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Centene

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Centene is a bit of an outlier among its health insurance peers. While the past few years have produced a cascade of insurer exits from Obamacare’s marketplaces — particularly amid uncertainty about the health law’s future and the Trump administration’s thousand cuts to the program — Centene has doubled down. And it’s paid off in spades. More than 1.4 million Americans signed up for Centene’s federal Affordable Care Act plans during the most recent open enrollment season, leading CEO Michael Neidorff to exclaim the firm “had planned on incremental growth, but not that much.” The company also has a growing footprint in the managed care market fueled by deals such as its $3.75 billion acquisition of Fidelis Care last fall.

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CEO

Michael F. Neidorff

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Health Care

Industry

Health Care: Insurance and Managed Care

HQ Location

St. Louis

Years on Fortune 500 List

9

Employees

33,700

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$48,57219.3%
Profits ($M)$828.047.3%
Assets ($M)$21,855
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,850
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$18,704
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues1.7%
Profits as % of Assets3.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity12.1%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)4.69
EPS % Change (from 2016)36.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)215.5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)19.1%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)78.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)37.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)22.1%
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