Thursday Dec 5
Traders Purchase Large Volume of WellPoint Call Options
WellPoint was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders bought 21,368 call options on the stock, American Banking & Market News reports.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Consider Exiting Health Insurers Over Heavy Insider Selling
In the midst of good news regarding increased government reimbursement rates to health insurers for sicker insured customers, stocks of health care insurers are trading near their all-time high.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Indianapolis Business News
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Sat Nov 30, 2013
As Obamacare Rolls Out, UnitedHealth Rolls Over The Competition
On November 14 , in his mea culpa "Yes, you can keep your plan," TV appearance, President Obama told Americans angry about the cancellation of their insurance they could renew individual or small group policies that didn't meet the requirements of Obamacare.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Product Reviews, Recognitions, FDA Responses, and New Leadership...
Product Reviews, Recognitions, FDA Responses, and New Leadership Appointments - Research Report on Gilead, WellPoint, Questcor, Forest Laboratories, and Envision Healthcare NEW YORK, November 27, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Orange County Register
Peter Morici: A misnamed health law
"Humana and Cigna both hit all-time highs [last] Thursday. WellPoint is trading just shy of the record price it reached Wednesday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Wall Street Fundamentals Releases New In-Depth Stock Reports on CNC,...
Morgan Stanley analyst Andrew Schenker has recently initiated coverage on the health insurers sector with an "in-line" rating.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Sector Snap: Analyst evaluates health insurers
A Morgan Stanley analyst says 2014 will be a tricky year for health insurers, but the federal health care overhaul will lead to greater profits over the long term.
Obamacare's big winners: Insurers. Oops
President Obama criticized insurers in 2010 for big profits. But their stocks have surged while Obamacare is off to a poor start.
Morgan Stanley Initiates Coverage on WellPoint on Margin Pressure, Long-Term Growth Potential
In a report published Thursday, Morgan Stanley analyst Andrew Schenker initiated coverage on WellPoint with an Equal-Weight rating.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
New Obamacare confusion: Can you keep your policy? Maybe.
A group of CEOs of major health insurers visited the White House to discuss the rollout of Obamacare in late October.
Do You Win Or Lose Under Obamacare? For Privately Insured, What You...
If you're one of the millions of people who've had their health insurance cancelled, or rates jacked up, will you be better off under Obamacare? Where you stand is likely to turn on your consideration of three issues related to your old health insurance coverage and the new Obamacare plans: How much you value some of the new benefits offered by ... (more)
Tue Nov 19, 2013
UnitedHealth: Poised To Profit From Obamacare Missteps
UnitedHealth made the decision to take a mostly wait and see approach to the Obamacare exchanges, offering plans in fewer than a dozen marketplaces.
The Wall Street Journal
WellPoint CEO Says Obamacare Sign-Ups Still 'Anemic'
The HealthCare.gov website is so problem-plagued that WellPoint Inc., the nation's second-largest insurer, is backing away from advertising its new health-care offerings, its chief executive said Tuesday.
Booming Medicaid Management Sector's Unusual Value
Shareholders in Medicaid management companies already raked in big money this year, even though much of the nation still waits for the government to build a working website for insurance sales.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Chain Store Age
Lowe's names insurance exec to board
Angela F. Braly, 52, has been named to the Lowe's board of directors, with a term expiring at Lowe's 2014 annual meeting of shareholders.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Caution Isn't Always a Virtue in Investing
When you're dealing with the market on a regular basis, the best attitude to take is "cautious."
Lowe's adds former WellPoint CEO to board
Lowe's has elected former WellPoint executive Angela Braly to the company's board of directors.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Who gets rich off Obamacare?
For Obamacare, the technologically challenged federal healthcare program, canceled insurance policies and concerns about government privacy intrusions have been confidence-busting developments that threaten the credibility of the whole effort.
Health Insurance Stock Outlook - Nov 2013 - Industry Outlook
The health insurance industry has confronted many external challenges in the recent past such as federal, state legislative and regulatory reforms; a challenge to meet the demand of more price-and service-conscious consumers, a fiercely competitive market, shift of customer mix and uncertain economic conditions in the U.S. and abroad, just to name ... (more)