WellPoint Inc (WLP)

WLP (NYSE:Health Services)
$120.87
neg -0.96
-0.78%
Today's Range: 120.49 - 122.00 | WLP Avg Daily Volume: 1,742,900
Last Update: 09/23/14 - 12:41 PM EDT
Volume: 569,989
YTD Performance: 31.85%
Open: $121.42
Previous Close: $121.82
52 Week Range: $81.46 - $124.48
Oustanding Shares: 274,246,594
Market Cap: 33,469,054,332
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 6 6 7 7
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 12 12 12 11
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.33 2.33 2.26 2.22
Latest Dividend: 0.44
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.43%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/08/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 15.07
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WLP Sector Avg. S&P 500
15.07 16.00 28.93
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
12.22% 47.97% 91.45%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
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:
EBITDA 4.44B
Revenue 71.02B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $2.26 $1.72 $8.74 $9.32
Number of Analysts 16 16 15 16
High Estimate $2.61 $1.94 $9.00 $10.00
Low Estimate $2.10 $1.50 $8.65 $9.00
Prior Year $2.10 $0.87 $8.52 $8.74
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 7.65% 98.13% 2.62% 6.56%
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Bullish
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...
Bullish
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...
Where what the Fed does allegedly determines everything.
Bullish
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...
Bullish
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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Bullish
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...
Futures flat ahead of Fed announcement. 
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