|Bid||233.13 x 900|
|Ask||233.23 x 900|
|Day's Range||230.13 - 233.71|
|52 Week Range||179.40 - 267.95|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||14.95|
|Earnings Date||Jul 25, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.00 (1.28%)|
|1y Target Est||283.94|
Online data security has become a serious concern for Internet users and regulators in the wake of high-profile data breaches at companies such as Equifax (EFX), Anthem (ANTM), and Sony (SNE). Twitter had 336 million monthly active users globally at the end of the first quarter, up from 330 million monthly users (or MAUs) at the end of the previous quarter. Twitter didn’t disclose how many passwords were exposed due to the glitch.
Anthem’s acquisition of palliative care provider Aspire Health is the latest effort by the health insurance industry to tap further into the management of serious advanced illness and end of life care, particularly for seniors in Medicare Advantage plans. Last month, Humana said it is buying a 40% stake in hospice provider Curo Health Services as part of a $1.4 billon acquisition by the insurer and private equity firms TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe.
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / May 25, 2018 / If you want access to our free research report on Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM), all you need to do is sign up now by clicking the following link www.active-investors.com/registration-sg/?symbol=ANTM as the Company's latest news hit the wire. On May 23, 2018, the Company disclosed that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately-owned Aspire Health. Aspire Health is one of the largest non-hospice, community-based palliative care provider in the US.
A Nashville-based company founded by a member of the city's first family of health care has new owners. Indianapolis-based health insurance giant Anthem Inc. announced Wednesday that it has bought Aspire Health. Aspire, which was co-founded in 2013 by Brad Smith and former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, provides palliative care services under contracts with more than 20 health plans.
Anthem said it will buy Aspire Health, joining rivals by getting further into the business of providing medical care outside the hospital in the community. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed but it’s another sign Anthem, which owns Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in 14 states, plans to get further into providing medical care like health insurance rivals UnitedHealth Group, Humana and Aetna, which is selling out to the large drugstore chain, CVS Health.
Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) today announced that the company has entered into an agreement to acquire Aspire Health, the nation’s largest non-hospice, community-based palliative care provider. “Anthem is focused on enhancing our ability to offer innovative, integrated clinical care models that can improve the quality of healthcare and deliver better outcomes,” said Gail K. Boudreaux, President and CEO, Anthem. “Aspire Health shares our perspective on the increasingly important role of integrated care and has built a unique model that provides palliative care and support services for patients and their families.
A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought against Express Scripts Holding Co by shareholders who accused the pharmacy benefits manager of inflating its share price by hiding its deteriorating relationship with its largest customer, Anthem Inc. U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan, who dismissed an earlier version of the lawsuit last August, said shareholders failed to support their claim that Express Scripts knowingly misled them. Unlike last year, Ramos did not leave the shareholders permission to file a new version of their case.
Anthem Inc. (ANTM) today confirmed that the company will remain headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and will invest approximately $20 million in renovations at the company’s largest facility in downtown Indianapolis to house the new corporate offices. Anthem, which was recently ranked 29 on the 2018 Fortune 500 list, is the largest publicly traded company with headquarters in Indiana. Once the renovations are complete in the fourth quarter of 2018, Anthem’s new headquarters will house more than 2,600 employees, in addition to more than 2,300 employees who work in other locations or work-at-home arrangements throughout the state.
Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) is currently trading at a trailing P/E of 14.5x, which is lower than the industry average of 21.3x. Although some investors may jump to the conclusion thatRead More...
In early January, Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com Inc. ( AMZN), Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. ( BRK.A) and Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase & Co. ( JPM) announced plans to develop a joint venture aimed at cutting the costs associated with U.S. health care. While that project may have been welcome news for some individual participants in the health system, it spelled trouble for health insurance companies.
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Prominent hedge fund managers appeared to make big first-quarter bets in UnitedHealth Group Inc, Anthem Inc and other health insurers whose shares tumbled in January after Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon in January announced a joint venture to slash U.S. healthcare costs. Jana Partners added a new position in Anthem, while Omega Advisors and Tiger Management both added new positions in UnitedHealth Group, according to regulatory filings released Tuesday.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering expanding Medicare's ability to negotiate the cost of drugs by giving private payers a role in setting the price of medicines administered in hospitals and doctors' offices, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Monday. Azar's comments provided more details on the plan to lower prescription drug costs for Americans announced on Friday by President Donald Trump. While Trump assailed "middlemen," an apparent reference to health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), for pocketing negotiated rebates on drugs rather than passing savings to consumers, the proposal discussed on Monday appears to see them as part of the solution to high prices.
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