Anthem Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

ANTM -- USA Stock  

USD 257.29  1.84  0.72%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Anthem is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Anthem buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Anthem positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Anthem available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Anthem buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Anthem Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Anthem has a risk adjusted performance of (0.08), jensen alpha of (0.20), total risk alpha of (0.23), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.19)
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Anthem to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Anthem. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Anthem is not overpriced, please confirm all Anthem fundamentals including its Revenue, Cash Flow from Operations, Current Asset, as well as the relationship between Cash per Share and Beta . Given that Anthem has Price to Earning of 16.71X, we suggest you validate Anthem market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Anthem Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Anthem generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
The company has $20.56 Billion in debt which may indicate that it relies heavily on debt financing
Over 91.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Sale by Schaeffer Leonard D of 200 shares of Anthem

Anthem current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price340.00
Target Mean Price342.35
Recommendation Mean1.70
Target High Price400.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions23
Target Low Price298.00

Anthem Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.16Value At Risk2.55
Potential Upside2.17Standard Deviation1.70
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares22.7 M6.4 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares19.5 M5.5 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares17 M4.8 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares11.2 M3.2 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares9.5 M2.7 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares8 M2.3 B
Invesco LtdCommon Shares5.7 M1.6 B

Anthem Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.94
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.12

Anthem Volatility Alert

Anthem exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.0 and kurtosis of 1.8. However, we advise investors to further study Anthem technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Anthem Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAnthemPeer Average
Return On Equity13.69% (0.31)%
Return On Asset4.92% (0.14)%
Profit Margin4.21% (1.27)%
Operating Margin6.70% (5.51)%
Current Valuation60.59B16.62B
Shares Outstanding255.82M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.17% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions91.43% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted4.35M4.71M
Price to Earning16.71X28.72X
Price to Book2.15X9.51X
Price to Sales0.68X11.42X
Gross Profit20.2B27.38B
Net Income4.07B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents24.71B2.7B
Cash per Share96.58X5.01X
Total Debt20.56B5.32B
Debt to Equity66.70% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.64X2.16X
Book Value Per Share120.34X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations772.95M971.22M
Short Ratio3.36X4.00X
Earnings Per Share15.48X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.72X4.89X
Number of Employees63.9K18.84K
Market Capitalization66.15B19.03B
Total Asset61.72B29.47B
Retained Earnings6.17B9.33B
Working Capital11.77B1.48B
Current Asset30.86B9.34B
   Sale by Schaeffer Leonard D of 200 shares of Anthem [view details]