NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- WellCare Health Plans (NYSE: WCG) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it traded at $39.83 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $39.43. WellCare Health Plans is changing hands at $39.60 with 13,100 shares traded as of 9:32 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 618,200 shares over the past 30 days.

WellCare Health Plans has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 25.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services for government-sponsored healthcare programs in the United States. The company offers Medicaid and Medicare plans, including health plans for families, children, aged, blind, and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans.
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TheStreet Ratings rates WellCare Health Plans as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full WellCare Health Plans Ratings Report.

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