WellCare Health Plans Company Profile (NYSE:WCG)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s), 5 Hold Rating(s), 3 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.22)
Consensus Price Target: $97.44 (8.29% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/10/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingSell$85.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/24/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$85.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/20/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$108.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/15/2016Leerink SwannReiterated RatingOutperform$110.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/5/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$91.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/30/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/22/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$70.00 -> $94.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/22/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$80.00 -> $114.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/2/2015Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHold$75.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/8/2015Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$85.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/20/2015Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$85.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/7/2014Sterne Agee CRTUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$72.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/30/2014Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$78.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/28/2014Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$80.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/28/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/2/2016Q216$1.38$3.53 billionN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/3/2016Q116$0.69$1.06$3.50 billion$3.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2016Q415$0.60$0.60$3.48 billion$3.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015Q315$0.95$1.00$3.48 billion$3.36 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2015Q215$0.96$1.34$3.45 billion$3.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2015Q115$0.28$0.49$3.50 billion$3.39 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2015Q414$0.66$0.41$3.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2014Q314$0.69$0.59$3.28 billion$3.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2014Q2$0.90($0.07)$3.02 billion$3.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014Q114$0.04$1.13$2.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2014Q4$1.15$1.09$2.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/1/2013Q313$1.52$1.56$2.37 billion$2.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2013Q2 2013$0.01$1.35$2.43 billion$2.33 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/3/2013Q1 2013$0.68$0.63$2.18 billion$1.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2013Q4 2012$1.31$1.32$1.90 billion$1.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/31/2012Q312$1.46$1.05$1.83 billion$1.82 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2012$1.20$1.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2012$0.54$1.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/15/2012$1.19$2.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/2/2011$1.31$2.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2011$0.94$1.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2011$0.16$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/16/2011$0.52$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.70$1.15$0.93
Q2 20163$1.37$1.44$1.41
Q3 20163$0.97$1.33$1.21
Q4 20163$0.88$1.00$0.93
Q1 20171$1.07$1.07$1.07
Q2 20171$1.59$1.59$1.59
Q3 20171$1.72$1.72$1.72
Q4 20171$1.20$1.20$1.20
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/15/2016Kevin F HickeyDirectorSell1,000$105.56$105,560.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/4/2016Daniel Robert GrahamDirectorSell2,100$94.47$198,387.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/4/2016Kevin F HickeyDirectorSell4,023$93.00$374,139.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/1/2016Paul E WeaverDirectorSell3,000$91.65$274,950.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/23/2015Andrew Lynn AsherCFOBuy4,000$80.71$322,840.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/15/2015Kevin F HickeyDirectorSell2,088$96.43$201,345.84View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/11/2015Blair Williams TodtInsiderSell1,000$96.00$96,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/9/2015Blair Williams TodtInsiderSell4,000$81.38$325,520.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2015Kevin F HickeyDirectorSell3,000$89.36$268,080.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/23/2015Christian P MichalikDirectorSell7,544$89.99$678,884.56View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/17/2014Lawrence AndersonSVPSell1,536$75.90$116,582.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/17/2014Paul E WeaverDirectorSell2,000$76.52$153,040.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/6/2014Blair Williams TodtSVPSell2,907$71.95$209,158.65View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/6/2014Thomas L TranCFOSell31,667$70.80$2,242,023.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/25/2013Thomas TranCFOSell6,898$73.90$509,762.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/13/2013Alexander CunninghamDirectorSell54,305$67.27$3,653,097.35View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/15/2013Thomas TranCFOSell50,000$65.61$3,280,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/8/2013Christian MichalikDirectorSell11,657$65.77$766,680.89View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/14/2013Charles BergDirectorSell5,000$57.05$285,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/13/2013Christian P MichalikDirectorSell11,000$56.80$624,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/10/2013Alexander R CunninghamCEOSell5,985$57.22$342,461.70View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/10/2013Charles BergDirectorSell7,433$57.26$425,613.58View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/8/2013Charles BergDirectorSell10,000$56.77$567,700.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/1/2012Paul E WeaverDirectorBuy2,000$47.95$95,900.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
DateHeadline
07/27/16 07:42 PMCan Shares Of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Hit $119? - Investor Newswire
07/27/16 07:38 AMMissouri Care Signs Agreements with BJC HealthCare and Washington University Physicians to Serve Missouri's Medicaid Population - [at noodls] - COLUMBIA, Mo. and TAMPA, Fla., July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Missouri Care, Inc., a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today that it has signed agreements with BJC HealthCare ...
