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.
Sometimes the stock market can be very confusing, even for the most seasoned investors.
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.More news: Police Forcibly Removed Healthcare Bill Protesters Outside Senator Mitch McConnell's Office
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.