Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Among Today's Most Volatile Stocks - Down by 3.33%

Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on CNC.

Centene Corporation had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank.

07/26/2017 - Centene Corporation had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. Zacks Investment Research cut Centene Corporation from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th.

Shares of Centene Corporation closed the previous trading session at with shares trading hands.

04/26/2017 - Centene Corporation had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. About shares traded. Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) has risen 32.56% since October 18, 2016 and is uptrending. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 1,944 shares of the company's stock worth $155,000 after buying an additional 170 shares during the period. The company's P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 20.14 and Forward P/E ratio of 16.65. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Centene 11.37 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 11.95 Billion. The firm's 50 day moving average is $92.66 and its 200 day moving average is $81.76.

Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported the earnings of $1.59/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $1.32/share. Centene Corporation had a net margin of 1.72% and a return on equity of 14.62%. The firm had revenue of $11.95 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $11.69 billion. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.7% compared to the same quarter a year ago. For the next 5 years, Centene expecting Growth of 13.04% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 57.43% per annum.

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09/13/2017 - Centene Corporation had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Leerink Swann.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Centene Corp., where 6 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 5 analysts have given a Buy signal, 4 said it's a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Total shares outstanding is 178.42, with shares float coming to 167.21. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. The insider GEPHARDT Richard A sold 4,350 shares worth $336,603. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is now $103.40, this means that the stock is underpriced by 9.284%. Over a month, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 4.19% while shortening the period to a week, volatility was 3.38%.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. The ability for Centene Corporation to pay for the *tba dividend yield is 0.00% payout ratio. State of Alaska, Department of Revenue now owns 6,718 shares worth $650,000. Thompson Davis Comm has 0.07% invested in Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC).

On 6/2/2017 Robert K. Ditmore, Director, sold 3,900 with an average share price of $75.43 per share and the total transaction amounting to $294,177.00. Keybank National Association OH grew its position in Centene Corporation by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter. IFP Advisors Inc lifted its holdings in Centene Corporation by 9.6% during the 2nd quarter. WI acquired a new stake in shares of Centene Corporation in the second quarter valued at about $202,000.

Centene Corporation is based in US, in the very big sector Healthcare. The Firm provides a portfolio of services to government sponsored healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. The Company operates through two segments: Managed Care and Specialty Services.

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