Healthcare Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Centene, Anthem, ICON PLC, and Nobilis

Monday, April 17, 2017 General News
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NEW YORK, April 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- today has issued research reports on Centene Corp. (NYSE:

CNC), Anthem Inc. (NYSE: ANTM), ICON PLC (NASDAQ: ICLR), and Nobilis Health Corp. (NYSE MKT: HLTH). These are stocks that operate in the Healthcare sector, which includes companies that are involved in the research, development, production, and marketing
of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:


Last Thursday at the close, shares in St. Louis, Missouri headquartered Centene Corp. ended 0.45% lower at $70.56. The stock recorded a trading volume of 772,181 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.92% in the last one month, 12.52% in the previous three months, and 24.86% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.58% and 7.78%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Centene, which operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 50.52.

On April 05th, 2017, research firm Deutsche Bank initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $84 per share. CNC complete research report is just a click away and free at:


Indianapolis, Indiana headquartered Anthem Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.87% lower at $164.99 with a total trading volume of 1.26 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 11.77% over the previous three months and 15.21% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.48% and 17.47%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Anthem, which through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits company in the US, have an RSI of 47.82.

On April 04th, 2017, Anthem announced that it will release Q1 2017 financial results on April 26th, 2017, at 6:00 a.m. ET. Management will review these results and its outlook during a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET that same morning. The call will be available through a live webcast under the "Investors" link of the Company's website. A webcast replay will be available following the call.

On April 05th, 2017, research firm Deutsche Bank initiated a 'Hold' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $166 per share. The complimentary report on ANTM can be downloaded at:


Shares in Dublin, Ireland headquartered ICON PLC ended the session 1.26% lower at $77.58 with a total trading volume of 175,928 shares. The stock has gained 3.16% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading below their 200-day moving average by 0.68%. Moreover, shares of ICON, which provides outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries in Ireland, rest of Europe, the US, and internationally, have an RSI of 33.26.

On March 23rd, 2017, research firm Mizuho initiated a 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $66 per share.

On April 12th, 2017, ICON announced that it has been awarded Best Clinical Research Organization at the Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards. The Company was presented with the award at the World Vaccine Congress, which took place in Washington on the same week. Sign up for your complimentary research report on ICLR at:


Houston, Texas headquartered Nobilis Health Corp.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 411,017 shares, and closed 3.70% lower at $1.30. The stock is trading 30.92% below its 50-day moving average. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, acquires and manages ambulatory surgical centers and healthcare facilities in the US, have an RSI of 24.00.

On March 20th, 2017, Nobilis Health announced the appointment of Marc Celia as the Company's Executive Vice President of Operations. Mr. Celia will be responsible for operations of all Nobilis facilities, working directly with facility CEOs and administrators to promote improved individual center and organization-wide efficiencies. Get free access to your research report on HLTH at:


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