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Best Healthcare Plan Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top healthcare plan stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best healthcare plan stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the healthcare plans industry.

Industry: Healthcare Plans
Ticker
Company
Financials Score
Market Cap
ROE
ROA
ROCE
ROIC
D/E
Current Ratio
Gross Margin
Profit Margin
Operating Margin
CI
CIGNA CORP
$84.12B11.40%3.50%7.30%12.50%2.310.8113.10%3.00%4.49%
MOH
MOLINA HEALTHCARE INC
$15.68B26.70%6.00%19.40%57.80%3.421.4411.80%2.40%3.56%
ANTM
ANTHEM INC
$113.28B17.50%6.40%14.65%19.80%1.791.3617.80%4.30%6.17%
CVS
CVS HEALTH CORP
$123.94B10.80%3.40%7.87%10.00%2.150.8817.60%2.70%4.28%
UNH
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC
$465.00B24.60%8.10%17.83%32.80%1.970.7823.90%5.90%7.97%
HUM
HUMANA INC
$57.78B19.40%7.00%13.63%15.20%2.021.5317.20%3.50%4.54%
CNC
CENTENE CORP
$48.52B5.60%1.90%5.04%9.00%2.041.0511.20%1.10%2.01%
CLOV
CLOVER HEALTH INVESTMENTS CORP
$1.06B-140.90%-42.40%-115.97%-145.60%4.471.16-6.30%-28.60%-28.53%
OSCR
OSCAR HEALTH INC
$932.65M-37.30%-15.40%-32.39%-262.90%2.261.39-3.90%-22.90%-22.68%
BHG
BRIGHT HEALTH GROUP INC
$1.25B-88.10%-34.00%-72.68%327.20%3.580.972.80%-27.30%-27.47%
ALHC
ALIGNMENT HEALTHCARE INC
$2.19B-56.70%-27.50%-35.79%-137.70%1.212.9012.40%-14.40%-12.97%
MRAI
MARPAI INC
$22.94MN/AN/AN/AN/A0.621.91N/AN/AN/A
MPLN
MULTIPLAN CORP
$3.74B4.30%1.20%5.08%8.00%2.462.2584.30%8.60%35.32%

Healthcare Plan Stocks FAQ

What are the best healthcare plan stocks to buy right now in Jun 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best healthcare plan stocks to buy right now are:

1. Cigna (NYSE:CI)


Cigna (NYSE:CI) is the top healthcare plan stock with a Zen Score of 60, which is 20 points higher than the healthcare plan industry average of 40. It passed 22 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Cigna has seen its stock return 12.93% over the past year, overperforming other healthcare plan stocks by 2 percentage points.

Cigna has an average 1 year price target of $284.46, an upside of 7.29% from Cigna's current stock price of $265.13.

Cigna stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 24 analysts covering Cigna, 45.83% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 20.83% have issued a Buy, 33.33% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH)


Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) is the second best healthcare plan stock with a Zen Score of 58, which is 18 points higher than the healthcare plan industry average of 40. It passed 19 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Molina Healthcare has seen its stock return 7% over the past year, underperforming other healthcare plan stocks by -4 percentage points.

Molina Healthcare has an average 1 year price target of $329.08, an upside of 23.19% from Molina Healthcare's current stock price of $267.13.

Molina Healthcare stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 13 analysts covering Molina Healthcare, 46.15% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 15.38% have issued a Buy, 23.08% have issued a hold, while 7.69% have issued a Sell rating, and 7.69% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Anthem (NYSE:ANTM)


Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) is the third best healthcare plan stock with a Zen Score of 54, which is 14 points higher than the healthcare plan industry average of 40. It passed 20 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Anthem has seen its stock return 24.2% over the past year, overperforming other healthcare plan stocks by 13 percentage points.

Anthem has an average 1 year price target of $527.47, an upside of 12.26% from Anthem's current stock price of $469.87.

Anthem stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 17 analysts covering Anthem, 58.82% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 23.53% have issued a Buy, 17.65% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the healthcare plan stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 5 healthcare plan stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 healthcare plan stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Cvs Health (NYSE:CVS)


Cvs Health (NYSE:CVS) has an annual dividend yield of 2.22%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the healthcare plan industry average of 1.34%. Cvs Health's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Cvs Health's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Cvs Health's dividend payout ratio of 34.6% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Cigna (NYSE:CI)


Cigna (NYSE:CI) has an annual dividend yield of 1.6%, which is the same as the healthcare plan industry average of 1.34%. Cigna's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Cigna's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Cigna's dividend payout ratio of 25.3% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Unitedhealth Group (NYSE:UNH)


Unitedhealth Group (NYSE:UNH) has an annual dividend yield of 1.21%, which is the same as the healthcare plan industry average of 1.34%. Unitedhealth Group's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Unitedhealth Group's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Unitedhealth Group's dividend payout ratio of 31.3% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are healthcare plan stocks up?

Healthcare plan stocks were up 0.17% in the last day, and up 7.32% over the last week. Marpai was the among the top gainers in the healthcare plans industry, gaining 5.61% yesterday.

Shares of several banks and financial services companies are trading higher amid overall market strength as stocks look to rebound following recent weakness. Investors continue to assess the economic impact of Fed policy.

What are the most undervalued healthcare plan stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued healthcare plan stocks right now are:

1. Cvs Health (NYSE:CVS)


Cvs Health (NYSE:CVS) is the most undervalued healthcare plan stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Cvs Health has a valuation score of 71, which is 34 points higher than the healthcare plan industry average of 37. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Cvs Health's stock has gained 12.83% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the healthcare plan industry by 2 percentage points.

2. Cigna (NYSE:CI)


Cigna (NYSE:CI) is the second most undervalued healthcare plan stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Cigna has a valuation score of 71, which is 34 points higher than the healthcare plan industry average of 37. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Cigna's stock has gained 12.93% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the healthcare plan industry by 2 percentage points.

3. Anthem (NYSE:ANTM)


Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) is the third most undervalued healthcare plan stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Anthem has a valuation score of 57, which is 20 points higher than the healthcare plan industry average of 37. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Anthem's stock has gained 24.2% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the healthcare plan industry by 13 percentage points.

Are healthcare plan stocks a good buy now?

58.33% of healthcare plan stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect healthcare plan stocks to rise by 13.96% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the healthcare plans industry?

The average P/E ratio of the healthcare plans industry is 22.84x.
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