) pushed the Health Services industry higher today making it today's featured health services winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.4%. By the end of trading, Amerigroup Corporation rose 78 cents (1.4%) to $56.90 on average volume. Throughout the day, 841,249 shares of Amerigroup Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $56.12-$57.42 after having opened the day at $57.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.12. Other companies within the Health Services industry that increased today were:
), up 14.1%,
), up 9.8%,
), up 9%, and
), up 8.2%.
AMERIGROUP Corporation operates as a multi-state managed healthcare company. Amerigroup Corporation has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the
sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.5, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 27.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are six analysts that rate Amerigroup Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and eight rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Amerigroup Corporation as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
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On the negative front,
), down 12.2%,
), down 12%,
), down 10.8%, and
), down 9.1%, were all losers within the health services industry with
) being today's health services industry loser.
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