Investor’s Watch List: Prologis, Inc. (PLD), Centene Corporation (CNC), Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A)

Prologis, Inc. (PLD) had a light trading with around 2.59M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 2.69M. The stock traded between $49.45 and $50.44 before closing at the price of $50.12 with 1.44% change on the day. The San Francisco California 94111 based company is currently trading 43.44% above its 52 week low of $37.02 and -7.78% below its 52 week high of $54.87. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 47.38 and $15.46 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Prologis Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets across the globe. The firm engages in the ownership, development, management, and leasing of industrial distribution and retail properties. It was previously known as Security Capital Investment Trust. Prologis Inc. was formed in 1991 and is based in San Francisco, California with an additional office in Denver, Colorado.

Centene Corporation (CNC) failed to extend gains with the stock declining -1.93% or $-1.38 to close the day at $70.07 on active trading volume of 2.57M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.74M. The St. Louis Missouri 63105 based company has been outperforming the health care plans group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 25.3%, compared to the industry which has advanced 15.75% over the same period. With RSI of 70.7, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $77.76, making it a hold for now.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and x-ray services, home health and durable medical equipment, behavioral health and substance abuse, 24-hour nurse advice line, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, immunizations, prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, specialty pharmacy, therapies, social work services, and care coordination. The Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; vision services; dental services; correctional healthcare services; in-home health services; and integrated long-term care services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A) shares were down in last trading by -1.51% to $50.84. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.73% over the past week and grew 5.37% in the past month. It is currently trading 6.91% above its 50 day moving average and 10.77% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -1.93% decrease in value from its one year high of $51.84. The RSI indicator value of 64.22, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides application focused solutions to the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets worldwide. Its Life Sciences and Applied Markets segment offers liquid chromatography systems and components; liquid chromatography mass spectrometry systems; gas chromatography systems and components; gas chromatography mass spectrometry systems; inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry instruments; atomic absorption instruments; microwave plasma-atomic emission spectrometry instruments; inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry instruments; laboratory software and informatics systems; laboratory automation and robotic systems; dissolution testing; vacuum pumps; and measurement technologies. The company’s Diagnostics and Genomics segment provides reagents, instruments, software, and consumables; arrays for DNA mutation detection, genotyping, gene copy number determination, identification of gene rearrangements, DNA methylation profiling, and gene expression profiling, as well as sequencing target enrichment services; and equipment focused on production of synthesized oligonucleotides for use as active pharmaceutical ingredients. Its Agilent CrossLab segment offers GC and LC columns, sample preparation products, custom chemistries, and various laboratory instrument supplies; and startup, operational, training, and compliance support, as well as asset management and consultation services. The company markets and sells its products through direct sales, electronic commerce, resellers, manufacturers’ representatives, and distributors. It has a collaboration agreement with University of Leuven to focus on detecting genetic abnormalities in cell-free DNA and embryo biopsies. Agilent Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

 

3 Trending Stocks: Centene Corporation (CNC), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN), CMS Energy Corporation (CMS)

