Humana Inc. (HUM) Reaches $307.19 52-Week High; BROADLEAF CO LTD ORDINARY SHARES JAPAN (BRDLF) Shorts Up By 160.75%

June 13, 2018 - By Hilary Hom

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BROADLEAF CO LTD ORDINARY SHARES JAPAN (OTCMKTS:BRDLF) had an increase of 160.75% in short interest. BRDLF’s SI was 27,900 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 160.75% from 10,700 shares previously. It closed at $5.05 lastly. It is down 0.00% since June 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

The stock of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) hit a new 52-week high and has $325.62 target or 6.00% above today’s $307.19 share price. The 8 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $42.30B company. The 1-year high was reported on Jun, 13 by Barchart.com. If the $325.62 price target is reached, the company will be worth $2.54 billion more. The stock increased 0.42% or $1.28 during the last trading session, reaching $307.19. About 162,874 shares traded. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has risen 26.78% since June 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.21% the S&P500. Some Historical HUM News: ; 19/03/2018 – Brigade Continues to Oppose Proposed Acquisition of Kindred Healthcare by Humana, TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson &; 02/04/2018 – Humana, MultiPlan, Optum, Quest Diagnostics and UnitedHealthcare Launch Blockchain-Driven Effort to Tackle Care Provider Data; 25/04/2018 – Humana Launches National Hospital Incentive Program to Improve Patient Experience and Health Outcomes for Humana Commercial; 27/03/2018 – HUMANA INC – FORMER HUMANA DIVISIONAL CFO WILL LEAD HUMANA’S MEDICARE OPERATIONS IN LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI; 27/03/2018 – Humana Foundation Addressing Root Causes to Create Improved and Sustained Positive Health Outcomes; 22/03/2018 – Humana Releases its 2018 Bold Goal Progress Report: More Healthy Days Achieved, Social Determinants of Health Addressed, and lnvolvement with Local Communities Expanded; 02/05/2018 – Humana Raises 2019 View To EPS $13.54-EPS $13.94; 21/05/2018 – IORA HEALTH – SERIES E FINANCING IS ALSO FUNDED BY INVESTORS INCLUDING GE VENTURES, HUMANA, KHOSLA VENTURES, POLARIS PARTNERS & TEMASEK; 23/04/2018 – Humana: Deal Provides Parties With Ownership Interest in One of the Nation’s Leading Hospice Operators; 29/03/2018 – BREAKING: Walmart is in early stage acquisition talks with Humana – Dow Jones

Among 23 analysts covering Humana (NYSE:HUM), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Humana had 82 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of HUM in report on Wednesday, August 2 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, March 31 by IBC. The stock of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, January 24. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Thursday, August 4. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $223.0 target in Tuesday, September 8 report. As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 6. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 26 by Cowen & Co. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $275.0 target in Thursday, February 8 report. Piper Jaffray maintained Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) on Thursday, July 13 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.27, from 1.05 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 48 investors sold Humana Inc. shares while 233 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 165 raised stakes. 122.28 million shares or 2.59% less from 125.53 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Massachusetts-based Liberty Mutual Asset Mgmt Incorporated has invested 0.05% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Victory Cap Management Inc invested 0.01% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Stifel Fincl stated it has 48,573 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Gulf National Bank & Trust (Uk) stated it has 45,221 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Putnam Invs has 0.16% invested in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Hancock Holdings holds 0.04% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) or 3,176 shares. Moreover, Scout Invests has 0.36% invested in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) for 55,762 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Co holds 0.2% of its portfolio in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) for 12,751 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Systems has 12,320 shares. Pnc Fincl Svcs reported 0.01% stake. Raymond James Fin Ser Advisors Inc invested 0.01% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Convergence Ltd invested in 0.36% or 10,411 shares. Argent Tru Company holds 0.13% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) or 1,667 shares. Parkside Fin Bancorporation reported 78 shares. Archford Cap Strategies Llc owns 0% invested in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) for 17 shares.

Humana Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a health and well-being firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $42.30 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Retail, Group, and Healthcare Services. It has a 18.27 P/E ratio. The Retail segment offers Medicare benefits, as well as commercial fully-insured medical and specialty health insurance benefits, including dental, vision, and other supplemental health and financial protection products directly to individuals or through group accounts.

Analysts await Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $3.80 EPS, up 8.88% or $0.31 from last year’s $3.49 per share. HUM’s profit will be $523.20M for 20.21 P/E if the $3.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.36 actual EPS reported by Humana Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.10% EPS growth.

More recent Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Humana faces anti-kickback, False Claims Act suit over diabetes testing equipment” on June 12, 2018. Also Bizjournals.com published the news titled: “Humana tries to block release of ‘trade secrets’ by federal agency” on May 30, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Humana exec offloads millions in company stock” with publication date: June 05, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 sales for $34.25 million activity. 1,073 shares valued at $295,450 were sold by Fleming William Kevin on Wednesday, February 28. 14,075 shares were sold by BROUSSARD BRUCE D, worth $3.86M on Saturday, February 24. On Saturday, February 24 the insider Huval Timothy S. sold $4.45 million. Another trade for 3,727 shares valued at $1.03 million was made by MARGULIS HEIDI S on Wednesday, February 28. The insider BILNEY JODY L sold 7,054 shares worth $1.75 million. $326,899 worth of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) was sold by Zipperle Cynthia H on Friday, March 9. The insider Christopher M Todoroff sold $4.48M.

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