Centene Corporation (CNC) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Centene Corporation (CNC), hence the stock is down -3.89% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -2.82% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -4.1% and the stock has fallen -3.45% in the past 1 week.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a twenty day Moving Average of 3.23% and the fifty day Moving Average is 3.69%. Centene Corp. is up 9.5% in the last three month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 2.81%.
Centene Corporation (CNC) : The most positive equity analysts on Centene Corporation (CNC) expects the shares to touch $93, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $75 in the short term. The company is covered by 11 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $83.91 with an expected fluctuation of $5.91 from the mean.
Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $67.98 with an intraday high of $68.5. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $67.21. However, the stock managed to close at $67.66, a loss of 0.06% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $67.7. The total traded volume of the day was 828,386 shares.
Centene Corporation is a healthcare company. The Company provides programs and services to Government sponsored healthcare programs. It offers member-focused services by assisting in accessing care, coordinating referrals to related health and social services, and addressing member concerns and questions. It also provides education and outreach programs to inform and assist members in accessing healthcare services. The Company operates in two segments: Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment provides health plan coverage to individuals through Government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Long Term Care (LTC), Foster Care, dual-eligible individuals (Duals) and the Supplemental Security Income Program, also known as the Aged, Blind or Disabled Program (ABD). The Specialty Services segment consists of the Companys specialty companies offering auxiliary healthcare services and products.