Humana is Among the Companies in the Managed Health Care Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (HUM, UNH, AET, CI, CNC)
Below are the three companies in the Managed Health Care industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.
Humana ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 3.2%. UnitedHealth is next with a projected earnings growth of 5.3%. Aetna ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 12.6%.
CIGNA follows with a projected earnings growth of 15.8%, and Centene rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 29.1%.
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