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Market Price

48.01 

0.45 1.0%

as of Aug 16 '19

52 Week Range:

45.44 74.49


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


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S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


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Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


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Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


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Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


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Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

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. The company's Managed Care segment offers health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State children's health insurance program, long-term services and support, foster care, and medicare-medicaid plans, which covers dually eligible individuals, 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, home-based primary care, transportation assistance, vision care, dental care, telehealth, immunization, specialty pharmacy, therapy, social work, nurse advisory, and care coordination services, as well as prescriptions, limited over-the-counter drugs, medical equipment, and behavioral health and abuse services. This segment also offers various individual, small group, and large group commercial healthcare products to employers and directly to members in the Managed Care segment. Its Specialty Services segment provides pharmacy benefits management services; health, triage, wellness, and disease management services; and vision and dental, and management 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, correctional facilities, 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.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Equity (BVPS) 5.84
3.29
4.00
4.44
4.55
5.33
6.89
8.52
16.61
19.14
25.83
growth rate -43.7% 21.6% 11.0% 2.5% 17.1% 29.3% 23.7% 95.0% 15.2% 35.0%
Earnings BIT 136.62
137.51
154.28
174.89
-11.62
268.92
486.00
759.00
1,611.00
1,465.00
2,132.00
growth rate 0.7% 12.2% 13.4% -100.0% 100.0% 80.7% 56.2% 112.3% -9.1% 45.5%
Avg.PE 10.37
10.92
14.08
18.69
1,250.00
20.53
27.25
20.01
19.72
21.37
27.83
growth rate 5.3% 28.9% 32.7% 6,588.1% -98.4% 32.7% -26.6% -1.5% 8.4% 30.2%
ROA 6.50
5.31
5.20
5.38
0.08
5.27
5.79
5.39
4.08
3.94
3.41
growth rate -18.3% -2.1% 3.5% -98.5% 6,487.5% 9.9% -6.9% -24.3% -3.4% -13.5%
ROE 18.22
15.18
13.60
12.86
0.20
15.10
18.20
18.20
13.96
12.99
10.13
growth rate -16.7% -10.4% -5.4% -98.4% 7,450.0% 20.5% 0.0% -23.3% -7.0% -22.0%
ROIC 13.51
11.25
10.41
10.27
1.56
10.68
12.82
12.54
9.57
9.14
7.71
growth rate -16.7% -7.5% -1.3% -84.8% 584.6% 20.0% -2.2% -23.7% -4.5% -15.7%
Cur. Ratio 1.04
0.86
0.86
1.12
1.15
1.15
1.05
0.99
0.97
0.93
1.00
growth rate -17.3% 0.0% 30.2% 2.7% 0.0% -8.7% -5.7% -2.0% -4.1% 7.5%
Quick Ratio 0.91
0.76
0.77
1.03
1.04
1.01
0.93
0.89
0.87
0.85
0.94
growth rate -16.5% 1.3% 33.8% 1.0% -2.9% -7.9% -4.3% -2.3% -2.3% 10.6%
Leverage 2.89
2.83
2.45
2.34
2.88
2.86
3.35
3.40
3.43
3.19
2.83
growth rate -2.1% -13.4% -4.5% 23.1% -0.7% 17.1% 1.5% 0.9% -7.0% -11.3%
