Humana Inc. (HUM) reported fourth quarter net income of $1.19 per share Monday morning, compared to $1.20 per share last year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $1.07. First quarter EPS is expected to be between $1.75 and $1.85, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.53. Full year 2013 EPS is expected to be between $7.60 and $7.80, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.89.
Humana spiked to the upside in early trade Monday, before settling into a range. The stock ended the day higher by 3.51 at $78.86 on above average volume. Humana has been climbing for the last 3 weeks and set a 7-month high.
by RTT Staff Writer
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