Anthem, Inc. (ANTM)’s EVP & Chief Financial Officer John Gallina Sold 24,576 Shares of the Company; Last Week H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering H & R Block (NYSE:HRB), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. H & R Block had 31 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, May 3 by Sterne Agee CRT. Oppenheimer maintained it with “Buy” rating and $38 target in Thursday, September 3 report. Sterne Agee CRT initiated H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) on Tuesday, March 22 with “Neutral” rating. On Wednesday, November 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight”. As per Monday, September 14, the company rating was downgraded by BTIG Research. Oppenheimer downgraded H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) on Wednesday, April 27 to “Perform” rating. Macquarie Research initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $28 target in Friday, August 26 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 28 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Friday, October 13 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold” on Tuesday, August 29. See H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) latest ratings:

07/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $32.0 Maintain
07/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $27 New Target: $28 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: Barrington Rating: Buy New Target: $32.0
13/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $27.0 Maintain

John Gallina; that is an insider in Anthem Inc who is the newest to sell shares in the corporation for which he serves as a EVP & Chief Financial Officer. John not a long ago unloaded 24,576 shares of the company, with market value of roughly $5,647,898 USD, that is a share price of exactly $229.8. The chance of this transaction remaining ignored is very low as it’s big one, with the EVP & Chief Financial Officer now holding 15,934 shares – that is 0.01% of Anthem Inc’s total market cap.

The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.89 during the last trading session, reaching $231.86. About 972,972 shares traded. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 31.86% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.16% the S&P500.

Since October 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $39.00 million activity. Another trade for 14,429 shares valued at $3.31M was sold by MCCARTHY GLORIA M. Shares for $4.03M were sold by Swedish Joseph on Monday, October 2.

Analysts await Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $5.12 earnings per share, up 9.40% or $0.44 from last year’s $4.68 per share. ANTM’s profit will be $1.31 billion for 11.32 P/E if the $5.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.29 actual earnings per share reported by Anthem, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 296.90% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.03 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 0.05 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 40 investors sold Anthem, Inc. shares while 3 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 28.45 million shares or 0.91% less from 28.71 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fincl Bank Of Nova Scotia has invested 0.05% in Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM). Moreover, Thrivent For Lutherans has 0.09% invested in Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) for 9.55 million shares. Bankshares Of New York Mellon Corp invested in 250,000 shares. State Street holds 0% or 15.39M shares in its portfolio. Keybank National Association Oh holds 45,000 shares.

Anthem, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $59.29 billion. It operates through three divisions: Commercial and Specialty Business, Government Business, and Other. It has a 16.16 P/E ratio. The firm offers a spectrum of network managed care health benefit plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid, and Medicare markets.

Among 24 analysts covering Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Anthem Inc has $312.0 highest and $133 lowest target. $229.38’s average target is -1.07% below currents $231.86 stock price. Anthem Inc had 73 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, October 13. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, October 29 by Oppenheimer. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $18300 target in Tuesday, May 30 report. As per Friday, September 1, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) earned “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray on Wednesday, January 3. On Wednesday, January 31 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The company was initiated on Wednesday, January 4 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, June 7. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ANTM in report on Thursday, February 2 with “Outperform” rating. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) on Wednesday, January 4 to “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.23, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 48 investors sold H&R Block, Inc. shares while 123 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 193.25 million shares or 4.16% more from 185.52 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 320,193 are owned by Virtus Invest Advisers Incorporated. M&T State Bank Corp invested 0.01% of its portfolio in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 22,049 shares. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Llc has 69,589 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Nomura Asset Mgmt Comm Limited holds 0.01% in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) or 30,310 shares. 172,702 were accumulated by Citigroup. Dnb Asset Management As has 0.01% invested in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). S&Co invested in 15,000 shares or 0.05% of the stock. New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 485,900 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Sweden-based Nordea Invest Management Ab has invested 0.01% in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). Moreover, London Co Of Virginia has 0% invested in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). Lord Abbett Lc invested in 0.15% or 1.91 million shares. Peak6 Invests Lp reported 16,899 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Argyle Capital Mngmt holds 0.48% of its portfolio in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) for 45,950 shares. The Texas-based Dimensional Fund L P has invested 0.01% in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB).

H&R Block, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides assisted income tax return preparation, digital do-it-yourself tax solutions, and other services and products related to income tax return preparation to the general public primarily in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company has market cap of $6.01 billion. The firm offers assisted income tax return preparation and related services through a system of retail offices operated directly by the firm or by franchisees. It has a 15.36 P/E ratio. It also develops and markets DIY income tax preparation software; and provides DIY tax services, including preparation of federal and state income tax returns, review of tax returns by a tax professional, access to tax tips, advice and tax-related news, use of calculators for tax planning, and error checking and electronic filing.

The stock increased 11.49% or $2.96 during the last trading session, reaching $28.73. About 9.45M shares traded or 187.10% up from the average. H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) has risen 27.23% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.53% the S&P500.

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