CNC $144.92 +1.22 (0.85%)
Centene Stock Charts
The 5 year and 1 year stock charts are below.
50 Day Moving Average
The 50 Day Moving Average is at $130.36 which is 11.17% below the stock price of $144.92.
200 Day Moving Average
The 200 Day Moving Average is at 111.38 which is 30.11% below the stock price of $144.92.
Because both the 50 DMA and 200 DMA are below the current stock price, this can be considered a bullish technical indicator.
Since the stock price is very far from both moving averages, a price retracement towards the moving averages should not be unexpected.
CNC Stock Price
Below are a few key dates for the stock price.
Year To Date
The most recent stock price is $144.92.
The Year To Date (YTD) return is +41.26%.
52 Week Low
The 52 Week Low stock price is $82.59 set on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 which is 365 days ago.
The current price per share is 75.47% above the 52 week low.
52 Week High
The 52 Week High stock price is $145.38 set on Thu, Aug 16, 2018 which is Today. View all of today's 52 week highs.
The current price per share is -0.32% below the 52 week high.
All Time High
The All Time High stock price is $145.38 set on Thu, Aug 16, 2018 which is Today.
The current price per share is -0.32% below the all time high.
Below is the EPS, P/E Ratio and Earnings Date.
The Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $5.88.
The Price To Earnings (P/E) Ratio is 23.57.
Centene has a relatively low price to earnings ratio compared to the overal S&P 500 average, which is about 25%.
Some investors look for very low p/e stocks with the hopes of investing in an undervalued stock. Of course, this is just one factor to consider.
Stocks can make big percentage moves on the earnings announcement.
Companies announce earnings either before the market open or after the close.
The Earnings Release Date for Centene Corp was Tue, Apr 24, 2018.
Since this earnings release 114 days ago, the stock price is up by +31.07%.
Many investors know the importance of a companies earnings report. Also, the market reaction to the earnings release can be even more important and can help in making a prediction of a future price forecast of the shares.
A significant post earnings announcement percentage move can continue or reverse an existing trend for several days or weeks after the earnings date.
The most recent Earnings Release Date was on Tue, Jul 24, 2018, which was 23 days ago.
Since this earnings date, the stock price is up by +6.46%.
Below is important Dividend information.
CNC currently does not pay a dividend.
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CNC Company Profile
Learn more about Centene.
Centene Corp is a Health Care stock that trades on the NYSE and has a market capitalization of $29.40 Billion.
Centene Corporation is a healthcare company. The Company provides a portfolio of services to government sponsored healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. The Company operates through two segments: Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Company's Managed Care segment provides health plan coverage to individuals, through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Long Term Care, Foster Care, dual-eligible individuals (Duals) and the Supplemental Security Income Program, also known as the Aged, Blind or Disabled Program (ABD), Medicare, and Health Insurance Marketplace. Its Specialty Services segment consists of its specialty companies offering a range of healthcare services and products to state programs, correctional facilities, healthcare organizations, employer groups and other commercial organizations, as well as to its own subsidiaries.
Spend a few minutes browsing the Centene Corp, web site at http://www.centene.com.