Check out this research note on WellPoint from stock market analyst site Seeking Alpha. The note is titled "Someone is Loving Obamacare, Among Them WellPoint Shareholders." Highlights: While the fundamental financial picture …
CareFirst BlueCross Blue- Shield ... Rowe Price Associates Inc. in Baltimore, said Price is the largest holder of WellPoint stock, with its various funds controlling about 6 percent of WellPoint's outstanding shares. "It's been one of …
The price of WellPoint shares climbed 3.3 percent, or $1.98, to $61.89 Monday afternoon, while Amerigroup stock soared 38 percent, or $24.51, to $88.85. The offer of $92 per share was a 43 percent premium to Amerigroup's closing price of …
WellPoint last week agreed to pay $5 million to settle a suit filed by 70,000 policyholders who were eligible but did not accept shares of Cerulean in 1996, when Blue Cross converted to a for-profit company. The original suit demanded new …
Angela Braly, Wayne DeVeydt and the rest of the top brass at WellPoint Inc. face wrath over the company's recent stock swoon from a new group: ex-employees. Four former WellPoint workers have filed lawsuits against the Indianapolis …
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 …
Stocks to watch this morning include WellPoint, Tower Group and more. WellPoint Inc. added $5 billion to its stock-buyback authorization, providing a significant boost to its potential payout to shareholders at a time of growing …
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 …
This suggests that analysts have very recently bumped up their estimates for WLP, giving the stock a Zacks Earnings ESP of 0.47% heading into earnings season. Why is this Important? A positive reading for the Zacks Earnings ESP …
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 …