Insider Selling: Marissa T. Peterson Unloads 2,026 Shares of Humana Stock (HUM)
Humana (NYSE:HUM) Director Marissa T. Peterson sold 2,026 shares of Humana stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $123.30, for a total transaction of $249,805.80. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 1,358 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $167,441. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their price target on shares of Humana from $95.00 to $100.00 in a research note on Monday. They now have a “sell” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of Humana from $104.00 to $120.00 in a research note on Friday. Finally, analysts at Raymond James reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Humana in a research note on Friday. They now have a $123.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $117.00. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $118.25.
Humana (NYSE:HUM) traded down 0.09% on Tuesday, hitting $123.51. The stock had a trading volume of 405,816 shares. Humana has a 52-week low of $77.98 and a 52-week high of $123.94. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $111. and its 200-day moving average is $103.9. The company has a market cap of $19.117 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.38.
Humana (NYSE:HUM) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May 7th. The company reported $2.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.94 by $0.41. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.69 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Humana will post $7.80 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, July 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 26th. This is a positive change from Humana’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.27.
Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) is a health care company.
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