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Centene Corp (CNC)
Healthcare | Health Services
90.62  -3.33%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankA / 1Warren Buffett RankA / 15
Pure Value RankA / 45Dividend RankD / NO DIVIDEND
Moat RankB / 120Financial Strength RankN/A
Growth RankA / 5Momentum RankA / 16
CNC vs HEALTH SERVICES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
CNCSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO19.4931.619.61
EV/EBITDA RATIO5.6616.911.89
P/S RATIO0.343.62.06
P/B RATIO2.455.53.15
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY12.95%15.64%13.85%
RETURN ON CAPITAL42.7%50.61%10.02%
NET MARGIN1.38%8.18%9.77%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0%
PAYOUT RATION/A
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTHN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
F SCORE NOT AVAILABLE
DEBT-TO-EQUITY72%
INTEREST COVERAGEN/Ax
CURRENT RATIO1.08
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH26.47%
5 YR SPS GROWTH50.04%
5 YR BPS GROWTH30.11%
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tickrz A-Ranked Centene Corp scores well on valuation and momentum
tickrz rank A / 1
Centene Corp receives an A ranking in our proprietary multi-factor ranking approach that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking A / 45Warren Buffett ranking A / 15
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Centene Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 19.5x, a P/B ratio of 2.5x, a P/S ratio of 0.3x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 5.7x. Centene Corp ranks 45 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.Centene Corp ranks 15 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Centene Corp warrants further investigation.

quality
moat B / 120financial strength N/A
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.A debt/equity ratio of 72% and a Moat Rank of 120 translate to a not available Financial Strength score.


momentum A / 16
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 63% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 16. Centene Corp's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

yield D / NO DIVIDEND
value + yield
Centene Corp currently does not pay a dividend so it ranks last among S&P 500 companies using our dividend ranking methodology. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth A / 5
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 26.5% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 50% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 30.1% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

Centene Corp (CNC)
Healthcare | Health Services
90.62  -3.33%


tickrz rank
A
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio19.49x
P/B Ratio2.45x
P/S Ratio0.34x
EV/EBITDA Ratio5.66x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0%
PAYOUT RATION/A
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTHN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
F SCORE NOT AVAILABLE
DEBT-TO-EQUITY72%
INTEREST COVERAGEN/Ax
CURRENT RATIO1.08
MOAT
ROE12.95%
ROIC42.7%
Net Margin1.38%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH26.47%
5 YR SPS GROWTH50.04%
5 YR BPS GROWTH30.11%

TICKRZ RANK
Centene Corp receives an A ranking in our proprietary multi-factor ranking approach that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Centene Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 19.5x, a P/B ratio of 2.5x, a P/S ratio of 0.3x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 5.7x. Centene Corp ranks 45 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Centene Corp ranks 15 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Centene Corp warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
A debt/equity ratio of 72% and a Moat Rank of 120 translate to a not available Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 63% over the last 12 months. This performance is strong compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 16. Centene Corp's strong 12 month stock performance will appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Centene Corp currently does not pay a dividend so it ranks last among S&P 500 companies using our dividend ranking methodology. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 26.5% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 50% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 30.1% speak to its impressive growth ranking.