WLP Wellpoint, Inc.

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  • WLP
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 09:41 PM EST
  • $128.71
  • +$0.94
  • +0.7%
  • Industry
  • Health care plans
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WLP Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    1.36% Healthcare Average 2.30%
  • Annual Payout
    $1.75 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    19.8% EPS $8.83
  • Dividend Growth
    3 yrs Since 2011
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Relative Strength Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Stock is slightly underperforming.
Overall Yield Attractiveness Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Stock's dividend yield is adequate.
Dividend Reliability Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking This rating is related to the length and consistency of a company's dividend payouts, as well as our opinion on how likely the company is to continue payouts in the future.
Dividend Uptrend Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Dividend payouts are consistent, but increases small.
Earnings Growth Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Earnings estimates are basically unchanged.
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Growth History

WLP Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

WLP Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.5000 2013 30.4%
$1.1500 2012 15.0%
Historical Dividend Data

WLP Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.4375 2014-07-29 2014-09-08 2014-09-10 2014-09-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4375 2014-04-29 2014-06-06 2014-06-10 2014-06-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4375 2014-01-28 2014-03-06 2014-03-10 2014-03-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2013-10-22 2013-12-05 2013-12-09 2013-12-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2013-07-24 2013-09-06 2013-09-10 2013-09-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2013-05-15 2013-06-06 2013-06-10 2013-06-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2013-02-21 2013-03-06 2013-03-08 2013-03-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2875 2012-11-06 2012-12-05 2012-12-07 2012-12-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2875 2012-07-25 2012-09-06 2012-09-10 2012-09-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2875 2012-05-16 2012-06-06 2012-06-08 2012-06-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2875 2012-01-24 2012-03-07 2012-03-09 2012-03-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2011-10-25 2011-12-07 2011-12-09 2011-12-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2011-07-26 2011-09-07 2011-09-09 2011-09-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2011-05-17 2011-06-08 2011-06-10 2011-06-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2011-02-23 2011-03-08 2011-03-10 2011-03-25 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2005-04-27 2005-06-01 2005-05-13 2005-05-31 NM Stock Split NM
2-for-1 2002-02-21 2002-03-18 2002-03-05 2002-03-15 NM Stock Split NM
$2.5000 1996-05-07 1996-05-17 1996-05-15 1996-05-16 Unknown Special N/A
Company Profile

WLP Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Health Care Plans

Wellpoint, Inc. (WLP) - this company operates as a health benefits company in the United States. It offers various network-based managed care plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid, and senior markets. The company's managed care plans include preferred provider organizations; health maintenance organizations; point-of-service plans; traditional indemnity plans; and other hybrid plans, including consumer-driven health plans, hospital only, and limited benefit products. WellPoint also provides various managed care services comprising claims processing, underwriting, stop loss insurance, actuarial services, provider network access, medical cost management, disease management, wellness programs, and other administrative services. In addition, it offers specialty and other products and services, including pharmacy benefit management; specialty pharmacy; life and disability insurance benefits; dental, vision, and behavioral health benefits; radiology benefit management; analytics-driven personal health care guidance; and long-term care insurance and flexible spending accounts. Further, WellPoint serves as an intermediary providing administrative service for the Medicare program that offers coverage for persons, who are 65 or older and for persons who are disabled or with end-stage renal disease. As of December 31, 2009, the company served approximately 33.7 million medical members. It markets its products through a network of independent agents and brokers, as well as through in-house sales force. The company, formerly known as Anthem, Inc., was founded in 1944 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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