As Anthem INC (ANTM) Market Valuation Declined, Natixis Has Cut Its Stake

  • As Anthem INC (ANTM) Market Valuation Declined, Natixis Has Cut Its Stake

As Anthem INC (ANTM) Market Valuation Declined, Natixis Has Cut Its Stake

Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 2,864,024 shares of the company's stock worth $643,146,000 after buying an additional 51,003 shares in the last quarter. Farallon Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Anthem by 291.9% in the 4th quarter. The stock ended last trade at 225.00 a share and the price is up more than 0.00% so far this year. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Anthem from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $252.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, April 9th. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 25,619 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,749,159.79.

Jonathan Soros decreased its stake in Anthem Inc (ANTM) by 47.37% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. ANTM has 1.07M shares volume. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 84,346 shares in the company, valued at approximately $20,611,632.02. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 139,246 shares of company stock valued at $32,966,554. Anthem has a 52-week low of $174.96 and a 52-week high of $267.95. Its up 0.06, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 35.30% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. The company reported $4.68 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.85 by $0.83. The firm had revenue of $22.34 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $22.55 billion. The business's revenue for the quarter was up.1% compared to the same quarter previous year. Last year's EPS was $4.68, while now analysts expect change of 5.34 % up from current $4.93 EPS.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, June 25th. Investors of record on Friday, June 8th will be issued a $0.75 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 7th.

On 1/31/2018 NYSE:ANTM - Anthem announced a quarterly dividend of $0.75 1.37% with an ex dividend date of 3/8/2018 which will be payable on 3/23/2018. Anthem has a dividend payout ratio of 23.4% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, February 1 report. (NYSE:ANTM) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by Jefferies. (NYSE:ANTM) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, November 17 by Bank of America. Jefferies maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, February 1 with "Buy" rating.

Among 16 analysts covering Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Anthem from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. On Thursday, January 18 Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Anthem, Inc. FISCHER DAVID B. had sold 4,699 shares worth $806,019 on Thursday, October 26.

On 3/7/2018 Ronald W Penczek, SVP, sold 1,966 with an average share price of $231.90 per share and the total transaction amounting to $455,915.40. (NASDAQ:FB) for 25,000 shares. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 27 by Raymond James. The stock was sold at an average price of $187.46, for a total transaction of $162,527.82. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Anthem, Inc. The firm offers a spectrum of network managed care health benefit plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid, and Medicare markets.

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