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Centene Corporation (CNC)

Stock Price: $64.28 USD 0.56 (0.88%)
Updated Aug 7, 2020 4:02 PM EDT - Market closed
After-hours: $64.30 +0.02 (0.03%) Aug 7, 7:24 PM

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Key Info

Market Cap 37.25B
Revenue (ttm) 86.51B
Net Income (ttm) 1.56B
Shares Out 579.47M
EPS (ttm) 3.14
PE Ratio 20.47
Forward PE 12.87
Dividend n/a
Dividend Yield n/a

Stock Quote

Trading Day Aug 7, 2020
Last Price $64.28
Previous Close $63.72
Change ($) 0.56
Change (%) 0.88%
Day's Open 63.72
Day's Range 63.44 - 64.86
Day's Volume 1,732,417
52-Week Range 41.62 - 74.70

More Stats

Market Cap 37.25B
Enterprise Value 39.71B
Earnings Date (est) Oct 27, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date n/a
Shares Outstanding 579.47M
Float 568.79M
EPS (basic) 2.89
EPS (diluted) 3.14
FCF / Share 3.31
Dividend n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Earnings Yield 4.88%
FCF Yield 5.15%
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 10.12M
Short Ratio 2.18
Short % of Float 1.98%
Beta 0.73
PE Ratio 20.47
Forward PE 12.87
P/FCF Ratio 19.42
PS Ratio 0.43
PB Ratio 1.46
Revenue 86.51B
Operating Income 2.66B
Net Income 1.56B
Free Cash Flow 1.92B
Net Cash -2.46B
Net Cash / Share -4.24
Gross Margin 13.79%
Operating Margin 3.07%
Profit Margin 1.70%
FCF Margin 2.22%
ROA 4.62%
ROE 8.25%
ROIC 14.70%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (21)

Buy 18
Overweight 2
Hold 1
Underweight 0
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Buy

Price Target

(32.27% upside)
Current: $64.28
Target: 85.02
*Average 12-month price target from 20 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth24.16%24.25%19.15%78.41%37.44%52.44%33.95%55.62%17.16%-
Gross Profit8,8438,4215,8015,5442,7461,9041,208813782635
Operating Income1,7811,4581,1991,263705464277108204157
Net Income1,3219008285623552711652.0011194.84
Shares Outstanding413390345319238233217206201195
Earnings Per Share3.142.262.341.711.441.130.740.010.530.47
EPS Growth38.94%-3.42%36.84%18.75%28%53.06%7250%-98.11%12.77%-
Operating Cash Flow1,4831,2341,4891,8516581,223382279262169
Capital Expenditures-730-675-422-306-150-103-68.00-82.00-73.71-119
Free Cash Flow7535591,0671,5455081,12031419718850.38
Cash & Equivalents12,9866,0644,6034,4351,9361,7871,140982704456
Total Debt13,7266,6864,6994,6551,221879669539352331
Net Cash / Debt-740-622-96.00-220715908471443353125
Book Value12,55110,9176,8505,8952,1571,7441,234953936794
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Centene Corporation
Country United States
Employees 56,600
CEO Michael F. Neidorff

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol CNC
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Healthcare
Industry Healthcare Plans
Unique Identifier NYSE: CNC
IPO Date December 13, 2001


Centene Corporation operates as a multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. Its Managed Care segment offers health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children's health insurance program, long-term services and support, foster care, and medicare-medicaid plans, which cover dually eligible individuals, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and X-ray, home-based primary care, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, telehealth, immunization, specialty pharmacy, therapy, social work, nurse advisory, and care coordination services, as well as prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, medical equipment, and behavioral health and abuse services. This segment also offers various individual, small group, and large group commercial healthcare products to employers and directly to members in the Managed Care segment. The company's Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; and vision and dental, and management services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs; staffing services; and services to Military Health System eligible beneficiaries. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, correctional facilities, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.