WellPoint Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (WLP)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for WellPoint (NYSE: WLP) is tomorrow, March 6, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 44 cents per share. At a price of $90.78 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%.

The average volume for WellPoint has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. WellPoint has a market cap of $25.26 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 1.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

WellPoint, Inc., a health benefits company, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of medical products in the United States. The company offers a spectrum of network-based managed care health benefit plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid, and senior markets.

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TheStreet Ratings rates WellPoint as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full WellPoint Ratings Report.

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