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CNC - Centene Share Price

$62.69 0.3  0.4%

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Large Cap
Market Cap £26.43bn
Enterprise Value £29.76bn
Revenue £80.87bn
Position in Universe 345th / 6841
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Relative Strength (%)
1m -4.59%
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52w High -16.4%
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
22,760 40,607 48,382 60,116 74,639 111,115 118,017 123,536 +37.3%
+29.9 +17.8 +28.3 +34.8 +56.3 +22.9 -8.16 +12.6
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, CenteneCorp revenues increased 49% to $111.12B. Net incomeincreased 37% to $1.81B. Revenues reflect Managed Caresegment increase of 50% to $107.3B, Specialty Servicessegment increase of 17% to $16.16B, General &Administration Ratio, Total -% increase of 2% to 9.5%.Basic Earnings per Share excluding Extraordinary Itemsdecreased from $3.19 to $3.17.
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Profile Summary

Centene Corporation is a multi-national healthcare company. The Company provides services to government-sponsored and commercial healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. It also provides education and outreach programs to inform and assist members in accessing appropriate healthcare services. It operates through two segments: Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment provides health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized and commercial programs. Its Specialty Services segment includes companies offering diversified healthcare services and products to its Managed Care segment and other external customers. It provides a range of healthcare products and services, primarily through Medicaid, Medicare and commercial products.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated September 26, 2001
Public Since December 13, 2001
No. of Shareholders: 1,120
No. of Employees: 71,300
Sector Healthcare
Industry Healthcare Providers & Services
Index S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 , S&P 500 Health Care (sector),
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 581,593,041
Free Float (0.0%)
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Upcoming Events for CNC
Tuesday 27th April, 2021
Q1 2021 Centene Corp Earnings Release
Tuesday 27th April, 2021
Q1 2021 Centene Corp Earnings Call
Tuesday 27th April, 2021
Centene Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 28th April, 2021 Estimate
Centene Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
Monday 26th July, 2021 Estimate
Q2 2021 Centene Corp Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Centene
What is the Centene share price?

As of 3:06pm, shares in Centene are trading at $62.69, giving the company a market capitalisation of £26.43bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Centene share price performed this year?

Shares in Centene are currently trading at $62.69 and the price has moved by -6.01% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Centene price has moved by -37.13% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Centene?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Centene, there are there are currently 5 "buy" , 5 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Centene is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Centene next release its financial results?

Centene is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Centene dividend yield?

Centene does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Centene pay a dividend?

Centene does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Centene next pay dividends?

Centene does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Centene shares?

To buy shares in Centene you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Centene?

Shares in Centene are currently trading at $62.69, giving the company a market capitalisation of £26.43bn.

Where are Centene shares listed? Where are Centene shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Centene:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: CNC
What kind of share is Centene?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Centene is currently classified as a Contrarian. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Centene share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Centene are currently priced at $62.69. At that level they are trading at 27.65% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Centene currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 5.203 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Centene share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Centene. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -19.21%. At the current price of $62.69, shares in Centene are trading at -0.17% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Centene PE Ratio?

The Centene PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 11.02. The shares are currently trading at $62.69.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Centene?

Centene's management team is headed by:

Michael Neidorff - CHM
Robert Ditmore - LED
Jesse Hunter - EVP
Frederick Eppinger - IND
Jeffrey Schwaneke - CFO
Orlando Ayala - IND
Mark Brooks - EVP
Christopher Isaak - SVP
Jessica Blume - IND
Brandy Burkhalter - COO
Brent Layton - EVP
H. James Dallas - IND
Shannon Bagley - EVP
H. Robert Sanders - EVP
Sarah London - CEX
Who are the major shareholders of Centene?

Here are the top five shareholders of Centene based on the size of their shareholding:

The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.59% (61.6m shares)
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.86% (39.9m shares)
Capital World Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.51% (37.9m shares)
Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.14% (29.9m shares)
Capital International Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.43% (25.7m shares)
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