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Centene Corp

$ 54.92 -0.54 (-0.97%)
Volume: 1,778,818 Avg Vol (1m): 9,687,374
Market Cap $: 22.83 Bil Enterprise Value $: 22.69 Bil
P/E (TTM): 21.16 P/B: 2.01
Earnings Power Value 8.72
Net Current Asset Value -20.04
Tangible Book 5.6
Projected FCF 58.7
Median P/S Value 50.4
Graham Number 18.14
Peter Lynch Value 65.25
DCF (FCF Based) 2.4
DCF (Earnings Based) 74.3
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 6/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 1.03
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
53.57% of 28 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 1.15, Min: 0.03
CNC: 1.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.42, Med: 1.63, Max: 10000
Current: 1.03
0.42
10000
Equity-to-Asset 0.34
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
66.67% of 27 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 0.88, Med: 0.38, Min: -3.02
CNC: 0.34
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.27, Med: 0.37, Max: 0.64
Current: 0.34
0.27
0.64
Debt-to-Equity 0.59
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
63.16% of 19 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 2.49, Med: 0.59, Min: 0.02
CNC: 0.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.45, Med: 0.51, Max: 1.26
Current: 0.59
-0.45
1.26
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.77
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
72.22% of 18 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 5.37, Med: 1.82, Min: 0.09
CNC: 2.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.32, Med: 1.7, Max: 3.03
Current: 2.77
1.32
3.03
Interest Coverage 4.29
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
88.00% of 25 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 10.81, Min: 2.4
CNC: 4.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.25, Med: 8.6, Max: 16.4
Current: 4.29
4.25
16.4
Piotroski F-Score 5
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 2.95
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -1.95
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 11.42%
WACC 7.4%

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 2.45
Operating Margin ranked lower than
74.07% of 27 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 45.41, Med: 5.49, Min: -1210.76
CNC: 2.45
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.68, Med: 2.95, Max: 3.91
Current: 2.45
1.68
3.91
Net Margin % 1.66
Net Margin ranked lower than
77.78% of 27 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 34.29, Med: 3.87, Min: -970.89
CNC: 1.66
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.02, Med: 1.6, Max: 2.13
Current: 1.66
0.02
2.13
ROE % 10.56
ROE ranked lower than
65.38% of 26 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 57.72, Med: 15.89, Min: -108.55
CNC: 10.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.21, Med: 13.78, Max: 18.2
Current: 10.56
0.21
18.2
ROA % 3.62
ROA ranked lower than
53.57% of 28 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 36.03, Med: 4.25, Min: -780.26
CNC: 3.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.08, Med: 5.22, Max: 5.79
Current: 3.62
0.08
5.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 124.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
64.00% of 25 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 2696.51, Med: 65.45, Min: -21031.25
CNC: 124.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 39.42, Med: 96.97, Max: 209.43
Current: 124.82
39.42
209.43
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 38.20
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
95.65% of 23 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 25.8, Med: 8.6, Min: -15.7
CNC: 17.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 24.3, Max: 40.5
Current: 17.7
0
40.5
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 37.40
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
70.00% of 20 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 62.1, Med: 12.7, Min: -144.8
CNC: 17
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 22.5, Max: 171.1
Current: 17
0
171.1
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 16.10
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
62.50% of 16 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 105.4, Med: 17.7, Min: -35.7
CNC: 16.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 16.4, Max: 51.6
Current: 16.1
0
51.6

