WCG - WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
252.29
+5.54 (+2.25%)
At close: 4:01PM EDT
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Previous Close246.75
Open247.03
Bid252.29 x 800
Ask252.35 x 1000
Day's Range243.39 - 253.52
52 Week Range199.23 - 324.99
Volume1,084,462
Avg. Volume1,044,720
Market Cap12.691B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.42
PE Ratio (TTM)27.16
EPS (TTM)9.29
Earnings DateApr 29, 2019 - May 3, 2019
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est324.00
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  • PR Newswire2 days ago

    WellCare's Legal Team Wins 2019 Legal Department of the Year in Florida Legal Awards

    TAMPA, Fla., April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- It's awards season, and the WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) (WellCare) Legal team is celebrating being named Legal Department of the Year by the Daily Business Review in the 2019 Florida Legal Awards. The awards are based on success stories: how a given corporate counsel's office, regardless of its size, came up with innovative programs, used ingenuity to solve problems or surmounted a scarcity of resources and still delivered a high quality of client service. "I'm incredibly proud of the amazing work that our team has accomplished over the last few years to ensure that WellCare's reputation and commitment to our members are consistently protected and represented," said WellCare's Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Anat Hakim.

  • PR Newswire3 days ago

    WellCare Donates $100,000 to Support Addiction Treatment for New and Expectant Mothers in Kentucky

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare of Kentucky, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) company, and the WellCare Community Foundation donated $100,000 to Volunteers of America Mid-States, Inc. (VOA) to open a new residential addiction treatment program in Manchester, Kentucky for new and expectant mothers.

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    WellCare Unit Inks Deal to Serve Medicaid Liver Patients

    WellCare's (WCG) unit inks a value-based deal to introduce the Hepatitis C Center of Excellence program for check-up and treatment of Medicaid members.

  • GlobeNewswire4 days ago

    WellCare Health Plans (WCG) Merger Investigation: Halper Sadeh LLP Announces Investigation Into Whether the Sale of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. is Fair to WellCare Shareholders – WCG

    Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating whether the sale of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (“WellCare” or the “Company”) (WCG) to Centene Corporation (“Centene”) is fair to WellCare shareholders. If you are a WellCare shareholder and would like to discuss your legal rights and options, please visit WellCare (WCG) Merger Investigation or contact Daniel Sadeh or Zachary Halper at (212) 763-0060 or sadeh@halpersadeh.com or zhalper@halpersadeh.com.

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  • WellCare of Nebraska Names Tim Meyers State President
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    WellCare of Nebraska Names Tim Meyers State President

    LINCOLN, Neb. and TAMPA, Fla. , April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  WellCare of Nebraska , a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, has named Tim Meyers as state president. In this role, Meyers oversees ...

  • PR Newswire5 days ago

    WellCare to Release First Quarter 2019 Results on April 30, 2019

    TAMPA, Fla., April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter 2019 on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at approximately 6:00 a.m. ET. The company will also host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET that morning to discuss its financial results. Due to the previously announced transaction with Centene Corporation, the company will not be taking questions during the conference call.

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    The Care1st Avondale Resource Center Celebrates Its 10-Year Anniversary

    PHOENIX and TAMPA, Fla., April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) (WellCare) announced today that Care1st Health Plan Arizona's Care1st Avondale Resource Center, in partnership with the City of Avondale and First Things First (FTF), is commemorating its 10-year anniversary and continued commitment to serving vulnerable communities in Southwest Maricopa County through cross-sector collaborative successes. During the Great Recession, which impacted many families across the metro-Phoenix area, Care1st Health Plan Arizona and the City of Avondale sought to find an innovative solution to tackle the lack of easily accessible human services in the Southwest Valley.

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    SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

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  • Markit11 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 * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is expanding 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 | PositiveETF activity is positive. Over the last month, ETFs holding WCG are favorable with net inflows of $71.16 billion. This was the highest net inflow seen over the last one-year.Error parsing the SmartText 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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    WellCare and Kentucky CASA Network Partner to Help Foster Children Touched by the Opioid Crisis

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare of Kentucky, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) company, and the Kentucky CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Network are teaming up to help children in foster care who have felt the impact of opioid addiction. "We know opioid use is one of the key factors driving children into foster care," said Leann Magre, senior manager for foster care and adult guardianship for WellCare of Kentucky.

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