07/26/16 07:30 AMWellCare Applauds Encouraging Outcomes from Georgia Pediatricians' Asthma Quality Improvement Project - [PR Newswire] - ATLANTA and TAMPA, Fla., July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare of Georgia, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG), has provided a $75,000 grant to help fund a one-year asthma quality improvement project conducted by the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The project was designed to improve asthma care in pediatric practices by better understanding the most effective ways to promote the implementation, adoption and spread of evidenced-based practices. The incidence of pediatric asthma accounts for 10.5 million missed school days a year.
07/25/16 07:24 PMCan WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Hit $119? - RealistInvestor.com
07/22/16 07:00 PMMissouri Care Sponsors 2016 Show-Me State Games. South Carolina SC
07/22/16 07:00 PMU.S. government's bid to block insurance mergers could spawn new ones
07/22/16 10:07 AMWellCare Health Plans : Names Ryan Randall COO, Georgia
07/22/16 10:07 AMShares now up at $107.98 (WCG) WellCare Names Ryan Randall COO, Georgia
07/22/16 09:58 AMWellCare Names Ryan Randall COO, Georgia - [at noodls] - WellCare Names Ryan Randall COO, Georgia The text version of this document is not available at the moment. The original content was posted at original link . WellCare Health Plans Inc. published this content ...
07/21/16 07:34 PMWellCare Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation for Its Medicare Advantage Health Plan in Connecticut - PR Newswire (press release)
07/21/16 10:03 AMInitiative to Address Women’s Health Issues
07/21/16 10:03 AMWellCare Health Plans : Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation for Its Medicare Advantage Health Plan in Connecticut
07/21/16 09:21 AMDOJ Blocks Anthem-Cigna And Aetna-Humana Merger Deals -
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07/21/16 07:30 AMWellCare Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation for Its Medicare Advantage Health Plan in Connecticut - [PR Newswire] - NEW HAVEN, Conn. and TAMPA, Fla., July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded its Medicare ...
07/20/16 08:19 PMShares Positive Over the Past Month: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - TGP
07/20/16 08:19 PMStock Strength in Focus for WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Press Telegraph
07/20/16 08:19 PMIs $119 Price Target Attainable For WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG)? - Investor Newswire
07/19/16 07:24 PMWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/19/16 07:24 PMStock Positive on the Year: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - TGP
07/19/16 04:06 PMHarmony Health Plan and Community Partners Unite to Address Women's Health Issues - [PR Newswire] - CHICAGO and TAMPA, Fla., July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As wives, mothers and daughters, women are always on the clock, taking on the role of caregiver for those they love. But, it is also important for ...
07/19/16 08:09 AMWellCare Health Plans : Supports New York Mets' Junior Mets Baseball Clinics
07/19/16 08:09 AMWellCare Supports New York Mets' Junior Mets Baseball Clinics
07/19/16 07:30 AMWellCare of Texas Launches Field-Based Care Management Program - [PR Newswire] - HOUSTON and TAMPA, Fla., July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gregory Gedovin, who is 70, suffered a series of falls and seizures that resulted in multiple hospitalizations. When Michelle Cooper, a registered nurse from WellCare of Texas, his Medicare Advantage health plan, rang his doorbell in May, he didn't immediately answer. Cooper then sat down with Mr. Gedovin and began an extensive assessment to evaluate his needs and to create a personalized care plan to restore him to health.
