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WCG WellCare Health Plans, Inc. daily Stock Chart
WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E28.15 EPS (ttm)10.19 Insider Own0.70% Shs Outstand50.58M Perf Week-1.89%
Market Cap14.51B Forward P/E17.53 EPS next Y16.36 Insider Trans0.00% Shs Float49.96M Perf Month-3.20%
Income492.60M PEG1.39 EPS next Q4.15 Inst Own- Short Float8.40% Perf Quarter13.71%
Sales22.53B P/S0.64 EPS this Y32.40% Inst Trans0.35% Short Ratio4.98 Perf Half Y10.71%
Book/sh87.65 P/B3.27 EPS next Y17.90% ROA4.10% Target Price311.85 Perf Year12.61%
Cash/sh83.11 P/C3.45 EPS next 5Y20.23% ROE12.70% 52W Range220.63 - 324.99 Perf YTD21.51%
Dividend- P/FCF- EPS past 5Y18.60% ROI7.00% 52W High-11.61% Beta0.92
Dividend %- Quick Ratio1.30 Sales past 5Y16.50% Gross Margin- 52W Low30.20% ATR4.70
Employees12000 Current Ratio1.30 Sales Q/Q45.50% Oper. Margin3.20% RSI (14)52.20 Volatility1.16% 1.70%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.48 EPS Q/Q32.30% Profit Margin2.20% Rel Volume0.27 Prev Close286.87
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.48 EarningsJul 30 BMO Payout0.00% Avg Volume843.65K Price287.26
Recom2.20 SMA200.24% SMA501.36% SMA2007.03% Volume80,039 Change0.14%
Jun-03-19Downgrade BMO Capital Markets Outperform → Market Perform
Apr-15-19Initiated Credit Suisse Neutral $307
Jan-14-19Initiated Stephens Overweight $276
Oct-10-18Initiated Evercore ISI Outperform $365
Jul-05-18Reiterated Cantor Fitzgerald Overweight $235 → $275
Jun-27-18Upgrade JP Morgan Neutral → Overweight
Jun-11-18Initiated SunTrust Buy $270
Jun-07-18Initiated Argus Buy $265
Mar-21-18Upgrade Wells Fargo Market Perform → Outperform
Mar-16-18Upgrade BofA/Merrill Neutral → Buy
Jan-03-18Initiated Goldman Buy $255
Jun-07-17Initiated Morgan Stanley Equal-Weight
Apr-05-17Initiated Deutsche Bank Buy $168
Jan-04-17Initiated Piper Jaffray Overweight
Jan-04-17Downgrade Stifel Buy → Hold $147
Dec-13-16Downgrade Goldman Buy → Neutral
Nov-11-16Upgrade Credit Suisse Underperform → Neutral
Nov-10-16Downgrade JP Morgan Overweight → Neutral
Feb-22-16Upgrade JP Morgan Neutral → Overweight $80 → $114
Feb-22-16Upgrade BofA/Merrill Underperform → Neutral
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08:30AM  WellCare Earns Top Score on 2019 Disability Equality Index PR Newswire
Jul-16-19 06:00AM  WellCare to Release Second Quarter 2019 Results on July 30, 2019 PR Newswire
Jul-13-19 07:26AM  Health care is one of the stock markets healthiest sectors right now MarketWatch
Jul-12-19 11:07AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: MarketAxess, Copart, WellCare Health, Zoetis and Intuit Zacks
10:10AM  Why the Earnings Surprise Streak Could Continue for WellCare (WCG) Zacks
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08:30AM  WellCare and AbleTo Partner to Bring Virtual Behavioral Healthcare to Medicare Advantage Members in New York PR Newswire
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08:30AM  WellCare Launches WellCare Works to Connect Members to Employment, Community Engagement and Education Opportunities in Kentucky PR Newswire
Jul-08-19 08:30AM  WellCare Supports Educational Scholarships for Georgia Students PR Newswire
Jul-05-19 09:19AM  Centene (CNC) Acquires Additional Stake in Ribera Salud Zacks
Jul-04-19 08:45AM  Is WellCare (WCG) a Solid Growth Stock? 3 Reasons to Think " Yes " Zacks
07:34AM  UnitedHealth's Stock Down in 1H19: What Lies Ahead in 2H? Zacks
Jul-03-19 10:32AM  3 Healthcare Stocks to Stay on Your Watch List for 2H19 Zacks
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09:50AM  Community Health to Sell Hospital to Focus on Core Businesses Zacks
Jun-25-19 11:00AM  Tenet Healthcare Strikes Deal for Revenue Cycle Management Zacks