Centene Corporation (CNC) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.43% or $1 to close the day at $70.93 on light trading volume of 1.69M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.82M. The St. Louis Missouri 63105 based company has been outperforming the health care plans group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 28.61%, compared to the industry which has advanced 16.58% over the same period. With RSI of 78.59, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $77.76, making it a hold for now.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and x-ray services, home health and durable medical equipment, behavioral health and substance abuse, 24-hour nurse advice line, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, immunizations, prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, specialty pharmacy, therapies, social work services, and care coordination. The Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; vision services; dental services; correctional healthcare services; in-home health services; and integrated long-term care services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) climbed 0.16% during last trading as the stock added $0.12 to finish the day at $75.64 with about 4M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 5.45M. The $75.74B market cap company, which fluctuated between $75.3 and $75.64 during the day, currently situated 51.7% above its 52 week low of $51.31 and -4.8% away from its one year high of $79.47. The RSI of 52.44 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Texas Instruments Incorporated designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. It operates through two segments, Analog and Embedded Processing. The Analog segment offers high volume analog and logic products for automotive safety devices, touch screen controllers, low voltage motor drivers, and integrated motor controllers; and power management products that include catalog and application-specific standard products to enhance the efficiency of powered devices using battery management solutions, portable power conversion devices, power supply controls, and point-of-load products. This segment also provides high performance analog products, such as high-speed data converters, amplifiers, sensors, high reliability products, interface products, and precision products; and silicon valley analog products, including power management, data converter, interface, and operational amplifier catalog analog products that are used in manufacturing various electronic systems. The Embedded Processing segment offers microcontroller products, which are systems with a processor core, memory, and peripherals to control a set of specific tasks for electronic equipment; processor products comprising digital signal and applications processors; and connectivity products consisting of electronic devices to connect and transfer data. The company also provides DLP products primarily used in projectors to create high-definition images; application-specific integrated circuits; calculators; and baseband products, as well as OMAP applications processors and connectivity products. It markets and sells its products through a direct sales force and distributors. Texas Instruments Incorporated was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) saw its value decrease by -0.81% as the stock dropped $-0.35 to finish the day at a closing price of $42.78. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $38.32-$46.25 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $42.63 to $43.1 during the day, are up by 8.47% in the past three months and up by 1% over the past six months. It is currently trading 1.39% above its 20 day moving average and 3.16% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $44.77 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 61.33. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. It operates through three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. It generates electricity through fossil-fuel-fired plants, as well as renewable energy and nuclear sources. This segment’s transmission and distribution system includes 214 miles of transmission overhead lines; 188 miles of high-voltage distribution overhead lines; 4 miles of high-voltage distribution underground lines; 4,430 miles of high-voltage distribution overhead lines; 19 miles of high-voltage distribution underground lines; 56,067 miles of electric distribution overhead lines; 10,532 miles of underground distribution lines; and substations. The Gas Utility segment is involved in the purchase, transmission, storage, distribution, and sale of natural gas. This segment’s gas transmission, storage, and distribution system comprises 1,670 miles of transmission lines; 15 gas storage fields; 27,920 miles of distribution mains; and 8 compressor stations. The Enterprises segment engages in the independent power production and marketing activities; and development of renewable generation. As of December 31, 2016, this segment had ownership interests in independent power plants totaling 1,177 megawatts. The company also operates an industrial bank providing unsecured consumer installment loans for financing home improvements. It serves 1.8 million electric customers and 1.8 million gas customers, including residential, commercial, and diversified industrial customers in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. CMS Energy Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Jackson, Michigan.

 

Stocks To Track: Centene Corporation (CNC), Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST), Intuit Inc. (INTU)

Centene Corporation (CNC) climbed 0.09% during last trading as the stock added $0.06 to finish the day at $69.4 with about 1.43M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.94M. The $11.85B market cap company, which fluctuated between $68.9 and $69.65 during the day, currently situated 38.8% above its 52 week low of $50 and -8.16% away from its one year high of $75.57. The RSI of 75.19 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and x-ray services, home health and durable medical equipment, behavioral health and substance abuse, 24-hour nurse advice line, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, immunizations, prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, specialty pharmacy, therapies, social work services, and care coordination. The Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; vision services; dental services; correctional healthcare services; in-home health services; and integrated long-term care services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) gained $0.23 to close the day at a new closing price of $44.01, a 0.53% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 16.76% above its 52 week low of $40.3. A total of 1.43M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 2.86M. The stock, which fluctuated between $43.65 and $44.05 during the day, currently situated -20.7% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 0.05% in the past one month and down by -0.42% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $53.87 and RSI of 55.72, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Monster Beverage Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, markets, sells, and distributes energy drink beverages and its concentrates in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Finished Products, Concentrate, and Other. The company provides carbonated energy, and non-carbonated dairy based coffee and energy drinks to full service beverage distributors, retail grocery and specialty chains, wholesalers, club stores, drug chains, mass merchandisers, convenience chains, health food distributors, food service customers, and the military; and concentrates and/or beverage bases to authorized bottling and canning operations. Monster Beverage Corporation sells its products under the Monster Energy, Nalu, Monster Rehab, NOS, Monster Energy Extra Strength Nitrous Technology, Full Throttle, Java Monster, Burn, Muscle Monster, Mother, Mega Monster Energy, Ultra, Punch Monster, Play and Power Play, Juice Monster, Gladiator, M3, Relentless, Übermonster, Samurai, BU, and BPM brands. The company was formerly known as Hansen Natural Corporation and changed its name to Monster Beverage Corporation in January 2012. Monster Beverage Corporation was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Corona, California.

