Achmea Investment Management BV Has $8.67 Million Position in Anthem, Inc. (ANTM)

Mae Love
December 7, 2017

Piedmont Investment Advisors Llc acquired 2,276 shares as Anthem Inc Com (ANTM)'s stock rose 10.08%. The institutional investor owned 167,282 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 3,900 shares during the quarter.

The stock decreased 2.71% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $2.51. About 664,688 shares traded. Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 55.1%. It has outperformed by 15.16% the S&P500. Exelon Corp Com (NYSE:EXC) was reduced too.

When thinking about buying shares in a public company, it is useful to gauge the average enthusiasm level of Wall Street analysts for that specific stock. Moreover, 40 North Management Llc has 6.14% invested in the company for 351,000 shares. The company has market cap of $98.45 million. Traders purchased 6,926 call options on the stock. About 607,667 shares traded. AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AVEO) has declined 16.67% since December 5, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 67.96% the S&P500.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2017 Q2. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 87.26% of the company's stock. 296.50 million shares or 2.70% more from 288.72 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

In related news, SVP Ronald W. Penczek sold 978 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The option since executed brings Hill ownership to 35322 shares. Ameritas Prtnrs Inc accumulated 5,944 shares.

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Anthem, Inc is a health benefits company. Joseph Swedish has seen steady activity on the sell side, and on December 1, 2017, executed an option to sell 21125 shares. Commerce National Bank & Trust accumulated 39,831 shares. The company reported $2.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.40 by $0.25. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 5th will be issued a $0.70 dividend. Advsr Asset stated it has 11,756 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Cornerstone Advisors, a Washington-based fund reported 375 shares. (NYSE:TV), its shares were trading at $18.79 a gain of $0.01, on the trading floor.

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Anthem, Inc. has a one year low of $140.50 and a one year high of $236.39. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, July 13 report.

ANTM has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. The stock has "Buy" rating by Buckingham Research on Wednesday, November 1. Jefferies Group reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $204.00 price objective on shares of Anthem in a research report on Sunday, August 20th. (NYSE:ANTM) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, June 7 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Sector Perform" rating and $72 target in Wednesday, August 5 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Anthem, Inc. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA increased its stake in shares of Anthem by 1.3% in the third quarter.

(NYSE:ANTM) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: "Anthem Inc". Therefore 50% are positive. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that Anthem will post 11.97 EPS for the current fiscal year. As per Monday, April 4, the company rating was maintained by Leerink Swann. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cleveland given on Friday, April 8. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $18300 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $18300 target in Wednesday, July 5 report. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, February 2. (NYSE:ANTM) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Morgan Stanley. Clarkston Capital Partners LLC's holdings in Anthem were worth $8,920,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 4th.

Anthem, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 19 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 2.6% of shares outstanding. Announces Key Management Changes" published on November 06, 2017 as well as Businesswire.com's news article titled: "Anthem Announces Pricing of Its Tender Offer for Notes due 2034, 2036, 2037 ..." with publication date: "November 29, 2017.

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