|December 31, 2013|
|10:01 EDT||CNC||Sunshine State Health Plan rebrands as Sunshine Health|
Sunshine State Health Plan, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, is undergoing a statewide rebranding initiative to increase exposure of the multiple managed care services it offers in Florida. As of January 1, 2014, Sunshine State Health Plan will officially launch its new brand, including a new logo and marketing materials to reflect its new name, Sunshine Health.
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|April 23, 2014|
|10:11 EDT||CNC||High option volume stocks: CNC JNS SAVE GWPH IAU|
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|April 22, 2014|
|12:00 EDT||CNC||Centene rises 11.7%|
Centene is up 11.7%, or $6.71, to $64.00
|10:00 EDT||CNC||Centene rises 11.9%|
Centene is up 11.9%, or $6.81, to $64.10
|06:13 EDT||CNC||Centene raises FY14 EPS view to $3.60-$3.90, consensus $3.59|
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|06:08 EDT||CNC||Centene reports Q1 EPS ex-items 79c, consensus 44c|
Reports Q1 revenue $3.46B, consensus $3.25B. Reports diluted EPS of 79c excluding 16c of net cost associated with the health insurer fee and 6c of U.S. Medical Management acquisition transaction costs. Michael F. Neidorff, Centene's chairman and CEO, stated, "The company continues to diversify and add capabilities to the business, driving significant revenue and earnings growth year over year in Q1. Our guidance increase is driven by strong Q1 results across all metrics providing positive momentum for the remainder of the year."
|April 16, 2014|
|10:00 EDT||CNC||On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary|
Today's noteworthy initiations include: A10 Networks (ATEN) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill... Actavis (ACT) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee... Allergan (AGN) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee... Autohome (ATHM) initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse... BitAuto (BITA) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse... Centene (CNC) initiated with a Neutral at UBS... Endo International (ENDP) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee... FS Investment (FSIC) initiated with an Overweight at Evercore... Hertz (HTZ) initiated with a Buy at Gabelli... Hilton (HLT) initiated with a Hold at Jefferies... Hospira (HSP) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee... ImmunoGen (IMGN) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord... Impax (IPXL) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee... Imperva (IMPV) assumed with a Neutral at Wedbush... Ingredion (INGR) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse... Laredo Petroleum (LPI) initiated with an Outperform at RW Baird... Lpath (LPTN) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord... MediWound (MDWD) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer... Medivation (MDVN) initiated with a Hold at Canaccord... NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP) assumed with a Buy at Canaccord... Nimble Storage (NMBL) initiated with a Market Perform at Raymond James... Regeneron (REGN) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord... Salix (SLXP) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee... Sibanye Gold (SBGL) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital... Teva (TEVA) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee... Wipro (WIT) assumed with a Hold at Jefferies.
|05:34 EDT||CNC||Centene initiated with a Neutral at UBS|
|April 15, 2014|
|06:32 EDT||CNC||Patients paying much more for specialty drugs, NY Times says|
The amount that patients with certain diseases must pay for specialty drugs has increased significantly, a research firm reported, according to The New York Times. Meanwhile, consumers' use of health care increased in 2013 for the firm time in three years, the newspaper quoted the firm, the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, as saying. Publicly traded drug makers include AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers (BMY), Eli Lilly (LLY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Pfizer (PFE), Roche (RHHBY) and Sanofi (SNY). Publicly traded health insurers include AMERIGROUP (AGP), Aetna (AET), Centene (CNC), Cigna (CI), Health Net (HNT), Healthspring (HS), Humana (HUM), Molina Healthcare (MOH), UnitedHealth (UNH), WellCare (WCG) and WellPoint (WLP).Reference Link