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Centene Receives Overwhelming Approval to Acquire Health Net

Following a special shareholder meeting in St. Louis, Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced that its shareholders voted overwhelmingly to approve the issuance of Centene common stock to shareholders of Health ...
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Health Insurance Mergers Falling Into Place

Over the long weekend, the first move toward an acquisition was made in the health insurance industry. This has been long awaited since the Affordable Care Act came into play. ...
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4 Health Care Stocks That Are Very Likely Buyout Targets

The Wall Street Journal recently detailed discussions about a possible merger of Anthem and Cigna and a possible UnitedHealth and Aetna combination. All this new merger and acquisitions (M&A) speculation ...
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Two Health Care Stocks With 50% Upside Under Obamacare

The rise and fall of health care stocks is often hard to grasp, particularly in a world where the health care laws are creating some large potential winners and losers. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Cigna, Intel, Molina, Teva, UnitedHealth and More

Stocks were looking to take a breather on Friday morning, but investors are still actively looking for ideas for a bull market or a stock picker's markets. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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eHealth Wins as Obamacare Technology Flop Persists

It is not uncommon that a loss of business at one provider is a win for other providers. If you have followed the Healthcare.gov list of continual sign-up issues since ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Stocks to Buy: ARM Holdings, Chipotle, Google, Pandora, More

Investors and traders are on the hunt for fresh research ideas that will lead to higher income or more profits after the recent market volatility. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many ...
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One Healthcare Merger Driving Consolidation Wave

Now that the healthcare constitutionality argument has passed, healthcare and insurance providers are consolidating.  WellPoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP) just announced that it was acquiring AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE: AGP) in a $4.9 billion ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AKS, ATO, BRCM, BRCD, DUK, EMC, HA, HNT, IRM, MCD, NTAP, NVDA, SKX, SO, TPX, TWX, VAL, WPI, WY)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Monday. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) Cut to Sell at Goldman ...
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CVS Caremark Buys Health Net Unit (CVS, HNT, WAG, ESRX)

Pharmacy services company CVS Caremark Corp. (NYSE: CVS) will pay $160 million for the Medicare prescription drug business of Health Net Inc. (NYSE: HNT). The plan currently claims 400,000 subscribers. ...
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The 24/7 Wall St./Flame Index, The Companies With The Worst PR: March 16

Healthnet was hammered on news that it "missplaced" data on 2 million customers. Toyota (NYSE: TM) remained high on the list due to concerns about Japanese production and sales. Regulatory ...
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The 24/7 Wall St./Flame Index: March 15 Toyota Earthquake

Lubrizol (NYSE: LZ) is being bought by Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.B) for $9 billion. Investors seem to think that is too low. Toyota (NYSE: TM) is hurt by earthquake and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ADI, ABX, BRCM, DVA, FTNT, GRS, GM, GG, HNT, HMIN, NEM, POT, SVVS, SPWRA, STP, X, YGE)

These are some of this Tuesday's key analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls. Analog Devices Inc. (NYSE: ADI) Reiterated Buy but raised target to $46 ...
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Despite Crash, Many Stocks Rose (ABVT, AOL, CBEY, CKP, CAAS, CI, CNK, CLWR, RDEN, HTRN, HNT, IO, ITMN, KERX, MED, PCS, PACR, PPO, TDC, TIE, ABCO)

Yesterday was a Cluster-something or an outright debacle.  The stock market was a sea of red, but outside of inverse-ETF products there were actually many winners.  We tried to look ...
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CBO Pans Healthcare Plan

Obama's health care received perhaps its harshest criticism to-date Thursday, after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said it will "significantly" expand public spending in an already unbalanced budget. The ...
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