Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM)
November 7th, 2018
Amidst rising markets Anthem Inc rose $17.64 Wednesday, up 6.48%, closing at $289.94. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $290.84.
ANTM outperformed the rest of the Healthcare sector which went up 2.94% today.
Anthem Inc is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 439 stocks that rose today. Weighted by market cap, ANTM represents about 0.26% of the S&P 500.
Wednesday saw an upward swing in all sectors of the market with Consumer Discretionary leading the way with a 3.12% increase. Healthcare has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 13%. The biggest loss this year has been the Communication Services sector falling 7.75%.
- Consumer Discretionary went up with a 3.12% change.
- Healthcare went up with a 2.94% change.
- Information Technology went up with a 2.88% change.
- Communication Services went up with a 1.93% change.
- Materials went up with a 1.90% change.
- Industrials went up with a 1.68% change.
- Energy went up with a 1.61% change.
- Financials went up with a 1.34% change.
- Real Estate went up with a 1.14% change.
- Utilities went up with a 1.08% change.
- Consumer Staples went up with a 0.56% change.
Anthem Inc. is based in Indianapolis, United States of America. was founded in 2004.
Anthem Inc Info
Anthem, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Commercial & Specialty Business, Government Business, and Other. The company offers a spectrum of network-based managed care health benefit plans to large and small group, individual, Medicaid, and Medicare markets. Its managed care plans include preferred provider organizations; health maintenance organizations; point-of-service plans; traditional indemnity plans and other hybrid plans, such as consumer-driven health plans; and hospital only and limited benefit products. The company also provides a range of managed care services to self-funded customers, including claims processing, underwriting, stop loss insurance, actuarial services, provider network access, medical cost management, disease management, wellness programs, and other administrative services. In addition, it offers an array of specialty and other insurance products and services, such as dental, vision, life and disability insurance benefits, radiology benefit management, and analytics-driven personal health care guidance; and Medicare administrative services. Further, the company provides services to the federal government in connection with the Federal Employee Program; and operates as a licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. As of December 31, 2017, it served 40.2 million medical members through its affiliated health plans. The company was formerly known as WellPoint, Inc. and changed its name to Anthem, Inc. in December 2014. Anthem, Inc. was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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