As of February, 5 Analysts See $1.58 EPS for WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG)

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During 2018 Q3 the big money sentiment increased to 1.5. That’s change of 0.49, from 2018Q2’s 1.01. 26 investors sold all, 117 reduced holdings as WellCare Health Plans, Inc. ratio is positive. 107 grew positions while 107 funds took positions. Funds hold 47.57 million shares thus 12.50% more from 2018Q2’s 42.28 million shares.
14,027 were accumulated by Natixis Advisors Lp. The Florida-based Jaffetilchin Investment Partners Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.04% in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG). Los Angeles Cap Equity Rech holds 0.16% of its capital in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) for 95,744 shs. Cibc World Mkts stated it has 2,729 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Great Lakes Ltd Company has invested 0.01% in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG). Moreover, Ajo Lp has 0.59% invested in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG). Comerica Bancshares reported 9,251 shs. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas invested in 5,763 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Hood River Capital Management Ltd Com holds 1.79% of its capital in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) for 126,004 shs. Moreover, Panagora Asset Mgmt has 0.2% invested in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG). Royal London Asset Mgmt reported 14,098 shs stake. 74,137 were accumulated by National Bank Of Nova Scotia. Cypress Capital Group Inc owns 1,262 shs. Creative Planning stated it has 0% of its capital in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG). Clark Cap Management Group Inc stated it has 3,089 shs or 0.02% of all its holdings.

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. had 5 sales and 1 insider purchase since November 7, 2018. This’s net activity of $2.13 million. Michael Yount sold $131,690 worth of stock. Hakim Anat sold $422,028 worth of stock. Polen Michael Robert sold $770,550 worth of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) or 3,000 shs on Monday, December 3. On Tuesday, November 27 2,500 shs were sold by Breon Richard C., worth $599,900.

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) is awaited to reveal earnings on February, 5., Zacks reports. Analysts forecast 393.75 % diference or $1.58 from the $0.32 EPS from 2018. The profit will be $78.98 million for WCG if $1.58 earnings per share becomes true. Last quarter $3.33 earnings per share was reported. Analysts forecasts -52.55 % negative EPS growth this quarter. WCG is touching $250.45 during the last trading session, after increased 1.22%.Currently WellCare Health Plans, Inc. is uptrending after 12.98% change in last January 14, 2018. WCG has 805,218 shares volume. WCG outperformed by 12.98% the S&P500.

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Ratings Coverage

A total of 6 analysts rate WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG) as follows: 5 “Buy”, 1 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Š¢herefore 83% are bullish. (NYSE:WCG) has 9 ratings reports on Jan 14, 2019 according to StockzIntelligence. In Friday, September 14 report BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $345 target. On Monday, September 17 the company was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Wednesday, September 12 Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of WCG in report with “Equal-Weight” rating. In Wednesday, August 1 report Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $280 target. On Wednesday, August 1 Barclays Capital maintained the shares of WCG in report with “Overweight” rating. On Friday, August 31 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research. On Wednesday, September 5 the firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given. In Tuesday, July 24 report Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating.

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services for government-sponsored health care programs.The company has $12.52 billion market cap. It operates through three divisions: Medicaid Health Plans, Medicare Health Plans, and Medicare PDPs.The P/E ratio is 25.93. The Medicaid Health Plans segment offers plans for beneficiaries of temporary assistance for needy families, supplemental security income, and aged blind and disabled residents; and other state programs, such as children's health insurance programs for qualifying families who are not eligible for Medicaid, as well as managed long-term care programs for people with chronic illnesses or who have disabilities and need health and long-term care services.

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