Jun-24-19 12:55PM  Centene, WellCare shareholders approve $17.3B merger American City Business Journals
12:31PM  Centene, WellCare win shareholder support for $15.27 billion deal Reuters
12:24PM  UPDATE 2-Centene, WellCare win shareholder support for $15.27 bln deal Reuters
12:03PM  Centene, WellCare win shareholder support for $15.27 billion deal Reuters
11:57AM  Centene and WellCare Stockholders Approve Proposals Regarding Centene's Pending Acquisition of WellCare PR Newswire
10:14AM  CORRECTED-Trump to order hospitals to be transparent about healthcare costs Reuters
Jun-21-19 05:00AM  Business of Pride: WellCare American City Business Journals
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08:30AM  WellCare CEO Ken Burdick Named a Glassdoor Top CEO in 2019 PR Newswire
08:11AM  3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: CF Industries, Nordstrom and WellCare Health Plans InvestorPlace
Jun-19-19 09:37AM  Why it is Worth Betting on Cigna Stock for Your Portfolio Zacks
08:30AM  WellCare Continues Growth Efforts in Arizona PR Newswire
Jun-18-19 03:18PM  IQ merger arbitrage ETF bets on strong M&A space Yahoo Finance Video
11:58AM  Top WellCare execs will earn millions in Centene cash and stock American City Business Journals
10:59AM  ETFs & Stocks From Top-Ranked Sector to Buy Zacks
09:15AM  Fed Week Begins in the Green Zacks
Jun-17-19 04:30PM  WellCare Recognized As One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the U.S. PR Newswire
03:21PM  MEDNAX Forges Alliance for Better Health Services in Texas Zacks
Jun-14-19 08:26AM  Buy These 5 Low Leverage Stocks As Stock Market Gets Lift Zacks
Jun-13-19 03:18PM  Advisory firm suggests Centene, WellCare stockholders approve $17.3B acquisition American City Business Journals
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Jun-12-19 10:47AM  Moving Average Crossover Alert: WellCare Health Plans Zacks
09:06AM  UPDATE 2-U.S. proxy firm ISS backs Centene's deal for WellCare Reuters
08:44AM  Proxy firm ISS backs Centene's deal for WellCare Reuters
08:30AM  Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends That Centene and WellCare Stockholders Vote "FOR" Proposals Regarding Centene's Pending Acquisition of WellCare PR Newswire
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Jun-10-19 08:27PM  Hedge Funds Have Never Been This Bullish On WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) Insider Monkey
Jun-07-19 01:10PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Investigates the Recent Acquisition ACCESSWIRE
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08:30AM  WellCare Donates $15,000 to Support the Family Café PR Newswire
Jun-06-19 12:48PM  WCG, HF, STI MERGER CLASS ACTIONS: Halper Sadeh LLP Alerts Investors of Important Upcoming Deadlines in Shareholder Class Action Lawsuits Against Wellcare Health Plans, Inc., Hff, Inc., and Suntrust Banks, Inc. WCG, HF, STI GlobeNewswire
12:13PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Reminds Investors of HF, WCG, and STI of Class Action Lawsuits Filed GlobeNewswire
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09:45AM  UnitedHealth (UNH) to Offer 20% Hike in Quarterly Dividend Zacks
08:30AM  STI, HF, WCG Important Shareholder Deadlines: Halper Sadeh LLP Alerts Investors of Important Upcoming Deadlines in the Shareholder Class Action Lawsuits Against SunTrust Banks, Inc., HFF, Inc., and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. STI, HF, WCG GlobeNewswire
Jun-05-19 10:00AM  Are You Looking for a Top Momentum Pick? Why WellCare Health Plans (WCG) is a Great Choice Zacks
08:30AM  WellCare Helps Florida Members Better Manage Chronic Conditions PR Newswire
Jun-04-19 11:20AM  Universal Health's Segmental Strength Aids, High Costs Hurt Zacks
