Humana, Inc. (NYSE:HUM)

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Humana Posts 2Q Earnings Beat

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) reported its second-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets opened. The company had $1.67 in earnings per share (EPS) on $13.73 billion in revenue compared to ...
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Why Aetna Is Now a Bargain

The Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) merger has shaken up the health insurance industry. This has been long awaited since the Affordable Care Act came into ...
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Health Insurance Mergers Falling Into Place

Over the long weekend, the first move toward an acquisition was made in the health insurance industry. This has been long awaited since the Affordable Care Act came into play. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Epizyme, Goldcorp, GoPro, Intuitive Surgical, VMware and More

Stocks were indicated lower after the Greek "no" vote on austerity. The one trend that has prevailed for over three years is that investors have literally bought every single pullback. ...
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Do Health Insurance Mergers Really Need to Sweat DOJ Reviews?

The world of health insurance has been marked by consolidation for years now. It is generally true that antitrust issues arise when there become only two or three choices. The ...
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Will One of the Health Insurance Mergers Get a Cold Shoulder?

Merger talks within the health insurance sector are reaching a critical point, and it appears that there will be some major moves in the very near future. Some might equate ...
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Could the Health Insurance Mergers Leave an Odd Man Out?

The market often works in mysterious ways, then it can turn into the wild west when it comes to raw speculation. It turns out that speculators love guessing about mergers. ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ambarella, Cisco, Frontier, Marvell, Yingli, AT&T and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Wednesday, again on hopes that the silly Greek leadership will finally reach a debt deal. The trend for almost four years now is that investors ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ambev, CTI Bio, Duke, Humana, Occidental, Yelp and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday after last week's selling. The culprit is a market rumor that Greece may reach a debt pact today, which maybe everyone should only believe ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Eagle, AOL, Boeing, Lululemon, Microsoft, ResMed, Vivint and More

Stocks were recovering on Wednesday morning, perhaps after deciding that Tuesday's early selling was too much. If the trend that has been in place in for almost four years now ...
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Analyst’s Top Stock Picks for 2015 That Are Unloved by Wall Street

Wall Street is the ultimate follow-the-leader world. If a stock has a bad quarter, you can always count on the analysts downgrades, none of which usually help at that point ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: GE, Gilead, Oracle, Under Armour, El Pollo Loco and More

Stocks were trying to stage a small comeback on Tuesday after an overseas and oil induced sell-off from Monday that took the Dow Jones Industrial Average down about 300 points. ...
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Humana Earnings Hit by High Drug Costs; Guidance Won’t Cheer Investors Either

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The health care company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.85 on revenues of $12.24 billion. In ...
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5 Affordable Care Act Stock Winners to Buy Now

While many consumers are still struggling mightily with the details of the Affordable Care Act, many of the health services companies involved in the massive plan are finally starting to ...
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Upcoming Catalysts Could Drive Seven Biotech and Health Care Stocks Higher

Binary events are often the key element in moving a biotech or health care stock higher. Negative binary results or actions often can move shares drastically lower. We scan our ...
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