Two Top Stocks To Ponder On: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG), National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI)

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG)

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) closed at $269.99 on the last trading session with an decrease of -1.23%, whereas, it previously closed at $273.36. The company has a market capitalization of $13.5 Billion. The company traded shares of 375660 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 630.11 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) produced diluted EPS of 10.44. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 16.46 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 3.86. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 32.4, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 16.46% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 20.23% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 18.6%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) is at 25.86 while the forward p/e is at 16.4. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) stands at 0.54 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 2.95. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) are reported at 1.2 and 1.2 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) stands at 4.1, 12 and 7 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) is reported at 24.9 Billion with income of 523.8 Million. The outstanding shares of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) are 49.99 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 97 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -4.67 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) is ticked at 0.7%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 318.15. The 52 week high of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) is placed at 324.99 and 52 week low is standing at 220.63.

Performance wise the shares of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) fell down -3.48% for the week, it also fell -5.36% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -3.45%. The shares decrease -2.87% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) shrinked -8.4% for the yearly performance.

National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI)

National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) closed at $42.3 on the last trading session with an decrease of -1.4%, whereas, it previously closed at $42.9. The company has a market capitalization of $5.45 Billion. The company traded shares of 449619 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 698.65 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) produced diluted EPS of 1.11. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 1.22 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.32. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 21.6, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 1.22% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 5.79% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 12%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) is at 38.28 while the forward p/e is at 34.81. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) stands at 4.03 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 4.76. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 56.43. The quick ratio and the current ratio of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) are reported at 2.6 and 3.3 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) stands at 9.2, 12.6 and 11.8 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) is reported at 1.35 Billion with income of 147.4 Million. The outstanding shares of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) are 128.74 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 80.2 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -1.25 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) is ticked at 0.9%, the figure is plummeted -4.37% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 45.5. The 52 week high of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) is placed at 51.00 and 52 week low is standing at 38.01.

Performance wise the shares of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) fell down -3.58% for the week, it also fell -2.65% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 5.96%. The shares decrease -7.52% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) shrinked -5.71% for the yearly performance.

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