1. As of noon trading, Humana ( HUM) is down $0.59 (-0.7%) to $84.59 on light volume. Thus far, 299,479 shares of Humana exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $84.57-$85.64 after having opened the day at $85.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $85.18.

Humana Inc., a health care company, offers insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. The company operates in three segments: Retail, Employer Group, and Health and Well-Being Services. Humana has a market cap of $13.3 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 24.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 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 increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Humana Ratings Report now.

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