WCG - WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
280.11
+8.48 (+3.12%)
As of 11:57AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close271.63
Open272.13
Bid281.96 x 800
Ask282.18 x 800
Day's Range271.88 - 282.49
52 Week Range220.63 - 305.03
Volume223,231
Avg. Volume494,458
Market Cap14.093B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.05
PE Ratio (TTM)26.96
EPS (TTM)10.39
Earnings DateOct 30, 2019
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est308.85
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  • Missouri Care Signs Agreement with Capital Region Medical Center to Serve Central Missouri's Medicaid Population
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    Missouri Care Signs Agreement with Capital Region Medical Center to Serve Central Missouri's Medicaid Population

    ST. LOUIS and TAMPA, Fla. , Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Missouri Care, Inc., a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today that it has signed an agreement with Capital Region ...

  • Reuters

    UPDATE 1-Centene posts narrow profit beat on strength in Medicaid business

    Centene Corp on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit that edged past Wall Street estimates, helped by higher sales in its Medicaid business which sells health plans for low-income Americans. The company, which is buying smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc for $15.27 billion, hopes the deal will scale up its government-backed Medicare and Medicaid businesses, and limit its exposure to the Obamacare exchanges.

  • PR Newswire

    Centene and WellCare Announce Approval of Pending Transaction by New York State Insurance and Healthcare Departments

    ST. LOUIS and TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (CNC) ("Centene") and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) ("WellCare") today announced that the New York Department of Financial Services and Department of Health have each approved Centene's pending indirect acquisition of New York domiciled WellCare insurance subsidiaries, bringing the total number of states to approve the transaction to 25. "We are pleased that the New York State Department of Financial Services and Department of Health have joined 24 other states in issuing approvals," said Michael F. Neidorff, Centene's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "These approvals bring us another step closer toward completing the combination of Centene and WellCare.

  • Update: Centene, WellCare merger gets approval from six more states, bringing the total to 25
    American City Business Journals

    Update: Centene, WellCare merger gets approval from six more states, bringing the total to 25

    Update: The New York Department of Financial Services and Department of Health approved the acquisition Tuesday, bringing the total count to 25.   Centene Corp. and Tampa-based WellCare Health Plans Inc.’s planned $17.3 merger has gained the approval of five more states.  Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Ohio and Texas join 17 other states that approved of St. Louis-based Centene Corp’s (NYSE: CNC) acquisition of WellCare (NYSE: WCG). This latest round of approvals brings the total count of insurance departments that have signed off on the merger to 24.

  • PR Newswire

    Centene and WellCare Announce Five Additional State Insurance Department Approvals for Pending Merger

    ST. LOUIS and TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (CNC) ("Centene") and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) ("WellCare") today announced that the insurance departments of Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Ohio and Texas have now also approved Centene's pending acquisition of WellCare, bringing the total number of states to approve the transaction to 24. "We are making important progress in our merger process and are pleased that state insurance regulators continue to see the benefits that our combination will bring to recipients and communities," said Michael F. Neidorff, Centene's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. The companies continue to expect that the transaction will be completed by the first half of 2020.

  • PR Newswire

    Collaborative Health Systems ACOs Deliver $53 Million in Total Savings to Medicare in 2018

    Nearly 90% of CHS ACOs Generate Savings for the Medicare Trust Fund in 2018 TAMPA, Fla. , Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) and Collaborative Health Systems (CHS), a ...

  • PR Newswire

    WellCare to Release Third Quarter 2019 Results on October 30, 2019

    TAMPA, Fla. , Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter 2019 on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 ...

  • Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG)
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    Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG)

    At Insider Monkey we track the activity of some of the best-performing hedge funds like Appaloosa Management, Baupost, and Tiger Global because we determined that some of the stocks that they are collectively bullish on can help us generate returns above the broader indices. Out of thousands of stocks that hedge funds invest in, small-caps […]

  • PR Newswire

    NCQA Rates MeridianHealth among Top-Performing Medicaid Plans in Illinois

    CHICAGO and TAMPA, Fla. , Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health Plan of Illinois , Inc. (Meridian), a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, rated among the top Medicaid plans in the ...

  • PR Newswire

    NCQA Rates WellCare as Kentucky's Top-Rated Medicaid Plan for Consumer Satisfaction

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla. , Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare of Kentucky , Inc., a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company and the commonwealth's largest Medicaid provider, earned the ...

  • PR Newswire

    NCQA Rates MeridianHealth among Top-Performing Medicaid Plans in Michigan

    DETROIT and TAMPA, Fla. , Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health Plan of Michigan , Inc. (Meridian), a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, received an overall score of 4 out of 5 in ...

  • Centene's Carolina Complete Health Wins Medicaid Contract
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    Centene's Carolina Complete Health Wins Medicaid Contract

    Centene's (CNC) provider-led North Carolina subsidiary clinches Medicaid contract to provide services in additional areas.

