WellPoint Inc (WLP)

WLP on New York Consolidated

120.18USD
24 Oct 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$0.41 (+0.34%)
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$119.77
Open
$119.93
Day's High
$120.11
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$119.01
Volume
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$124.58
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$81.84

WLP

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WellPoint, Inc. (WellPoint) is a health benefit company in terms of medical membership in the United States. The Company manages its operations through three segments: Commercial, Consumer, and Other. The Company is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), an association of independent... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.63
Market Cap (Mil.): $32,746.57
Shares Outstanding (Mil.): 272.41
Dividend: 0.44
Yield (%): 1.46

Financials

  WLP Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 14.80 20.10 14.94
EPS (TTM): 8.12 -- --
ROI: -- 0.00 0.82
ROE: 9.75 10.01 23.23
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WellPoint boosts share buyback program by $5 bln

Oct 2 - U.S. health insurer WellPoint Inc increased its share repurchase authorization by $5 billion, taking the total program to $6 billion, the company said in a regulatory filing.

02 Oct 2014

Fitch Releases U.S. Health Insurance Credit Metrics Update

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, September 22 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has published a new report detailing key credit metrics of nine-publicly-traded U.S. health insurance and managed care companies that are either rated or followed by Fitch: Aetna, Inc., Centene Corp., Cigna Corp., Health Net Inc., Humana, Inc., Molina Health Care Inc. UnitedHealth Group, Incorporated, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. and WellPoint, Inc. The report is meant to be used as a des

22 Sep 2014

Insurers pay more tax on executive compensation under Obamacare: study

- When Washington eliminated corporate tax deductions on health insurance executive compensation above $500,000 under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law in 2013, it generated more than $72 million in additional tax revenue for the U.S. government, a left-leaning think tank said on Wednesday.

27 Aug 2014

Insurers pay more tax on executive comp under Obamacare: study

- When Washington eliminated corporate tax deductions on health insurance executive compensation above $500,000 under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law in 2013, it generated more than $72 million in additional tax revenue for the U.S. government, a left-leaning think tank said on Wednesday.

27 Aug 2014

Insurers pay more tax on executive comp under Obamacare -study

Aug 27 - When Washington eliminated corporate tax deductions on health insurance executive compensation above $500,000 under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law in 2013, it generated more than $72 million in additional tax revenue for the U.S. government, a left-leaning think tank said on Wednesday.

27 Aug 2014

U.S. health insurer WellPoint to change name to Anthem Inc

- U.S. health insurer WellPoint Inc said it plans to change its corporate name to Anthem Inc in an attempt to realize gains from a name used for most of its health-insurance products.

12 Aug 2014

U.S. health insurer WellPoint to change name to Anthem Inc

Aug 12 - U.S. health insurer WellPoint Inc said it plans to change its corporate name to Anthem Inc in an attempt to realize gains from a name used for most of its health-insurance products.

12 Aug 2014

Fitch Rates WellPoint's Planned Issuance 'BBB(EXP)'

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, August 07 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB(EXP)' rating to WLP's planned issue of senior notes of various maturities. The ratings are equivalent to Fitch's ratings on WLP's currently outstanding senior notes. Fitch anticipates WLP using proceeds from the planned issuance for general corporate purposes, including pre-funding $500 million of 5.0% senior notes maturing in December 2014 and redeeming all, or a port

07 Aug 2014

Fitch Downgrades WellPoint's Sr Notes to 'BBB' / Financial Strength to 'A+'; Rating Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, August 05 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has downgraded its ratings on WellPoint, Inc.'s (WLP) senior unsecured notes to 'BBB' from 'BBB+' and the Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings assigned to various WellPoint insurance company subsidiaries to 'A+' from 'AA-'. In addition, the Rating Outlook is revised to Stable. WLP's short-term rating and the rating on the company's $2.5 billion commercial paper (CP) program are affirme

05 Aug 2014

WellPoint medical cost ratio drives second-quarter profit beat

- U.S. health insurer WellPoint Inc on Wednesday reported a decline in second-quarter profit, but its closely watched medical costs as a percentage of premiums ratio improved and it beat Wall Street estimates.

30 Jul 2014

Competitors

  Price Change
UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH.N) $91.67 +1.01
Humana Inc (HUM.N) $133.12 +0.49
Aetna Inc (AET.N) $78.69 -0.06
Magellan Health Inc (MGLN.OQ) $57.02 +0.33

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