WCG - WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
274.70
+0.28 (+0.10%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close 274.42
Open 272.50
Bid 265.00 x 800
Ask 278.38 x 1300
Day's Range 271.34 - 276.01
52 Week Range 215.64 - 324.99
Volume 703,149
Avg. Volume 1,217,509
Market Cap 13.818B
Beta (3Y Monthly) 1.32
PE Ratio (TTM) 27.35
EPS (TTM) N/A
Earnings Date N/A
Forward Dividend & Yield N/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend Date N/A
1y Target Est N/A
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  • Markit 12 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Wellcare Health Plans Inc.

    Wellcare Health Plans Inc NYSE:WCGView full report here! Summary * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is expanding Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is extremely low for WCG with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting WCG. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NeutralETF activity is neutral. The net inflows of $3.25 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold WCG are not among the highest of the last year and have been slowing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | PositiveAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Healthcare sector is rising. The rate of growth is strong relative to the trend shown over the past year, and is accelerating. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

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    Reuters 13 days ago

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  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents 17 days ago

    Edited Transcript of WCG earnings conference call or presentation 30-Apr-19 12:00pm GMT

    Q1 2019 WellCare Health Plans Inc Earnings Call

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    Wellcare Health Plans Inc (WCG) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

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  • Reuters 26 days ago

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