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The company has agreed to add two independent directors from a New York City financial advisory firm, among other changes.
Humana (HUM) is an American health insurance service provider. Through its retail segment, the company provides services under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Its group and specialty segments target employers and military services. For Q4 2021, Humana’s revenue rose to $21.1 billion from $19.1 billion in the same quarter the previous year but slightly missed the consensus estimate of $21.2 billion. It posted adjusted EPS of $1.24, which improved from a loss per share of $2.30 in the same quarter last year and beat the consensus estimate of $1.15. Humana plans to distribute a quarterly cash dividend of $0.
Humana is adding two more independent directors to its board under an agreement with activist hedge fund Starboard Value
Company to Continue Refreshment Efforts with Appointment of Two New Independent Directors Effort Part of Constructive Engagement with Large Shareholder, Starboard Value Reiterates Long-Term Adjusted Earnings Growth Targets LOUISVILLE, Ky. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2022-- Humana Inc.
Humana Inc said on Tuesday it has entered an agreement with activist hedge fund Starboard Value to name two independent directors to the health insurer's board. Starboard owns 1 million shares, or a 0.79% stake, in Humana and is one of the most visible activist investors with holdings in insurer eHealth Inc, web services company GoDaddy Inc and cloud services provider Box Inc. Last month, the hedge fund nominated four directors including its Chief Executive Jeff Smith to chemicals maker Huntsman Corp's board.
Starboard owns 1 million shares, or a 0.79% stake, in Humana and is one of the most visible activist investors with holdings in insurer eHealth Inc, web services company GoDaddy Inc and cloud services provider Box Inc. Last month, the hedge fund nominated four directors including its Chief Executive Jeff Smith to chemicals maker Huntsman Corp's board. Following the agreement with Humana, Smith said the insurer is well-positioned to deliver gains in market share for Medicare Advantage, improved profitability and earnings growth.
Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), a health insurance company, is one of the top stocks in Viking Global''s portfolio.