The Insider Joseph Swedish Unloaded 67500 shares of Anthem, Inc. (ANTM); Eaton Vance Short Duration Diversified Income Fund Has 1.42 Sentiment

Joseph Swedish is the Executive Chairman of Anthem Inc. He recently unloaded 67,500 shares in the Pinksheet-listed Anthem Inc with the transaction value totalling exactly $15,921,264 US Dollars. This is according to the traded price of $235.9 for each one share. Being a significant stocks unloading, it will very likely not go unseen. Joseph Swedish currently possess 0.03% of Anthem Inc’s total market cap with ownership of 66,543 shares. 

The stock increased 0.28% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $14.26. About 53,989 shares traded or 36.60% up from the average. Eaton Vance Short Duration Diversified Income Fund (EVG) has risen 4.36% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.34% the S&P500.

Sit Investment Associates Inc holds 1.29% of its portfolio in Eaton Vance Short Duration Diversified Income Fund for 3.65 million shares. Institute For Wealth Management Llc. owns 35,591 shares or 0.16% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Naples Global Advisors Llc has 0.13% invested in the company for 28,355 shares. The Illinois-based Rivernorth Capital Management Llc has invested 0.08% in the stock. National Asset Management Inc., a New York-based fund reported 19,542 shares.

Analysts await Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.25 earnings per share, down 28.98% or $0.51 from last year’s $1.76 per share. ANTM’s profit will be $320.95 million for 48.35 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.65 actual earnings per share reported by Anthem, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -52.83% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.80% or $1.93 during the last trading session, reaching $241.75. About 1.43 million shares traded. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 31.86% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.16% the S&P500.

Anthem, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $62.07 billion. It operates through three divisions: Commercial and Specialty Business, Government Business, and Other. It has a 21.83 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.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $13.35 million activity. On Monday, October 2 Swedish Joseph sold $4.03M worth of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) or 21,125 shares. Another trade for 524 shares valued at $99,979 was made by HILL JULIE A on Thursday, August 10. ZIELINSKI THOMAS C sold 9,127 shares worth $1.75M. On Thursday, January 4 the insider MCCARTHY GLORIA M sold $3.31 million.

Among 24 analysts covering Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Anthem Inc has $300 highest and $133 lowest target. $196.79’s average target is -18.60% below currents $241.75 stock price. Anthem Inc had 64 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, April 27 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 13 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 30. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, June 7. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, May 24 by Sterne Agee CRT. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) on Thursday, September 14 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $198 target in Thursday, October 29 report. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of ANTM in report on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. FBR Capital maintained Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) rating on Thursday, October 29. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $162 target.