humana stock is currently +22.28% from its 52-week low of $410.87, and -12.05% from its 52-week high of $571.30.
There are currently 124.97M HUM shares outstanding. The market capitalization of HUM is $62.79B. In the last 24 hours, 659,720 HUM shares were traded.
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Out of 13 Wall Street analysts who give forecasts on HUM, the consensus analyst rating on HUM is a Strong Buy
It's important to note that analyst forecasts are not recommendations, nor are they investment advice.
George Hill, a top 12% analyst from Deutsche Bank maintains HUM with a strong buy rating and lowers their HUM price target from $575.00 to $562.00, on Feb 28, 2023.
David S Macdonald, a top 15% analyst from Truist Securities maintains HUM with a hold rating and lowers their HUM price target from $580.00 to $560.00, on Feb 7, 2023.
Gary Taylor, a bottom 20% analyst from Cowen & Co. maintains HUM with a buy rating and lowers their HUM price target from $647.00 to $581.00, on Feb 6, 2023.
A.J. Rice, a top 6% analyst from Credit Suisse maintains HUM with a buy rating and lowers their HUM price target from $635.00 to $575.00, on Feb 6, 2023.
Scott Fidel, a top 10% analyst from Stephens & Co. maintains HUM with a strong buy rating and lowers their HUM price target from $625.00 to $590.00, on Feb 3, 2023.
You can dive deeper into what analysts are projecting on the Humana stock forecast page.
Last year, HUM earnings were $2.81B. Over the past five year, HUM's earnings have gone up by 5.56% per year. This was slower than the Healthcare Plans industry average of 9.73%.
Last year, HUM revenue was $92.87B. Over the last 5 year, HUM's revenue has gone up by 11.55% per year. This was slower than the Healthcare Plans industry average of 13.68%.
Learn more about HUM's earnings and revenue performance here.
In the past 12 months, insiders at HUM have sold more shares than they have bought.
Bruce D. Broussard, President CEO of HUM, was the latest HUM insider to sell. They sold $8,890,225.88 worth of HUM stock on Feb 27, 2023.
Learn more about who owns HUM shares here.
Humana pays a dividend of 0.63%, compared to the Healthcare Plans industry's average dividend yield of 1.6%. If you owned $1,000 of HUM stock, you would have been paid $6.27 in the past 12 months.
Humana dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
Find more info about Humana dividend yield and history here.
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