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) pushed the Health Services industry lower today making it today's featured Health Services laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.0%. By the end of trading, Humana fell $1.27 (-1.1%) to $112.93 on light volume. Throughout the day, 808,155 shares of Humana exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,904,300 shares. The stock ranged in price between $112.39-$115.08 after having opened the day at $114.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $114.20. Other companies within the Health Services industry that declined today were:
), down 11.3%,
), down 8.4%,
), down 8.0% and
), down 7.9%.
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Humana Inc., a health care company, offers a range of insurance products, and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. The company operates in Retail, Employer Group, Healthcare Services, and Other Businesses segments. Humana has a market cap of $17.6 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 10.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Humana a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
- You can view the full Humana Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
), up 12.6%,
), up 5.7%,
), up 5.5% and
), up 5.2% , were all gainers within the health services industry with
) being today's featured health services industry leader.
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