NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Humana

(NYSE:

HUM

) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $80.59, above its previous 52-week high of $80.42 with 202,812 shares traded as of 9:57 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.6 million shares over the past 30 days.

Humana has a market cap of $13.4 billion and is part of the

health care

sector and

health services

industry. Shares are up 45% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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Humana Inc. offers various health and supplemental benefit plans in the United States. Its Government segment consists of beneficiaries of government benefit programs; and operates in three lines of businesses, including Medicare, Military, and Medicaid. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.7, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Humana as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

Humana Ratings Report

.

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