Intuit Inc. (INTU) had a active trading with around 1.43M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.19M. The stock traded between $115.89 and $117.55 before closing at the price of $117.53 with 1.24% change on the day. The Mountain View California 94043 based company is currently trading 34.85% above its 52 week low of $93.68 and -2.51% below its 52 week high of $120.55. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 52.04 and $116.88 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Intuit Inc. provides business and financial management solutions for small businesses, consumers, and accounting professionals primarily in the United States and internationally. The company’s Small Business segment provides QuickBooks financial and business management online services, and desktop software; QuickBooks technical support services; financial supplies; and QuickBooks Online Accountant, QuickBooks Accountant Desktop, and QuickBooks Desktop Accountant Plus, as well as the QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program for the accounting professionals. This segment also offers small business payroll products and services, including online payroll offerings, such as Quickbooks Online Payroll and Intuit Online Payroll; desktop payroll offerings comprising QuickBooks Basic Payroll and QuickBooks Enhanced Payroll; and full service payroll offerings, such as Intuit Full Service Payroll and QuickBooks Assisted Payroll. In addition, it provides merchant services, including credit and debit card processing; Web-based transaction processing services for online merchants; online payment services; GoPayment mobile payment processing services; and QuickBooks point of sale solutions. Its Consumer segment provides TurboTax income tax preparation products and services; and electronic tax filing services. The company’s Professional Tax segment offers Lacerte, ProSeries, ProFile, and Intuit Tax Online professional tax products and services; and electronic tax filing services, bank product transmission services, and training services. The company sells its products and services through various sales and distribution channels, including Websites, promotions, call centers, retail locations, and online mobile application stores, as well as through alliance partners, such as banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions. Intuit Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

 

3 Stocks to Watch For: The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC), Centene Corporation (CNC), MGM Resorts International (MGM)

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) saw its value increase by 0.43% as the stock gained $0.38 to finish the day at a closing price of $89.19. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $70.17-$90.54 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $88.79 to $89.31 during the day, are up by 4.42% in the past three months and up by 0.73% over the past six months. It is currently trading 0.92% above its 20 day moving average and 3.44% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $90.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 62.77.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

The Kraft Heinz Company manufactures and markets food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and rest of world. The company’s products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy products, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, snack nuts, dressings, packaged dinners, infant/nutrition products, and other grocery products. It offers its products under various brand names, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Planters, Velveeta, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Cracker Barrel, Tassimo, Plasmon, Lea & Perrins, ABC, Master, Quero, Golden Circle, Wattie’s, and Complan. The Kraft Heinz Company sells its products through independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, cooperative and independent grocery accounts, convenience stores, drug stores, value stores, bakeries, pharmacies, mass merchants, club stores, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, health care facilities, and certain government agencies, as well as through its own sales organizations. The company was formerly known as H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation and changed its name to The Kraft Heinz Company in July 2015. The Kraft Heinz Company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Centene Corporation (CNC) shares were up in last trading by 2.49% to $68.67. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 6.96% over the past week and grew 10.81% in the past month. It is currently trading 14.55% above its 50 day moving average and 7.4% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -9.13% decrease in value from its one year high of $75.57. The RSI indicator value of 73.52, lead us to believe that it may reverse gains in the near term.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and x-ray services, home health and durable medical equipment, behavioral health and substance abuse, 24-hour nurse advice line, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, immunizations, prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, specialty pharmacy, therapies, social work services, and care coordination. The Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; vision services; dental services; correctional healthcare services; in-home health services; and integrated long-term care services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

MGM Resorts International (MGM) traded within a range of $28.44 to $28.73 after opening the day at $28.52. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -0.66% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.28% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $28.64 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -6.47% below its 52 week high of $30.62 and 77.01% above its 12-month low of $16.51. The shares are up by over 5.37% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 46.35 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

