Centene (CNC) stock forecast for 2026
Last update: October 1, 2022 (07:48)Sector: Healthcare
The share price of Centene Corp. (CNC) now
What analysts predict:: $104.47
52-week high/low: $98.53 / $60.81
50/200 Day Moving Average: $90.36 / $84.81
This figure corresponds to the average price over the previous 50/200 days. For Centene stocks, the 50-day moving average is the resistance level today.
For Centene stocks, the 200-day moving average is the support level today.
Are you interested in Centene stocks and want to buy them, or are they already in your portfolio? If yes, then on this page you will find useful information about the dynamics of the Centene stock price in 2026. How much will one Centene share be worth in 2026?
Is it worth taking profit / loss on Centene stock now or waiting? What are analysts' forecasts for Centene stock?
We forecast Centene stock performance using neural networks based on historical data on Centene stocks. Also, when forecasting, technical analysis tools are used, world geopolitical and news factors are taken into account.
The Centene stock prediction results are shown below and presented as a graph, table and text information.
Centene stock forecasts are adjusted once a day based on the closing price of the previous trading day.
The minimum target price for Centene analysts is $104.47.
Today 200 Day Moving Average is the support level (84.81 $).
50 Day Moving Average is the resistance level (90.36 $).
Historical and forecast chart of Centene stock
The chart below shows the historical price of Centene stock and a prediction chart for the next year. For convenience, prices are divided by color. Forecast prices include: Optimistic Forecast, Pessimistic Forecast, and Weighted Average Best Forecast. Detailed values for the Centene stock price can be found in the table below.
Centene (CNC) Forecast for 2026
Centene information and performance
Centene Corporation operates as a multinational healthcare company that provides programs and services to underinsured and uninsured individuals in the United States. Its Managed Care segment offers health insurance plans to individuals through government-subsidized programs including Medicaid, the government’s child health insurance program, long-term services and supports, foster families and Medicare-medicaid plans that cover dual-eligible individuals, and programs for the elderly, blind or disabled.
7700 FORSYTH BLVD., ST LOUIS, MO, US
Market Capitalization: 44 400 411 000 $
Market capitalization is the total market value of all issued shares of a company. It is calculated by the formula multiplying the number of shares in the company outstanding by the market price of one share.
EBITDA: 5 845 000 000 $
EBITDA is earnings before interest, income tax and depreciation of assets.
PE Ratio: 24.74
P/E ratio (price to earnings) - shows the ratio between the price of a share and the company's profit
PEG Ratio: 0.917
Price/earnings to growth
Dividend Per Share is a financial indicator equal to the ratio of the company's net profit available for distribution to the annual average of ordinary shares.
Dividend yield is a ratio that shows how much a company pays in dividends each year at the stock price.
EPS shows how much of the net profit is accounted for by the common share.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY: 0.21
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY: 0.158
Trailing PE: 24.74
Trailing P/E depends on what has already been done. It uses the current share price and divides it by the total earnings per share for the last 12 months.
Forward PE: 12.24
Forward P/E uses projections of future earnings instead of final numbers.
EV To Revenue: 0.372
Enterprise Value (EV) /Revenue
EV To EBITDA: 11.36
The EV / EBITDA ratio shows the ratio of the cost (EV) to its profit before tax, interest and amortization (EBITDA).
Shares Outstanding: 571581000
Number of issued ordinary shares
Shares Float: N/A
Number of freely tradable shares
Shares Short Prior Month: N/A
Shares Short Prior Month - the number of shares in short positions in the last month.
Short Ratio: N/A
Percent Insiders: N/A
Percent Institutions: N/A
Centene price target for 2021 by month
Target values for the price of one Centene share for Jan 2026.
Pessimistic target level: 110.05
Optimistic target level: 119.99
Target values for the price of one Centene share for Feb 2026.
Pessimistic target level: 103.28
Optimistic target level: 114.95
Target values for the price of one Centene share for Mar 2026.
Pessimistic target level: 109.74
Optimistic target level: 116.55
Target values for the price of one Centene share for Apr 2026.
Pessimistic target level: 105.30
Optimistic target level: 111.30
Target values for the price of one Centene share for May 2026.
Pessimistic target level: 106.75
Optimistic target level: 116.46
Target values for the price of one Centene share for Jun 2026.
Pessimistic target level: 106.75
Optimistic target level: 116.69
Target values for the price of one Centene share for Jul 2026.
Pessimistic target level: 110.20
Optimistic target level: 115.35
Target values for the price of one Centene share for Aug 2026.
Pessimistic target level: 113.12
Optimistic target level: 120.01
Target values for the price of one Centene share for Sep 2026.
Pessimistic target level: 117.77
Optimistic target level: 124.69
Target values for the price of one Centene share for Oct 2026.
Pessimistic target level: 119.88
Optimistic target level: 127.58
Target values for the price of one Centene share for Nov 2026.
Pessimistic target level: 119.40
Optimistic target level: 129.98
Target values for the price of one Centene share for Dec 2026.
Pessimistic target level: 114.37
Optimistic target level: 123.33
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