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NYSE:CNC - Centene Stock Price, Forecast & News

$56.36
+0.24 (+0.43 %)
(As of 04/2/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$54.02
Now: $56.36
$57.46
50-Day Range
$45.55
MA: $58.45
$67.37
52-Week Range
$41.62
Now: $56.36
$68.64
Volume2.98 million shs
Average Volume6.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$33.07 billion
P/E Ratio17.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.71
Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. The company's Managed Care segment offers health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children's health insurance program, long-term services and support, foster care, and medicare-medicaid plans, which covers dually eligible individuals, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and X-ray, home-based primary care, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, telehealth, immunization, specialty pharmacy, therapy, social work, nurse advisory, and care coordination services, as well as prescriptions, limited over-the-counter drugs, medical equipment, and behavioral health and abuse services. This segment also offers various individual, small group, and large group commercial healthcare products to employers and directly to members in the Managed Care segment. Its Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; and vision and dental, and management services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, correctional facilities, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Hospital & medical service plans
Sub-IndustryManaged Health Care
SectorMedical
CUSIP15135B10
Phone314-725-4477

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$74.64 billion
Cash Flow$6.33 per share
Book Value$30.50 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.32 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees56,600
Market Cap$33.07 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Centene (NYSE:CNC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Centene's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Centene's stock was trading at $57.95 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CNC stock has decreased by 2.7% and is now trading at $56.36. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Centene?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Centene in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating, 13 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Centene.

When is Centene's next earnings date?

Centene is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 28th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Centene.

How were Centene's earnings last quarter?

Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.73. The firm earned $18.86 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $18.45 billion. Centene had a net margin of 1.77% and a return on equity of 15.18%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 13.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.69 EPS. View Centene's earnings history.

When did Centene's stock split? How did Centene's stock split work?

Shares of Centene split on Wednesday, February 6th 2019. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the closing bell on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. An investor that had 100 shares of Centene stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has Centene issued on next quarter's earnings?

Centene updated its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 4.56-4.76 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.82. The company issued revenue guidance of $104.8-105.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $106.8 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CNC?

15 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Centene's stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $103.00. On average, they anticipate Centene's share price to reach $82.03 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 45.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Centene.

Has Centene been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about CNC stock have been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Centene earned a daily sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutCentene.

Who are some of Centene's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Centene own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Centene investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Micron Technology (MU), Visa (v), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD), Mastercard (MA) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Centene's key executives?

Centene's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael Frederic Neidorff, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 76)
  • Mr. Jeffrey Alan Schwaneke C.P.A., CPA, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 43)
  • Ms. Brandy Lynn Burkhalter, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 46)
  • Mr. Mark J. Brooks, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Jesse N. Hunter, Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 43)

What is Centene's stock symbol?

Centene trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CNC."

How do I buy shares of Centene?

Shares of CNC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Centene's stock price today?

One share of CNC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.36.

How big of a company is Centene?

Centene has a market capitalization of $33.07 billion and generates $74.64 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.32 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.42 on an earnings per share basis. Centene employs 56,600 workers across the globe. View additional information about Centene.

What is Centene's official website?

The official website for Centene is http://www.centene.com/.

How can I contact Centene?

Centene's mailing address is 7700 FORSYTH BOULEVARD, ST LOUIS MO, 63105. The company can be reached via phone at 314-725-4477 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Centene (NYSE CNC)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  905 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  609 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,514
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Centene and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CNC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CNC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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