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Business Description

Industry Health Care Plans » Health Care Plans    NAICS : 524114    SIC : 6324
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Address 7700 Forsyth Boulevard, Centene Plaza, St. Louis, MO, USA, 63105
Centene offers healthcare plans to United States government sponsored healthcare programs, with a focus on uninsured individuals. It helps members access care, coordinates referrals to health and social services, and provides education and outreach programs to help its members select healthcare services. The firm has a decentralized, regional approach. Centene's managed care segment provides health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicare and Medicaid. The specialty services segment consists of specialty companies offering healthcare services and products to state programs, correctional facilities, healthcare organizations, and other commercial organizations. The managed care segment contributes the vast majority of the firm's overall revenue.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 21.11
PE Ratio ranked lower than
66.67% of 21 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 95.15, Med: 19.79, Min: 10.42
CNC: 21.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.45, Med: 20.4, Max: 2877.5
Current: 21.11
8.45
2877.5
Forward PE Ratio 12.77
Forward P/E ranked higher than
53.85% of 13 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 29.07, Med: 14.27, Min: 9.46
CNC: 12.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 21.11
PE without NRI ranked lower than
66.67% of 21 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 95.15, Med: 19.79, Min: 10.42
CNC: 21.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.38, Med: 20.52, Max: 2877.5
Current: 21.11
8.38
2877.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 92.14
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked higher than
56.25% of 16 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 68.32, Med: 16.47, Min: 9.44
CNC: 92.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.76, Med: 9.39, Max: 102.58
Current: 92.14
3.76
102.58
PB Ratio 2.00
PB Ratio ranked higher than
69.23% of 26 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 83.33, Med: 3.42, Min: 1.29
CNC: 2
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.21, Med: 2.18, Max: 4.93
Current: 2
1.21
4.93
PS Ratio 0.35
PS Ratio ranked higher than
84.00% of 25 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 275, Med: 0.73, Min: 0.1
CNC: 0.35
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.19, Med: 0.32, Max: 0.51
Current: 0.35
0.19
0.51
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 612.22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
55.56% of 18 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 75.01, Med: 12.78, Min: 5.93
CNC: 612.22
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.63, Med: 9.17, Max: 681.56
Current: 612.22
3.63
681.56
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 34.11
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
50.00% of 20 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 56, Med: 12.15, Min: 5.29
CNC: 34.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.89, Med: 7.54, Max: 58.18
Current: 34.11
2.89
58.18
EV-to-EBIT 11.81
EV-to-EBIT ranked higher than
61.90% of 21 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 609.79, Med: 13.89, Min: 6.83
CNC: 11.81
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.1, Med: 9.9, Max: 31.7
Current: 11.81
3.1
31.7
EV-to-EBITDA 9.20
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
57.14% of 21 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 105.29, Med: 9.81, Min: 6.13
CNC: 9.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.5, Med: 8.1, Max: 15.3
Current: 9.2
2.5
15.3
EV-to-Revenue 0.35
EV-to-Revenue ranked higher than
85.19% of 27 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 287.67, Med: 1.01, Min: 0.04
CNC: 0.35
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.1, Med: 0.3, Max: 0.5
Current: 0.35
0.1
0.5
PEG Ratio 0.75
PEG Ratio ranked higher than
92.31% of 13 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 5.84, Med: 1.35, Min: 0.54
CNC: 0.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.19, Med: 0.73, Max: 817.47
Current: 0.75
0.19
817.47
Shiller PE Ratio 42.79
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
84.62% of 13 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 412.13, Med: 27.53, Min: 17.76
CNC: 42.79
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 19.54, Med: 47.2, Max: 80.36
Current: 42.79
19.54
80.36
Current Ratio 1.04
Current Ratio ranked lower than
72.00% of 25 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 19.11, Med: 1.35, Min: 0.07
CNC: 1.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.65, Med: 1.03, Max: 1.58
Current: 1.04
0.65
1.58
Quick Ratio 1.04
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
68.00% of 25 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 19.11, Med: 1.35, Min: 0.05
CNC: 1.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.65, Med: 1.03, Max: 1.58
Current: 1.04
0.65
1.58
Days Sales Outstanding 32.49
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
60.00% of 20 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 377.53, Med: 30.58, Min: 3.51
CNC: 32.49
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.2, Med: 17.26, Max: 32.49
Current: 32.49
9.2
32.49
Days Payable 29.62
Days Payable ranked lower than
100.00% of 15 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 952.1, Med: 42.32, Min: 5.86
CNC: 29.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.96, Med: 18.4, Max: 38.66
Current: 29.62
10.96
38.66

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -19.70
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked lower than
90.00% of 20 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 7.9, Med: -0.5, Min: -26.7
CNC: -19.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -129.1, Med: -5, Max: 0
Current: -19.7
-129.1
0

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 9.84
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
73.68% of 19 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 1324.68, Med: 13.76, Min: 1.86
CNC: 9.84
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.09, Med: 3.9, Max: 68.86
Current: 9.84
2.09
68.86
Price-to-Projected-FCF 0.94
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
60.00% of 15 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 2.21, Med: 1.08, Min: 0.43
CNC: 0.94
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.37, Med: 0.85, Max: 1.35
Current: 0.94
0.37
1.35
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.74
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) ranked higher than
66.67% of 9 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 2.3, Med: 1.02, Min: 0.44
CNC: 0.74
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.71, Med: 2.07, Max: 8.42
Current: 0.74
0.71
8.42
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.09
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked higher than
52.17% of 23 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 4, Med: 1.19, Min: 0.19
CNC: 1.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.67, Med: 1.14, Max: 8.3
Current: 1.09
0.67
8.3
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.84
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked higher than
81.82% of 11 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 5.48, Med: 1.09, Min: 0.67
CNC: 0.84
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.1, Med: 0.8, Max: 19.34
Current: 0.84
0.1
19.34
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.04
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
76.92% of 13 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 36.98, Med: 3.6, Min: 1.16
CNC: 3.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.88, Med: 1.93, Max: 18.98
Current: 3.04
0.88
18.98
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 8.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
71.43% of 28 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 14.64, Med: 6.22, Min: -61.73
CNC: 8.45
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.2, Med: 10.1, Max: 32.1
Current: 8.45
3.2
32.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 26.51
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
87.50% of 16 companies
in the Health Care Plans industry.
Industry Max: 36.31, Med: 16.01, Min: -29.1
CNC: 26.51
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.1, Med: 26.2, Max: 36.6
Current: 26.51
5.1
36.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 65,366
EPS (TTM) $ 2.61
Beta 1.02
Volatility % 37.54
52-Week Range $ 45.44 - 74.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 413.37

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 5
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA N
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y