Latest Stocks: Texas Yale Capital Corp. Has $330,000 Stake in Anthem Inc (ANTM)

Latest Stocks: Texas Yale Capital Corp. Has $330,000 Stake in Anthem Inc (ANTM)

Texas Yale Capital Corp. continued to hold its stake in shares of Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,997 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Texas Yale Capital Corp.’s holdings in Anthem were worth $330,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of ANTM. Rothschild Asset Management Inc. raised its position in Anthem by 15.7% in the third quarter. Rothschild Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,228 shares of the company’s stock worth $530,000 after buying an additional 573 shares during the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD raised its position in Anthem by 1.6% in the third quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD now owns 20,259 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,538,000 after buying an additional 318 shares during the last quarter. Narwhal Capital Management raised its position in Anthem by 0.6% in the third quarter. Narwhal Capital Management now owns 24,050 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,014,000 after buying an additional 150 shares during the last quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. raised its position in Anthem by 1.6% in the third quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. now owns 457,245 shares of the company’s stock worth $57,297,000 after buying an additional 7,117 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Seatown Holdings Pte. Ltd. acquired a new position in Anthem during the third quarter worth $21,782,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 88.18% of the company’s stock.

Anthem Inc (NYSE ANTM) opened at 186.69 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $178.10 and a 200 day moving average of $161.28. Anthem Inc has a one year low of $114.85 and a one year high of $188.28. The firm has a market cap of $49.47 billion, a PE ratio of 18.09 and a beta of 0.69.

Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April 26th. The company reported $4.68 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $3.85 by $0.83. The business had revenue of $22.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.23 billion. Anthem had a return on equity of 12.08% and a net margin of 2.91%. Anthem’s revenue was up 9.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $3.46 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts forecast that Anthem Inc will post $11.77 earnings per share for the current year. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, June 9th will be paid a $0.65 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 7th. This represents a $2.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.39%. Anthem’s payout ratio is 28.23%.

Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April 26th. The company reported $4.68 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $3.85 by $0.83. The business had revenue of $22.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.23 billion. Anthem had a return on equity of 12.08% and a net margin of 2.91%. Anthem’s revenue was up 9.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $3.46 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts forecast that Anthem Inc will post $11.77 earnings per share for the current year. Several research firms have weighed in on ANTM. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $136.00 target price on shares of Anthem in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $183.00 target price (up from $179.00) on shares of Anthem in a report on Thursday, April 27th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $183.00 target price (up from $177.00) on shares of Anthem in a report on Sunday, April 23rd. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their target price on shares of Anthem from $166.00 to $173.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein boosted their price target on shares of Anthem from $202.00 to $212.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $162.47.

In related news, EVP Gloria M. Mccarthy sold 15,187 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $166.38, for a total value of $2,526,813.06. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 59,144 shares in the company, valued at $9,840,378.72. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Ramiro G. Peru sold 2,681 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $181.58, for a total value of $486,815.98. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 13,571 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,464,222.18. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 18,423 shares of company stock valued at $3,113,840 over the last 90 days. 0.37% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders. About Anthem

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