HUM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. MedTech Industry Stock Update - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook

    September 10, 2013
    MedTech Industry Stock Update - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook
  2. Humana Reaches New 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2013
    On Jul 11, 2013, the shares of Humana Inc. reached a new 52-week high of $86.50.
  3. Humana Reaches a New 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2013
    On Jun 19, 2013, the shares of Humana Inc. (HUM) reached a new 52-week high of $85.36.
  4. Molina Prices Senior Notes - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    Molina Healthcare Inc. (MOH) recently decided to issue 1.125% cash convertible senior secured notes worth $450 million with ...
  5. Fiserv Misses 4Q Estimates - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Fiserv Inc. (FISV) reported fourth quarter 2012 EPS of $1.39, which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a couple of cents. ...
  6. Stock Market News for February 5, 2013 - Market News

    February 5, 2013
    Benchmarks retreated from recent highs following weaker-than-expected factory orders and investor concerns about the Euro-zone ...
  7. Aetna Sheds Medicare Unit - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc. (AET) announced divestment of its medicare subsidiary, Missouri Care, Inc. to WellCare Health ...
  8. WellPoint Beats Earnings Estimates - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    WellPoint Inc. (WLP) reported fourth-quarter 2012 adjusted income of $1.03 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  9. UNH Reports In Line - Analyst Blog

    January 17, 2013
    UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) reported its fourth-quarter 2012 earnings of $1.20 per share, in line with the Zacks Consensus ...
  10. WellCare Buys Arcadian's Assets - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2013
    Last week, WellCare Health Plans Inc. (WCG) revealed that it has concluded the purchase of some assets of Arcadian Health ...
  11. NYSE Stocks, Including Goldman Sachs, Making Big Moves on November ...

    November 7, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the market is not looking good. The Nasdaq has decreased 2.7%; the S&P 500 has fallen 2.6%; ...
  12. Aetna Beats EPS, Raises Outlook - Analyst Blog

    October 25, 2012
    U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc. (AET) reported its third quarter 2012 earnings of $1.55 per share, way ahead of the Zacks ...
  13. Earnings Preview: LabCorp - Analyst Blog

    October 17, 2012
    Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH) is scheduled to release its second quarter fiscal 2012 earnings on Thursday, ...
  14. UNH Beats on Higher Revenue - Analyst Blog

    October 16, 2012
    UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) reported its third quarter 2012 earnings of $1.50 per share, significantly ahead of the Zacks ...
  15. UNH Discloses 2013 Medicare Plans - Analyst Blog

    October 2, 2012
    UnitedHealthcare - the health benefits segment of UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) - has come out with its Medicare portfolio ...
  16. A.M. Best Rates Cigna's New Units - Analyst Blog

    September 17, 2012
    The financial strength ratings ("FSR") and issuer credit ratings ("ICR") of the subsidiaries of American Financial Group ...
  17. AET Renews Agreement, Creates PCMH - Analyst Blog

    August 31, 2012
    Health insurer Aetna Inc. (AET) announced that it has renewed the agreement with Novant Health Care. According to the new ...
  18. Westpac Banking Corporation and Other Financial Stocks Making ...

    August 31, 2012
    The Nasdaq has climbed 0.8%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.8% and the Dow is trading up 0.9%, marking a bad morning for the ...
  19. Humana Downgraded to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    August 22, 2012
    We are downgrading our recommendation on Humana Inc. (HUM) to Underperform, owing to the company's added focus on Medicare ...
  20. Aetna to Acquire Coventry - Analyst Blog

    August 21, 2012
    U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc. (AET) signed an agreement to acquire Coventry Health Care Inc. (CVH) for $7.3 billion. The ...
  21. Aetna Reiterated at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    August 9, 2012
    We are reiterating our Neutral recommendation on the shares of Aetna Inc. (AET) prior to its second quarter earnings release ...
  22. Financial Sector's Biggest Movers: Banco Santander-Chile (ADR) ...

    July 31, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq has moved up 0.4%, the S&P 500 has remained steady and the Dow has moved little. The financial sector ...
  23. NYSE's Biggest Movers, Including Coach

    July 31, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved up 0.4%, the S&P 500 remains relatively unchanged and the Dow is unchanged so far today. Today, more ...
  24. Health Insurance Stock Review - July 2012 - Industry Outlook

    July 27, 2012
    The health insurance industry has confronted many external challenges in the recent past, such as rising costs, a shortage ...
  25. UNH Reports Strongly, Ups Estimate - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) has kicked off earnings season for the health insurance sector today by reporting second quarter ...
  26. Biggest Financial Sector Movers for June 28, 2012

    June 28, 2012
    The Nasdaq is down 1.5%, the S&P 500 is down 0.9% and the Dow has fallen 1%, marking a bad morning for the market. The financial ...
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    June 8, 2012
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  28. Obamacare Winners In The Markets

    March 27, 2012
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    July 7, 2011
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  30. Cash Flush Stocks

    May 5, 2011
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  31. 6 Stocks With Low P/Es

    January 13, 2011
    Stocks with low P/E ratios tend to, on average, outperform the market average. Here are six low P/E stocks worth a look.
  32. How The Republican Wins Are Benefiting HMOs

    November 11, 2010
    With the injection of some business-friendly allies, the HMOs, at least for the time being, are feeling the heat lift.
  33. WellPoint Healthier Than It Looks

    November 4, 2010
    Regulatory worries have this stock in the ICU, but the prognosis isn't bad.
  34. Three ETF Value Picks

    October 27, 2010
    Value stocks appear to be back in vogue. We look at three stocks from three value ETFs.
  35. Cheap Stocks Getting Cheaper

    June 1, 2010
    The market declines of the past month should be welcome news to the enterprising investor.
  36. The S&P 500's Cheapest Stocks

    April 27, 2010
    Everybody loves a bargain, but finding a true bargain in the stock market can be a difficult task.
  37. Size Matters Now In Healthcare

    March 26, 2010
    Major insurers are one of the most attractively valued industry groups today and will likely do very well over the next few ...
  38. 4 Stocks You Could Buy Instead Of Apple

    January 27, 2010
    Apple's stock is rocketing skyward, but does that mean you should buy it?
  39. Profit Using High And Low Turnover Funds

    September 24, 2009
    We look at the top five holdings for two of the best large growth funds over the last five years.
  40. Insurance Stocks Face Unsettled Industry Climate

    March 24, 2009
    Aetna and other managed-care providers have experienced a mixed year with a poor economy and possible healthcare reform on ...
  41. Healthcare Leaders and Laggards

    August 6, 2008
    This sector can boost your portfolio's well-being - but only if you make a healthy choice.
  42. Mixed Messages From Healthcare Plans

    August 5, 2008
    Companies' ability to contain costs is the key to finding a silver lining in healthcare providers.
  43. Five Big Bulls To Know For May 23

    May 23, 2008
    Weekly commentary on some of the biggest bulls in the market. This week features healthcare provider Wellpoint.
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