Edition:
United Kingdom

WellCare Health Plans Inc (WCG.N)

WCG.N on New York Stock Exchange

274.70USD
17 May 2019
Change (% chg)

$0.28 (+0.10%)
Prev Close
$274.42
Open
$272.50
Day's High
$275.90
Day's Low
$271.34
Volume
95,094
Avg. Vol
185,240
52-wk High
$324.72
52-wk Low
$215.65

About

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. is a managed care company. The Company focuses on government-sponsored managed care services, primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage (MA) and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs), to families, children, seniors and individuals with medical needs. The Company operates through three segments:... (more)

Overall

Beta: 1.10
Market Cap(Mil.): $13,818.35
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 50.30
Dividend: --
Yield (%): --

Financials

  WCG.N Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 26.95 18.48 55.51
EPS (TTM): 10.19 -- --
ROI: -- 0.69 11.59
ROE: 14.29 20.18 16.33

Exclusive: Hedge funds target Centene, may oppose WellCare deal - sources

Hedge funds Corvex Management LP and Sachem Head Capital Management LP have built stakes in U.S. health insurer Centene Corp and are exploring challenging its planned $17.3 billion acquisition of WellCare Health Plans Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

06 May 2019

Exclusive: Hedge funds target Centene, may oppose WellCare deal - sources

Hedge funds Corvex Management LP and Sachem Head Capital Management LP have built stakes in U.S. health insurer Centene Corp and are exploring challenging its planned $17.3 billion (£13.20 billion) acquisition of WellCare Health Plans Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

06 May 2019

EXCLUSIVE-Hedge funds target Centene, may oppose WellCare deal-sources

May 6 Hedge funds Corvex Management LP and Sachem Head Capital Management LP have built stakes in U.S. health insurer Centene Corp and are exploring challenging its planned $17.3 billion acquisition of WellCare Health Plans Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

06 May 2019

EXCLUSIVE-Hedge funds target Centene, may oppose WellCare deal-sources

May 6 Hedge funds Corvex Management LP and Sachem Head Capital Management LP have built stakes in U.S. health insurer Centene Corp and are exploring challenging its planned $17.3 billion acquisition of WellCare Health Plans Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

06 May 2019

U.S. government boosts 2020 Medicare payments to insurers by 2.53 percent

NEW YORK The U.S. government on Monday said it would increase by 2.53 percent on average 2020 payments to the health insurers that manage Medicare Advantage insurance plans for seniors and the disabled, a reflection of a new estimate on medical cost growth.

01 Apr 2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. government boosts 2020 Medicare payments to insurers by 2.53 pct

NEW YORK, April 1 The U.S. government on Monday said it would increase by 2.53 percent on average 2020 payments to the health insurers that manage Medicare Advantage insurance plans for seniors and the disabled, a reflection of a new estimate on medical cost growth.

01 Apr 2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. health insurer Centene to buy smaller rival WellCare for $15.3 bln

* Offer of $305.39/shr a 32 pct premium to WCG Tuesday close (Adds details about succession, CVS contract, analyst quote; updates shares)

27 Mar 2019

U.S. Health insurer Centene to buy smaller rival WellCare for $15.3 billion

U.S. health insurer Centene Corp on Wednesday said it would buy smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc for $15.27 billion (11.57 billion pounds) in stock and cash, in a move to bulk up its government-backed Medicare and Medicaid businesses while reducing exposure to Obamacare healthcare exchanges. | Video

27 Mar 2019

U.S. Health insurer Centene to buy smaller rival WellCare for $15.3 billion

U.S. health insurer Centene Corp on Wednesday said it would buy smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc for $15.27 billion in stock and cash, in a move to bulk up its government-backed Medicare and Medicaid businesses while reducing exposure to Obamacare healthcare exchanges. | Video

27 Mar 2019

Health insurer Centene to buy smaller rival WellCare for $15.27 bln

March 27 U.S. health insurer Centene Corp will buy smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc for $15.27 billion in a cash-and-stock deal.

27 Mar 2019

Earnings vs. Estimates