The company had a trading volume of 319,511 shares. WellCare Health Plans has a 12 month low of $109.74 and a 12 month high of $184.88.
Shares of WellCare Health Plans (WCG) opened at 172.03 on Wednesday. It has outperformed by 64.01% the S&P500. Creative Planning now owns 862 shares of the company's stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 25 shares in the last quarter. Moreover, Denali Advisors Llc has 2.26% invested in the company for 232,416 shares.
The stock decreased 1.00% or $1.74 during the last trading session, reaching $172.03. About 1.12 million shares traded or 39.19% up from the average.
Convergence Investment Partners Llc increased Nci Building Sys Inc (NYSE:NCS) stake by 36,020 shares to 92,728 valued at $1.45 million in 2016Q4. As of the end of the quarter Fort, L.p. had bought 32,830 shares growing its stake by 27.9%. The original version of this piece can be read at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/08/11/q3-2017-earnings-forecast-for-wellcare-health-plans-inc-issued-by-jefferies-group-nysewcg.html. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ASR in report on Thursday, May 19 with "Sector Perform" rating.
WellCare Health Plans, Inc.is a managed care company. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Wednesday, June 7 by Morgan Stanley. Credit Suisse Group's price target would indicate a potential downside of 5.25% from the stock's previous close. On Thursday, June 22 the stock rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with "Buy". The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, January 4 with "Overweight". As per Wednesday, September 16, the company rating was initiated by JP Morgan. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on WellCare Health Plans from $185.00 to $192.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Creative Planning raised its stake in WellCare Health Plans by 3.0% in the first quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC acquired a new position in shares of WellCare Health Plans during the first quarter valued at about $112,000. "(WCG) Might Surprise This Earnings Season ..." published on July 24, 2017, Bna.com published: "Health Insurers Continue Strong Earnings Trend for 2017" on August 11, 2017. Alabama-based Zweig has invested 0.03% in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. The SI to Wellcare Health Plans Incorporated's float is 4.16%. (NYSE:WCG) shares. Weaver Paul E sold $350,879 worth of stock or 2,000 shares. Shares for $136,240 were sold by Ghanayem Darren on Tuesday, May 9. Finemark Bancshares & Tru holds 0% of its portfolio in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) for 200 shares. On Thursday, February 16 the insider Michalik Christian P sold $422,913. Shares for $307,012 were sold by Burt Carol.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.04, from 1.16 in 2016Q3.
Want to see what other hedge funds are holding WCG? Robotti Robert owns 271,165 shares or 4.62% of their USA portfolio. Finally, WellCare Health Plans, Inc.'s Return on Investment, a measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment, calculated by the return of an investment divided by the cost, stands at 8.10%. State Of Tennessee, Treasury Department now holds 50,000 shares with a value of $8,978,000.
ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Bank of Montreal Can Decreases Stake in WellCare Health Plans, Inc". (NYSE:WCG) for 87,574 shares. 7,554 were accumulated by First Mercantile Trust. (NYSE:WCG) by 0.0% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. Sawgrass Asset Management LLC increased its position in WellCare Health Plans by 21.1% in the first quarter.
02/22/2016 - WellCare Health Plans, Inc. was upgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. (NYSE:WCG) has a Shareholder Yield of -0.005446 and a Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of -0.01633. Arizona State Retirement Systems reported 17,077 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Rock Springs Management Lp stated it has 234,500 shares. Assetmark holds 9 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Capstone Asset Mgmt Co holds 6,252 shares.
Let's take a look at how the stock has been performing recently. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 53% are positive. Finish Line had 54 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, May 5 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, December 20, the company rating was maintained by Scotia Capital. Goldman Sachs has "Sell" rating and $43 target. Experts say the higher the value, the better, as it means that the free cash flow is high, or the variability of free cash flow is low or both. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $5100 target. Renaissance Ltd Company reported 240,400 shares. Asher Andrew Lynn also sold $1.28 million worth of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Millennium Mngmt Llc reported 0% stake. Lord Abbett & Ltd Liability Company holds 77,830 shares. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 73 shares in the company, valued at approximately $12,545.78. Sei Investments Co. now owns 14,599 shares of the company's stock worth $2,621,000 after buying an additional 4,582 shares in the last quarter. Invesco has invested 0.01% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Gap Inc Del (NYSE:GPS) was reduced too.
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