Today’s top gainers include the company Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) which is in the industry Health Care Plans, gaining 0.95% today. In the last week its performance is -2.37%, and 23.30% for the past quarter. Currently, Centene Corp., CNC has a target price of 81.33, so today’s gain of 0.95% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.
Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC), has a market cap of 11867.5, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 3.60%, and institutional ownership is 92.80%.
At the current price of 70.24, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 81.33. This is with a profit margin of 1.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.81. Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) has a P/E of 27.79, as well as a forward P/E of 14.19.
With a current EPS of 2.5, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.03%,Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 26.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 17.41%.
Performance for the year is 0.56%. Since its IPO date on 12/13/2001, the total performance to date is 5.73%.
Volume today for Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC), is 928345, while its average volume is 1970.07. Whilst the total gain today was 0.95%, it did have a day high of -7.05%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.38%, and 3.02% for the month. The 52-week low for Centene Corp., CNC has been 48.31%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.05%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.80%, and its return on assets is 2.70%. Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) has an operating margin of 2.70%. With a sales growth of 97.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Centene Corp., CNC is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.66, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Centene Corp.? Well its PEG is 1.6, and the P/S is 0.4, along with a P/B of 2.15. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 4.38.