Centene Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CNC)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Rating(s), 13 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.87)
Consensus Price Target: $80.43 (7.47% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/28/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/29/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$84.00 -> $86.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/28/2016Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$80.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/20/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/20/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/20/2016Leerink SwannReiterated RatingOutperform$78.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/20/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$89.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/20/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/20/2016Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$76.00 -> $82.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/16/2016Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageUnderperform -> Market Perform$76.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/8/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$80.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/4/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/26/2016Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold -> Buy$75.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/29/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$80.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/2/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/21/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$73.00 -> $69.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/15/2015Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$65.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/15/2015SusquehannaReiterated RatingPositive$85.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$77.00 -> $78.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/15/2014Bank of America Corp.Boost Price TargetBuy$114.00 -> $120.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/15/2014Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$103.00 -> $114.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/29/2014JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$71.00 -> $78.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/26/2016Q216$1.08$10.80 billionListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2016Q116$0.74$0.74$7.88 billion$6.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2016Q415$0.82$0.91$6.14 billion$6.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2015Q315$0.78$0.84$5.79 billion$5.82 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2015Q215$0.70$0.72$5.54 billion$5.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2015Q115$0.48$0.52$5.12 billion$5.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/3/2015Q414$1.70$1.74$4.62 billion$4.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2014Q314$0.96$1.22$4.23 billion$4.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/22/2014Q214$0.73$0.82$3.66 billion$4.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/22/2014Q1$0.44$0.57$3.25 billion$3.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/4/2014Q413$0.83$0.84$2.93 billion$2.86 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2013Q313$0.84$0.87$2.68 billion$2.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2013Q2 2013$0.62$0.77$2.63 billion$2.73 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2013Q1 2013$0.38$0.42$2.46 billion$2.54 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/5/2013Q4 2012$0.32$0.17$2.40 billion$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/23/2012$0.48$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2012($0.10)($0.16)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2012$0.48$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/7/2012$0.55$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/25/2011$0.53$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/26/2011$0.54$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2011$0.42$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/8/2011$0.48$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169$0.53$0.78$0.70
Q2 20165$1.05$1.12$1.08
Q3 20165$1.15$1.22$1.18
Q4 20166$0.89$1.19$1.10
Q1 20172$0.98$1.10$1.04
Q2 20172$1.23$1.24$1.24
Q3 20172$1.32$1.34$1.33
Q4 20172$1.30$1.33$1.32
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
7/1/2016Kenneth Rone BaldwinEVPSell6,000$71.00$426,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/29/2016Richard A. GephardtDirectorSell15,910$68.89$1,096,039.90View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/24/2016Keith H. WilliamsonEVPSell4,000$70.00$280,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/6/2016Mark J BrooksSVPSell3,914$65.01$254,449.14View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/28/2016Jesse N HunterEVPSell10,000$65.17$651,700.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/1/2016Kenneth Rone BaldwinEVPSell6,000$60.87$365,220.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/23/2016Carol GoldmanVPSell15,000$62.96$944,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/4/2016Kenneth Rone BaldwinEVPSell6,000$64.68$388,080.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/22/2015Carol GoldmanVPSell25,000$65.19$1,629,750.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/22/2015Jeffrey A SchwanekeCAOSell2,000$65.09$130,180.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/29/2015Carol GoldmanVPSell5,000$60.88$304,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/1/2015Carol GoldmanVPSell5,000$81.20$406,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/22/2015Keith H WilliamsonEVPSell7,000$80.87$566,090.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/18/2015William N ScheffelCFOSell25,290$79.14$2,001,450.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/4/2015Donald G ImholzEVPSell5,000$65.08$325,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/30/2015Carol GoldmanVPSell15,998$63.48$1,015,553.04View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/30/2015Donald G ImholzEVPSell5,000$63.72$318,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/30/2015Robert K DitmoreDirectorSell15,000$63.83$957,450.