How Many Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM)’s Analysts Are Bearish?

February 15, 2018 - By Ivan Hodges

 How Many Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) Ratings Coverage

Among 24 analysts covering Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Anthem Inc had 73 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Evercore on Friday, September 23 with “Hold”. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 4 by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $211 target in Friday, October 13 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, September 14. As per Monday, October 17, the company rating was downgraded by JP Morgan. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, September 20. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, June 7. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Monday, November 6. Below is a list of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) latest ratings and price target changes.

01/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $280.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $247 New Target: $266 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $260 New Target: $275 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $285.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $294.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $278.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $280.0 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: Bernstein Rating: Buy New Target: $312.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $275.0 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Old Target: $211 Upgrade

The stock decreased 1.95% or $4.58 during the last trading session, reaching $230.44. About 855,383 shares traded. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 31.86% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.16% the S&P500.

Anthem, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $59.17 billion. It operates through three divisions: Commercial and Specialty Business, Government Business, and Other. It has a 16.06 P/E ratio. The firm offers a spectrum of network managed care health benefit plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid, and Medicare markets.

More notable recent Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: “Anthem’s Challenges Overshadow Its Tax-Cut Boost” on January 31, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Anthem, Inc. Q4 Profit Falls” published on January 31, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Anthem, Inc. To Make $1000 Contribution to 401(k) Accounts of More Than 58000 …” on February 05, 2018. More interesting news about Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) were released by: Insurancenewsnet.com and their article: “Anthem Completes Acquisition Of America’s 1st Choice” published on February 15, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Report questions whether Anthem Inc. might move HQ to Atlanta” with publication date: February 09, 2018.

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