After naming Braly instead, WellPoint gave Colby the additional title of vice chairman and more stock options, a move widely believed to be incentive to stay. Braly, a lawyer with dealmaking experience and public-policy savvy but a relative …
WellPoint Inc., the nation's largest health insurer, announced an agreement to buy WellChoice Inc., better known as Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, for about $6.5 billion in cash and stock. Manhattan-based WellChoice, New York's …
The other bidder, Trigon Inc. of Virginia, offered more cash and less stock but, according to CareFirst, posed more risk of layoffs and had other problems that led CareFirst's board to choose WellPoint. The account of the Trigon offer came in …
First we saw an earnings warning out of WellPoint (NYSE: WLP) which hurt that stock and most shares in the health insurance field yesterday. WellPoint cited several factors, including medical costs, lower fully insured enrollment, and …
WLP) at $63 per share and three additional stock investments – Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC). Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) was Romick’s largest …
INDIANAPOLIS -- Health insurer WellPoint Inc. is buying managed care provider Amerigroup Corp. for about $4.46 billion in cash ... while WellPoint's stock gained $1.29, or 2.2 percent, to $61.20. The companies put the total value of the deal …
"There's a fairly wide open field of play here," Shove said, noting Aetna's recent announcement that it plans to buy Coventry Health Care Inc. WellPoint shares closed up $4.41, or 7.7 percent, at $61.80 on the New York Stock Exchange.
WellPoint shares were off $1.10, or 2 percent, at $53.70 in morning trading on the New York Stock Exchange. (Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf, editing by Gerald E. McCormick)
Its products are used by semiconductor manufacturers in front-end and WLP processes, creating memory ... TX. This Zacks Rank #1 stock has a stellar …
Amerigroup shareholders will receive $92/share in the all-cash deal, a premium of 43% to the stock’s closing price last Friday. The acquisition is expected to close in the first quarter of 2013. Wellpoint’s CEO gave this reason for the deal ...