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NYSE:WCG - WellCare Health Plans Stock Price, Forecast & News

$349.92
0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 01/23/2020)
Today's Range
$339.88
Now: $349.92
$350.17
50-Day Range
$349.92
MA: $349.92
$349.92
52-Week Range
$228.56
Now: $349.92
$350.17
Volume2.06 million shs
Average Volume552,393 shs
Market Capitalization$17.61 billion
P/E Ratio28.15
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.93
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides government-sponsored managed care services. The company operates in three segments: Medicaid Health Plans, Medicare Health Plans, and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs). The Medicaid Health Plans segment offers plans for beneficiaries of temporary assistance for needy families, supplemental security income, and aged blind and disabled residents; and other state-based programs, such as children's health insurance programs and long-term services and supports programs for qualifying families who are not eligible for Medicaid. The Medicare Health Plans segment provides Medicare, a federal program that provides eligible persons aged 65 and over, as well as some disabled persons with a range of hospital, medical, and prescription drug benefits; Medicare Advantage, a Medicare's managed care alternative to the original Medicare program, which offers individuals standard Medicare benefits directly through Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; and coordinated care plans that are administered through health maintenance organizations and require members to seek health care services and select a primary care physician from a network of health care providers. The Medicare PDPs segment provides Medicare part D PDP plans to Medicare-eligible beneficiaries. Its PDP plans offer national in-network prescription drug coverage, including a preferred pharmacy network. As of December 31, 2018, the company served approximately 5.5 million members in the United States. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Hospital & medical service plans
Sub-IndustryManaged Health Care
SectorMedical
CUSIP94946T10
Phone813-290-6200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$20.41 billion
Cash Flow$14.04 per share
Book Value$84.81 per share

Profitability

Net Income$439.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,000
Market Cap$17.61 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has WellCare Health Plans' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

WellCare Health Plans' stock was trading at $349.92 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WCG shares have increased by 0.0% and is now trading at $349.92. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of WellCare Health Plans?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WellCare Health Plans in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for WellCare Health Plans.

When is WellCare Health Plans' next earnings date?

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

How were WellCare Health Plans' earnings last quarter?

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 30th. The company reported $5.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.93 by $1.57. The company had revenue of $7.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.79 billion. WellCare Health Plans had a return on equity of 17.00% and a net margin of 2.34%. The company's revenue was up 41.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $3.33 earnings per share. View WellCare Health Plans' earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for WCG?

6 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for WellCare Health Plans' shares. Their forecasts range from $304.00 to $350.00. On average, they anticipate WellCare Health Plans' share price to reach $324.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.4%. View analysts' price targets for WellCare Health Plans.

Has WellCare Health Plans been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about WCG stock have trended positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WellCare Health Plans earned a daily sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutWellCare Health Plans.

Who are some of WellCare Health Plans' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of WellCare Health Plans own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other WellCare Health Plans investors own include Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), NVIDIA (NVDA), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), AutoZone (AZO), Netflix (NFLX), American Express (AXP), Alibaba Group (BABA), salesforce.com (CRM), Tesla (TSLA) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are WellCare Health Plans' key executives?

WellCare Health Plans' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Alan Burdick, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Andrew Lynn Asher, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael Robert Polen, Exec. VP of Medicare & Operations (Age 39)
  • Ms. Anat Hakim, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Ms. Kelly Ann Munson, Exec. VP of Medicaid (Age 47)

What is WellCare Health Plans' stock symbol?

WellCare Health Plans trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WCG."

How do I buy shares of WellCare Health Plans?

Shares of WCG 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 WellCare Health Plans' stock price today?

One share of WCG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $349.92.

How big of a company is WellCare Health Plans?

WellCare Health Plans has a market capitalization of $17.61 billion and generates $20.41 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $439.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $11.03 on an earnings per share basis. WellCare Health Plans employs 12,000 workers across the globe. View additional information about WellCare Health Plans.

What is WellCare Health Plans' official website?

The official website for WellCare Health Plans is http://www.wellcare.com/.

How can I contact WellCare Health Plans?

WellCare Health Plans' mailing address is 8735 HENDERSON ROAD RENAISSANCE ONE, TAMPA FL, 33634. The company can be reached via phone at 813-290-6200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for WellCare Health Plans (NYSE WCG)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  395 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  542 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  937
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WellCare Health Plans and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WCG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WCG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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