WellCare Health Plans Inc. (WCG)

317.69
5.50 1.80
NYSE : Health Services
Prev Close 312.16
Open 312.00
Day Low/High 312.00 / 320.54
52 Wk Low/High 220.63 / 314.43
Volume 441.12K
Avg Volume 546.80K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 50.33M
Market Cap 15.19B
EPS 9.40
P/E Ratio 24.50
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Complexity Theory, Operation Un-Twist, Managed Care Stocks: Market Recon

Complexity Theory, Operation Un-Twist, Managed Care Stocks: Market Recon

It becomes difficult to own for anything other than a trade, managed care stocks and those that most benefit from Medicare expansion.

Apple, Qualcomm, WellCare, Elon Musk and Dow Inc. - 5 Things You Must Know

Apple, Qualcomm, WellCare, Elon Musk and Dow Inc. - 5 Things You Must Know

U.S. stock futures turn lower as investors track moves in the bond market; the ITC rules against banning imports of some of Apple iPhones linked to a complicated patent dispute with Qualcomm; Centene to buy smaller rival WellCare.

WellCare Health Plans Achieves #63 Analyst Rank, Surpassing Royal Caribbean Cruises

WellCare Health Plans Achieves #63 Analyst Rank, Surpassing Royal Caribbean Cruises

In a study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages, for the underlying components of the S&P 500, WellCare Health Plans Inc has taken over the #63 spot from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd , according to ETF Channel. Below is a chart of WellCare Health Plans Inc versus Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd plotting their respective rank within the S&P 500 over time (WCG plotted in blue; RCL plotted in green): In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the underlying components were ranked according to those averages.

Healthcare Stocks Trade Mixed on Cigna's Massive $67 Billion Express Scripts Bid

Healthcare Stocks Trade Mixed on Cigna's Massive $67 Billion Express Scripts Bid

As further consolidation in the industry comes back into focus, stocks are teetering.

Why a Walgreens Purchase of Humana or WellCare Now Appears Less Likely

Why a Walgreens Purchase of Humana or WellCare Now Appears Less Likely

Walgreens and AmerisourceBergen are talking about a deal.

WellCare To Deploy VirtualHealth's Award-Winning Care Management Platform

WellCare To Deploy VirtualHealth's Award-Winning Care Management Platform

VirtualHealth, the leading provider of population health and care management technologies, announced today that WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

Trump's Obamacare Payments Bombshell a Blow to Insurers and Patients

Trump's Obamacare Payments Bombshell a Blow to Insurers and Patients

If Congressional Republicans can't address the Affordable Care Act legislatively, President Donald Trump appears determined to take a sledgehammer to the law himself in a maneuver that could do severe damage to healthcare markets.

Potential Takeover Candidate Molina Names New CEO

Potential Takeover Candidate Molina Names New CEO

Former Aetna executive Joseph Zubretsky will join the Long Beach, Calif.-based managed health care services provider in November as its new president and CEO.

WellCare Health Plans Stock Sees Short Interest Move 26% Lower

WellCare Health Plans Stock Sees Short Interest Move 26% Lower

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 09/29/2017 settlement date, which shows a 595,980 share decrease in total short interest for WellCare Health Plans Inc , to 1,685,701, a decrease of 26.12% since 09/15/2017. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

Short Interest In WellCare Health Plans Moves 15.8% Higher

Short Interest In WellCare Health Plans Moves 15.8% Higher

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 09/15/2017 settlement date, which shows a 310,452 share increase in total short interest for WellCare Health Plans Inc , to 2,281,681, an increase of 15.75% since 08/31/2017. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

Wall Street Weighs What's Next on Healthcare

Wall Street Weighs What's Next on Healthcare

Wall Street is contemplating what's next for the Republican healthcare effort after nonpartisan analysts found it would leave millions more Americans uninsured and a growing number of lawmakers are balking.

Molina's Executive Shakeup Increases Possibility of Takeout

Molina's Executive Shakeup Increases Possibility of Takeout

Molina Healthcare on Tuesday announced the departure of Dr. J. Mario Molina as CEO and John C. Molina as CFO.

UnitedHealth Seen as Ready to Weather Obamacare Rewrite

UnitedHealth Seen as Ready to Weather Obamacare Rewrite

United's strengths include strong customer enrollment and retention, cutting its losses by exiting the ACA exchange business and the improving quality and cost control enabled by its Optum platform.

