Humana (HUM) Jumps: Stock Rises 8.4% - Tale of the Tape

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Humana Inc. ( HUM ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by over 8% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend of the company as the stock has now gained roughly 14% since Apr 17.

This healthcare company has seen one positive estimate revision over the last 30 days while its Zacks Consensus Estimate remained same over the same time frame, suggesting that more solid trading could be ahead for Humana. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent move higher can turn into more strength down the road.

Humana currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) while its Earnings ESP is positive.

Some stocks in the same industry looking equally good include Select Medical Holdings Corporation ( SEM ), Aetna Inc. ( AET ) and Centene Corp. ( CNC ). While Select Medical Holdings Corporation holds a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Aetna and Centene Corp.carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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