07:17AM  UPDATE 2-CVS to expand health hubs to 1,500 stores by end of 2021 Reuters
06:45AM  CVS to expand health hubs to 1,500 stores by end of 2021 Reuters
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10:03AM  Centene Stock Is Tumbling After Humana Dismissed Rumors of a Takeover
09:50AM  Centene Falls as Humana Won't Seek to Break Up WellCare Deal Bloomberg
09:32AM  Centene Slumps After Humana Says It Won't Bid for Company
08:04AM  Humana says will not bid for Centene Corp Reuters
06:31AM  Humana says will not bid for Centene Corp Reuters
May-31-19 06:00AM  Centene Corporation Announces Appointments of Ken Burdick and Drew Asher to Executive Team of Combined Company Following Close of WellCare Transaction PR Newswire
May-30-19 09:31AM  Why Is WellCare (WCG) Up 6.4% Since Last Earnings Report? Zacks
08:19AM  4 Stocks to Buy Despite Year-to-Date Fall in Health Insurance Zacks
May-29-19 02:40PM  Inside the deal: How market volatility helped Centene land a better WellCare deal American City Business Journals
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May-24-19 03:34PM  Report: Third hedge fund makes push for Centene to sell itself American City Business Journals
01:32PM  Activist Third Point builds stake in health insurer Centene CNBC
01:28PM  Centene and WellCare shareholders set date for vote on $17.3B deal American City Business Journals
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May-23-19 06:35PM  URGENT ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Launches Legal Inquiry Regarding the Acquisition ACCESSWIRE
04:39PM  Centene and WellCare Announce Filing of Definitive Proxy Statement and Special Meeting Date PR Newswire
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May-17-19 01:23PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Files Class Action Suit Against WellCare Health Plans, Inc. ACCESSWIRE
12:59PM  IMPORTANT INVESTOR ALERT: Halper Sadeh LLP Announces Lawsuits Against WellCare Health Plans, Inc., Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc., and Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.; Investors are Encouraged to Contact the Firm WCG, BRSS, ADSW GlobeNewswire
May-16-19 02:00PM  Seven Tampa Bay area companies land on Fortune 500 list American City Business Journals
May-15-19 10:15AM  HF, QTNA and WCG ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Launches Merger Investigation ACCESSWIRE
May-14-19 04:45PM  Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Files Class Action Suit Against WellCare Health Plans, Inc. ACCESSWIRE
12:35PM  Shareholder Alert: Halper Sadeh LLP Alerts Investors of Important Upcoming Deadlines in Shareholder Class Action Lawsuits Against WellCare Health Plans, Inc., HFF, Inc., and Quantenna Communications, Inc. WCG, HF, QTNA GlobeNewswire
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides government-sponsored managed care services. The company operates in three segments: Medicaid Health Plans, Medicare Health Plans, and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs). The Medicaid Health Plans segment offers plans for beneficiaries of temporary assistance for needy families, supplemental security income, and aged blind and disabled residents; and other state-based programs, such as children's health insurance programs and long-term services and supports programs for qualifying families who are not eligible for Medicaid. The Medicare Health Plans segment provides Medicare, a federal program that provides eligible persons aged 65 and over, as well as some disabled persons with a range of hospital, medical, and prescription drug benefits; Medicare Advantage, a Medicare's managed care alternative to the original