Centene Corporation (CNC): Price and Financial Metrics


Centene Corporation (CNC)

Today's Latest Price: $56.30 USD

0.18 (0.32%)

Updated Apr 2 12:21pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 9 in Medical - Health Insurance

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CNC Stock Summary

  • CNC has a market capitalization of $28,593,251,275 -- more than approximately 94.96% of US stocks.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CNC is 5.95 -- better than 93.65% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 105.29%, Centene Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 86.5% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Centene Corp are HUM, HSY, EMR, ROST, and GIS.
  • Visit CNC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.centene.com.
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CNC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $56.30 52-week high $68.64
Prev. close $56.12 52-week low $41.62
Day low $54.02 Volume 1,117,011
Day high $57.46 Avg. volume 6,557,944
50-day MA $59.57 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $54.48 Market Cap 33.04B

Centene Corporation (CNC) Company Bio


Centene Corporation provides a portfolio of services to government-sponsored healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

CNC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:
$56.30$24.33-57%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Centene Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Centene Corp ranked in the 21th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 56.33%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Centene Corp, consider:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 63% of its capital from equity, and 37% of its capital from debt. Notably, its equity weight is greater than only 23.64% of US equities in the Healthcare sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • Centene Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 6%; for context, that number is higher than just 15.05% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-57%
1%-57%
2%-57%
3%-56%
4%-56%
5%-55%

For other companies in the Healthcare that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CNC, try CAH, NRC, MTD, HAE, and HOLX.


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CNC Price Returns

1-mo 4.20%
3-mo -7.95%
6-mo 29.22%
1-year 5.49%
3-year 57.11%
5-year 60.03%
YTD -10.45%
2019 9.05%
2018 14.29%
2017 78.52%
2016 -14.13%
2015 26.74%

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