3. As of noon trading, Humana ( HUM) is down $5.74 (-7.4%) to $72.25 on heavy volume Thus far, 10.0 million shares of Humana exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $69.78-$72.28 after having opened the day at $69.97 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.99.

Humana Inc. operates as a health care company that offers a range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. Humana has a market cap of $12.3 billion and is part of the health services industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 13.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Humana a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Humana Ratings Report now.

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