WellCare Health Plans Company Profile (NYSE:WCG)

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: $113.35
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $111.13
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $99.24
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.11
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.20
  • P/E Growth: 1.21
  • Market Cap: $4.98B
  • Outstanding Shares: 44,268,000
  • Beta: 1.23
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.10)
Consensus Price Target: $99.80 (11.30% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/3/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$115.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016Leerink SwannReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/3/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingSell$80.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingSell$100.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price Target$105.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$126.00 -> $119.00View Rating Details
6/24/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$85.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
4/30/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/22/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$70.00 -> $94.00View Rating Details
9/2/2015Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHold$75.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
5/8/2015Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$85.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
3/20/2015Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$85.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details
10/7/2014Sterne Agee CRTUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$72.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2016        
8/2/2016Q216$1.40$2.23$3.53 billion$3.59 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.69$1.06$3.50 billion$3.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q415$0.60$0.60$3.48 billion$3.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.95$1.00$3.48 billion$3.36 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.96$1.34$3.45 billion$3.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.28$0.49$3.50 billion$3.39 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.66$0.41$3.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.69$0.59$3.28 billion$3.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2014Q2$0.90($0.07)$3.02 billion$3.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.04$1.13$2.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2014Q4$1.15$1.09$2.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2013Q313$1.52$1.56$2.37 billion$2.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$0.01$1.35$2.43 billion$2.33 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2013Q1 2013$0.68$0.63$2.18 billion$1.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$1.31$1.32$1.90 billion$1.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$1.46$1.05$1.83 billion$1.82 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2012$1.20$1.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.54$1.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$1.19$2.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$1.31$2.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.94$1.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2011$0.16$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2011$0.52$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.01 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.86 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.70$1.15$0.93
Q2 20163$1.37$1.44$1.41
Q3 20163$1.01$1.08$1.06
Q4 20163$0.69$1.00$0.80
Q1 20171$1.17$1.17$1.17
Q2 20171$1.79$1.79$1.79
Q3 20171$1.60$1.60$1.60
Q4 20171$1.11$1.11$1.11
(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 TransactionDetails
8/16/2016Glenn Md Phd Steele JrDirectorSell10,000$114.86$1,148,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016Kevin F HickeyDirectorSell1,000$105.56$105,560.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Daniel Robert GrahamDirectorSell2,100$94.47$198,387.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Kevin F HickeyDirectorSell4,023$93.00$374,139.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Paul E WeaverDirectorSell3,000$91.65$274,950.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Andrew Lynn AsherCFOBuy4,000$80.71$322,840.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2015Kevin F HickeyDirectorSell2,088$96.43$201,345.84View SEC Filing  
9/11/2015Blair Williams TodtInsiderSell1,000$96.00$96,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2015Blair Williams TodtInsiderSell4,000$81.38$325,520.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015Kevin F HickeyDirectorSell3,000$89.36$268,080.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Christian P MichalikDirectorSell7,544$89.99$678,884.56View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Lawrence AndersonSVPSell1,536$75.90$116,582.40View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Paul E WeaverDirectorSell2,000$76.52$153,040.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Blair Williams TodtSVPSell2,907$71.95$209,158.65View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Thomas L TranCFOSell31,667$70.80$2,242,023.60View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Thomas TranCFOSell6,898$73.90$509,762.20View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013Alexander CunninghamDirectorSell54,305$67.27$3,653,097.35View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Thomas TranCFOSell50,000$65.61$3,280,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Christian MichalikDirectorSell11,657$65.77$766,680.89View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Charles BergDirectorSell5,000$57.05$285,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Christian P MichalikDirectorSell11,000$56.80$624,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Alexander R CunninghamCEOSell5,985$57.22$342,461.70View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Charles BergDirectorSell7,433$57.26$425,613.58View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Charles BergDirectorSell10,000$56.77$567,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Paul E WeaverDirectorBuy2,000$47.95$95,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Names William Jones State President, Kentucky (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 8:28 PM
investornewswire.com logoWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Gets 0 Recommendations To Sell - Investor Newswire (NYSE:WCG)
www.investornewswire.com - August 25 at 6:54 AM
4-traders.com logoWellCare Health Plans : of Kentucky Gives Micro-Grants to Community-Based Organizations that Provide Pregnancy-Related Support Services (NYSE:WCG)
www.4-traders.com - August 24 at 7:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare of Kentucky Gives Micro-Grants to Community-Based Organizations that Provide Pregnancy-Related Support Services (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 11:16 AM
realistinvestor.com logoWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Stock Price Likely To Reach $109: Wall Street - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:WCG)
www.realistinvestor.com - August 23 at 8:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Announces Departure of Chief Human Resources Officer (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 11:53 AM
