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Anthem CEO Says "Very Positive" About Overall Medicaid Environment Going Forward
Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Anthem Inc ::ANTHEM SAYS ON TRACK TO HAVE ALL MEMBERS MIGRATE TO INGENIORX PLATFORM BY JAN 1, 2020 - CONF. CALL.ANTHEM SAYS UNFAVORABLE TRENDS IN MEDICAL COSTS ISOLATED TO COMMERCIAL SEGMENT - CONF. CALL.ANTHEM CEO SAYS CHALLENGES CO FACES HEADING INTO 2020 ARE "MANAGEABLE" - CONF. CALL.ANTHEM CEO SEES 2020 CORE EPS GROWTH AT LOW END OF 12% TO 15% TARGET GROWTH RATE RELATIVE TO ORIGINAL 2019 GUIDANCE - CONF. CALL.ANTHEM CEO SAYS CONTINUES TO EXPECT NEW PBM INGENIORX WILL PRODUCE TOTAL OPERATING GAIN OF AT LEAST $800 MILLION OR ROUGHLY $2.30 PER SHARE IN 2020 - CONF. CALL.ANTHEM SAYS INCREASE IN 2019 CONSOLIDATED MEDICAL LOSS RATIO IS DUE TO MEDICAID- CONF. CALL.ANTHEM SAYS "VERY BULLISH" FOR 2020 SELLING SEASON FOR MEDICARE - CONF. CALL.ANTHEM CEO SAYS "VERY POSITIVE" ABOUT THE OVERALL MEDICAID ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS GOING FORWARD - CONF. CALL.  Full Article

Anthem Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results
Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Anthem Inc ::ANTHEM REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2019 RESULTS.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $4.55.Q3 REVENUE $26.4 BILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF $25.9 BILLION.Q3 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $4.87.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $4.82 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.FULL YEAR ADJUSTED NET INCOME IS NOW EXPECTED TO BE GREATER THAN $19.40* PER SHARE..COMPANY NOW EXPECTS FULL YEAR NET INCOME TO BE GREATER THAN $18.45 PER SHARE..Q4 2019 DIVIDEND OF $0.80 PER SHARE DECLARED TO SHAREHOLDERS.MEDICAL ENROLLMENT TOTALED APPROXIMATELY 41.0 MILLION MEMBERS AT SEPT 30, 2019, AN INCREASE OF 1.1 MILLION, OR 2.7 PERCENT, FROM SEPT 30, 2018.BENEFIT EXPENSE RATIO WAS 87.2 PERCENT IN Q3 OF 2019, AN INCREASE OF 240 BASIS POINTS FROM 84.8 PERCENT IN PRIOR YEAR QUARTER.FY 2019 OPERATING REVENUE IS NOW EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY $103.0 BILLION, INCLUDING PREMIUM REVENUE OF $94.0 BILLION TO $95.0 BILLION.FOR FULL YEAR 2019, CO CONTINUES TO EXPECT UNDERLYING LOCAL GROUP MEDICAL COST TREND WILL BE IN RANGE OF 6.0% PLUS/MINUS 50 BASIS POINTS.FY 2019 BENEFIT EXPENSE RATIO IS NOW EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF 86.5% TO 86.8%.FY2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $19.35, REVENUE VIEW $101.87 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.  Full Article

Centene And Wellcare Announce Agreement Between Wellcare And Anthem To Divest Missouri And Nebraska Medicaid Plans
Thursday, 26 Sep 2019 

Sept 26 (Reuters) - Centene Corp ::PRESS RELEASE - CENTENE AND WELLCARE ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT BETWEEN WELLCARE AND ANTHEM, INC., TO DIVEST MISSOURI AND NEBRASKA MEDICAID PLANS.CENTENE AND WELLCARE ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT BETWEEN WELLCARE AND ANTHEM, INC., TO DIVEST MISSOURI AND NEBRASKA MEDICAID PLANS.CENTENE CORP - ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL STATE APPROVALS WITH CALIFORNIA AND WISCONSIN.CENTENE CORP - WELLCARE TRANSACTION WILL BE COMPLETED BY FIRST HALF OF 2020..  Full Article

