| WellCare Health Plans is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is a managed care company and focuses primarily on providing government-sponsored managed care services to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, as well as individuals in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Medicaid provides medical assistance to elderly, disabled, children and their families. The Medicare program provides health care coverage primarily to individuals age 65 or older as well as to individuals with certain disabilities and consists of four parts, labeled A through D. We show 40 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of WCG's shares outstanding history.|
Understanding the changing numbers of WellCare Health Plans shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like WellCare Health Plans versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching WellCare Health Plans by allowing them to research WellCare Health Plans shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.