Humana Inc. (HUM) is ready for next Episode as it posted an annual sales of 106,374 M

On Tuesday, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) was -13.41% down from the session before settling in for the closing price of $351.45. A 52-week range for HUM has been $334.54 – $541.21.

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Annual sales at Healthcare sector company grew by 13.38% over the past five years. When this article was written, the company’s average yearly earnings per share was at -34.71%. With a float of $120.12 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $122.22 million.

Let’s look at the performance matrix of the company that is accounted for 67600 employees.

Humana Inc. (HUM) Insider Updates

Also, it is sometimes useful to examine the sentiment of large-scale investors toward Humana Inc. stocks. The insider ownership of Humana Inc. is 0.35%, while institutional ownership is 94.60%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Feb 20 ’24, was worth 200,066. In this transaction Director of this company bought 545 shares at a rate of $367.09, taking the stock ownership to the 2,578 shares. Before that another transaction happened on May 04 ’23, when Company’s Chief Financial Officer sold 4,156 for $526.28, making the entire transaction worth $2,187,226. This insider now owns 3,931 shares in total.

Humana Inc. (HUM) Performance Highlights and Predictions

Going through the last 3-months fiscal report unveiled on the 12/30/2023, it has been observed that the corporation posted -$0.11 earnings per share (EPS) during the time that was less than consensus figure (set at $0.15) by -$0.26. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 5.88 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -34.71% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 5.19% during the next five years compared to 10.46% growth over the previous five years of trading.

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) Trading Performance Indicators

You can see what Humana Inc. (HUM) is doing with its current performance indicators. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 0.34. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 12.32.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 19.83, a number that is poised to hit 6.33 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 23.41 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Humana Inc. (HUM)

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) saw its 5-day average volume 2.93 million, a positive change from its year-to-date volume of 2.11 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 34.72%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 9.81.

During the past 100 days, Humana Inc.’s (HUM) raw stochastic average was set at 2.24%, which indicates a significant decrease from 9.31% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 60.14% in the past 14 days, which was higher than the 40.28% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $358.86, while its 200-day Moving Average is $446.87. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $316.56 in the near term. At $328.78, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $337.45. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $295.67, it is likely to go to the next support level at $287.00. Assuming the price breaks the second support level, the third support level stands at $274.78.

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) Key Stats

There are 120,653K outstanding shares of the company, which has a market capitalization of 36.69 billion. As of now, sales total 106,374 M while income totals 2,489 M. Its latest quarter income was 26,462 M while its last quarter net income were -541,000 K.