TMCNet:  WellPoint is Among the Companies in the Managed Health Care Industry With the Highest Forward Earnings Yield (WLP, GTS, AET, HUM, CI)

[April 08, 2013]

WellPoint is Among the Companies in the Managed Health Care Industry With the Highest Forward Earnings Yield (WLP, GTS, AET, HUM, CI)

Apr 08, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Managed Health Care industry with the highest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.WellPoint ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 11.5%. Following is Triple-S Management with a forward earnings yield of 10.9%. Aetna ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 10.2%.


Humana follows with a forward earnings yield of 9.9%, and CIGNA rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 9.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of WellPoint on December 18th, 2012 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $60.10. Since that recommendation, shares of WellPoint have risen 13.1%. We continue to monitor WellPoint for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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