Humana (HUM) Gets a Buy Rating from Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley analyst Ricky Goldwasser maintained a Buy rating on Humana (HUM) today and set a price target of $460.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $354.95, close to its 52-week high of $376.40.

According to, Goldwasser is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 6.8% and a 64.9% success rate. Goldwasser covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Charles River Labs, AmerisourceBergen, and Quest Diagnostics.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Humana with a $404.25 average price target, implying a 10.2% upside from current levels. In a report issued on January 27, Goldman Sachs also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a price target.

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Humana’s market cap is currently $48.31B and has a P/E ratio of 19.39. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 4.16.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 45 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of HUM in relation to earlier this year.

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Humana Inc. engages in the provision of health insurance services. The firm operates through the following segments: Retail, Group and Specialty, Healthcare Services, and Individual Commercial.

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