UnitedHealth to Test Durability of 2017's Strong Start

UnitedHealth to Test Durability of 2017's Strong Start

Momentum at the beginning of the year was due to the decision to exit ACA exchanges and ability to monetize the expertise of United's Optum health services unit.

Exxon, Thermo Fisher and 2 More Are Showing Red Flags

Exxon, Thermo Fisher and 2 More Are Showing Red Flags

These big stocks are teetering on the edge of breakdown territory.

Exxon, Thermo Fisher and 2 More Are Showing Red Flags

Exxon, Thermo Fisher and 2 More Are Showing Red Flags

These big stocks are teetering on the edge of breakdown territory.

Tenet, HCA Among Potential Health Care Losers in 2017, Says S&P Capital IQ

Tenet, HCA Among Potential Health Care Losers in 2017, Says S&P Capital IQ

S&P Capital IQ has identified several potential stock losers for 2017 if Obamacare is repealed, including Tenet Healthcare and HCA Holdings.

Analysts' Actions -- Chesapeake, CSX, Humana, Qualcomm, IBM and More

Analysts' Actions -- Chesapeake, CSX, Humana, Qualcomm, IBM and More

Here are Thursday's top research calls, including upgrades for Chesapeake, Humana and IBM, and downgrades for CSX and Qualcomm.

WellCare (WCG) Stock Jumping on Q3 Beat, Raised Guidance

WellCare (WCG) Stock Jumping on Q3 Beat, Raised Guidance

WellCare (WCG) reported higher-than-expected results for the third quarter and lifted its 2016 earnings forecast.

Presidential Debate: Here's How Clinton and Trump Health Care Policies Could Affect Your Portfolio

Presidential Debate: Here's How Clinton and Trump Health Care Policies Could Affect Your Portfolio

With the presidential debate on the horizon, analysts are speculating how the healthcare industry could be impacted by either candidate.

Wellcare Poised to Buy in Medicare, Medicaid Space

Wellcare Poised to Buy in Medicare, Medicaid Space

Rival Molina Healthcare's acquisition of Aetna and Humana assets has the healthcare company eyeing its own M&A buying opportunities, but its CEO insists it will take a disciplined approach.

Water-Logged And Getting Wetter Stock Of The Day: WellCare Health Plans (WCG)

Water-Logged And Getting Wetter Stock Of The Day: WellCare Health Plans (WCG)

Trade-Ideas LLC identified WellCare Health Plans (WCG) as a "water-logged and getting wetter" (weak stocks crossing below support with today's range greater than 200%) candidate

Short Interest Moves 14.6% Higher For WCG

Short Interest Moves 14.6% Higher For WCG

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 07/15/2016 settlement date, which shows a 300,236 share increase in total short interest for WellCare Health Plans Inc , to 2,354,659, an increase of 14.61% since 06/30/2016. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

Jefferies Thinks Aetna Deal Gets Done, Says Buy Humana

Jefferies Thinks Aetna Deal Gets Done, Says Buy Humana

Jefferies analyst David Windley upgraded Humana to Buy as he continues to believe an acquisition by Aetna is likely, despite consensus and the market leaning in the opposite direction.

WellCare Health Plans Stock Sees Short Interest Move 45.4% Lower

WellCare Health Plans Stock Sees Short Interest Move 45.4% Lower

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 06/30/2016 settlement date, which shows a 1,710,089 share decrease in total short interest for WellCare Health Plans Inc , to 2,054,423, a decrease of 45.43% since 06/15/2016. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

Deal or No Deal, Cigna Is a Buy at Current Levels

Deal or No Deal, Cigna Is a Buy at Current Levels

Oppenheimer analysts say Cigna's stock looks attractive at present levels.

Dems Pose Little Threat to Aetna-Humana Deal

Dems Pose Little Threat to Aetna-Humana Deal

Senate opponents' letter to the DOJ is unlikely to derail the merger following California's approval.

Why Investors Should Start Looking at Cigna and Anthem Solo

Why Investors Should Start Looking at Cigna and Anthem Solo

Concern that the $44 billion merger will not receive regulatory approval continues to grow.

Strong And Under The Radar Today: WellCare Health Plans (WCG)

Strong And Under The Radar Today: WellCare Health Plans (WCG)

Trade-Ideas LLC identified WellCare Health Plans (WCG) as a strong and under the radar candidate

TheStreet Quant Rating: B+ (Buy)