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/6/2015Michael F NeidorffCEOSell10,000$70.43$704,300.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/1/2015Jesse N HunterEVPSell5,000$69.66$348,300.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/19/2015Keith H WilliamsonEVPSell5,000$70.18$350,900.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/13/2015Tommy G ThompsonDirectorSell16,000$65.36$1,045,760.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/9/2015Robert K DitmoreDirectorSell15,000$63.19$947,850.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/2/2015Carol GoldmanVPSell8,400$104.87$880,908.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/2/2015Jesse N HunterEVPSell2,500$104.87$262,175.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/16/2014Jeffrey A SchwanekeCAOSell5,000$101.80$509,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/1/2014Jesse N HunterEVPSell2,500$81.42$203,550.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/22/2014Carol GoldmanVPSell12,500$81.85$1,023,125.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/18/2014Donald G ImholzEVPSell5,000$80.10$400,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/15/2014Keith H WilliamsonEVPSell4,000$77.48$309,920.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/9/2014Jeffrey A SchwanekeCAOSell1,000$79.51$79,510.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/9/2014Jesse N HunterEVPSell5,000$79.35$396,750.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/2/2014Donald G ImholzEVPSell5,000$77.32$386,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/28/2014Jeffrey A SchwanekeCAOSell1,000$77.02$77,020.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/12/2014Jason HarroldEVPSell2,500$70.00$175,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/2/2014Jason HarroldEVPSell5,000$62.19$310,950.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/31/2014Edmund KrollSVPSell5,000$62.00$310,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/31/2014William ScheffelCFOSell17,895$61.99$1,109,311.05View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/6/2014Jesse HunterEVPSell5,000$61.66$308,300.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/6/2014Michael NeidorffCEOSell10,000$62.00$620,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/17/2013Orlando AyalaDirectorBuy17,600$56.41$992,816.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/25/2013Jeffrey A SchwanekeCAOSell3,000$57.40$172,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/25/2013Jesse N HunterEVPSell5,000$57.41$287,050.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/13/2013Keith H WilliamsonEVPSell5,800$50.25$291,450.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/7/2013Donald G ImholzEVPSell5,000$50.00$250,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/3/2013Carol GoldmanVPSell10,000$49.28$492,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/3/2013Jesse N HunterEVPSell6,000$48.28$289,680.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/30/2013Jason M HarroldEVPSell5,000$50.80$254,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/30/2013Jeffrey A SchwanekeCAOSell3,000$50.68$152,040.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/30/2013William N ScheffelCFOSell22,191$50.80$1,127,302.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/10/2013Keith H WilliamsonEVPSell3,000$50.00$150,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2012Carol GoldmanVPSell15,000$45.15$677,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2012Keith H WilliamsonEVPSell9,000$45.10$405,900.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC)
DateHeadline
07/25/16 07:40 AMWould a new round of insurance mergers include Centene? -
07/23/16 07:33 AMCentene Corporation (NYSE:CNC): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/23/16 07:33 AMFriday Session Wrap-up for Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - Engelwood Daily
07/22/16 03:20 PMAttention Grasping Stock With Upward Momentum: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - TGP
07/22/16 03:20 PMCentene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) Upside Stock Technicals at Extreme Strength - CML News
07/22/16 03:20 PMNew Harbor Financial Group Exits Position in Centene Corp (CNC) - TheFounders Daily
07/22/16 12:11 PMCentene's Long-Term Prognosis Is Excellent -
07/22/16 12:11 PMCelgene's Long-Term Prognosis Is Excellent -
07/22/16 04:59 AM5:59 am Centene confirms Department of Defense intends to award its wholly-owned subsidiary, Health Net Federal Services, LLC, the TRICARE West Region Contract -
07/21/16 08:49 PMEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) - Press Telegraph
07/21/16 08:49 PMStock Catching Eyes of Investors: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - TGP
07/21/16 06:11 PMCentene's Subsidiary Awarded TRICARE West Region Contract - [PR Newswire] - ST. LOUIS, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that the Department of Defense intends to award its wholly-owned subsidiary, Health Net Federal Services, LLC (HNFS), ...
07/21/16 03:24 PMIs a Surprise Coming for Centene (CNC) This Earnings Season?
07/21/16 05:32 AMAmericafirst Capital Management buys $3273653 stake in Centene Corp (CNC) - Trade Calls
07/20/16 10:39 PMCentene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
07/20/16 10:39 PMNavellier & Associates INC Increased Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) by $4.70 Million as Shares Declined - Consumer Eagle
07/20/16 04:26 PMStock Strength in Focus for Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - Press Telegraph
07/20/16 04:26 PMAnalysts Holding Strong to their Buy Rating on: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - TGP
07/20/16 04:26 PMHandelsbanken Fonder Ab buys $27113360 stake in Centene Corp (CNC) - TheFounders Daily
07/20/16 08:00 AMHealth Net Federal Services Earns Center of Excellence from BenchmarkPortal - [Business Wire] - Health Net Federal Services, LLC , a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation , today announced its call center operations were certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal for the fourth consecutive year.