MGM Resorts International, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns and/or operates casino resorts in the United States and China. The company operates through two segments, Wholly Owned Domestic Resorts and MGM China. Its casino resorts offer gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment, retail, and other resort amenities. Its casino operations include various slots, table games, and race and sports book wagering. The company operates 12 wholly owned resorts in the United States; and MGM Macau resort and casino in China, as well as develops an integrated casino, hotel, and entertainment resort on the Cotai Strip, Macau. The company also owns and operates Shadow Creek golf course, Primm Valley Golf Club, and Fallen Oak golf course. The company serves premium gaming customers; leisure and wholesale travel customers; business travelers; and group customers, including conventions, trade associations, and small meetings. The company was formerly known as MGM MIRAGE and changed its name to MGM Resorts International in June 2010. MGM Resorts International was founded in 1986 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Stocks Roundup: Centene Corporation (CNC), Nasdaq, Inc. (NDAQ), Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN)

Centene Corporation (CNC) grew with the stock adding 0.83% or $0.52 to close at $63.27 on light trading volume of 1.03M compared its three months average trading volume of 1.99M. The St. Louis Missouri 63105 based company operating under the Health Care Plans industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -0.5% down for the period and up by 11.96% so far this year. With price target of $73.06 and a 33.59% rebound from 52-week low, Centene Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and x-ray services, home health and durable medical equipment, behavioral health and substance abuse, 24-hour nurse advice line, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, immunizations, prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, specialty pharmacy, therapies, social work services, and care coordination. The Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; vision services; dental services; correctional healthcare services; in-home health services; and integrated long-term care services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Nasdaq, Inc. (NDAQ) had a light trading with around 1.48M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 798.78K. The stock traded between $67.26 and $70.61 before closing at the price of $70.54 with 3.46% change on the day. The New York New York 10006 based company is currently trading 24.16% above its 52 week low of $57.85 and -1% below its 52 week high of $71.92. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $76.43 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Nasdaq, Inc. provides trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, information, and public company services worldwide. It operates in four segments: Market Services, Listing Services, Information Services, and Technology Solutions. The Market Services segment offers equity derivative trading and clearing; cash equity trading; fixed income, currency, and commodities trading and clearing; and access and broker services. This segment operates various exchanges and other marketplace facilities across various asset classes, including derivatives, commodities, cash equity, debt, structured products, and exchange traded products; and provides clearing, settlement, and central depository services, as well as offers transaction-based platforms. The Listing Services segment operates various listing platforms, which offer capital raising solutions for private and public companies. Its primary listing markets include The NASDAQ Stock Market, and the Nasdaq Nordic and Nasdaq Baltic exchanges. The Information Services segment sells and distributes historical and real-time quote and trade information to market participants and data distributors; and develops and licenses Nasdaq branded indexes, associated derivatives, and financial products, as well as provides custom calculation services for third-party clients. The Technology Solutions segment offers corporate solutions in investor relations, public relations, multimedia solutions, and governance. It also provides technology solutions for trading, clearing, settlement, surveillance, and information dissemination; facility management and systems integration, and advisory services; and broker services, as well as enterprise governance, risk management, and compliance software and services. The company was formerly known as The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. and changed its name to Nasdaq, Inc. in September 2015. Nasdaq, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN) saw its value decrease by -0.39% as the stock dropped $-0.16 to finish the day at a closing price of $40.91. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $40.28-$55.94 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $40.68 to $41.18 during the day, are down by -7.74% in the past three months and down by -22.52% over the past six months. It is currently trading -1.82% below its 20 day moving average and -3.44% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $48.29 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 39.6.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Nielsen Holdings plc operates as an information and measurement company. The company provides media and marketing information, analytics, and manufacturer and retailer expertise about what and where consumers buy, read, watch and listen. Its Buy segment provides retail transactional measurement data, consumer behavior information, and analytics primarily to businesses in the consumer packaged goods industry. This segment provides data on retail measurement services, such as market share and competitive sales volumes; insights into distribution, pricing, merchandising, and promotion; consumer panel measurement, which offers insight into shopper behavior and customer segmentation; and consumer intelligence and analytical services for decision making in development and marketing cycles. The company’s Watch segment provides viewership and listening data, and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries for television, radio, digital and mobile viewing, and listening platforms. It offers television audience measurement services, including more than one screen, unduplicated reach, cause and effect analysis, and program viewing behavior testing; audio audience measurement services; digital audience measurement services, such as digital media and market research, audience analytics, and social media measurement; mobile measurement services comprising measurement and consumer research for telecom and media companies; and advertiser solutions. The company was formerly known as Nielsen N.V. and changed its name to Nielsen Holdings plc in August 2015. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Oxford, the United Kingdom.

