The Anthem Inc (ANTM) Position Raised by US Bancorp DE

The Anthem Inc (ANTM) Position Raised by US Bancorp DE

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. FTB Advisors Inc. boosted its position in Anthem by 11.1% in the first quarter. FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 668 shares of the company’s stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 67 shares in the last quarter. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC boosted its stake in Anthem by 35.3% in the first quarter. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC now owns 1,150 shares of the company’s stock valued at $190,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. SRB Corp boosted its stake in Anthem by 14.4% in the third quarter. SRB Corp now owns 1,220 shares of the company’s stock valued at $153,000 after buying an additional 154 shares during the period. Gamble Jones Investment Counsel bought a new stake in Anthem during the first quarter valued at about $206,000. Finally, Financial Architects Inc boosted its stake in Anthem by 90.4% in the first quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 1,285 shares of the company’s stock valued at $213,000 after buying an additional 610 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 88.18% of the company’s stock.

US Bancorp DE increased its position in shares of Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) by 4.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 55,606 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,176 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE’s holdings in Anthem were worth $9,196,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Anthem Inc (ANTM) opened at 187.58 on Monday. Anthem Inc has a 52 week low of $114.85 and a 52 week high of $188.28. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $177.84 and its 200-day moving average is $160.59. The firm has a market cap of $49.71 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.18 and a beta of 0.69.

Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 26th. The company reported $4.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $3.85 by $0.83. Anthem had a return on equity of 12.08% and a net margin of 2.91%. The firm had revenue of $22.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $21.23 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $3.46 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Anthem Inc will post $11.77 earnings per share for the current year. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 9th will be given a $0.65 dividend. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.39%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 7th. Anthem’s dividend payout ratio is presently 28.23%.

Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 26th. The company reported $4.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $3.85 by $0.83. Anthem had a return on equity of 12.08% and a net margin of 2.91%. The firm had revenue of $22.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $21.23 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $3.46 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Anthem Inc will post $11.77 earnings per share for the current year. Several equities research analysts have issued reports on ANTM shares. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price objective on shares of Anthem from $166.00 to $173.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, April 28th. Cantor Fitzgerald raised shares of Anthem from a “hold” rating to an “overweight” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $165.00 to $210.00 in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Sanford C. Bernstein upped their price target on shares of Anthem from $202.00 to $212.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, April 28th. Jefferies Group LLC upped their price target on shares of Anthem from $172.00 to $177.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 30th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $183.00 price target (up previously from $179.00) on shares of Anthem in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $162.47.

In other Anthem news, EVP Gloria M. Mccarthy sold 15,187 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, April 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $166.38, for a total value of $2,526,813.06. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 59,144 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,840,378.72. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Ramiro G. Peru sold 2,681 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $181.58, for a total value of $486,815.98. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 13,571 shares in the company, valued at $2,464,222.18. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 18,423 shares of company stock worth $3,113,840 over the last ninety days. 0.37% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders. About Anthem

Anthem, Inc is a health benefits company. The Company operates through three segments: Commercial and Specialty Business, Government Business and Other. It offers a spectrum of network-based managed care plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid and Medicare markets. Its managed care plans include preferred provider organizations; health maintenance organizations; point-of-service plans; indemnity plans and other hybrid plans, including consumer-driven health plans; and hospital only and limited benefit products.new TradingView.widget({ “height”: 400, “width”: 625, “symbol”: “ANTM”, “interval”: “D”, “timezone”: “Etc/UTC”, “theme”: “White”, “style”: “1”, “locale”: “en”, “toolbar_bg”: “#f1f3f6”, “enable_publishing”: false, “hideideas”: true, “referral_id”: “2588”});

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