Anthem, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits company in the United States. More Details
Undervalued with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.
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 +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ANTM's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ANTM underperformed the US Healthcare industry which returned 47.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ANTM underperformed the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Anthem's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StAnthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) Shares Could Be 46% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) Shares Five Years Ago You'd Have Earned 162% Returns
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs It Worth Buying Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) For Its 1.3% Dividend Yield?
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 ($375.62) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($564.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ANTM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ANTM is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.6x) compared to the US Healthcare industry average (25.2x).
PE vs Market: ANTM is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.6x) compared to the US market (22.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ANTM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ANTM is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the US Healthcare industry average (3.8x).
How is Anthem forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ANTM's forecast earnings growth (12% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ANTM's earnings (12% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ANTM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ANTM's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ANTM's revenue (7.8% 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 (16.9%).
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 (3.8%) are lower than last year (4.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ANTM's earnings have grown by 16.5% 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 (-4.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Healthcare industry average (23.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ANTM's Return on Equity (13.8%) is considered low.
How is Anthem's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ANTM's short term assets ($45.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($29.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: ANTM's short term assets ($45.8B) exceed its long term liabilities ($24.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ANTM's debt to equity ratio (60.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ANTM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 74.5% to 60.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ANTM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (53.3%).
Interest Coverage: ANTM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.5x coverage).
What is Anthem current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ANTM's dividend (1.2%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: ANTM's dividend (1.2%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ANTM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ANTM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (20.8%), ANTM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ANTM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (13.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Gail Boudreaux (59 yo)
Ms. Gail Koziara Boudreaux has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Anthem, Inc. since November 11, 2017. Prior to joining the Company, she served as Chief Executive Officer of GKB Globa...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gail's total compensation ($USD17.11M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.15M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gail's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ANTM's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ANTM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.7 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Anthem, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Anthem, Inc.
- Ticker: ANTM
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1944
- Industry: Managed Health Care
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: US$91.994b
- Shares outstanding: 244.91m
- Website: https://www.antheminc.com
Number of Employees
- Anthem, Inc.
- 220 Virginia Avenue
- 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
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