WellCare Health Plans Company Profile (NYSE:WCG)

About WellCare Health Plans

WellCare Health Plans logoWellCare Health Plans, Inc. is a managed care company focused on government-sponsored managed care services, primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage (MA) and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs. The Company's segments include Medicaid Health Plans, Medicare Health Plans and Medicare PDPs. The Medicaid Health Plans segment includes plans for beneficiaries of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Supplemental Security Income, Aged Blind and Disabled and other state-based programs, such as Children's Health Insurance Program and Managed Long-Term Care programs. The Medicare program provides health care coverage primarily to individuals age 65 or older, as well as to individuals with certain disabilities. It has contracts with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to serve as a plan sponsor offering Medicare Part D PDP plans to Medicare-eligible beneficiaries through its Medicare PDPs segment.

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: $114.94
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $113.92
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $103.28
  • 52-Week Range: $69.16 - $117.51
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.07
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.78
  • P/E Growth: 1.20
  • Market Cap: $5.15B
  • Outstanding Shares: 44,268,000
  • Beta: 1.32
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 1.26%
  • Return on Equity: 12.33%
  • Return on Assets: 4.15%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.59%
  • Current Ratio: 1.84%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.84%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.11)
Consensus Price Target: $101.44 (12.80% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/13/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingSell$100.00View Rating Details
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
8/3/2016Jefferies 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 9/28/2014 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: $5.88 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)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.50%
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
realistinvestor.com logoWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Mean Price Target At $115.714 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:WCG)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 27 at 9:20 AM
4-traders.com logoWellCare Health Plans : Appoints Anat Hakim to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary (NYSE:WCG)
www.4-traders.com - September 26 at 8:03 PM
publicnow.com logoWellCare Appoints Anat Hakim to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary (NYSE:WCG)
www.publicnow.com - September 26 at 8:03 PM
investornewswire.com logoWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG)'s Expectation Of $18939.17 In Sales - Investor Newswire (NYSE:WCG)
www.investornewswire.com - September 26 at 7:58 AM
investornewswire.com logoWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) EPS Projection At $1.77 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:WCG)
www.investornewswire.com - September 25 at 6:49 AM
mysmartrend.com logoWellCare Health Plans Shares Up 19.4% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (WCG) (NYSE:WCG)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 23 at 7:23 PM
prnewswire.com logoWellCare Grant Increases Awareness of Fall Prevention Resources for Seniors in Illinois - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:WCG)
www.prnewswire.com - September 23 at 6:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Grant Increases Awareness of Fall Prevention Resources ... - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 7:40 PM
publicnow.com logoWellCare Grant Increases Awareness of Fall Prevention Resources for Seniors in Illinois (NYSE:WCG)
www.publicnow.com - September 22 at 7:40 PM
News IconAnalysts Set WellCare Health Plans PT at $89.56 (NYSE:WCG) - Petro Global News 24 (NYSE:WCG)
petroglobalnews24.com - September 22 at 6:31 AM
investornewswire.com logoShares Of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Expected To Hit $126 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:WCG)
www.investornewswire.com - September 21 at 7:34 PM
News IconEarnings According to Analysts for WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG)? - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:WCG)
friscofastball.com - September 21 at 7:34 PM
4-traders.com logoWellCare Health Plans : Health Care Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Centene, Cigna, Molina Healthcare, and WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG)
www.4-traders.com - September 19 at 7:56 PM
investornewswire.com logoExpected For WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Sales Of $18939.17 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:WCG)
www.investornewswire.com - September 19 at 6:43 AM
prnewswire.com logoHealth Care Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Centene, Cigna, Molina Healthcare, and WellCare Health Plans - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:WCG)
www.prnewswire.com - September 19 at 6:43 AM
4-traders.com logoWellCare Health Plans : Builds on Commitments to Strengthen Food Security (NYSE:WCG)
www.4-traders.com - September 15 at 8:10 PM
realistinvestor.com logoResearch Analysts Set WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG)’s Price Target At $115.714 (NYSE:WCG)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 15 at 8:10 PM
prnewswire.com logoWellCare Builds on Commitments to Strengthen Food Security - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:WCG)
www.prnewswire.com - September 15 at 11:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Builds on Commitments to Strengthen Food Security (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 11:49 AM
capitalcube.com logoWellCare Health Plans, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WCG-US : September 15, 2016 (NYSE:WCG)
www.capitalcube.com - September 15 at 11:49 AM
4-traders.com logoWellCare Health Plans : Gives Micro-Grants to Community-Based Organizations that Provide Transportation Assistance Services in Kentucky (NYSE:WCG)
www.4-traders.com - September 14 at 12:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Gives Micro-Grants to Community-Based Organizations that Provide Transportation Assistance Services in Kentucky (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 12:27 PM
News IconStock Valuation Recap for WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Post News (NYSE:WCG)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 11 at 6:47 AM
News IconWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) From The Analysts Point of View - National Daily Press (NYSE:WCG)
www.nationaldailypress.com - September 10 at 6:52 AM
News IconWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) From The Analysts Point of View (NYSE:WCG)
www.nationaldailypress.com - September 9 at 7:40 PM
News IconPlacing WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Shares Under the Microscope - Post News (NYSE:WCG)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 9 at 6:39 AM
News IconTexas WellCare Medicare Advantage Health Plan receives NCQA ... - State of Reform (NYSE:WCG)
stateofreform.com - September 9 at 6:39 AM
News IconStock Sliding Down Over the Last Month: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Post News (NYSE:WCG)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 8 at 11:59 AM
prnewswire.com logoWellCare Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation for Its Medicare Advantage Health Plan in Louisiana - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:WCG)
www.prnewswire.com - September 8 at 11:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation for Its Medicare Advantage Health Plan in Texas (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 11:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Receives NCQA Quality Accreditation for Its Medicare Advantage Health Plan in Louisiana (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 11:59 AM
publicnow.com logoStaywell Care Manager Supports Member During Her Journey to New Lungs and Better Health (NYSE:WCG)
www.publicnow.com - September 6 at 8:08 PM
News IconShares Higher Over the Last Five Trading Sessions: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) - Post News (NYSE:WCG)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 6 at 6:43 AM
investornewswire.com logoWellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Expects To Hit Sales Of $18939.17 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:WCG)
www.investornewswire.com - September 5 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Announces Appearance at 2016 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 8:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare to Award $20,000 in Micro-Grants to Support Social Service Agencies in Georgia (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 11:24 AM
News IconDr. Mark Leenay (NYSE:WCG)
www.dotmed.com - August 30 at 11:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Gives $5,000 in Micro-Grants to Community-Based Organizations in Nevada (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 11:30 AM
4-traders.com logoWellCare Health Plans : Names Dr. Mark Leenay Chief Medical Director (NYSE:WCG)
www.4-traders.com - August 29 at 8:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWellCare Names Dr. Mark Leenay Chief Medical Director (NYSE:WCG)
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 8:06 PM
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

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