WellPoint Inc (WLP)

WLP (NYSE:Health Services)
pos +0.43
Today's Range: 121.02 - 122.78 | WLP Avg Daily Volume: 1,756,600
Last Update: 10/30/14 - 12:11 PM EDT
Volume: 826,692
YTD Performance: 32.27%
Open: $122.20
Previous Close: $122.20
52 Week Range: $81.84 - $124.58
Oustanding Shares: 274,246,594
Market Cap: 32,689,366,920
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for WLP
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 7 7 6 6
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 11 11 12 12
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.22 2.22 2.33 2.33
Latest Dividend: 0.44
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.46%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/08/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 14.81
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WLP Sector Avg. S&P 500
14.81 15.80 27.09
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
8.57% 44.55% 77.93%
Revenue 15.10 0.00 0.00
Net Income -6.20 -0.09 -0.03
EPS 0.10 0.19 0.06
Earnings for WLP:
Revenue 71.02B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (12/14) Qtr (03/15) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.72 $2.47 $8.78 $9.36
Number of Analysts 16 10 5 16
High Estimate $1.84 $2.70 $8.81 $10.00
Low Estimate $1.61 $2.18 $8.75 $9.08
Prior Year $0.87 $2.30 $8.52 $8.78
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 97.77% 7.39% 3.10% 6.51%
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Oct 30, 2014 | 7:41 AM EDT
WLP estimates were boosted through 2015, Leerink Partners said. Management continues to execute well. Outperform rating and new $145 pr...
Aug 04, 2014 | 7:35 AM EDT
Shares of WLP now seen reaching $111, according to BMO Capital. Estimates also upped, given higher realized membership growth. Market P...
Jul 31, 2014 | 8:14 AM EDT
WLP price target raised from $120 to $130, UBS said. Buy rating. Estimates also raised due to expected earnings growth over the next ye...
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Jun 04, 2014 | 8:09 AM EDT
WLP target was raised to $130, Leerink Partners said.  Company is pursuing options to better monetize its deal with ESRX. Outperfo...
May 01, 2014 | 8:11 AM EDT
Shares of WLP now seen reaching $109, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, given the company's new guidance. Neutral ratin...

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Jan 30, 2014 | 8:05 AM EST
WLP was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, UBS said. $98 price target. Visibility is improving and the company can achieve 2014 targets.&nbs...
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