Last $126.90 USD
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Volume 1.1M
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wellpoint inc (WLP) Snapshot

Open
$127.90
Previous Close
$127.15
Day High
$128.36
Day Low
$126.33
52 Week High
11/18/14 - $129.96
52 Week Low
01/29/14 - $81.84
Market Cap
34.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.3M
EPS TTM
$8.48
Shares Outstanding
269.9M
EX-Date
12/3/14
P/E TM
15.0x
Dividend
$1.75
Dividend Yield
1.33%
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wellpoint inc (WLP) Details

WellPoint, Inc., a health benefits company, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of medical products in the United States. The company offers a spectrum of network-based managed care health benefit plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid, and senior markets. Its managed care plans include preferred provider organizations; health maintenance organizations; point-of-service plans; traditional indemnity plans and other hybrid plans, such as consumer-driven health plans; and hospital only and limited benefit products. The company also provides a range of managed care services to self-funded customers, including claims processing, underwriting, stop loss insurance, actuarial services, provider network access, medical cost management, disease management, wellness programs, and other administrative services. In addition, it offers an array of specialty and other insurance products and services, such as behavioral health benefit services, dental, vision, life and disability insurance benefits, radiology benefit management, analytics-driven personal health care guidance, and long-term care insurance. Further, the company provides services to the federal Government in connection with the federal Employee Program and various medicare programs; and operates as a licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. As of December 31, 2013, it served 35.7 million medical members through its affiliated health plans; and approximately 67.8 million individuals. WellPoint, Inc. is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.

48,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/14

wellpoint inc (WLP) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $913.5K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $744.2K
Executive Vice President of Commercial & Spec...
Total Annual Compensation: $744.2K
Chief Administration Officer and Executive Vi...
Total Annual Compensation: $636.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

wellpoint inc (WLP) Key Developments

Boehringer Ingelheim, WellPoint and HealthCore Announce First Project Under Multi-Year Research Collaboration

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., WellPoint and HealthCore, announced that the companies are commencing a research project to identify and address unmet medical needs across populations of mutual interest. The first stage of the project will focus on non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) and will examine disease prevalence, treatment complications, such as hospital readmissions, and the use of evidence-based guidelines. This project is the first under the parties' five-year research collaboration agreement, signed earlier 2014. The five-year collaboration will enable HealthCore, WellPoint and BIPI to generate real world evidence and develop health economic and outcomes data to inform the development and evaluation of new medicines, guidelines and interventions. Together, the companies plan to explore issues related to appropriate use of existing and new therapies and interventions and the impact these have on clinical and economic outcomes that matter the most to patients.

WellPoint Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on December 22, 2014

On October 28, 2014, the audit committee of WellPoint Inc. declared a fourth quarter 2014 dividend to shareholders of $0.4375 per share. On an annualized basis, this equates to a dividend of $1.75 per share. The fourth quarter dividend is payable on December 22, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 5, 2014.

WellPoint Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for 2014

WellPoint Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total operating revenues of $18,370.7 million compared to $17,618.7 million a year ago. Total revenues were $18,557.0 million compared to $17,855.5 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income tax expense were $1,087.2 million compared to $879.7 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations were $630.9 million compared to $653.8 million a year ago. Net income was $630.9 million or $2.22 per diluted share compared to $656.2 million or $2.16 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted net income was $671.7 million or $2.36 per diluted share compared to $640.6 million or $2.10 per diluted share a year ago. For nine months, the company reported total operating revenues of $54,245.5 million compared to $52,545.7 million a year ago. Total revenues were $54,889.8 million compared to $53,121.8 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income tax expense were $3,481.0 million compared to $3,370.3 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations were $2,053.4 million compared to $2,325.4 million a year ago. Net income was $2,063.0 million or $7.18 per diluted share compared to $2,341.5 million or $7.69 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted net income was $2,042.4 million or $7.10 per diluted share compared to $2,326.5 million or $7.64 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $3,064.2 million compared to $2,779.5 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $410.6 million compared to $408.1 million a year ago. Full year 2014 GAAP net income is now expected to be within the range of $8.83 – $8.93 per share, including $0.08 per share of net favorable items from the first three quarters. Excluding these items, adjusted net income is now expected to be within the range of $8.75 – $8.85 per share. For 2014, operating revenue is now expected to be in the range of $73.25 billion – $73.5 billion. Operating cash flow is now expected to be greater than $3.3 billion. Medical membership is now expected to be in the range of 37,200,000 – 37,300,000. Fully insured membership is now expected to be in the range of 14,600,000 – 14,650,000 and self-funded membership is now expected to be in the range of 22,600,000 – 22,650,000.

 

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