Macquarie Group Ltd. Has $19.87 Million Position in Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM)

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Anthem, Inc is a health benefits company. The stock has a market cap of $56,376.45, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.44, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 0.90. 1,194,302 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,584,160. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 35.30% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 23.75%.

Dan Loeb increased its stake in Vulcan Matls Co (VMC) by 10.64% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Parkwood Llc bought 20,221 shares as the company's stock declined 2.73% with the market.

In other news, insider Joseph Swedish sold 64,403 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 1st. The stock increased 0.75% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $52.25. The shares were sold at an average price of $229.23, for a total value of $4,688,899.65. It has underperformed by 9.57% the S&P500. Capital Analysts LLC grew its holdings in shares of Anthem by 181.7% in the fourth quarter. (NYSE:ANTM) to report earnings on April, 25 before the open. They expect $4.93 earnings per share, up 5.34% or $0.25 from last year's $4.68 per share. The company reported $1.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.61 by $0.15. It manages about $16.82B and $5.33B US Long portfolio. (NYSE:ANTM) is 21.285000. This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized. The positive are 86%. Anthem Inc had 75 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with "Hold" on Wednesday, January 3. Jefferies Group now has a "Buy" rating and a $211.00 target price on the stock. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 9th were issued a $0.75 dividend. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with "Equal-Weight" rating in Wednesday, November 8 report. Jefferies maintained Anthem, Inc. The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 26 by SunTrust. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by Cowen & Co. On Friday, January 12 the company was upgraded by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of INTC in report on Thursday, October 22 with "Outperform" rating. (NASDAQ:TROV). National Bank Of America Corp De owns 5,825 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in Q4 2017.

The company's stock is now moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 4.46%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -1.33% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price. It increased, as 0 investors sold MYL shares while 1 reduced holdings.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Granite Inv Prtn Limited Com reported 13,250 shares stake. Qs Lc stated it has 173,696 shares. Stock Yards Bancorp & Company holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 1,925 shares. (NYSE:T) for 13.69 million shares. Wetherby Asset Mgmt has 103,888 shares for 0.56% of their portfolio. Blackrock Inc holds 403,713 shares. Lourd Capital Limited Liability invested in 0.02% or 11,566 shares. Its strong capital position backs effective capital deployment via share buyback programs and regular dividend payments. Moreover, Sigma Counselors has 0.59% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:T). 50,970 are held by Rodgers Brothers. Duncker Streett & reported 3,000 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. For example, if the P/E ratio of a stock is 20 times earnings, an analyst compares that P/E ratio to other companies in the same industry and to the ratio for the broader market.

Among 55 analysts covering Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), 36 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 15 Hold. Mylan Inc. had 73 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Anthem declared that its board has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, December 7th that authorizes the company to repurchase $5.00 billion in shares. (NYSE:ANTM) earned "Hold" rating by Evercore on Friday, September 23. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $278.0 target. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Anthem, Inc.

NYSE ANTM opened at $222.02 on Monday. Robert W. Baird has "Outperform" rating and $42 target. The firm has "Neutral" rating by M Partners given on Wednesday, November 2. Corporate insiders own 0.36% of the company's stock. (NYSE:ANTM) has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, September 16 by JP Morgan. Wells Fargo maintained AT&T Inc. Heading into earnings season investors often take close note of the volatility levels ahead of and immediately after the earnings report. A rating of a 1 or a 2 would signify a mean Buy view. RBC Capital Markets maintained AT&T Inc. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, June 8 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy" on Sunday, August 30.

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