Centene Corporation (CNC): Price and Financial Metrics


Centene Corporation (CNC)

Today's Latest Price: $65.56 USD

0.17 (-0.26%)

Updated Oct 20 4:03pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 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 $38,088,532,798 -- more than approximately 94.85% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 135.69%, Centene Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 89.5% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CNC is more volatile than only 2.75% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Centene Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be EMR, HSY, VFC, ROST, and ALL.
  • 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 $65.56 52-week high $74.70
Prev. close $65.73 52-week low $43.96
Day low $65.25 Volume 1,749,010
Day high $66.51 Avg. volume 4,622,398
50-day MA $60.91 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $62.75 Market Cap 37.99B

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:
$65.56$50.68 -23%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Centene Corp. To summarize, we found that Centene Corp ranked in the 41th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Centene Corp ended up being:

  • Centene Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 11.02% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Centene Corp experienced a tax rate of about 24% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Healthcare), this tax rate is higher than 87.69% of stocks generating free cash flow.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-24%
1%-24%
2%-23%
3%-22%
4%-21%
5%-21%

PAHC, ITGR, FONR, STE, and DGX can be thought of as valuation peers to CNC, in the sense that they are in the Healthcare sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.


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Global Pharmacy Benefit Management Services Market 2020-2026 Refreshing Trends || Major Giants – Cigna, CVS Health, UnitedHealth Group, Anthem, Inc., Centene Corporation, DST Systems, Inc

DBMR has added a new report titled Global Pharmacy Benefit Management Services Market with analysis provides the insights which bring marketplace clearly into the focus and thus help organizations make better decisions. The data and the information regarding the industry are

OpenPR | September 30, 2020

Global Health Insurance Market 2020-2027 Major Players Hitting the Reset Button || Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc, Aetna Inc., Centene Corporation, Cigna, Allianz Care, Axa

DBMR has added a new report titled Global Health Insurance market with analysis provides the insights which bring marketplace clearly into the focus and thus help organizations make better decisions. The data and the information regarding the industry are taken from

OpenPR | September 29, 2020

Centene prices notes offering

Centene (CNC) has priced its public offering of $2.2B aggregate principal amount of 3.00% senior notes due 2030.Closing date is October 7. Net proceeds along with cash on hand will be used to redeem notes, including all premiums, accrued interest and costs and expenses related to the 2022 notes redemption...

Seeking Alpha | September 24, 2020

WellCare Partners with Shipt to Provide Free Grocery Delivery Memberships to Medicare Advantage Members for Remainder of 2020

/PRNewswire/ -- WellCare, a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, announced today an industry-leading partnership with Shipt, a same-day delivery…

PR Newswire | August 3, 2020

10 Biggest Health Care Companies

With CVS Health in the 1 spot, these are the 10 biggest health care companies by trailing 12-month revenue.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

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CNC Price Returns

1-mo 7.25%
3-mo -1.89%
6-mo -5.31%
1-year 43.24%
3-year 35.88%
5-year 136.12%
YTD 4.28%
2019 9.05%
2018 14.29%
2017 78.52%
2016 -14.13%
2015 26.74%

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