Head To Head Top Stocks: Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC), FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)

Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC)

Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) closed at $64.52 on the last trading session with an increase of 2.14%, whereas, it previously closed at $63.17. The company has a market capitalization of $26.57 Billion. The company traded shares of 3.3 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 4.67 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) produced diluted EPS of 3.22. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 4.81 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.73. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 13.5, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 4.81% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 15.07% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 25.8%.

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 Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) is at 20.02 while the forward p/e is at 13.42. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) stands at 0.37 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 2.17. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 33.88. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) are reported at 1 and 1 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) stands at 4.1, 11.5 and 5.6 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) is reported at 72.34 Billion with income of 1.35 Billion. The outstanding shares of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) are 411.74 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 0 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.04 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) is ticked at 2.6%, the figure is plummeted -2.7% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 73.65. The 52 week high of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) is placed at 69.25 and 52 week low is standing at 41.62.

Performance wise the shares of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) rose up 0.23% for the week, it also rise 11.8% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 42.71%. The shares increase 21.21% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) grew 3.13% for the yearly performance.

FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)

FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) closed at $98.51 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.23%, whereas, it previously closed at $98.28. The company has a market capitalization of $12.97 Billion. The company traded shares of 592453 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 858.47 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) produced diluted EPS of 5.15. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 6.67 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.54. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 179.7, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 6.67% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 8% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 7.6%.

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 FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) is at 19.14 while the forward p/e is at 14.77. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) stands at 2.8 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 4.85. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) are reported at 1.2 and 1.6 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) stands at 5.2, 18.1 and 13.7 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) is reported at 4.63 Billion with income of 685 Million. The outstanding shares of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) are 131.63 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 95.3 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 1.16 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) is ticked at 0.6%, the figure is plummeted -46.33% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 109.28. The 52 week high of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) is placed at 101.95 and 52 week low is standing at 67.19.

Performance wise the shares of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) fell down -1.93% for the week, it also fell -0.68% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 18.63%. The shares increase 18.05% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) grew 43.47% for the yearly performance.