In the biggest deal ever in managed care, Indiana-based Anthem Inc. plans to acquire California-based WellPoint Health Networks Inc., which would create the nation's largest health insurer. The cash-and-stock acquisition was valued at …
The stock is up 8.9 percent so far this year. Shares of WellPoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP) rose 5.16 percent to $63.00. WellPoint said that after the deal closes, which is expected to close in the first quarter of 2013, it will serve more than …
He thinks that Broadcom (BRCM) is a great stock, part of a mobile internet tsunami, but it has a bad chart and people are selling tech names. Broadcom Corporation (BRCM) fell 0.03% today. WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) should not be sold …
The Anthem-WellPoint deal combines two major providers of Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans, some of the most popular health plans across the country. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans are organized on a state-by-state basis, and …
Readers may recognize value investor Karen Finerman from ... a large position in WellPoint, and Finerman increased her stake even more during the first quarter. Finerman’s good work has been confirmed by the healthy rally in the stock (no …
Amerigroup Corporation shares are up 38% at the time of this writing. WellPoint, Inc. shares are up over 3%. It is unusual for the acquirer’s stock to rally on news of a large acquisition. The immediate reaction demonstrates that investors …
WellPoint Inc. (WLP) traded to the upside throughout the first hour of Tuesday's session. The stock gave back some of its gains during the second half of the morning, but finished higher by $0.97 at $55.76. WellPoint Inc. rose past the upper …
Express Scripts will pay $3.28bn in cash, with the rest to be paid in stock, to WellPoint, a top US health insurer that provides benefits under the Blue Cross Blue Shield brand.
WellPoint Inc. shares hit an all-time high price of $102.56 shortly after trading started Friday, topping a previous high that was set Wednesday. The stock then retreated but was still up $1.19, to $100.90 in midmorning trading. WellPoint
Shares of Wellpoint closed up 33 cents, or less than 1 percent, at $60.07 Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange. Shares of Aetna fell $1.58, or 3.44 percent, to close at $44.38.