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Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC)
Stock Analysis

▼ -0.57%-0.37

Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 8.1 years of data (i.e. since Jul 23, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Centene Corporation trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the healthcare sector.

Current Status of Centene Corporation

It is currently trading at $64.68 ($65.05 the previous day).


The next reporting date is in 73 days (2020 10 27).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $0.96 per share ($28.3B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.32414.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $43414450 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 12.5% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 16.62. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year58.984020603015-4.8- Below Average
2 year61.94211363636414.7- Below Average
3 year53.98644351464454.6+ Above Average
4 year34.92214574898811.9- Below Average
5 year31.2161363636366.7- Below Average
Centene Corporation is projected by analysts to get to $84.50 within the next 12 months (30.6%), but preticted targets range from as high as $102.00 (57.7%) and as low as $72(11.3%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -41.8%. It has a dropping shape to the stock curve, which means the stock has to be watched closely. If the financials are good, it could be very profitable, however if not it may not recover and should be sold.

Stock shape test


With an average increase of 12.5% year over year, if Centene Corporation is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 40.1 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 20.57. The stock is under valued as the industry standard in the healthcare sector is a P/E of 86.26.

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Centene Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results

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