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Molina Healthcare

According to Stifel Nicolauss price target of 45 on the company's stock this indicates the broker now believes there is a decrease of -24.86% from Molina Healthcare's current price of 59.89. The stock ended up at $59.39. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.80 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 233,212 shares of the company's stock valued at $12,653,000 after buying an additional 110,602 shares during the period.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 9 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Molina Healthcare, 4.55 Billion. Covering sell-side analysts have a current quarter earnings per share estimate of $0.75. (RMD). The consensus rating is 2.8, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. The trade volumes are expected to remain volatile during earnings announcement period, as many investors would reconsider their investment in Molina Healthcare, Inc. based on the results. The top target is presently $68 and the lowest target has the stock reaching $53 within the year.

Health care stocks were slightly lower in late trade, with the NYSE Health Care Index slipping about 0.1% while shares of health care companies in the S&P 500 were down 0.2% as a group. Earlier the firm had a rating of "Buy " on the company shares. (The) upgraded shares of Molina Healthcare from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $65.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, December 13th.

At the movement Molina Healthcare, Inc. The legal version of this article can be viewed at The 1 year EPS growth rate is 97.30%. Piper Jaffray Companies assumed coverage on shares of Molina Healthcare in a research report on Tuesday, January 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.06, for a total value of $258,667.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. By watching how many shares are trading hands and looking for any changes in that activity, trading opportunities can be spotted along with a deeper understanding of the reliability of other indicators on the stock. It is predicted to add 6% on day 1 and jump 7% on day 7 after the company reports upcoming earnings.

They expect $0.75 EPS, up 13.33% or $0.1 from last year's $0.65 per share.

In other news, Director Charles Z. Fedak sold 4,875 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 30th. Finally, Trellus Management Company LLC acquired a new position in shares of Molina Healthcare during the third quarter worth about $286,000. Geneva Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Molina Healthcare by 0.9% in the third quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 90.72% of the company's stock.

Molina Healthcare, Inc offers Medicaid-related solutions for low-income families and individuals, and assists government agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program. The Companys Health Plans segment consists of health plans in around 11 states and includes its direct delivery business.

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