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Centene NYSE:CNC Stock Report

Last Price

US$74.63

Market Cap

US$39.8b

7D

-4.4%

1Y

19.0%

Updated

26 May, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

CNC Stock Overview

Operates as a healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured families, commercial organizations, and military families in the United States.

CNC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends0/6

Centene Corporation Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Centene
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$74.63
52 Week HighUS$81.42
52 Week LowUS$60.83
Beta0.41
1 Month Change0.85%
3 Month Change-6.98%
1 Year Change18.99%
3 Year Change1.40%
5 Year Change29.23%
Change since IPO5,106.74%

Recent News & Updates

Returns At Centene (NYSE:CNC) Appear To Be Weighed Down

May 14
Returns At Centene (NYSE:CNC) Appear To Be Weighed Down

These 4 Measures Indicate That Centene (NYSE:CNC) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Apr 26
These 4 Measures Indicate That Centene (NYSE:CNC) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Centene Corporation Still An Opportunity With An A-Grade Valuation

Mar 31

Recent updates

Returns At Centene (NYSE:CNC) Appear To Be Weighed Down

May 14
Returns At Centene (NYSE:CNC) Appear To Be Weighed Down

These 4 Measures Indicate That Centene (NYSE:CNC) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Apr 26
These 4 Measures Indicate That Centene (NYSE:CNC) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Centene Corporation Still An Opportunity With An A-Grade Valuation

Mar 31

If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Centene (NYSE:CNC) Presents An Opportunity

Mar 15
If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Centene (NYSE:CNC) Presents An Opportunity

Market Still Lacking Some Conviction On Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC)

Feb 08
Market Still Lacking Some Conviction On Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC)

Centene: Stay Defensive Amid Economic Uncertainty With This Low-Beta Bargain

Jan 22

Is Centene (NYSE:CNC) Using Too Much Debt?

Jan 21
Is Centene (NYSE:CNC) Using Too Much Debt?

Centene: Overlooked Healthcare Giant

Nov 21

Does Centene (NYSE:CNC) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Nov 10
Does Centene (NYSE:CNC) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Centene: Solid Performance With Positive Outlook, But Limited Upside Potential

Oct 26

These 4 Measures Indicate That Centene (NYSE:CNC) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Oct 22
These 4 Measures Indicate That Centene (NYSE:CNC) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Decoding Centene: Why I Think It's Undervalued

Oct 10

If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Centene (NYSE:CNC) Presents An Opportunity

Jul 31
If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Centene (NYSE:CNC) Presents An Opportunity

Centene: Results Impress But Buyers Aren't Swarming Yet

Jul 27

Centene (NYSE:CNC) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Jul 12
Centene (NYSE:CNC) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Centene (NYSE:CNC) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Apr 10
Centene (NYSE:CNC) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Centene Non-GAAP EPS of $0.86 beats by $0.02, revenue of $35.56B beats by $190M

Feb 07

With EPS Growth And More, Centene (NYSE:CNC) Makes An Interesting Case

Jan 27
With EPS Growth And More, Centene (NYSE:CNC) Makes An Interesting Case

Centene (NYSE:CNC) Seems To Use Debt Rather Sparingly

Dec 27
Centene (NYSE:CNC) Seems To Use Debt Rather Sparingly

Centene: Once Again, With Quality, Now A 'Buy'

Dec 23

Centene appoints new leadership; Ken Fasola President of Centene, Dave Thomas CEO of Medicaid

Dec 14

An Intrinsic Calculation For Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Suggests It's 50% Undervalued

Nov 11
An Intrinsic Calculation For Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Suggests It's 50% Undervalued

Is Now The Time To Put Centene (NYSE:CNC) On Your Watchlist?

Oct 26
Is Now The Time To Put Centene (NYSE:CNC) On Your Watchlist?

Centene Q3 2022 Earnings Preview

Oct 24

Centene: Future Growth Will Exceed Market Expectations

Oct 14

Centene: A Chaos Stock

Sep 28

Does Centene (NYSE:CNC) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Sep 20
Does Centene (NYSE:CNC) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Centene falls 7%, most since April 2021, on surging volume

Sep 14

If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Centene (NYSE:CNC) Presents An Opportunity

Jul 28
If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Centene (NYSE:CNC) Presents An Opportunity

Centene Q2 2022 Earnings Preview

Jul 25

Centene Keeps Overdelivering - But Is Expensive

Jul 11

Is Centene (NYSE:CNC) Using Too Much Debt?

Jun 16
Is Centene (NYSE:CNC) Using Too Much Debt?

Centene: Solid Q122 Earnings For Health Insurer Helps Make Buy/Hold Case

Apr 28

Centene Has Overdelivered - It Is Time For A 'Hold'

Mar 24

We Think Centene (NYSE:CNC) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Mar 14
We Think Centene (NYSE:CNC) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Centene: Finally Gets Respect And Is Poised To Profit

Dec 31

Shareholder Returns

CNCUS HealthcareUS Market
7D-4.4%-2.9%-0.2%
1Y19.0%5.5%25.6%

Return vs Industry: CNC exceeded the US Healthcare industry which returned 5.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CNC underperformed the US Market which returned 25.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CNC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CNC volatility
CNC Average Weekly Movement3.5%
Healthcare Industry Average Movement6.7%
Market Average Movement5.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.0%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: CNC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: CNC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
198467,700Sarah Londonwww.centene.com

Centene Corporation operates as a healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured families, commercial organizations, and military families in the United States. The company operates through Medicaid, Medicare, Commercial, and Other segments. The Medicaid segment offers health plan coverage, including medicaid expansion, aged, blind, disabled, children's health insurance program, foster care, medicare-medicaid plans, long-term services and support.

Centene Corporation Fundamentals Summary

How do Centene's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CNC fundamental statistics
Market capUS$39.83b
Earnings (TTM)US$2.74b
Revenue (TTM)US$142.80b

14.6x

P/E Ratio

0.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
CNC income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$142.80b
Cost of RevenueUS$120.39b
Gross ProfitUS$22.41b
Other ExpensesUS$19.67b
EarningsUS$2.74b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2024

Next Earnings Date

Jul 26, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)5.13
Gross Margin15.69%
Net Profit Margin1.92%
Debt/Equity Ratio66.5%

How did CNC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
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