Anthem Inc

ANTM-N

NYSE:ANTM

378.33
0.35 (0.09%)
Anthem Inc. is an American health insurance company founded in the 1940s, prior to 2014 known as WellPoint, Inc. It is the largest for-profit managed health care company in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
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TOP PICK
TOP PICK
February 11, 2021
Recent acquisition in Puerto Rico. Building out pharmacy benefit manager. Short-term volatility around commercial Medicaid. Very inexpensive. Decent growth. Less than 1 PEG ratio and visibility into that growth. Yield is 1.51%. (Analysts’ price target is $362.52)
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
February 11, 2021
Recent acquisition in Puerto Rico. Building out pharmacy benefit manager. Short-term volatility around commercial Medicaid. Very inexpensive. Decent growth. Less than 1 PEG ratio and visibility into that growth. Yield is 1.51%. (Analysts’ price target is $362.52)
Paul MacDonald
Price
$292.870
Owned
Yes
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
January 19, 2021
A large US health insurer (40 million Americans) and highly profitable. They'll make $26/share next year. Cheap at 12x earnings, and at least a 7% free cash flow. No, health insurance won't be in trouble when the Democrats take office, because about 170 million American hold private health insurance plans based on a 75% satisfaction rate. So, it's unlikely there'll be a radical change in American healthcare. (Analysts’ price target is $365.86)
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
January 19, 2021
A large US health insurer (40 million Americans) and highly profitable. They'll make $26/share next year. Cheap at 12x earnings, and at least a 7% free cash flow. No, health insurance won't be in trouble when the Democrats take office, because about 170 million American hold private health insurance plans based on a 75% satisfaction rate. So, it's unlikely there'll be a radical change in American healthcare. (Analysts’ price target is $365.86)
Gordon Reid
Price
$324.890
Owned
Yes
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
August 27, 2020
(A Top Pick Aug 22/19, Up 5%) Has alliances with various companies and government. Successful. Commercial enrollments are down, as people are losing their jobs. However, medical loss ratios are positive because elective surgeries have been put off. Anticipates $26 EPS next year. Good cash flow.
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
August 27, 2020
(A Top Pick Aug 22/19, Up 5%) Has alliances with various companies and government. Successful. Commercial enrollments are down, as people are losing their jobs. However, medical loss ratios are positive because elective surgeries have been put off. Anticipates $26 EPS next year. Good cash flow.
Gordon Reid
Price
$275.460
Owned
Yes
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
August 27, 2020
Insures over 40M Americans. Unlikely that Democrats would implement universal healthcare, and companies like Anthem will be part of the solution. Trading at just over 10x, very strong cash flow. Yield is 1.40%. (Analysts’ price target is $335.92)
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
August 27, 2020
Insures over 40M Americans. Unlikely that Democrats would implement universal healthcare, and companies like Anthem will be part of the solution. Trading at just over 10x, very strong cash flow. Yield is 1.40%. (Analysts’ price target is $335.92)
Gordon Reid
Price
$275.460
Owned
Yes
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
March 3, 2020
Free cashflow machine. Decreased number of outstanding shares by 60%. Increases dividend each year. Trades at 9.9x earnings, a cheap valuation. Yield is 1.48%. (Analysts’ price target is $343.09)
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
March 3, 2020
Free cashflow machine. Decreased number of outstanding shares by 60%. Increases dividend each year. Trades at 9.9x earnings, a cheap valuation. Yield is 1.48%. (Analysts’ price target is $343.09)
Alex Ruus
Price
$256.380
Owned
Yes
BUY
BUY
January 29, 2020

SYK vs. Anthem He likes both. Stryker trades at 23x PE. He owns Anthem, which hit on earnings, but the market was skittish on their expense line. It's a great healthcare company

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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
January 29, 2020

SYK vs. Anthem He likes both. Stryker trades at 23x PE. He owns Anthem, which hit on earnings, but the market was skittish on their expense line. It's a great healthcare company

Gordon Reid
Price
$272.910
Owned
Yes
BUY
BUY
January 9, 2020
She likes and holds it. He likes United health also. This whole managed care in the US when we go through an election cycle gets beaten down.
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
January 9, 2020
She likes and holds it. He likes United health also. This whole managed care in the US when we go through an election cycle gets beaten down.
Jennifer Radman
Price
$306.410
Owned
Unknown
COMMENT
COMMENT
December 20, 2019

His choice in this space is Anthem, as it has better valuation metrics (13 times PE versus 17 with UnitedHealth).

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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
December 20, 2019

His choice in this space is Anthem, as it has better valuation metrics (13 times PE versus 17 with UnitedHealth).