Anthem Inc Prices Three-Part Notes Offering Of Up To $2.5 Bln
Friday, 6 Sep 2019 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Anthem Inc ::ANTHEM INC PRICES THREE-PART NOTES OFFERING OF UP TO $2.5 BILLION - SEC FILING.ANTHEM INC SAYS PRICES $850 MILLION 2.375% NOTES DUE 2025, $825 MILLION 2.875% NOTES DUE 2029 AND $825 MILLION 3.700% NOTES DUE 2049 - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Anthem Q2 Earnings Per Share $4.36
Wednesday, 24 Jul 2019 

July 24 (Reuters) - Anthem Inc ::ANTHEM REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2019 RESULTS, RAISES FULL YEAR OUTLOOK.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE $4.36.Q2 REVENUE $25.2 BILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF $24.87 BILLION.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $4.61 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $4.64.SEES FY 2019 REVENUE ABOUT $102 BILLION.FULL YEAR NET INCOME IS NOW EXPECTED TO BE GREATER THAN $18.34 PER SHARE.FULL YEAR ADJUSTED NET INCOME IS NOW EXPECTED TO BE GREATER THAN $19.30 PER SHARE.Q3 2019 DIVIDEND OF $0.80 PER SHARE DECLARED TO SHAREHOLDERS.QTRLY MEDICAL ENROLLMENT WAS 40.9 MILLION MEMBERS, REPRESENTING AN INCREASE OF 1.3 MILLION MEMBERS.MEDICAL ENROLLMENT TOTALED APPROXIMATELY 40.9 MILLION MEMBERS AT JUNE 30, 2019, AN INCREASE OF 1.3 MILLION, OR 3.3 PERCENT.BENEFIT EXPENSE RATIO WAS 86.7 PERCENT IN Q2 OF 2019, AN INCREASE OF 330 BASIS POINTS.FOR FY, CONTINUES TO EXPECT UNDERLYING LOCAL GROUP MEDICAL COST TREND WILL BE IN RANGE OF 6.0% +/- 50 BASIS POINTS..FOR FULL YEAR 2019, CONTINUES TO EXPECT UNDERLYING LOCAL GROUP MEDICAL COST TREND WILL BE IN RANGE OF 6.0% +/- 50 BASIS POINTS.NOW EXPECT INGENIORX TO ACHIEVE UPPER END OF OUR $0.70 - $0.90 GUIDANCE..BENEFIT EXPENSE RATIO IS NOW EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF 86.2% - 86.5% FOR FY 2019.OPERATING REVENUE IS NOW EXPECTED TO BE ABOUT $102.0 BILLION, INCLUDING PREMIUM REVENUE OF $93.0 BILLION - $94.0 BILLION FOR FY 2019.MEDICAL MEMBERSHIP IS NOW EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF 41,000,000 - 41,300,000 FOR FY 2019.  Full Article

Anthem Inc To Acquire Beacon Health Options
Thursday, 6 Jun 2019 

June 6 (Reuters) - Anthem Inc ::ANTHEM, INC. TO ACQUIRE BEACON HEALTH OPTIONS.ANTHEM INC - FINANCIAL TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED..ANTHEM INC - TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO BE SLIGHTLY ACCRETIVE TO ADJUSTED EARNINGS IN 2020..ANTHEM INC - TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO BE SLIGHTLY ACCRETIVE TO ADJUSTED EARNINGS IN 2020.ANTHEM INC - TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO BE SLIGHTLY ACCRETIVE TO ADJUSTED EARNINGS IN 2020.ANTHEM INC - WILL ACQUIRE BEACON FROM BAIN CAPITAL PRIVATE EQUITY AND DIAMOND CASTLE HOLDINGS.ANTHEM INC - ACQUISITION IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE IN Q4 OF 2019.  Full Article

