Centene Corporation (CNC)

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Company Description

Centene Corporation, is a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides a portfolio of services to government sponsored and commercial healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Many receive benefits provided under Medicaid, including the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD), Foster Care and Long Term Care (LTC), in addition to other state-sponsored programs, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly known as `Part D`), dual eligible programs and programs with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Centene also provides healthcare services to groups and individuals delivered through commercial health plans. Centene operates local health plans and offers a range of health insurance solutions.

Financials, Fundamental Metrics & Ratios
Revenue (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $111.11B
Net Income (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $1.81B
PE Ratio (Current Year Earnings Estimate) 13.68
PE Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 16.38
PEG Ratio (Long Term Growth Estimate) 1.07
Price to Sales Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 0.36
Price to Book Ratio (Most Recent Quarterly Book Value per Share) 1.65
Price to Cash Ratio (Most Recent Annual Cash Flow per Share) 10.51
Pre-Tax Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 0.86%
Net Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 0.60%
Return on Equity (Trailing 12 Months) 10.33%
Return on Assets (Trailing 12 Months) 3.76%
Current Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 1.12
Quick Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 1.12
Debt to Common Equity (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 0.70
Inventory Turnover (Trailing 12 Months) --
Book Value per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $44.65
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $1.26
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $5.00
Diluted Earnings per Share (Trailing 12 Months) $1.24
Exchange NYSE
Sector Healthcare
Industry Healthcare Plans
Common Shares Outstanding 583.50M
Free Float 573.00M
Market Capitalization $43.96B
Average Volume (Last 20 Days) 3.40M
Beta (Past 60 Months) 0.54
Percentage Held By Insiders (Latest Annual Proxy Report) 1.80%
Percentage Held By Institutions (Latest 13F Reports) 90.60%
Annual Dividend (Based on Last Quarter) $0.00
Dividend Yield (Based on Last Quarter) 0.00%