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  • Humana - HUM - Barchart Chart Of The Day 0 comments
    Jan 6, 2012 8:51 AM | about stocks: HUM
    Barchart.coms Chart of the Day - Humana (NYSE:HUM)
    Barchart Research Team - Barchart.com - Thu Jan 05, 4:31PM CST
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    HUM - Humana Inc.
    Sym Last Chg Pct
    HUM 91.68 +1.75 +1.95%

    The "Chart of the Day" is Humana (HUM), which showed up on Thursday's Barchart "All Time High" list. Humana on Thursday posted a new all-time high of $91.76 and closed up 1.95%. TrendSpotter has been Long since Nov 29 at $85.48. In recent news on the stock, Barron's on Nov 1 said that Humana's stock would continue to outperform with open enrollment underway for Medicare and with strong trends from lower costs and patient utilization of health services. Humana, with a market cap of $14 billion, is a health services company that facilitates the delivery of health care services through networks of providers to its medical members.

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    How we found the Chart of the Day:

    We found the "Chart of the Day" by scanning the Barchart "All Time High" list. In order to get to that list, we first clicked on the Stocks menu item on the Barchart home page, then on the "All Time Highs" menu item on the left menu bar. We then sorted the list by percentage gainers by clicking on the "Percent" column title. A stock that has posted a new All-Time high is typically showing strong upside momentum.

    The status of Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

    • TrendSpotter: Buy
    • Short-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Medium-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Long-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Overall Average 100% Buy


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