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Here's Why Elevance Health (ELV) is a Strong Growth Stock

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Elevance Health (ELV)

Based in Indianapolis, IN, Elevance Health is one of the largest publicly traded health insurers in the United States, in terms of membership. The company was previously named Anthem, Inc. Effective Jun 27, 2022, the corporate name was changed to Elevance Health and began trading under the ticker “ELV” on Jun 28.

ELV is a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) stock, with a Growth Style Score of A and VGM Score of A. Earnings are expected to grow 12.4% year-over-year for the current fiscal year, with sales growth of 1.2%.

13 analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days, and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.12 to $37.25 per share for 2024. ELV boasts an average earnings surprise of 2.8%.

Elevance Health is also cash rich. The company has generated cash flow growth of 12.5%, and is expected to report cash flow expansion of 10.1% in 2024.

Investors should take the time to consider ELV for their portfolios due to its solid Zacks Rank rating, notable growth metrics, and impressive Growth and VGM Style Scores.

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