Balance Sheet Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Acct.Receivable 0.00
103.50
136.20
157.45
251.47
429.00
890.00
1,279.00
3,210.00
3,395.00
5,123.00
growth rate 31.6% 15.6% 59.7% 70.6% 107.5% 43.7% 151.0% 5.8% 50.9%
Acct.Payable 216.50
219.07
376.00
2,727.00
3,481.00
8,306.00
9,000.00
11,548.00
growth rate 1.2% 71.6% 625.3% 27.7% 138.6% 8.4% 28.3%
Cur.Assets 666.30
616.10
656.80
940.00
1,405.80
1,800.20
2,951.00
3,605.00
8,365.00
8,703.00
11,998.00
growth rate -7.5% 6.6% 43.1% 49.6% 28.1% 63.9% 22.2% 132.0% 4.0% 37.9%
Total Assets 1,451.20
1,702.40
1,943.90
2,190.34
2,773.91
3,529.00
5,824.00
7,339.00
20,197.00
21,855.00
30,901.00
growth rate 17.3% 14.2% 12.7% 26.6% 27.2% 65.0% 26.0% 175.2% 8.2% 41.4%
Cash 379.10
403.80
434.20
600.52
843.95
1,038.00
1,610.00
1,760.00
3,930.00
4,072.00
5,342.00
growth rate 6.5% 7.5% 38.3% 40.5% 23.0% 55.1% 9.3% 123.3% 3.6% 31.2%
Inventory 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
growth rate
Cur.Liabilities 641.00
715.90
765.20
837.60
1,229.30
1,559.10
2,900.00
3,629.00
8,623.00
9,332.00
11,971.00
growth rate 11.7% 6.9% 9.5% 46.8% 26.8% 86.0% 25.1% 137.6% 8.2% 28.3%
Liabilities 949.90
1,101.50
1,149.90
1,254.70
1,820.85
2,295.00
3,933.00
5,015.00
14,143.00
14,979.00
19,878.00
growth rate 16.0% 4.4% 9.1% 45.1% 26.0% 71.4% 27.5% 182.0% 5.9% 32.7%
LT Debt 264.60
307.10
327.80
351.58
538.85
707.00
874.00
1,218.00
4,713.00
4,767.00
6,743.00
growth rate 16.1% 6.7% 7.3% 53.3% 31.2% 23.6% 39.4% 287.0% 1.2% 41.5%
Equity 501.30
600.80
793.90
935.63
953.06
1,234.00
1,744.00
2,157.00
5,895.00
6,850.00
10,917.00
growth rate 19.9% 32.1% 17.9% 1.9% 29.5% 41.3% 23.7% 173.3% 16.2% 59.4%
Common Shares 178.00
177.00
202.00
210.00
215.00
225.00
241.00
246.00
328.00
353.00
399.00
growth rate -0.6% 14.1% 4.0% 2.4% 4.7% 7.1% 2.1% 33.3% 7.6% 13.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Capital Expenditures 150.53
121.68
178.94
73.71
82.00
68.00
103.00
150.00
306.00
422.00
675.00
growth rate -19.2% 47.1% -58.8% 11.3% -17.1% 51.5% 45.6% 104.0% 37.9% 60.0%
Cash Dividends 0.00
-8.00
7.40
0.00
0.00
0.00
growth rate 100.0% -100.0%
Cash From OA 222.00
248.20
168.90
261.70
279.00
382.00
1,223.00
658.00
1,851.00
1,489.00
1,234.00
growth rate 11.8% -32.0% 54.9% 6.6% 36.9% 220.2% -46.2% 181.3% -19.6% -17.1%
FCF per Share 1.77
0.93
0.29
1.01
0.91
0.55
3.94
2.82
0.65
6.34
4.47
growth rate -47.5% -68.8% 248.3% -9.9% -39.6% 616.4% -28.4% -77.0% 875.4% -29.5%
Sale Purchase of Stock 8.82
-10.00
13.00
-29.00
-53.00
-77.00
-131.00
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
FCF 157.00
165.00
59.00
188.00
197.00
315.00
1,120.00
508.00
1,545.00
1,067.00
559.00
growth rate 5.1% -64.2% 218.6% 4.8% 59.9% 255.6% -54.6% 204.1% -30.9% -47.6%
Income Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18
Sales 3,364.50
4,102.90
4,448.30
5,211.48
8,110.00
10,863.00
15,689.00
21,292.00
37,693.00
45,810.00
56,688.00
growth rate 22.0% 8.4% 17.2% 55.6% 34.0% 44.4% 35.7% 77.0% 21.5% 23.8%
Op.Income 131.60
138.10
157.10
117.66
76.00
162.00
486.00
759.00
1,611.00
1,465.00
2,132.00
growth rate 4.9% 13.8% -25.1% -35.4% 113.2% 200.0% 56.2% 112.3% -9.1% 45.5%
IBT 136.60
137.50
154.30
188.35
123.00
269.00
457.00
697.00
1,160.00
1,134.00
1,368.00
