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Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 10.7 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 $64.13 ($63.65 the previous day).


The next reporting date is in 25 days (2023 04 25).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $2.00 per share ($36.1B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.35555.

Over the past 12 months, $5099589 worth of shares have been purchased and $3106194 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 4.8% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 13.92. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year81.72166666666713- Below Average
2 year72.33311082802514.2+ Above Average
3 year63.33404242424215.6+ Above Average
4 year54.790649189189-13.3- Below Average
5 year63.1867938931340.1+ Above Average
Centene Corporation is projected by analysts to get to $90.00 within the next 12 months (40.3%), but preticted targets range from as high as $110.00 (71.5%) and as low as $71(10.7%).


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

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With an average increase of 4.8% year over year, if Centene Corporation is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 104.5 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 31.75. The stock is under valued as the industry standard in the healthcare sector is a P/E of 86.26.

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Mon, 27 Mar 2023 16:46:00 Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today the appointment of Tanya McNally to Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer of Centene.... Read Full Article

Centene Stock Is Way Down. The CEO Moves to Buy Shares of the Health Insurer.

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 21:33:00 Sarah London, a Centene veteran and former vice chairman who got the CEO’s job a year ago, scooped up shares of the health insurer.... Read Full Article

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CEO and Director Sarah London Just Bought 11% More Shares In Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC)

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Thu, 16 Mar 2023 19:56:24 Centene’s decision to use a new standard for charitable giving, which took effect last year, is expected to have a big impact on St. Louis-area organizations.... Read Full Article

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Investing in Centene (NYSE:CNC) five years ago would have delivered you a 34% gain

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