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Stock-Callers.com has initiated coverage on these Health Care Plans stocks: Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC), Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), and Anthem Inc. (NYSE: ANTM). These companies offer health benefit plans to employers and individuals who require long-term care or specialty benefits, point-of-service plans, traditional indemnity plans, and other hybrid plans. These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:
On Monday, shares in Connecticut-based Aetna Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.37 million shares. The stock ended the session 0.38% higher at $129.46. The Company's shares have gained 10.05% in the last one month, 0.30% in the previous three months, and 4.61% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 5.05% above its 50-day moving average and 9.23% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Aetna, which operates as a health care benefits company in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 62.89.
On February 27th, 2017, Aetna announced that it will redeem for cash the entire $750 million aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 3.95 percent Senior Notes due September 01st, 2020, on or about March 29th, 2017. The 2020 Notes will be redeemed at a redemption price that includes a make-whole premium, plus any interest accrued and unpaid to, but excluding, the redemption date. Aetna expects to fund the redemption from available cash and short-term debt. Your complete research report on AET can be retrieved for free at:
Missouri headquartered Centene Corp.'s stock closed the day 0.71% higher at $71.11 with a total trading volume of 1.48 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 12.00% in the past month, 26.06% over the previous three months, and 25.84% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 12.75% and 10.42% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Centene, which operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the US, have an RSI of 67.28.
On February 08th, 2017, research firm Barclays reiterated its 'Overweight' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $75 a share to $79 a share.
On February 20th, 2017, Centene announced the appointment of former Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster to Senior Vice President, Corporate Services effective immediately. Mr. Koster will report directly to Chairman, President, and CEO Michael F. Neidorff, and will assist in business-related issues, outside of Government Relations, for Centene's locally-based health plans across the country. A free report on CNC is just a click away at:
Shares in Kentucky headquartered Humana Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.34 million shares, and ended yesterday's trading session 0.71% higher at $208.75. The stock has advanced 4.31% in the past month, 0.54% in the previous three months, and 2.46% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.01% and 12.84%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Humana, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a health and well-being company in the US, have an RSI of 58.65.
On February 16th, 2017, Caravan Health and Humana announced that Humana Medicare Advantage members in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma will have more access to a health care model known as value-based care through a new relationship between the companies. The arrangement is designed to offer Humana Medicare members a proactive and wellness-focused health care experience and financially reward doctors for high quality care. Humana Medicare Advantage members will have access to more than 300 Caravan Health primary care providers in the four states. Sign up for your complimentary research report on HUM at:
Indiana headquartered Anthem Inc.'s stock finished Monday's session 0.66% higher at $164.91 with a total trading volume of 1.46 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 8.21% in the last one month, 15.35% over the previous three months, and 14.70% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.51% and 22.08%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Anthem, which through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits company in the US, have an RSI of 66.18.
On February 02nd, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $169 a share to $174 a share.
On February 22nd, 2017, Anthem announced that its Audit Committee declared a dividend of $0.65 per share for Q1 FY17. This quarterly rate represents an annualized dividend of $2.60 per share. The dividend is payable on March 24th, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 10th, 2017. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on ANTM at:
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