Anthem Inc. kicked off the trading day on 10/10/19 with a price decrease of -0.43%, equivalent to -$1.02 relative change for the day. Taking a more long-term approach, ANTM had a 52-week range of $227.16 to $317.99. At the time of this article’s publishing, this stock is trading at $237.23 after starting the trading session at $237.40. At the time of writing, this stock’s 50-day Moving Average stands at $258.78, while the 200-day Moving Average of this stock is currently $276.69.
Currently, this company’s share volume is sitting at $1140321, but has maintained average daily volume of $1.48M. This stock has generated an average Year to Date volume of $1.7 million, alongside an average 20-day volume of $1.56 million. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $256.70 million, simultaneously with a float of $255.36 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $60.90 billion.
Anthem Inc.(ANTM) Ownership Data
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are behaving with this stock. Anthem Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 93.10% institutional ownership. According to the most recent latest insider trade that took place on Jul 26 this organization’s Director sold 1,656 at the rate of 295.00, making the entire transaction hit 488,520 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 32,924. Preceding that transaction, on Jul 26 Company’s Director sold 520 at a price of 294.11, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 152,937. This particular insider is now the holder of 9,971 in total.
If we take a glance at the Ownership summary of Anthem Inc.’s stock, Institutional holders make up 93.10% of its total stock ownership. All together, they are the legal holders of 256.70M shares. If we focus on the top 3 stockholders for this publicly-traded organization, The Vanguard Group, Inc. owns 19,100,771 shares, with T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management) in 2nd place owning 16,956,198 shares and BlackRock Fund Advisors in third place with total ownership of 12,138,660 shares.
Anthem Inc. (ANTM) Earnings and Revenue Data
In the latest quarterly report that this company released, which was put into the public domain on 6/29/2019, the organization reported $4.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $4.61) by $0.03.
This company achieved a net margin of 4.21 while generating a return on equity of 13.85. Anthem Inc.’s full-quarter revenue increased by 14.14%, when compared against the year-ago quarter. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 3.83 per share during the current fiscal year.
Anthem Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 38.00%, and is forecasted to reach 22.90 in the upcoming year. Looking at the long run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 17.78% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 10.20% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Additional Trading Performance Indicators
The company has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 5.28. Alongside those, its PE Ratio stands at $15.41, and its Beta score is 0.73.
Another valuable indicator worth considering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.63 for this organization. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 27.60. Plus, this company’s price to book ratio for the last three-month fiscal period reported is 1.98, whereas its price to cash per share for the last quarter landed at 15.89.
In the same vein, ANTM’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months was posted at 15.40, a figure that is expected to reach 4.84 in the next reported quarter, and analysts expect it will be 22.90 at the market close of one year from today’s date.