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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Stocks with Strong Financial Metrics (NYSE: HUM)

Shares of HUM fell by 10.24% or $-7.99/share to $70.00. NYSE is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.4. The PEG is 0.94 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.32. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 1800820 shares of HUM exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 2574551. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

Humana Inc. (Humana) is a health care company. Humana operates in three segments: Retail, Employer Group, and Health and Well-Being Services.