Anthem, Inc. provides life, hospital and medical insurance plans. It offers a broad spectrum of network-based managed care health benefit plans to the large and small employer, individual, Medicaid, and Medicare markets. The company operates through three segments: Commercial & Specialty Business, Government Business and Other. The Commercial and Specialty Business segment includes local group, national accounts, and individual and specialty businesses. The Government Business segment includes medi care and medic aid businesses, national government services and services provided to the federal government in connection with federal employee program. The Other segment includes other businesses that do not meet the quantitative thresholds for an operating segment as defined by financial accounting standards board guidance, as well as corporate expenses not allocated to the other reportable segments. Anthem was founded on November 30, 2004 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN.
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Monday, September 25, 2017
Global Equity Markets in Review
• Wall Street ends week with modest gains as Fed signals another rate hike
• Positive economic data and M&A activity lifts European markets
• Japanese market rally on yen weakness, while China remains steady despite rating downgrade
Saturday, August 19, 2017
After a week of Trump controversy and the Spain terror attack, China’s Shanghai Composite Index posted strongest weekly gains in four-months as investor optimism over strong corporate earnings and healthy economic fundamentals supported Chinese equities.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Its reporting season! And you know what that means... new Skaffold Scores. It’s the time of year when you’re thankful to have Skaffold keeping tabs on things for you.
Skaffold’s patent-pending A1 – C5 stock ratings interpret a company’s latest financial results. They update when a company releases their full year or interim results. In Australia, that typically occurs in August (full year) and February (interim) where more than 60% of stocks listed on the ASX report their results.
Access Skaffold’s reporting season calendar which lists some popular ASX companies' reporting dates so you can keep track of results as they’re released to the stock exchange.
Thursday, June 08, 2017
A leading ratings agency downgraded a number of Australian financial institutions last week but investors should not be too concerned. Despite the downgrades, the credit ratings of Australian banks are stronger than those of their global peers.
While there is cyclicality in bank earnings, the outlook for our banks remains sound despite the headwinds of a weakening residential housing sector and a “big bank tax”. Banks are money-making machines.
Monday, April 10, 2017
Late Thursday night, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma announced a surprising decision to reshuffle the cabinet. However, the only unsurprising aspect of the reshuffle was the firing of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Gordhan was replaced by Malusi Gigaba, former Minister of Home Affairs and a close associate of Zuma. Zuma and Gordhan shared an uneasy relationship; the bad blood between the two was evident on multiple occasions.
Friday, September 02, 2016
MaxiTRANS make truck trailers, parts and components. In addition to regular truck trailers, they make tipping trailers and are Australia’s largest supplier of refrigerated vans and trailers. 2014 and 2015 were challenging years for MaxiTRANS but in 2016 fortunes started to turn around. Revenue, whilst still well down on 2013 levels, grew by 3% from 2015 and normalised profits increased 27%.
Friday, August 26, 2016
This week many companies released their 2016 reports. We focus in on two big movers. Sirtex Medical gained 12% following a strong result and regained its A1 status. Blackmores fell 23% despite a strong result also retaining its A1 score. Read more to understand why.
Monday, August 01, 2016
It’s that time of the year where more than 60% of stocks listed on the ASX report their full year results. Skaffold’s reporting season calendar lists the most popular ASX companies' reporting dates so you can keep track of results as they’re released to the stock exchange.
Friday, February 26, 2016
The fourth week of reporting season has seen a host of companies reporting including many of the big names. BHP Billiton’s (CODE:BHP) Skaffold score plunged from B3 to C4, as did Woodside Petroleum (CODE:WPL). Magellan Financial Group (CODE:MFG) fell from A1 to A2 as did 3P Learning (CODE:3PL). SG Fleet (SGF) fell from A1 to B3. Telstra (CODE:TLS) remained steady at B3 and Webjet (CODE:WEB) was steady at A2. Qantas (CODE:QAN) rose from C3 to C2. The latest stock to attain an A1 score is Medibank Private (MPL) which rose from A2 to A1.
Friday, January 29, 2016
What does the wild ride on stock markets since 2016 began really mean for companies listed on the ASX and globally? We will start to get a clearer picture over the coming month as companies release their financial reports.
Skaffold’s free reporting season calendar is your go-to place for ASX company reporting dates.
For Skaffold members, the best way to identify new opportunities during reporting season is to set up a stock alert. If you’re on the hunt for stocks to buy this reporting season, we have a suggested alert, read more.