HC Stocks Highlights – Humana Inc (HUM), Zoetis Inc (ZTS)
Shares of Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) ended Thursday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.57 points or -0.32% at $177.23 with 539,430.00 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $177.86, the shares hit an intraday low of $176.30 and an intraday high of $178.21 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $26.51 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 149.07 million shares.
Humana Inc (HUM) announced that it has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. Humana is one of only six U.S. health care companies selected for the 2016 DJSI World Index.
This acknowledgment marks the tenth consecutive year Humana has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and the fourth year DJSI has singled out Humana as the leader among health care providers & services companies, in part because Humana “assumes an active role in the search for solutions and the creation of effective, sustainable health care systems by engaging with all relevant stakeholder groups.”
“We are honored to be recognized for the tenth year in a row for our sustainability efforts and responsible social and economic practices,” said Bruce Broussard, Humana’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “It’s rewarding to see our dedication to responsible business practices and improving the health and well-being of the communities we serve being acknowledged year after year.”
Shares of Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) ended Thursday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.53 points or -1.02% at $51.65 with 2.70 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $51.94, the shares hit an intraday low of $51.40 and an intraday high of $52.02 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $25.51 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 495.39 million shares.
The Board of Directors of Zoetis Inc. (ZTS) has declared a fourth quarter 2016 dividend payable to holders of the company’s common stock of $0.095 per share. The dividend is to be paid on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, to holders of record on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.