Jana Partners LLC Dissolves Stake In Anthem, Autodesk
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 

May 15 (Reuters) - Jana Partners LLC::JANA PARTNERS LLC DISSOLVES SOLE SHARE STAKE IN ANTHEM INC - SEC FILING.JANA PARTNERS LLC DISSOLVES SOLE SHARE STAKE IN BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP.JANA PARTNERS LLC DISSOLVES SOLE SHARE STAKE IN AUTODESK INC.JANA PARTNERS LLC CUTS SOLE SHARE STAKE IN HD SUPPLY HOLDINGS INC BY 49.3 PERCENT TO 2.7 MILLION SHARES.JANA PARTNERS - CHANGE IN HOLDINGS ARE AS OF MARCH 31, 2019 AND COMPARED WITH THE PREVIOUS QUARTER ENDED AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2018.  Full Article

Jana Partners LLC Dissolves Sole Share Stake In Wells Fargo, GrubHub
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018 

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Jana Partners LLC::JANA PARTNERS LLC DISSOLVES SOLE SHARE STAKE IN WELLS FARGO - SEC FILING.JANA PARTNERS LLC DISSOLVES SOLE SHARE STAKE IN GRUBHUB INC.JANA PARTNERS LLC CUTS SOLE SHARE STAKE IN TIFFANY & CO BY 35.6 PERCENT TO 1.1 MILLION SHARES.JANA PARTNERS LLC DISSOLVES SOLE SHARE STAKE IN LAM RESEARCH CORP.JANA PARTNERS LLC CUTS SOLE SHARE STAKE IN ANTHEM INC BY 48.1 PERCENT TO 279,928 SHARES.JANA PARTNERS LLC CUTS SOLE SHARE STAKE IN HD SUPPLY HOLDINGS INC BY 12.5 PERCENT TO 6.0 MILLION SHARES.JANA PARTNERS LLC TAKES SOLE SHARE STAKE OF 147,791 CLASS A SHARES IN CARVANA CO.JANA PARTNERS LLC DISSOLVES SOLE SHARE STAKE IN MARVELL TECHNOLOGY GROUP LTD.JANA PARTNERS LLC CUTS SOLE SHARE STAKE IN CRONOS GROUP INC BY 40.3 PERCENT TO 299,848 SHARES.JANA PARTNERS LLC DISSOLVES SOLE SHARE STAKE IN ALTICE USA INC.JANA PARTNERS LLC CUTS SOLE SHARE STAKE IN JACK IN THE BOX INC BY 15.4 PERCENT TO 1.7 MILLION SHARES.JANA PARTNERS LLC - CHANGE IN HOLDINGS ARE AS OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 AND COMPARED WITH THE PREVIOUS QUARTER ENDED AS OF JUNE 30, 2018.  Full Article

Freedom Health and Optimum Healthcare Names Jigar Desai As CEO
Thursday, 24 May 2018 

May 24 (Reuters) - Anthem Inc ::FREEDOM HEALTH SAYS CO, OPTIMUM HEALTHCARE HAVE NAMED JIGAR DESAI AS CEO & NANCY GAREAU AS COO FOR BOTH ORGANIZATIONS.  Full Article

Anthem Says Executive Chair Joseph Swedish's FY'17 Compensation Was $18.6 Mln
Tuesday, 3 Apr 2018 

April 2 (Reuters) - Anthem Inc ::ANTHEM SAYS EXECUTIVE CHAIR JOSEPH SWEDISH'S FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $18.6 MLN VS $16.5 MLN IN FY 2016 - SEC FILING.  Full Article

UPDATE 3-Health insurer Anthem signals better-than-feared 2020 earnings, shares rise

Oct 23 Anthem Inc on Wednesday signaled earnings for 2020 could be better than feared, allaying some concerns that rising medical costs are eating into profits and sending shares of the No. 2 health insurer up 4%.