WellPoint (NYSE: WLP) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 38 cents per share. At a price of $87.59 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. The average volume for WellPoint has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. WellPoint has a market cap of $25.8 billion and is part of the health services industry. Shares are up 43.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. WellPoint, Inc., a health benefits company, through its subsidiaries, offers network-based managed care plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid, and senior markets in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Commercial, Consumer, and Other. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.35. TheStreet Ratings rates WellPoint as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full WellPoint Ratings Report now.
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