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Stocks Review Report: Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM), Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS)

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Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) went higher by +2.61% to close at $ 139.00. The company exchanged total volume of 3.67 million shares throughout course of last trade however it holds an average trading capacity of 1.85 million shares. Shares of company began trading at $134.58 climbed to high of $140.62 touched the low of $134.16.

The company is trading above its 50-day moving averages of 131.78 and up from 200-day moving averages of 135.05. The firm has price to book ratio of 1.51 and its price to sale ratio was 0.44.

Anthem, Inc.’s (ANTM) has price-to-cash ratio of 21.74 and price to sale ratio of 0.45. The company net profit margin is 3.00% . A look on the firm performance, its monthly performance is 5.74% and a quarterly performance of -4.27%. The stock price is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 6.00% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 5.17%.

Cigna Corporation (CI) yesterday issued the following response to the decision by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to challenge its proposed merger with Anthem, Inc. (ANTM).

“today, the Department of Justice reported that it will challenge our proposed merger with Anthem. Given the nature of the concerns raised by the DOJ and the overall status of the regulatory process, which under the terms of the merger contract was led by Anthem, Cigna is presently evaluating its options consistent with its obligations under the contract.


“In light of the DOJ’s decision, we do not believe the transaction will close in 2016 and the earliest it could close is 2017, if at all.

Brokerage Recommendations:

According to ZACKS data, different Brokerage Firms rated the stock about their BUY, SELL or HOLD recommendations. 1 Month Ago,  shares have been suggested as “BUY” from “7” brokerage firms and recommended as “Strong Buy” by “1” brokerage firms. 0” brokerage firms have issued “Sell” rating for the company and “Strong Sell” rating was issued by “1.94” brokerage firms. “0” brokerage firms have rated the company as a “Hold”. The Corporation has average brokerage recommendation (ABR) of 0 based on consensus of the brokerage firms issuing ratings.

Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) dropped -0.22% and closed the trade at $ 50.14. The company recorded a trading capacity of 1.72 million shares below its three months average daily volume of 3.33 million shares. During the last trade, shares reached to high price of $50.39 and touched the low price of $50.01. The stock’s 50-day moving average is noted at $47.95 and its 200-day moving average is stands at $45.30.

Additionally, the company has a PE ratio of 66.15 and has EPS of 0.76. The company has market capitalization of $24.88B.

The average true range of Zoetis Inc.’s (ZTS) is recorded at 0.79 and the relative strength index of the stock stands 65.81. The stock price is going above to its 52 week low with 33.99% and lagging behind from its 52 week high with -0.40%. Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.10. A look on the firm performance, its monthly performance is 6.25% and a quarterly performance of 3.73%. The stock price is trading upbeat from its 200 days moving average with 11.21% and up from 50 days moving average with 5.59%.



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