 

Stocks Alert: Centene Corporation (CNC), The Macerich Company (MAC), Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)

Centene Corporation (CNC) grew with the stock adding 2.41% or $1.52 to close at $64.48 on light trading volume of 1.08M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.04M. The St. Louis Missouri 63105 based company operating under the Health Care Plans industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 7.48% up for the period and up by 14.1% so far this year. With price target of $73.18 and a 36.15% rebound from 52-week low, Centene Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and x-ray services, home health and durable medical equipment, behavioral health and substance abuse, 24-hour nurse advice line, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, immunizations, prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, specialty pharmacy, therapies, social work services, and care coordination. The Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; vision services; dental services; correctional healthcare services; in-home health services; and integrated long-term care services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

The Macerich Company (MAC) dropped $-0.51 to close the day at a new closing price of $69.55, a -0.73% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 5.51% above its 52 week low of $66. A total of 1.08M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 911.19K. The stock, which fluctuated between $69.28 and $70.27 during the day, currently situated -25.03% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 1.76% in the past one month and down by -8.68% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $77.95 and RSI of 47.59, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

The Macerich Company is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It primarily engages in acquisition, ownership, development, redevelopment, management and leasing of regional and community shopping centers located throughout the United States. The Macerich Company was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California with additional offices in Phoenix, Arizona; Dallas, Texas; Pittsford, New York.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) shares were down in last trading by -0.75% to $230.84. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 0.26% over the past week and fell -1.23% in the past month. It is currently trading -3.19% below its 50 day moving average and 4.89% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -8.72% decrease in value from its one year high of $253.8. The RSI indicator value of 40.86, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Northrop Grumman Corporation, a security company, provides systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical service areas to government and commercial customers worldwide. The company’s Aerospace Systems segment designs, develops, integrates, and produces manned aircraft, unmanned systems, spacecraft, high-energy laser systems, microelectronics, and other systems and subsystems. This segment sells its products primarily to government agencies for use in various areas, including intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; communications; battle management; strike operations; electronic warfare; earth observation; satellite communications; space science; and space exploration. Its Electronic Systems segment offers solutions for sensing, understanding, anticipating, and controlling the operating environment to military, civil, and commercial customers. This segment provides various defense electronics and systems, airborne fire control radars, situational awareness systems, early warning systems, electronic warfare systems, air defense radars and management systems, navigation systems, communications systems, marine power and propulsion systems, space systems, and logistics services. The company’s Information Systems segment offers advanced solutions for Department of Defense, national intelligence, federal civilian, state, international, and commercial customers. This segment provides products and services primarily in the fields of command and control, communications, cyber, air and missile defense, intelligence processing, civil security, health information technology, and government support systems. Its Technical Services segment provides logistics, modernization, and sustainment services; and other advanced technology and engineering services, including space, missile defense, nuclear security, training, and simulation services. The company was founded in 1939 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.

 

Stocks Trending Alert: Centene Corporation (CNC), EQT Corporation (EQT), Dollar General Corporation (DG)

Centene Corporation (CNC) saw its value increase by 3.14% as the stock gained $1.78 to finish the day at a closing price of $58.5. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $47.36-$75.57 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $57.17 to $59.79 during the day, are down by -15.22% in the past three months and down by -16.24% over the past six months. It is currently trading 3.05% above its 20 day moving average and -0.45% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $76.88 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 53.8.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and x-ray services, home health and durable medical equipment, behavioral health and substance abuse, 24-hour nurse advice line, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, immunizations, prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, specialty pharmacy, therapies, social work services, and care coordination. The Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; vision services; dental services; correctional healthcare services; in-home health services; and integrated long-term care services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

EQT Corporation (EQT) shares were up in last trading by 2.15% to $67.06. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -2.24% over the past week and fell -4.64% in the past month. It is currently trading -1.27% below its 50 day moving average and -4.63% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -16.74% decrease in value from its one year high of $80.61. The RSI indicator value of 45.12, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

EQT Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated energy company in the United States. It operates through two segments, EQT Production and EQT Midstream. The EQT Production segment explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil primarily in the Appalachian Basin. As of December 31, 2015, it had 10.0 trillion cubic feet of proved natural gas, NGL, and crude oil reserves across approximately 3.4 million gross acres, including approximately 630,000 gross acres in the Marcellus play. The EQT Midstream segment provides natural gas gathering, transmission, and storage services for the company’s produced gas, as well as for independent third parties in the Appalachian Basin. This segment owns or operates approximately 8,250 miles of gathering lines and 177 compressor units with approximately 255,000 horsepower of installed capacity. EQT Corporation was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dollar General Corporation (DG) traded within a range of $76.53 to $78.06 after opening the day at $77. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 9.09% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.21% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $77.43 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -19.53% below its 52 week high of $96.88 and 16.81% above its 12-month low of $66.5. The shares are up by over 8.06% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 59.24 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, as well as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; pet products, which include pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. It also provides seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery products, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware products, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products consisting of kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen products, beds, and bath soft goods. In addition, the company offers apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of August 13, 2016, it operated 13,000 stores located in 43 states. The company was formerly known as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. and changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

 

Stocks To Track: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS), BB&T Corporation (BBT), Centene Corporation (CNC)

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS) climbed 0.04% during last trading as the stock added $0.01 to finish the day at $25.54 with about 5.05M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.95M. The $7.32B market cap company, currently situated 39.41% above its 52 week low of $18.32 and -8.79% away from its one year high of $28. The RSI of 43.53 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops, sells, leases, and licenses electronic design automation (EDA) software, emulation and prototyping hardware, verification intellectual property (VIP), and design intellectual property (IP) for semiconductor and electronics systems industries worldwide. It offers functional verification products, including logic verification software that enables customers to coordinate verification activities across multiple teams and various specialists for verification planning and closure; and system design and verification products for hardware-software verification, as well as for system power exploration, analysis, and optimization. The company also provides digital integrated circuit (IC) design products, such as logic design products for chip planning, design, verification, and test technologies and services; physical implementation tools, including place and route, signal integrity, optimization, and double patterning preparation; and signoff products to signoff the design as ready for manufacture by a silicon foundry, as well as design for manufacturing products for use in the product development process. In addition, it offers custom IC design and verification products to create schematic and physical representations of circuits down to the transistor level for analog, mixed-signal, custom digital, memory, and RF designs; and system interconnect design products to develop printed circuit boards and IC packages. Further, the company provides design IP products consisting of pre-verified and customizable functional blocks to integrate into customer’s system-on-chips; and VIP and memory models for use in system-level verification to model correct behavior of full systems interacting with their environments. Additionally, it offers services related to methodology, education, and hosted design solutions, as well as technical support and maintenance services. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

BB&T Corporation (BBT) dropped $-0.37 to close the day at a new closing price of $46.59, a -0.79% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 59.3% above its 52 week low of $29.95. A total of 5.08M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 5.66M. The stock, which fluctuated between $46.54 and $47.32 during the day, currently situated -2.16% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 8.8% in the past one month and up by 23.29% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $44.56 and RSI of 68.64, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

BB&T Corporation operates as a financial holding company that provides various banking and trust services for retail and commercial clients. It operates in six segments: Community Banking, Residential Mortgage Banking, Dealer Financial Services, Specialized Lending, Insurance Services, and Financial Services. The company’s deposit products include noninterest-bearing checking, interest-bearing checking, savings, and money market deposit accounts, as well as certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts. Its loan portfolio comprises commercial, financial and agricultural, real estate construction and land development, real estate mortgage, and consumer loans. The company also provides asset management, automobile lending, bankcard lending, consumer finance, home equity and mortgage lending, insurance, investment brokerage, mobile/online banking, payment, sales finance, small business lending, and wealth management/private banking services. In addition, it offers association, capital markets, institutional trust, insurance premium finance, international banking, leasing, merchant, mortgage warehouse lending, private equity investments, real estate lending, and supply chain management services. Further, the company provides retail brokerage, equity and debt underwriting, investment advice, corporate finance, and equity research services, as well as facilitates the origination, trading, and distribution of fixed-income securities and equity products. As of April 4, 2016, it operated approximately 2,265 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C. The company was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Centene Corporation (CNC) had a active trading with around 5.08M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.9M. The stock traded between $54.4 and $57.48 before closing at the price of $56.52 with -1.26% change on the day. The St. Louis Missouri 63105 based company is currently trading 19.34% above its 52 week low of $47.36 and -25.21% below its 52 week high of $75.57. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 46.57 and $76.88 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and x-ray services, home health and durable medical equipment, behavioral health and substance abuse, 24-hour nurse advice line, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, immunizations, prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, specialty pharmacy, therapies, social work services, and care coordination. The Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; vision services; dental services; correctional healthcare services; in-home health services; and integrated long-term care services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

 

Trader’s Round Up: Opko Health, Inc. (OPK), Alere Inc. (ALR), Centene Corporation (CNC)

Opko Health, Inc. (OPK) retreated with the stock falling -3.53% or $0.54 to close at $11.33 on active trading volume of 4.6M compared its three months average trading volume of 3.51M. The Miami Florida 33137 based company operating under the Biotechnology industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -2.24% down for the period and up by 8.76% so far this year. With price target of $16.2 and a 53.51% rebound from 52-week low, Opko Health, Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

OPKO Health, Inc., a biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel and proprietary technologies in the United States, Ireland, Chile, Spain, Israel, and Mexico. Its diagnostics business operates Bio-Reference Laboratories, a clinical laboratory that offers comprehensive laboratory testing services in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, and treatment of diseases, including esoteric testing, molecular diagnostics, anatomical pathology, genetics, women’s health, and correctional healthcare to physician offices, clinics, hospitals, employers, and governmental units. The Bio-Reference Laboratories also provides core genetic testing and leverages products, such as the 4Kscore prostate cancer test and the Claros 1 in-office immunoassay platform. The company’s pharmaceutical segment features Rayaldee, a treatment for secondary hyperparathyroidism in stage 3-4 chronic kidney disease patients with vitamin D deficiency and VARUBI for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. Its biologics business engages in developing and commercializing hGH-CTP, a recombinant human growth hormone product under development for the treatment of growth hormone deficiency, and developing Factor VIIa drug for hemophilia using the carboxl terminal peptide technology. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

Alere Inc. (ALR) dropped $-3.19 to close the day at a new closing price of $36.67, a -8% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 16.52% above its 52 week low of $31.47. A total of 4.58M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 713.03K. The stock, which fluctuated between $35.62 and $39.75 during the day, currently situated -32.26% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.6% in the past one month and down by -13.29% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $51.5 and RSI of 33.82, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Alere Inc. provides professional diagnostic products and services for infectious and cardiometabolic disease, and toxicology in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company’s infectious disease products and services are used to detect various diseases, such as viral hepatitis; respiratory syncytial virus; influenza; streptococcus; pneumonia; tuberculosis; human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; and gastrointestinal and vector-borne diseases, as well as syphilis and other sexually-transmitted diseases. It also offers indirect fluorescent antibodies; assays for 17 viral, bacterial, and autoimmune diseases; serology diagnostic products; and 40 enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA), as well as a line of automated instrumentation for processing ELISA tests. The company’s cardiometabolic products and services include rapid diagnostic test systems for the diagnosis of critical care issues; point-of-care analyzers and test cassette systems for testing blood glucose, cholesterol, and related lipids; over-the-counter tests for cholesterol monitoring; blood analysis systems for blood gas, electrolyte, and metabolite testing; point-of-care diabetes products; and disposable and lateral flow rapid diagnostic tests for D-dimer and troponin. Its toxicology products and services include various device platforms for the detection of the illicit and prescription drugs of abuse; tests to detect alcohol; consumer drug testing products; and workplace drug and laboratory-based testing services. The company markets its professional diagnostic products through its sales force and distribution networks; and First Check consumer drug testing products through retail drug and food stores, drug wholesalers, and mass merchandisers. The company was formerly known as Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. and changed its name to Alere Inc. in July 2010. Alere Inc. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Centene Corporation (CNC) shares were up in last trading by 0.25% to $56.73. It experienced higher than average volume on day. The stock decreased in value by almost -1.56% over the past week and fell -13.02% in the past month. It is currently trading -6.05% below its 50 day moving average and -11.05% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -24.93% decrease in value from its one year high of $75.57. The RSI indicator value of 45.93, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and x-ray services, home health and durable medical equipment, behavioral health and substance abuse, 24-hour nurse advice line, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, immunizations, prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, specialty pharmacy, therapies, social work services, and care coordination. The Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; vision services; dental services; correctional healthcare services; in-home health services; and integrated long-term care services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

 

Momentum Stocks: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY), Centene Corp. (CNC), Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (MDRX)

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) grew with the stock adding 0.95% or $0.42 to close at $44.84 on light trading volume of 1.88M compared its three months average trading volume of 2.18M. The Union New Jersey 07083 based company operating under the Home Furnishing Stores industry has been trending down for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now -15.89% down for the period and down by -6.53% so far this year. With price target of $42.76 and a 16.17% rebound from 52-week low, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail stores. It sells a range of domestics merchandise, including bed linens and related items, bath items, and kitchen textiles; and home furnishings, such as kitchen and tabletop items, fine tabletop, basic housewares, general home furnishings, consumables, and juvenile products. It also provides various textile products, amenities, and other goods to institutional customers in the hospitality, cruise line, healthcare, and other industries. The company operates stores under the Bed Bath & Beyond (BBB); Christmas Tree Shops; Christmas Tree Shops andThat! or andThat! (CTS); Harmon or Harmon Face Values (Harmon); buybuy BABY (Baby); and World Market, Cost Plus World Market, and Cost Plus (Cost Plus World Market) names. As of February 27, 2016, the company had a total of 1,530 stores, including 1,020 BBB stores; 276 stores under the names of Cost Plus World Market; 105 Baby stores; 78 stores under the CTS names; and 51 stores under the Harmon names in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Canada, as well as through bedbathandbeyond.com, bedbathandbeyond.ca, christmastreeshops.com, andthat.com, harmondiscount.com, facevalues.com, buybuybaby.com, buybuybaby.ca, worldmarket.com, and ofakind.com Websites. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. was founded in 1971 and is based in Union, New Jersey.

Centene Corp. (CNC) had a active trading with around 1.87M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 1.71M. The stock traded between $57.17 and $57.88 before closing at the price of $57.81 with 1.6% change on the day. The St. Louis Missouri 63105 based company is currently trading 22.07% above its 52 week low of $47.36 and -23.5% below its 52 week high of $75.57. Both the RSI indicator and target price of  and $78 respectively, lead us to believe that it could rise over the coming weeks.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs. Its health plans include primary and specialty physician care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency and urgent care, prenatal care, laboratory and x-ray services, home health and durable medical equipment, behavioral health and substance abuse, 24-hour nurse advice line, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, immunizations, prescriptions and limited over-the-counter drugs, specialty pharmacy, therapies, social work services, and care coordination. The Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; vision services; dental services; correctional healthcare services; in-home health services; and integrated long-term care services, as well as care management software that automate the clinical, administrative, and technical components of care management programs. This segment offers its services and products to state programs, healthcare organizations, employer groups, and other commercial organizations. The company provides its services through primary and specialty care physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers. Centene Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (MDRX) saw its value increase by 0.37% as the stock gained $0.04 to finish the day at a closing price of $10.89. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $9.8-$15.78 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $10.81 to $10.99 during the day, are down by -15.58% in the past three months and down by -17.62% over the past six months. It is currently trading -2.48% below its 20 day moving average and -11.33% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $14.5 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 39.69.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. provides information technology and services to healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It offers electronic health records, connectivity, hosting, outsourcing, analytics, patient engagement, clinical decision support, and population health management solutions. The company’s Clinical and Financial Solutions segment provides integrated clinical software applications and financial and information solutions, which primarily include EHR-related, and financial and practice management software solutions, as well as related installation, support and maintenance, outsourcing, hosting, revenue cycle management, training, and electronic claims administration services. Its Population Health segment offers health management and coordinated care solutions that enable hospitals, health systems, accountable care organizations, and other care facilities to connect, transition, analyze, and coordinate care across the entire care community. The company serves physicians, hospitals, governments, health systems, health plans, life-sciences companies, retail clinics, retail pharmacies, pharmacy benefit managers, insurance companies, and employer wellness clinics, as well as post-acute organizations, such as home health and hospice agencies. It has a strategic partnership with Nant Health, LLC. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.