WellPoint (WLP) - FREE Research Report Zoretic Richard C who is EVP, Gov Business Division at WellPoint sold 889 shares at $87.69 on Dec. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Gov Business Division owned 62,522 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.4% with the 889-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $88.31, up $0.62, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WellPoint go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 9,558
12-Week # shares sold: 9,558
24-Week # shares sold: 64,614
The average volume for WellPoint has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. WellPoint has a market cap of $25.7 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 46.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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 stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.73%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate WellPoint a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on WLP - FREETheStreet Quant 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, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full WellPoint Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.