growth rate 0.7% 12.2% 22.1% -34.7% 118.7% 69.9% 52.5% 66.4% -2.2% 20.6%
Net Income 83.50
83.70
94.80
117.66
76.00
162.00
271.00
355.00
562.00
828.00
900.00
growth rate 0.2% 13.3% 24.1% -35.4% 113.2% 67.3% 31.0% 58.3% 47.3% 8.7%
EPS 0.47
0.47
0.47
0.53
0.01
0.73
1.13
1.44
1.71
2.34
2.26
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 12.8% -98.1% 7,200.0% 54.8% 27.4% 18.8% 36.8% -3.4%
Gross Profit 667.30
878.60
800.00
1,020.21
1,329.00
1,868.00
3,011.00
4,050.00
7,057.00
7,959.00
10,631.00
growth rate 31.7% -9.0% 27.5% 30.3% 40.6% 61.2% 34.5% 74.3% 12.8% 33.6%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Earnings BIT 555.00
520.00
455.00
801.00
768.00
growth rate -6.3% -12.5% 76.0% -4.1%
Balance Sheet Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Acct.Receivable 4,050.00
4,617.00
5,123.00
5,799.00
5,175.00
growth rate 14.0% 11.0% 13.2% -10.8%
Acct.Payable 9,335.00
12,451.00
11,548.00
12,584.00
12,156.00
growth rate 33.4% -7.3% 9.0% -3.4%
Cur.Assets 12,377.00
13,088.00
11,998.00
13,616.00
13,596.00
growth rate 5.7% -8.3% 13.5% -0.2%
Total Assets 28,743.00
31,157.00
30,901.00
33,569.00
34,368.00
growth rate 8.4% -0.8% 8.6% 2.4%
Cash 6,707.00
6,847.00
5,342.00
6,345.00
6,875.00
growth rate 2.1% -22.0% 18.8% 8.4%
Inventory
growth rate
Cur.Liabilities 9,862.00
12,741.00
11,971.00
13,143.00
12,653.00
growth rate 29.2% -6.0% 9.8% -3.7%
Liabilities 18,035.00
20,396.00
19,878.00
21,925.00
22,098.00
growth rate 13.1% -2.5% 10.3% 0.8%
LT Debt 6,411.00
6,526.00
6,743.00
6,787.00
7,068.00
growth rate 1.8% 3.3% 0.7% 4.1%
Equity 10,610.00
10,653.00
10,917.00
11,540.00
12,154.00
growth rate 0.4% 2.5% 5.7% 5.3%
Common Shares 7,449.00
growth rate
Cash Flow Statement Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Capital Expenditures 144.00
127.00
186.00
176.00
160.00
growth rate -11.8% 46.5% -5.4% -9.1%
Cash Dividends
growth rate
Cash From OA -526.00
548.00
-634.00
1,316.00
917.00
growth rate 100.0% -100.0% 100.0% -30.3%
Sale Purchase of Stock 2,780.00
growth rate
FCF -670.00
421.00
-820.00
1,140.00
757.00
growth rate 100.0% -100.0% 100.0% -33.6%
Income Statement Jun '18 Sep '18 Dec '18 Mar '19 Jun '19
Sales 12,940.00
15,435.00
15,716.00
16,937.00
17,403.00
growth rate 19.3% 1.8% 7.8% 2.8%
Op.Income 555.00
520.00
455.00
801.00
768.00
growth rate -6.3% -12.5% 76.0% -4.1%
IBT 474.00
24.00
357.00
685.00
662.00
growth rate -94.9% 1,387.5% 91.9% -3.4%
Net Income 300.00
19.00
241.00
522.00
495.00
growth rate -93.7% 1,168.4% 116.6% -5.2%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 2,560.00
2,809.00
2,704.00
3,055.00
3,049.00
growth rate 9.7% -3.7% 13.0% -0.2%
R&D
growth rate

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

B (73.33)

YOY Growth Grade:

C (59.13)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 19.82 18.43 10.56
EPS / Growth 51.0% 2.61 17.6%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 48.5%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 17.6% 39.0% 39.0%
Future PE 10.56 16.73 36.14
Future EPS 13.13 70.24 70.24
Value Price
MOS %
34.27
-28.6%
290.50
505.1%
627.44
1,206.9%
MOS Price 17.14 145.25 313.72
IRT 8.16 5.48 5.48

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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