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Centene NYSE:CNC Stock Report

Last Price

US$71.01

Market Cap

US$40.2b

7D

-5.6%

1Y

-11.9%

Updated

04 Feb, 2023

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Company Financials +

CNC Stock Overview

Centene Corporation operates as a multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States.

CNC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation6/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Centene
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$71.01
52 Week HighUS$98.53
52 Week LowUS$70.80
Beta0.59
1 Month Change-8.09%
3 Month Change-13.12%
1 Year Change-11.87%
3 Year Change12.43%
5 Year Change39.70%
Change since IPO4,854.18%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

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

Is Centene (NYSE:CNC) A Risky Investment?

Dec 13
Is Centene (NYSE:CNC) A Risky Investment?

Centene: You May Want This Option

Oct 16

Is Centene (NYSE:CNC) A Risky Investment?

Sep 13
Is Centene (NYSE:CNC) A Risky Investment?

Where Can Centene Dominate Next?

Jul 27

Centene’s drive for margin expansion viewed positively at Cantor

Jun 17

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

Jun 02
Centene (NYSE:CNC) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Here's Why I Think Centene (NYSE:CNC) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

May 12
Here's Why I Think Centene (NYSE:CNC) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Centene appoints new finance head

May 07

Centene Q1 2021 Earnings Preview

Apr 26

Here's Why Shareholders May Want To Be Cautious With Increasing Centene Corporation's (NYSE:CNC) CEO Pay Packet

Apr 21
Here's Why Shareholders May Want To Be Cautious With Increasing Centene Corporation's (NYSE:CNC) CEO Pay Packet

The Independent Presiding Director of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC), Robert Ditmore, Just Bought A Few More Shares

Mar 04
The Independent Presiding Director of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC), Robert Ditmore, Just Bought A Few More Shares

If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Centene (NYSE:CNC) Before It's Too Late

Feb 02
If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Centene (NYSE:CNC) Before It's Too Late

Centene: Dealmaker Continues

Jan 08

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

Jan 06
Centene (NYSE:CNC) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Centene completes PANTHERx acquisition

Dec 30

Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Stock's Been Sliding But Fundamentals Look Decent: Will The Market Correct The Share Price In The Future?

Dec 19
Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Stock's Been Sliding But Fundamentals Look Decent: Will The Market Correct The Share Price In The Future?

Shareholder Returns

CNCUS HealthcareUS Market
7D-5.6%-1.3%2.9%
1Y-11.9%-3.7%-8.5%

Return vs Industry: CNC underperformed the US Healthcare industry which returned -3.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CNC underperformed the US Market which returned -8.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CNC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CNC volatility
CNC Average Weekly Movement3.6%
Healthcare Industry Average Movement7.8%
Market Average Movement6.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: CNC is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

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

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
198472,500Sarah Londonhttps://www.centene.com

Centene Corporation operates as a multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. Its Managed Care segment offers health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children’s health insurance program, long-term services and support, foster care, and medicare-medicaid plans, which cover dually eligible individuals, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and X-ray, home-based primary care, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, telehealth, immunization, specialty pharmacy, therapy, social work, nurse advisory, and care coordination services, as well as prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, medical equipment, and behavioral health and abuse services.

Centene Corporation Fundamentals Summary

How do Centene's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CNC fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$40.21b
Earnings (TTM)US$2.01b
Revenue (TTM)US$133.31b

20.0x

P/E Ratio

0.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CNC income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$133.31b
Cost of RevenueUS$108.65b
Gross ProfitUS$24.66b
Other ExpensesUS$22.64b
EarningsUS$2.01b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Feb 07, 2023

Earnings per share (EPS)3.56
Gross Margin18.49%
Net Profit Margin1.51%
Debt/Equity Ratio70.6%

How did CNC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison