Quarterly EPS Estimate For Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Cited At $1.14


The average EPS estimate for Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) for the three months ending 2016-12-31 is given as $1.14.

You find that 7 days ago, the average EPS estimate on the stock was $1.14, while for the 30 days ago the average EPS estimate stood at $1.14.

If you look back further, you see that the average EPS estimate for Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) 60 days ago was given as 1.14, while EPS estimate 90 days ago was quoted at $1.14.

The change in the stock’s EPS estimate over the last 7 days works out to 0%.

EPS estimate revisions

Over the last 7 days, EPS estimates for Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) have been revised up 0 times. In the same period, the EPS estimate has been revised down 0 times.

In the last 30 days, the stock has had its EPS estimate revised up 3 and it has been revised up 5 times over the last 60 days.

Up revisions in the last 90 days are 5 and up revisions in the last 120 days are 2.

But for the last 18 days, the company has seen its EPS revised up 1 times, offset by 3 down revisions in the same period.

The down revisions of EPS in last 30, 60, 90 and 120 days were 6, 5, 5 and 4.

What About EPS Surprises

Analysts predicted EPS of $1.14 for Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) for the period ended 2. But the company ended up posting actual EPS of $1.29 on 2016-07-26. The EPS estimate cited was worked out based on 12 estimates that analysts had issued on the stock.

Therefore, Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) posted EPS surprise of $0.21 per share in dollar terms, which works out to 19.44%. The standard deviation of the actual EPS reported by the company and the average EPS estimate immediately before the earnings were released works out to $0.04.

Quarterly Sales Estimates

For the fiscal year 2017, the mean and median annual sales estimates for the company are given as $11505.568 and $11501.67. The estimates are based on the projections of 5 analysts.

So far, the highest annual sales estimate for Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) stands at$11717.2. That compares with the lowest annual sales estimate of $11349. Calculating the standard deviation of the extreme annual sales estimates leads you to 140.737%.

Annual sales estimate adjustments

In the last 7 days, 5 analysts have raised their annual sales estimates for the company. But over the same period, 5 analysts have trimmed their annual sales estimates.

With that, you find that the percentage change in mean annual sales estimate in the last 7 days works out to -0.171%.

Over the last one month, though, 5 analysts moved to raise their sales estimates for Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC). That compares with 5 analysts who cut their sales estimate for the company in the same period. That leads you to -0.321% as the mean sales estimate change over the last one month.

If you look back further, you see that over the last three months, 5 analysts have moved raise their sales estimates Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC). That offset by 5 analysts who in the same period lowered their sales estimates for the stock. That works out to percentage change in mean sales estimate of -0.304% over a period of three months.

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