  • Humana Penetrates Further in New Jersey Via PPO, HMO Plan
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    Humana Penetrates Further in New Jersey Via PPO, HMO Plan

    Humana (HUM) expands its footprint in New Jersey to facilitate the locals with better healthcare solutions.

  • PR Newswire

    WellCare and Kentucky Homeplace Partner to Remove Barriers to Healthcare, Reduce Emergency Room Use and Diabetes Complications

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A pilot program in eastern Kentucky designed to remove barriers to healthcare services has shown promising results, including a reduction in emergency room (ER) visits and hospital admissions among a group of nearly 2,000 rural Kentuckians. WellCare of Kentucky, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) company, partnered with Kentucky Homeplace, a program of the University of Kentucky's Center of Excellence in Rural Health, to help Kentuckians with chronic diseases like asthma and diabetes access health coaching to manage their conditions.

  • 'Ohana Health Plan Donates $10,000 to Support YMCA Evidence-Based Childhood Obesity Management Program
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    'Ohana Health Plan Donates $10,000 to Support YMCA Evidence-Based Childhood Obesity Management Program

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii and TAMPA, Fla. , Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Ohana Health Plan, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, has donated $10,000 to support YMCA of Honolulu's Healthy Weight and ...

  • WellCare Donates $250,000 to Support Expansion of New Integrated Health Clinic in Western Yavapai County
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    WellCare Donates $250,000 to Support Expansion of New Integrated Health Clinic in Western Yavapai County

    Spectrum Healthcare Group to Operate New Site in Prescott PHOENIX and TAMPA, Fla. , Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) and Care1st Health Plan Arizona, a WellCare company, ...

  • WellCare's Unit to Divest Medicaid Health Plans to Anthem
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    WellCare's Unit to Divest Medicaid Health Plans to Anthem

    WellCare's (WCG) subsidiary to sell specific Medicaid health plans to Anthem prior to its merger with Centene.

  • Here is Why Growth Investors Should Buy WellCare (WCG) Now
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    Here is Why Growth Investors Should Buy WellCare (WCG) Now

    WellCare (WCG) could produce exceptional returns because of its solid growth attributes.

  • Centene, WellCare to divest certain Medicaid plans to Anthem
    Reuters

    Centene, WellCare to divest certain Medicaid plans to Anthem

    Centene Corp and Wellcare Health Plans Inc have agreed to sell Wellcare's Missouri and Nebraska Medicaid plans for people with low income to Anthem Inc , as the companies look to close their $15.27 billion deal. Centene and WellCare said in June they had received a request for additional information from the U.S. Department of Justice on the deal. The deal, which was met with criticism by hedge funds that saw Centene as a good target for Humana Inc, a larger Medicare-focused company, won shareholder support in June.

  • PR Newswire

    Centene and WellCare Announce Agreement Between WellCare and Anthem, Inc., to Divest Missouri and Nebraska Medicaid Plans

    ST. LOUIS and TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (CNC) ("Centene") and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) ("WellCare") announced today that, in connection with the previously announced merger agreement between Centene and WellCare, a subsidiary of WellCare has entered into a definitive agreement under which Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) ("Anthem") will acquire WellCare's Missouri and Nebraska Medicaid plans. The closing of the transaction with Anthem is subject to U.S. federal antitrust clearance, receipt of Missouri and Nebraska state regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, as well as the closing of the Centene – WellCare transaction.

  • Addressing Social Determinants of Health: WellCare Study Examines Top Social Service Needs in First Half of 2019
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    Addressing Social Determinants of Health: WellCare Study Examines Top Social Service Needs in First Half of 2019

    TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show "social determinants of health" – the conditions in which people live, learn, work and play – affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes. New data released today by WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) ("WellCare") adds to the growing body of research by examining the social service needs in highest demand across the U.S. in the first half of 2019. WellCare reviewed more than 106,000 social service referrals made through the company's Community Connections program, including WellCare's Community Connections Help Line (CCHL), a toll-free phone line open to the general public that refers individuals and caregivers in need to a database of more than 300,000 social services in local communities across the country.

  • PR Newswire

    Centene and WellCare Announce State Insurance Department Approvals for Pending Merger

    ST. LOUIS and TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (CNC) ("Centene") and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) ("WellCare") today announced that insurance departments of 17 states have approved Centene's pending acquisition of WellCare. "We are pleased that these state insurance regulators recognize the important benefits the combination of Centene and WellCare will deliver for members and our communities," said Michael F. Neidorff, Centene's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

  • WellCare Names Dr. Robert Rhodes Chief Medical Officer in Nebraska
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    WellCare Names Dr. Robert Rhodes Chief Medical Officer in Nebraska

    OMAHA, Neb. and TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare of Nebraska, Inc., a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) company, announced it has named Robert B. Rhodes, M.D., chief medical officer. In this role, Dr. Rhodes oversees the plan's medical strategy and the clinical direction of medical services and quality improvements to help ensure the best possible health outcomes for Heritage Health members enrolled with WellCare of Nebraska.