4-traders.com logoWellCare Health Plans : Announces Departure of Chief Human Resources Officer (NYSE:WCG)
www.4-traders.com - August 23 at 11:53 AM
bizjournals.com logoWellCare taps leading businesswoman for new C-level job (NYSE:WCG)
www.bizjournals.com - August 23 at 11:53 AM
publicnow.com logoWellCare Appoints Rhonda Mims Chief Public Affairs Officer (NYSE:WCG)
www.publicnow.com - August 23 at 11:53 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWELLCARE HEALTH PLANS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NYSE:WCG)
biz.yahoo.com - August 23 at 11:53 AM
investornewswire.com logoAnalysts See Sales Of $18939.17 For WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Investor Newswire (NYSE:WCG)
www.investornewswire.com - August 21 at 7:09 PM
benzinga.com logoFriday's After-Hours Movers - WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE ... - Benzinga (NYSE:WCG)
www.benzinga.com - August 21 at 6:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Gives $10,000 to the American Red Cross to Support Flood Relief Efforts in Louisiana (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 8:00 PM
investorplace.com logoWellcare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) Is Winning the Obamacare Battle (NYSE:WCG)
investorplace.com - August 19 at 11:43 AM
News IconCrowd & Street Analysis on WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Post News (NYSE:WCG)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 19 at 11:08 AM
4-traders.com logoWellCare Health Plans : Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation for Its Medicare Advantage Health Plans in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee (NYSE:WCG)
www.4-traders.com - August 18 at 11:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation for Its Medicare Advantage Health Plans in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 11:21 AM
News IconStock Trading Above Moving Averages: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Post News (NYSE:WCG)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 17 at 8:32 PM
investornewswire.com logoWill WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Hit $126 Price Target? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:WCG)
www.investornewswire.com - August 17 at 8:32 PM
4-traders.com logoWellCare Health Plans : Addresses Teen Pregnancy in Burke County, Georgia (NYSE:WCG)
www.4-traders.com - August 17 at 11:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Addresses Teen Pregnancy in Burke County, Georgia (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 11:09 AM
News IconDirector of Wellcare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG), Steele Glenn Jr Md Phd, sells 10,000 shares worth $1,148,600 (NYSE:WCG)
empowerednews.net - August 16 at 8:18 PM
4-traders.com logoWellCare Health Plans : Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation for Its Medicare Advantage Health Plan in South Carolina (NYSE:WCG)
www.4-traders.com - August 16 at 11:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation for Its Medicare Advantage Health Plan in South Carolina (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 11:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare of Kentucky Awards Bowling Green ID Card Program $1,500 Grant (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 10:16 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to WellCare Health Plans, Inc. : August 12, 2016 (NYSE:WCG)
www.capitalcube.com - August 12 at 8:21 PM
bizjournals.com logoAppeals court upholds convictions of ex-WellCare executives (NYSE:WCG)
www.bizjournals.com - August 12 at 11:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Dollar Tree, Motorola Solutions and WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 11:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWELLCARE HEALTH PLANS, INC. Financials (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 8:52 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 11:41 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKeep Your Eyes on the Road Ahead: Zacks August Market Strategy (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 8:55 PM
equities.com logoWellcare Health Plans Inc. (WCG) Hits New 52-week High During August 08 Session (NYSE:WCG)
www.equities.com - August 10 at 11:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare's New York President John J. Burke Honored by Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger for Service to the City's Vulnerable Populations (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 11:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare and Diamond View Studios Win Telly Award for Staywell Member Story (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 11:29 AM
capitalcube.com logoWellCare Health Plans, Inc. :WCG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 10, 2016 (NYSE:WCG)
www.capitalcube.com - August 10 at 11:29 AM
publicnow.com logoWellCare Expands Efforts to Find and Engage Underserved Members in New York to Connect Them to Needed Care (NYSE:WCG)
www.publicnow.com - August 9 at 11:42 AM
4-traders.com logoWellCare Health Plans : Harmony Health Plan Presents $2,500 Bud Billiken Scholarship to Chicago Teen (NYSE:WCG)
www.4-traders.com - August 8 at 8:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarmony Health Plan Presents $2,500 Bud Billiken Scholarship to Chicago Teen (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:25 PM
equities.com logoWellcare Health Plans Inc. (WCG) Hits New 52-week High During August 02 Session (NYSE:WCG)
www.equities.com - August 5 at 11:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarmony Health Plan Sponsors 2016 Bud Billiken Parade in Chicago (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 11:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Reminds Parents about Importance of Well-Child Visits (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 11:19 AM
investornewswire.com logoStrong Sell Calls For WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) At 1 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:WCG)
www.investornewswire.com - August 4 at 8:42 PM
equities.com logoWellcare Health Plans Inc. (WCG) Hits New 52-week High During August 02 Session - Equities.com (NYSE:WCG)
www.equities.com - August 4 at 8:42 PM
streetinsider.com logoJefferies Raises Price Target on WellCare Health Plans (WCG) to $105 Following 2Q (NYSE:WCG)
www.streetinsider.com - August 4 at 11:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs WellCare Health (WCG) a Great Growth Stock? (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 11:30 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWELLCARE HEALTH PLANS, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:WCG)
biz.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:37 PM
thestreet.com logoWellcare Poised to Buy in Medicare, Medicaid Space (NYSE:WCG)
www.thestreet.com - August 3 at 8:37 PM
News IconWellCare of Florida COO Elizabeth Miller Appointed to Florida Telehealth Advisory Council (NYSE:WCG)
www.telecomreseller.com - August 3 at 11:35 AM
twst.com logoWellCare Health Plans Inc.: WellCare Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results (NYSE:WCG)
www.twst.com - August 3 at 11:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WCG earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-16 1:30pm GMT (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 11:35 AM

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