WellCare Health Plans (WCG):
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WellCare Health Plans (WCG) inventories fell by 1.04% in contrast to the 20-day moving average, showing a short-term downward movement. It fell -8.05% below the 50-day simple moving average. This is showing a medium-term bearish trend based on SMA 50. The share price fell 8.12% below the 200-day moving average which identified a long-term decline trend.
WellCare Health Plans (WCG) resolved with a change of 0.99%, pushing the price on the $ 232.9 per share in the recently concluded trading session Friday. The last trading activity showed that the share price fell 24.51% from its minimum of 52 weeks and traded with a variation of -28.34% compared to the maximum published in the last 52-week period. The Company maintained 49.73 million floating shares and holds 51.18 million outstanding shares.
The earnings per share of the company shows a growth of 30.20% for the current year and is expected to reach a growth in profits for the next year to 22.34%. The analyst predicted a growth of ESP for the next 5 years to 22.67%. The EPS growth rate of the company in the last five years was 10.90%. The rate of earnings growth for the next few years is an important measure for investors wishing to hold a stock for several years. The company's earnings usually have a direct relationship with the price of the company's shares. The stock recorded a sales growth of 18.10% over the last 5 years. The quarter of EPS growth in the quarter is -29.30% and the quarter of sales growth in the quarter is at 14.90%.
The share price decreased by -24.98% from the maximum of 50 days and from 5.56% from the minimum 50 days. Analyze the consensus score of 2.1. For the next one-year period, the average of individual target price estimates reported by sell-side analysts is $ 319.31.
As has been a brief look at profitability, the company profit margin was 2.40% and the operating margin was 3.30%. Employees' ownership is 0.20%. The company maintained its return on investment (ROI) at 8.30% in the previous 12 months and was able to maintain the return on invested capital (ROA) at 4.40% in last twelve months. Return on equity (ROE) registered at 15.10%.
WellCare Health Plans (WCG) The recent trading volume of the shares is equal to 781426 shares compared to the average volume of 973.75 thousand shares. The relative volume observed at 0.8.
The volume of the stock chart also shows the amount of liquidity in an action. Liquidity refers simply to the ease with which one enters and exits a stock. If a stock is traded at low volumes, there are not many traders involved in the stock and it would be harder to find an operator to buy or sell from. In this case, we would say it is illiquid. If a stock is traded at high volumes, there are many traders involved in the stock and it would be easier to find an operator to buy or sell from. In this case, we would say it is liquid.
Erroneously, some traders believe that rising stocks mean that there are more buyers than sellers, or decreasing volumes in terms of volume means that there are more sellers than buyers. Mistaken! Regardless of whether it's a high volume day or a low volume day, there's still a buyer for every seller. You can not buy something unless someone is selling it to you and you can not sell anything unless someone is buying it from you!
The long-term debt / equity shows a value of 0.51 with a total debt / equity of 0. It gives investors the idea of the company's leverage, measured by dividing the total liabilities with the equity of the company. society. It also illustrates the debt that the company is using to finance its assets in relation to the value represented in equity.
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