LLC Has $739000 Position in Anthem, Inc. (ANTM)


The institutional investor owned 162,476 shares of the company's stock after selling 6,567 shares during the period. Nordea Investment Management AB's holdings in Anthem were worth $828,847,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. FMR LLC boosted its stake in Anthem by 10.6% in the fourth quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $3.46 earnings per share. State Street Corp raised its stake in Anthem by 3.8% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. now owns 19,015 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,734,000 after buying an additional 8,775 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Anthem by 16.9% in the first quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 13,430 shares of the company's stock worth $2,221,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI boosted its stake in Anthem by 0.4% in the first quarter. Northstar Wealth Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Anthem during the first quarter valued at $414,000. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 19,640 shares of the company's stock valued at $3,243,000 after buying an additional 2,611 shares in the last quarter.

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A number of analysts recently issued reports on ANTM shares. Company chares are trading at $194.52 which is a tad above $183.39, the 50 day moving average and a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $164.90. Nordea Investment Management Ab who had been investing in Anthem for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $51.67B market cap company.

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has seen its price went down by -2.57% over the course of one week. The company reported $4.68 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $3.85 by $0.83. Anthem, Inc.'s Return on Equity (ROE) is 11.10%, measure their profitability and reveals how much profit they generate with the money their shareholders.

On last trading day, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) traded 9.51 Million shares and was closed at $45.22 per share. The company's revenue was up 9.9% on a year-over-year basis. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $10.32 and is projected to be $11.78 for the current year with 264,986,000 shares now outstanding.

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The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 23rd. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.35%. Peel Hunt maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, June 1 report. Anthem's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 25.22%.

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In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, April 27 report. The company was initiated on Friday, April 8 by Cleveland. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a $183.00 price target (up previously from $179.00) on shares of Anthem in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Morgan Stanley began coverage on shares of Anthem in a report on Tuesday, June 6th.

Analyst's mean target price for stock is $129.10 while analysts mean suggestion is 1.90. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, May 30 by RBC Capital Markets. Eleven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. Anthem has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $164.56. The shares were sold at an average price of $166.38, for a total value of $2,526,813.06. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

In related news, SVP Ronald W. Penczek sold 867 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 7th. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 37,448 shares of the company's stock, valued at $6,761,610.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Following last close company's stock, is -18.65% below their SMA 50 and -95.78% below the 52-week high. The Firm operates through three divisions: Commercial and Specialty Business, Government Business and Other.