Medicare program, which offers individuals standard Medicare benefits directly through Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; and coordinated care plans that are administered through health maintenance organizations and require members to seek health care services and select a primary care physician from a network of health care providers. The Medicare PDPs segment provides Medicare part D PDP plans to Medicare-eligible beneficiaries. Its PDP plans offer national in-network prescription drug coverage, including a preferred pharmacy network. As of December 31, 2018, the company served approximately 5.5 million members in the United States. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
TRUBECK WILLIAM LDirectorMay 22Option Exercise0.00847023,400May 23 04:17 PM
Walsh Kathleen EDirectorMay 22Option Exercise0.008470847May 23 04:17 PM
Michalik Christian PDirectorMay 22Option Exercise0.00847029,368May 23 04:16 PM
Jindal PiyushDirectorMay 22Option Exercise0.004050405May 23 04:15 PM
HICKEY KEVIN FDirectorMay 22Option Exercise0.00847018,741May 23 04:14 PM
Dallas H JamesDirectorMay 22Option Exercise0.0084703,964May 23 04:13 PM
Compton-Phillips AmyDirectorMay 22Option Exercise0.008470847May 23 04:12 PM
Breon Richard C.DirectorMay 22Option Exercise0.0084707,253May 23 04:11 PM
Meyer Michael TroyChief Accounting OfficerMay 01Option Exercise0.0033103,768May 01 05:18 PM
Ghanayem DarrenEVP, Chief Information OfficerApr 18Option Exercise0.001,36409,033Apr 22 04:21 PM
Munson Kelly AEVP, MedicaidMar 01Option Exercise0.001,416019,646Mar 05 06:45 PM
Michael YountEVP, Chief of Staff & CCOMar 01Option Exercise0.0062209,230Mar 05 06:35 PM
Trodden TimothyEVP, Chief HR OfficerMar 01Option Exercise0.0040501,460Mar 05 06:34 PM
Radu Michael PEVP, Clinical Ops & Bus DevMar 01Option Exercise0.001,340022,194Mar 05 06:34 PM
Polen Michael RobertEVP, Medicare and OperationsMar 01Option Exercise0.001,416021,411Mar 05 06:33 PM
Mims Rhonda R.EVP, Chief Public Affairs OffiMar 01Option Exercise0.0061704,192Mar 05 06:30 PM
Meyer Michael TroyChief Accounting OfficerMar 01Option Exercise0.0039403,784Mar 05 06:30 PM
Leenay MarkEVP, Chief Medical OfficerMar 01Option Exercise0.0063203,922Mar 05 06:29 PM
Hakim AnatEVP, General Counsel/SecretaryMar 01Option Exercise0.001,03606,329Mar 05 06:28 PM
Burdick Kenneth AChief Executive OfficerMar 01Option Exercise0.0012,9070162,105Mar 05 06:26 PM
Ghanayem DarrenEVP, Chief Information OfficerMar 01Option Exercise0.0098109,367Mar 05 06:27 PM
Asher Andrew LynnEVP, Chief Financial OfficerMar 01Option Exercise0.002,583051,132Mar 05 06:25 PM
Trodden TimothyEVP, Chief HR OfficerJan 09Option Exercise0.0064801,238Jan 10 04:40 PM
Dallas H JamesDirectorDec 04Buy256.351,171300,1843,117Dec 06 04:47 PM
Michael YountEVP, Chief of Staff & CCODec 04Sale253.162,000506,3195,044Dec 06 04:45 PM
Polen Michael RobertEVP, Medicare and OperationsDec 03Sale256.853,000770,55012,693Dec 04 04:32 PM
Hakim AnatEVP, General Counsel/SecretaryNov 30Sale256.241,647422,028644Dec 04 04:31 PM
Breon Richard C.DirectorNov 27Sale239.962,500599,9006,406Nov 28 04:27 PM
Michael YountEVP, Chief of Staff & CCONov 07Sale263.38500131,6907,044Nov 08 04:52 PM
Radu Michael PEVP, Clinical Ops & Bus DevSep 29Option Exercise0.003,613014,135Oct 01 04:44 PM
Munson Kelly AEVP, MedicaidSep 29Option Exercise0.003,613012,351Oct 01 04:43 PM
Polen Michael RobertEVP, Medicare and OperationsSep 29Option Exercise0.003,613017,116Oct 01 04:43 PM
Asher Andrew LynnEVP, Chief Financial OfficerSep 29Option Exercise0.003,613033,742Oct 01 04:41 PM
Hakim AnatSVP, General Counsel/SecretarySep 26Option Exercise0.001,08802,556Sep 26 07:40 PM
Asher Andrew LynnEVP, Chief Financial OfficerAug 29Option Exercise0.003,796031,623Aug 30 04:25 PM