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Executive Summary

Anthem, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits company in the United States. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

How has Anthem's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ANTM is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ANTM's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Healthcare


US Market

1 Year Return




US Healthcare


US Market

Return vs Industry: ANTM exceeded the US Healthcare industry which returned 33.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ANTM exceeded the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0.4%-1.3%-0.5%
30 Day0.05%0.03%0.3%
90 Day1.2%1.9%3.1%
1 Year42.0%40.3%35.3%33.7%38.0%35.9%
3 Year54.4%48.9%50.4%44.3%62.9%52.7%
5 Year221.1%200.3%100.3%85.4%121.7%97.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Anthem's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Anthem undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ANTM ($384.01) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($767.99)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ANTM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ANTM's PE Ratio (22.4x) is in line with the US Healthcare industry average.

PE vs Market: ANTM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.4x) compared to the US market (18x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ANTM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ANTM is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the US Healthcare industry average (3.8x).

Future Growth

How is Anthem forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ANTM's forecast earnings growth (10.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: ANTM's earnings (10.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ANTM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: ANTM's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ANTM's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ANTM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.2%).

Past Performance

How has Anthem performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ANTM has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ANTM's current net profit margins (3.3%) are lower than last year (5.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ANTM's earnings have grown by 13.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ANTM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ANTM had negative earnings growth (-28.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Healthcare industry average (43.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: ANTM's Return on Equity (12.1%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Anthem's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ANTM's short term assets ($50.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($33.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: ANTM's short term assets ($50.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($27.3B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ANTM's debt to equity ratio (66.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ANTM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 70.5% to 66.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ANTM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.5%).

Interest Coverage: ANTM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.6x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Anthem current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayJul 31 2021Ex Dividend DateSep 09 2021Dividend Pay DateSep 24 202115 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 39 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ANTM's dividend (1.18%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).

High Dividend: ANTM's dividend (1.18%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.54%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ANTM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ANTM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (24.3%), ANTM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: ANTM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (17.8% payout ratio).

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Gail Boudreaux (60 yo)





Ms. Gail Koziara Boudreaux has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Anthem, Inc. since November 11, 2017. Prior to joining the Company, she served as Chief Executive Officer of GKB Globa...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Gail's total compensation ($USD17.11M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.17M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Gail's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ANTM's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: ANTM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.9 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: ANTM insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Anthem, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Anthem, Inc.
  • Ticker: ANTM
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1944
  • Industry: Managed Health Care
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Market Cap: US$93.628b
  • Shares outstanding: 243.82m
  • Website: https://www.antheminc.com

Number of Employees


  • Anthem, Inc.
  • 220 Virginia Avenue
  • Indianapolis
  • Indiana
  • 46204
  • United States



Anthem, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial & Specialty Business, Government Business, IngenioRx, and O...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/07/31 05:30
End of Day Share Price2021/07/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.