07/17/16 06:36 PMReview on Stock Valuation for: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - TGP
07/17/16 06:36 PMShare Performance Summary for: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Press Telegraph
07/17/16 06:36 PMWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
07/15/16 08:45 AMIntuitive Surgical (ISRG) Q2 Earnings: What's in Store? -
07/14/16 07:28 PMCrowd Rating and Earnings Recap for WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Telanagana Press
07/14/16 07:28 PMCan WellCare Health Plans Inc (NYSE:WCG) Continue to Deliver Results? - Street Report
07/14/16 10:51 AMWellCare Health Plans Stock Sees Short Interest Move 45.4% Lower
07/14/16 10:51 AMWellCare Health Plans : and Oakhurst Medical Centers Form Value-Based Care Partnership
07/14/16 10:51 AMHarmony Health Plan Reminds Illinois Medicaid Recipients to Complete Annual Redetermination to Maintain Eligibility
07/14/16 10:51 AMShares Trading down at $108.16 (WCG) Harmony Health Plan Reminds Illinois…
07/14/16 07:38 AMWellCare and Oakhurst Medical Centers Form Value-Based Care Partnership - [at noodls] - WellCare and Oakhurst Medical Centers Form Value-Based Care Partnership The text version of this document is not available at the moment. The original content was posted at original link . WellCare Health ...
07/13/16 07:32 PMWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
07/13/16 07:32 PMWellcare Health Plans Incorporated (NYSE:WCG) Shorts Decreased by 1.45% After Short Covering - Consumer Eagle
07/13/16 07:32 PMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Press Telegraph
07/13/16 07:32 PMStrong Sell Calls For WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) At 1 - Investor Newswire
07/13/16 07:30 AMWellCare Addresses Transportation Barrier to Health Care in Hopkins County, Kentucky - [PR Newswire] - Transportation is a basic requirement for getting the preventive and maintenance care needed to improve health, particularly for those with chronic diseases. In an effort to address this barrier in Hopkins County, WellCare of Kentucky, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG), contributed $3,000 to create a transportation voucher system. Partnering with Pennyrile Allied Community Services, Inc. (PACS), a nonprofit community action agency, county residents 18 years or older will be able to use vouchers to be reimbursed for rides within Hopkins County to medical appointments that are not covered by the PACS Medicaid contract.
07/13/16 07:30 AMWellCare of Florida Names Dr. Keith Wilson Medical Director - [PR Newswire] - TAMPA, Fla., July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare of Florida, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG), announced today it named Dr. Keith Wilson, M.D., medical director, effective July ...
07/12/16 10:52 AMHarmony Health Plan Names Dr. Robin L. Jones Medical Director
07/11/16 07:02 PMHarmony Health Plan Names Dr. Robin L. Jones Medical Director - Yahoo Finance
07/11/16 07:02 PMGrowth Stock Update on WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 07:02 PMStock for the Ages: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 07:02 PMShares Positive on the Year: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 07:02 PMWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG)'s Growth Projection - RealistInvestor.com
07/11/16 05:38 AMShare Valuation Recap for: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 05:38 AMStock Rating Watch and Earnings Insight for WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 05:38 AMStock Performance Rundown on: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Press Telegraph

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About WellCare Health Plans

WellCare Health Plans logoWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WellCare) is a managed care company for government-sponsored health care coverage with a focus on Medicaid and Medicare programs. The Company offers a range of managed care health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. The Company operates in three segments: Medicaid Health Plans, Medicare Health Plans and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs). It operates Medicaid health plans in Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, New Jersey, New York and South Carolina. In addition, it offers Medicare Advantage (MA) coordinated care plans (CCPs) in certain counties in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. It also offers stand-alone Medicare PDPs in 49 states and the District of Columbia.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Health Care Plans
  • Sub-Industry: Managed Health Care
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WCG
  • CUSIP: 94946T10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $106.25
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $106.48
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $93.18
  • P/E Ratio: 34.17
  • P/E Growth: 1.32
  • Market Cap: $4.70B
  • Beta: 1.3
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.66 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.73 EPS
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WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG) Chart for Thursday, July, 28, 2016