07/19/16 08:40 PMShares Positive Over the Past Month: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - TGP
07/19/16 03:23 PMStocks Analysts Ranking Summary: Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) , Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) - Street Updates
07/19/16 03:23 PMHow has Centene Corp.:(NYSE:CNC) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester
07/19/16 02:45 PMObamaCare Premiums Set To Jump 13% In California -
07/19/16 09:31 AMSolid Performer in Focus: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - Engelwood Daily
07/19/16 09:31 AMStock Positive on the Year: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - TGP
07/19/16 09:31 AMCurrent Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) PT Means Stock Is Worth Almost $90 - Review Fortune
07/18/16 03:30 PMAnalysts Are Expecting this Stock to Rise: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - TGP
07/18/16 03:30 PMShares of Centene Corporation (CNC) Rally 0.56% - Trade Calls
07/18/16 02:55 PMU City complains about increased traffic from Centene expansion -
07/16/16 05:58 AMStock in Positive Territory for the Quarter: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - Engelwood Daily
07/15/16 09:59 AMPrior Trading Session Wrap-Up: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - Press Telegraph
07/15/16 09:59 AMRecommendation Trends to See: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - News Oracle
07/15/16 09:59 AMIs Centene Corp.(NYSE: CNC), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester
07/14/16 03:30 PMUpdate on Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) for the day - Twin County News
07/14/16 02:37 PM[$$] Three Managed-Care Firms May See EPS Tailwinds -
07/13/16 08:40 PMStock Wooing Investors After Increase: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - Telanagana Press
07/13/16 11:23 AMStock Providing Gains on the Month for Investors: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - Telanagana Press
07/12/16 07:33 AMShares Positive on the Year: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - Telanagana Press
07/12/16 07:33 AMShares Moving Up Over the Past Quarter: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - Engelwood Daily
07/12/16 07:33 AMCompany Shares of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Drops by -0.51% - TheFounders Daily
07/12/16 07:33 AMTwo Stocks within Analysts Review: Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) , Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) - Street Updates
07/12/16 07:33 AMIs Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) a Good Investment? - Street Report
07/11/16 03:16 PMBlog Coverage WellCare Health and Centene Plan to Purchase Aetna’s Assets
07/11/16 08:05 AMIf stock prices are an indicator, Aetna’s plan to buy the insurer Humana and Anthem’s bid for Cigna are unlikely to come to fruition
07/11/16 08:05 AMWellCare Health Plans, Centene Reportedly Offer To Buy Aetna Medicare Assets
07/10/16 03:08 PMStock Performance Rundown on: Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) - Press Telegraph
07/10/16 03:08 PMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) - Fiscal Standard
07/10/16 09:42 AMWellCare, Centene make offers for Aetna assets -
07/09/16 03:07 PMBridger Management LLC Decreased Stake in Centene Corp Del (NYSE:CNC) by $43.29 Million as Shares Declined - Engelwood Daily

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About Centene Corp.

Centene Corp. logoCentene Corporation is a diversified healthcare company that provides programs and services to government sponsored healthcare programs. The Company also provides education and outreach programs to inform and assist members in accessing appropriate healthcare services. The Company operates through two segments. The Managed Care segment provides health plan coverage to individuals, through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Long Term Care (LTC), Foster Care, dual-eligible individuals (Duals) and the Supplemental Security Income Program, also known as the Aged, Blind or Disabled Program (ABD). The Specialty Services segment consists of its specialty companies offering a range of healthcare services and products to state programs, correctional facilities, healthcare organizations, employer groups and other commercial organizations.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Health Care Plans
  • Sub-Industry: Managed Health Care
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CNC
  • CUSIP: 15135B10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $75.39
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $69.63
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $62.38
  • P/E Ratio: 33.99
  • P/E Growth: 1.00
  • Market Cap: $12.85B
  • Beta: 1.04
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.21 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.97 EPS
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Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) Chart for Monday, July, 25, 2016