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Fresh highs: Humana and Dollar General

Published: October 16th, 2020 - 6.43pm EDT

Humana marked new highs 3 times in the last 10 days

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Humana Inc. ($HUM) has been consistently making new highs in the last 10 days. Today Humana Inc. ($HUM) did it again and stock closed at $437.72 merely moving a 0.54%; new all-time highs are set at $445.20.

On Tuesday, Truist increased the price target from $455.00 to $475.00 with a neutral rating. The opinions issued by financial brokerage firms are not a buy or sell advice for small investors, so it is not wise to follow them blindly.

Humana Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a health and well-being company in the United States. It operates through Retail, Group and Specialty, and Healthcare Services segments. The company offers medical and supplemental benefit plans to individuals. It also has contract with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to administer the Limited Income Newly Eligible Transition prescription drug plan program; and contracts with various states to provide Medicaid, dual eligible, and long-term support services benefits.. The stock is part of the Healthcare Plans industry in the Healthcare sector. Headquarters are based in Louisville, United States, and employs 46,000 people worldwide. Its corporate website is http://www.humana.com.

Dollar General at fresh highs again: 5 times in the last 10 sessions

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Today's new all-time highs come after reaching other 4 highs in the last 10 days. Dollar General Corporation ($DG) shares barely changed today a -0.52% closing at $221.71 and marking the new all-time highs at $224.82.

On October 9, Wolfe Research rated Dollar General with buy. The guidelines issued by financial experts are not a buy or sell advice for small traders, so it is not desirable to follow them blindly.

Since last March, Dollar General has been drawing an uptrend that so far marked an amazing 78.41%. The price shows higher highs and higher lows, and along the way gave some entry points for those who wanted to trade in. Latest low was in early September, when price bounced at $190.44. Dollar General broke out above $206.63 (its last top) on September 25. That breakout was a good buy point

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, Midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products, such as paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry products; packaged food comprising cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; and perishables that include milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine.. The stock belongs to the Discount Stores industry in the Consumer Defensive sector. Headquarters are based in Goodlettsville, United States, and employs 143,000 people worldwide. Its corporate website is http://www.dollargeneral.com.

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