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Humana Inc: The Winning Streak Continues (HUM)

By Shiri Gupta

Shares of Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) traded today at $258.57, breaking its 52-week high. Approximately 62,000 shares have changed hands today, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 825,000 shares.

Over the past year, Humana Inc has traded in a range of $150.00 to $258.57 and is now at $257.94, 72% above that low. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has remained constant while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.2%.

Based on a current price of $257.94, Humana Inc is currently 4.8% above its average consensus analyst price target of $245.67. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $179.22 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $177.03.

Humana Inc. is a managed health care company with medical members located in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Company offers coordinated health care through health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, point-of-service plans, and administrative services products. Humana offers its products to employer groups, government-sponsored plans, and individuals.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Humana Inc on April 25th, 2017 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $217.26. Since that recommendation, shares of Humana Inc have risen 18.6%. We continue to monitor HUM for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): HUM