WCG - WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
287.10
+0.09 (+0.03%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close287.01
Open287.17
Bid287.00 x 1100
Ask287.19 x 800
Day's Range285.70 - 288.90
52 Week Range220.63 - 324.99
Volume331,286
Avg. Volume1,288,815
Market Cap14.442B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.32
PE Ratio (TTM)28.59
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target EstN/A
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  • Markit5 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 * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows but are weakening * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output for the sector is expanding but at a slower rate Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is low for WCG with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NegativeETF activity is negative and may be weakening. The net inflows of $310 million over the last one-month into ETFs that hold WCG are among the lowest of the last year and appear to be slowing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NegativeAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Healthcare sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however, and is easing. 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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