Gordon Reid
Price
$300.325
Owned
_N/A
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
November 28, 2019
(A Top Pick Aug 26/19, Up 11%) Second largest provider of healthcare and managed care in the US. Owns Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Great market position and branding. Help control costs in the system. Great cashflow generator. Trades at 12x PE. Yield is 1.1%.
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
November 28, 2019
(A Top Pick Aug 26/19, Up 11%) Second largest provider of healthcare and managed care in the US. Owns Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Great market position and branding. Help control costs in the system. Great cashflow generator. Trades at 12x PE. Yield is 1.1%.
Alex Ruus
Price
$289.450
Owned
Yes
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
October 16, 2019
They provide health insurance to Americans; ANTM does Medicaid administration to be exact. They are big-scale nationally and concentrated in certain areas which gives them negotiating power with hospitals and doctor groups. They can cross-sell to customers eye and dental care. Also, aging demographics are a tailwind. A poorly negotiated pharmacy benefit management contract is now moving off, so that will result in an earnings pick-up. They will result in lower prices for their members that could drive revenues up. (Analysts’ price target is $330.57)
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
October 16, 2019
They provide health insurance to Americans; ANTM does Medicaid administration to be exact. They are big-scale nationally and concentrated in certain areas which gives them negotiating power with hospitals and doctor groups. They can cross-sell to customers eye and dental care. Also, aging demographics are a tailwind. A poorly negotiated pharmacy benefit management contract is now moving off, so that will result in an earnings pick-up. They will result in lower prices for their members that could drive revenues up. (Analysts’ price target is $330.57)
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
August 26, 2019
A free cash flow machine. He's owned this for many years. It's retired 59% of its shares in the past 13 years. Trades at a PE of 11x. A cheap stock. Its 2% dividend will probably rise 10% next year. His 2020 EPS estimate is $22.89/share with a PE of 11x. (Analysts’ price target is $339.86)
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
August 26, 2019
A free cash flow machine. He's owned this for many years. It's retired 59% of its shares in the past 13 years. Trades at a PE of 11x. A cheap stock. Its 2% dividend will probably rise 10% next year. His 2020 EPS estimate is $22.89/share with a PE of 11x. (Analysts’ price target is $339.86)
Alex Ruus
Price
$260.510
Owned
Yes
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
August 22, 2019
A health insurance company. Tey insure 40 out of 170 million Americans. 70 percent of people polled with private health insurance say they like it. It's going to be tough for politicians. Americans don’t like higher taxes to fund public healthcare. ANTM-N is not going away. 14 times earnings. A very well managed company. (Analysts’ price target is $399.86)
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
August 22, 2019
A health insurance company. Tey insure 40 out of 170 million Americans. 70 percent of people polled with private health insurance say they like it. It's going to be tough for politicians. Americans don’t like higher taxes to fund public healthcare. ANTM-N is not going away. 14 times earnings. A very well managed company. (Analysts’ price target is $399.86)
Gordon Reid
Price
$260.380
Owned
Yes
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
July 17, 2019
(A Top Pick Jul 05/18, Up 28%) Anthem is in managed care in health care, dominant in Blue Cross/Blue Shield in 13 U.S. states. It's recovered well since April when the Medicare for all calls were coming from Washington. Still likes Anthem and it continues to do well. It consistently delivers.
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
July 17, 2019
(A Top Pick Jul 05/18, Up 28%) Anthem is in managed care in health care, dominant in Blue Cross/Blue Shield in 13 U.S. states. It's recovered well since April when the Medicare for all calls were coming from Washington. Still likes Anthem and it continues to do well. It consistently delivers.
Paul MacDonald
Price
$304.690
Owned
Yes
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
June 26, 2019
(A Top Pick Jun 07/18, Up 23%) It has been an interesting road due to the noise in health insurance and drug pricing. Over 176 million Americans use private healthcare providers, so he thinks it will continue to be successful. It is safe and trades at a reasonable 13-14 times PE ratio.
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
June 26, 2019
(A Top Pick Jun 07/18, Up 23%) It has been an interesting road due to the noise in health insurance and drug pricing. Over 176 million Americans use private healthcare providers, so he thinks it will continue to be successful. It is safe and trades at a reasonable 13-14 times PE ratio.
Gordon Reid
Price
$278.840
Owned
Yes
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
May 30, 2019
(A Top Pick Jun 07/18, Up 22%) They are a big player in the US health insurance business. There is a lot of noise in this area with the Medicare-for-all concept that the democratic candidates are promoting. If Medicare comes into effect it will take a long time. It will be an iterative process. 75% of those privately insured are happy with it. It is a great opportunity for people to get into ANTM-Q.
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Anthem Inc (ANTM-N)
May 30, 2019
(A Top Pick Jun 07/18, Up 22%) They are a big player in the US health insurance business. There is a lot of noise in this area with the Medicare-for-all concept that the democratic candidates are promoting. If Medicare comes into effect it will take a long time. It will be an iterative process. 75% of those privately insured are happy with it. It is a great opportunity for people to get into ANTM-Q.
Gordon Reid
Price
$277.820
Owned
Yes
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Anthem Inc(ANTM-N) Rating

Ranking : 4 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 1

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 0

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 0

Total Signals / Votes : 1

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Anthem Inc(ANTM-N) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Anthem Inc stock symbol?

Anthem Inc is a American stock, trading under the symbol ANTM-N on the New York Stock Exchange (ANTM). It is usually referred to as NYSE:ANTM or ANTM-N

Is Anthem Inc a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 1 stock analyst published opinions about ANTM-N. 1 analyst recommended to BUY the stock. 0 analysts recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is TOP PICK. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for Anthem Inc.

Is Anthem Inc a good investment or a top pick?

Anthem Inc was recommended as a Top Pick by Paul MacDonald on 2021-02-11. Read the latest stock experts ratings for Anthem Inc.

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What is Anthem Inc stock price?

On 2021-06-24, Anthem Inc (ANTM-N) stock closed at a price of $378.33.