Humana Inc (HUM) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.28
Humana (NYSE:HUM) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 30th, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.28 per share on Friday, July 25th. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.03%.
A number of research firms have recently commented on HUM. Analysts at Susquehanna raised their price target on shares of Humana from $101.00 to $110.00 in a research note on Thursday, April 10th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. On a related note, analysts at Cowen and Company raised their price target on shares of Humana from $110.00 to $120.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 8th. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their price target on shares of Humana from $87.00 to $95.00 in a research note on Thursday, April 3rd. They now have a “sell” rating on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $108.83.
Shares of Humana (NYSE:HUM) traded up 0.95% on Wednesday, hitting $110.09. 683,361 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Humana has a 52-week low of $73.63 and a 52-week high of $119.93. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $111.2 and its 200-day moving average is $102.6. The company has a market cap of $16.958 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.11.
Humana (NYSE:HUM) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, February 5th. The company reported ($0.19) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.95 by $1.14. The company had revenue of $10.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.23 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.19 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Humana will post $7.79 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) is a health care company.
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