Actionable news
0
All posts from Actionable news
Actionable news in HUM: HUMANA Inc,

Humana stock surges 3% on Q3 profit beat

Humana Inc. HUM, +0.72% shares surged 3% in premarket trade Wednesday after the company reported a third-quarter profit beat and raised its 2017 adjusted earnings-per-share guidance. Earnings for the latest quarter declined to $799 million, or $3.44 per share, from $902 million, or $2.98 per share in the year-earlier period. Adjusted EPS were $3.39, compared with the FactSet consensus of $3.26. The company did not disclose a revenue number. The FactSet revenue consensus was $13.33 billion. Humana also increased its 2017 adjusted EPS guidance to about $11.60 from previous guidance of $11.50, and decreased its 2017 net EPS guidance to $17.62 from previous guidance of at least $17.83. Humana shares have risen 2.4% over the last three months, compared with a 4.4% rise in the S&P 500 SPX, -0.02%


More