Humana Backs FY21 Adj. EPS Outlook - Quick Facts

While reporting financial results for the second quarter on Wednesday, health insurer Humana Inc. (HUM) maintained its adjusted earnings guidance for the full-year 2021.

For fiscal 2021, the company now projects earnings in a range of $24.97 to $25.47 per share, up from the prior forecast of $19.62 to $20.12 per share, and continues to project adjusted earnings in the range of $21.25 to $21.75 per share, while acknowledging the continued heightened uncertainty surrounding the ongoing pandemic.

On average, analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect the company to report earnings of $21.70 per share for the year. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company also maintained its expected individual Medicare Advantage membership growth range of approximately 425,000 to 475,000 members.

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