Humana Inc (HUM) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.28
Humana (NYSE:HUM) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 27th, Analyst Ratings Network reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.28 per share on Friday, October 31st. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.88%.
A number of research firms have recently commented on HUM. Analysts at Raymond James reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Humana in a research note on Thursday, August 7th. They now have a $128.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $123.00. On the ratings front, analysts at Leerink Swann raised their price target on shares of Humana to $140.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Humana in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. They now have a $126.00 price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Humana presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $126.00.
Humana (NYSE:HUM) traded up 1.82% on Wednesday, hitting $127.32. 923,144 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Humana has a 1-year low of $90.19 and a 1-year high of $134.93. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $124.7 and its 200-day moving average is $117.8. The company has a market cap of $19.640 billion and a P/E ratio of 18.77.
Humana (NYSE:HUM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 30th. The company reported $2.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $2.19. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $2.63 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Humana will post $7.73 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other Humana news, SVP Brian P. Leclaire unloaded 3,250 shares of Humana stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $123.04, for a total value of $399,880.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) is a health care company.
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