Are Analysts Bullish WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) After Last Week?

Waters Corp now has $14.68 billion valuation. The last close places the company's stock about $7.95 off its 52 week high of $23.65 and $4.18 above the 52 week low of $11.52.

Legal & General Group Plc lifted its position in WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

09/02/2015 - WellCare Health Plans, Inc. had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. Therefore 35% are positive. Burt Carol sold $307,012 worth of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 5. Maverick Capital Ltd sold 4,500 shares as Wellcare Health Plans Inc (WCG)'s stock rose 24.26%. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, January 18 by Suntrust Robinson. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to "Sector Perform" rating in Tuesday, June 20 report. As per Monday, October 17, the company rating was upgraded by CLSA. The stock of Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, March 11 by Goldman Sachs.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "WellCare Health Plans, Inc". The company was maintained on Thursday, July 13 by Credit Suisse. See WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Creative Planning increased its stake in shares of WellCare Health Plans by 3.0% in the 1st quarter. Its down 0.44, from 1.34 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 41 investors sold RICE shares while 60 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 153 raised stakes. Us Bancorp De holds 798 shares.

Several research firms recently issued reports on WCG. Quantitative Mngmt Lc reported 124,800 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Citigroup reported 0% stake. Moreover, Perkins Coie Trust has 0.04% invested in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 7,009 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,259,000 after buying an additional 587 shares in the last quarter. University Of Notre Dame Du Lac holds 209,012 shares or 1.79% of its portfolio. Bessemer Group holds 109 shares. Edgestream Ptnrs Lp reported 1,552 shares or 0.43% of all its holdings. The funds in our partner's database now possess: 43.53 million shares, down from 43.93 million shares in 2016Q3. Cap Fund Management has invested 0.01% in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. The shares went down by -1.03% in value last month. Another trade for 8,997 shares valued at $1.56 million was made by Kelly Terrence P on Friday, May 5. 600 shares valued at $103,116 were sold by Meyer Michael Troy on Thursday, May 25. The number of shares now owned by investors are 35.29 mln. It also upped Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (SPY) stake by 8.42 million shares and now owns 8.58 million shares. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $17000 target. Credit Suisse Group reissued a "neutral" rating and issued a $163.00 target price (up from $155.00) on shares of WellCare Health Plans in a research report on Thursday, July 13th.

DFRG's mean recommendation on Reuter's scale presents no change from 2.43 thirty days ago to 2.43 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, July 29 by Wells Fargo. The rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley with "Equal-Weight" on Wednesday, June 7.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on WCG shares. Suntrust Banks reported 67,793 shares.

Since March 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $4.86 million activity. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) for 226,400 shares. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) or 2,500 shares. About 243,907 shares traded. Creative Planning increased its position in shares of WellCare Health Plans by 3.0% in the 1st quarter. (NYSE:WCG) was sold by Asher Andrew Lynn on Wednesday, June 14. The stock was sold at an average price of $175.44, for a total value of $350,880.00. More interesting news about WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG) traded down 0.043% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $174.605. It is down 16.62% since September 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 64.01% the S&P500.

Maverick Capital Ltd decreased Wellcare Health Plans Inc (WCG) stake by 16.18% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

On August 18, 2017, an article was published, "Pediatricians say Florida hurt sick kids to help big GOP donors", reporting that state health officials in Florida removed thousands of sick children from Children's Medical Services ("CMS"), a part of Florida Medicaid, and placed them on insurance plans owned by companies, including WellCare, that cumulatively donated millions of dollars to Florida Republican Party committees. It has a 31.19 P/E ratio. The Company operates through three segments: Medicaid Health Plans, Medicare Health Plans and Medicare PDPs.

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