Humana Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

HUM -- USA Stock  

USD 273.13  3.02  1.09%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Humana is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides Humana buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Humana positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Humana available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Humana buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check Humana 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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For the selected time horizon Humana has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0703, jensen alpha of 0.1132, total risk alpha of 0.0883, sortino ratio of 0.0576 and treynor ratio of 0.1671
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Humana to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Humana. Our buy or sell recommendations engine determines the entity potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Humana is not overpriced, please check out all Humana fundamentals including its Current Ratio, Retained Earnings and the relationship between Net Income and Price to Earnings To Growth . Given that Humana has Price to Earning of 15.20X, we strongly advise you confirm Humana market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Humana Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

HUMANA INC has about 14.77B in cash with (2.95B) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 109.33.
Over 96.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Humana exotic insider transaction detected

Humana current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price337.00
Target Mean Price333.95
Recommendation Mean1.90
Target High Price375.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions22
Target Low Price299.00

Humana Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.14Value At Risk2.81
Potential Upside3.95Standard Deviation1.90
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares12 M3.2 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares10.2 M2.7 B
Capital International InvestorsCommon Shares10 M2.7 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares7.3 M1.9 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares7 M1.8 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares5.9 M1.6 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares4.4 M1.2 B

Humana Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.76
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.06

Humana Volatility Alert

Humana has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.02 and kurtosis of 1.01. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Humana to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Humana Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsHumanaPeer Average
Return On Equity22.69% (0.31)%
Return On Asset6.81% (0.14)%
Profit Margin4.13% (1.27)%
Operating Margin6.07% (5.51)%
Current Valuation28.71B16.62B
Shares Outstanding135.09M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.20% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions96.41% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted4.46M4.71M
Price to Earning15.20X28.72X
Price to Book3.17X9.51X
Price to Sales0.62X11.42X
Gross Profit11.03B27.38B
Net Income2.5B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents14.77B2.7B
Cash per Share109.33X5.01X
Total Debt6.38B5.32B
Debt to Equity53.70% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.75X2.16X
Book Value Per Share87.88X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations(2.95B)971.22M
Short Ratio3.96X4.00X
Earnings Per Share18.30X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.15X4.89X
Number of Employees41.6K18.84K
Market Capitalization37.59B19.03B
Total Asset4.88B29.47B
Retained Earnings3.57B9.33B
Working Capital366.27M1.48B
Current Asset2.76B9.34B
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