Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Analyst Ratings as of May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018 - By Jeanette Garcia

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 1.19. That’s change of 0.12, from 2017Q3’s 1.07. 35 investors sold all, 186 reduced holdings as Centene Corporation ratio increased. 177 increased holdings while 85 funds acquired holdings. Funds hold 150.93 million shares thus 0.26% more from 2017Q3’s 150.53 million shares.
Oppenheimer & Incorporated accumulated 0.09% or 33,515 shs. Lourd Llc reported 3,214 shs or 0.02% of all its holdings. Howe Rusling reported 5,018 shs stake. Gideon Cap holds 4,459 shs or 0.4% of its capital. Perceptive Advsrs Ltd Com reported 6,699 shs. The Illinois-based Nuveen Asset Mgmt Limited Com has invested 0.11% in Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC). National Bank & Trust Of New York Mellon Corporation, a New York-based fund reported 1.34 million shs. Laurion Management Ltd Partnership, New York-based fund reported 5,800 shs. Bb&T Securities Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.04% or 28,803 shs. Nomura Asset invested 0.03% in Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC). Highvista Strategies Ltd Liability holds 3,900 shs. Somerset Com owns 8,136 shs or 0.41% of their US capital. Greenwich Wealth Limited Liability Com has invested 0.65% in Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC). Vanguard Grp Inc has 0.08% invested in Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) for 18.12 million shs. National Bank & Trust Of Hawaii accumulated 3,905 shs or 0.03% of the stock.

Centene Corporation had 8 insider sales and 0 insider purchases since December 19, 2017. This’s net activity of $31.46 million. BROOKS MARK J sold 4,165 shs worth $425,955. On Monday, March 12 BOWERS CHRISTOPHER D had sold 4,800 shs worth $490,896. The insider DITMORE ROBERT K sold 8,750 shs worth $912,625. 250,000 Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) shs with value of $27.05 million were sold by NEIDORFF MICHAEL F. On Friday, April 27 a trade for 1,000 shs valued at $110,000 was made by Williamson Keith H.

Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Ratings Coverage

In total 8 analysts cover Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC). “Buy” rating has 6, “Sell” are 0, while 2 are “Hold”. 75% are bullish. 13 are the (NYSE:CNC)’s analyst reports since December 14, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) has “Buy” rating given by Jefferies. The stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Wednesday, February 7. On Wednesday, February 7 the stock of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) has “Neutral” rating given by Credit Suisse. On Wednesday, April 25 the stock of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley. The company rating was maintained by Leerink Swann on Tuesday, February 13. On Friday, January 12 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. On Monday, December 18 the stock of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) has “Buy” rating given by Wells Fargo. On Thursday, March 15 the company was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. The stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Buy” on Tuesday, February 6. The company rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, December 18. Listed here are Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) PTs and latest ratings.

25/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $126 New Target: $127 Maintain
26/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy
15/03/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $125.0 Maintain
13/02/2018 Broker: Leerink Swann Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $90 New Target: $100 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $129.0 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $110 New Target: $112 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $118 New Target: $126 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $125.0 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $123.0 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Buy New Target: $135 Initiates Coverage On

CNC touched $115.43 during the last trading session after $1.19 change.Centene Corporation has volume of 693,775 shares. Since May 3, 2017 CNC has risen 44.01% and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 32.46%.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States.The company has $20.61 billion market cap. It operates through two divisions, Managed Care and Specialty Services.The P/E ratio is 24.61. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State childrenÂ’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs.

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