Humana Inc. (HUM) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 10.6%

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Humana Inc. (HUM) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares surge nearly 11% on the day. This jump can be attributable to solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the most recent uptrend of the company, as the stock is now up 18.43% in the past one-month time frame.

The company has seen 6 negative revisions in the past 1 month, while its Zacks Consensus Estimate moved lower over the same period, suggesting there may be trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent move higher can last.
 
Humana currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) while its Earnings ESP is negative.

Some better-ranked stocks in the healthcare industry include Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN), Biogen Idec Inc. (BIIB) with a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and Cambrex Corporation. (CBM) holding a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).  

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