Amerigroup Corp

  • Health Care Stocks Hit a 7-Month High Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 | 1:44 PM ET

    Health care stocks reached their highest level since April 25, led by Aetna.

  • Healthcare: Higher Medicaid Costs Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 11:27 AM ET

    How everyone will deal with the effects of Obamacare in 2013.

  • TEXT-S&P keeps Amerigroup Corp on watch positive Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 1:44 PM ET

    --WellPoint's acquisition of Amerigroup will likely close by year-end 2012.. --We are keeping our' BB+' counterparty credit rating on Amerigroup on CreditWatch Positive. Rating Action On Oct. 9, 2012, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services said that its' BB+' long-term counterparty credit rating on Amerigroup Corp..

  • Oct 4- Proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services Inc and Glass Lewis& Co on Thursday recommended that Amerigroup Corp stockholders approve the $92- per-share cash offer from larger healthcare company WellPoint Inc. The shareholder vote on the $4.5 billion deal will be held Oct. 23, Amerigroup said in a statement.

  • Oct 4- Proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services Inc and Glass Lewis& Co on Thursday recommended that Amerigroup Corp stock owners approve the $92 per share cash offer by larger healthcare company WellPoint Inc. In July, WellPoint announced the deal to buy Amerigroup as part of a bet on an expansion of the U.S. government's health plan for the poor.

  • Amerigroup delays WellPoint deal vote by two weeks Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 9:51 PM ET

    Oct 2- Amerigroup Corp said it has delayed a stockholder approval vote on the $4.5 billion sale of the health insurer to WellPoint Inc by two weeks after shareholders sued Amerigroup's board. Amerigroup has now scheduled the vote for Oct. 23, it said in a regulatory filing.

  • TEXT-Fitch rates Wellpoint's senior notes 'BBB+' Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 2:10 PM ET

    Fitch expects proceeds from the issuance to be combined with existing holding company cash and used for general corporate purposes, including funding a portion of WellPoint's acquisition of Amerigroup Corporation, continuation of the company's share repurchase program and the repayment of existing debt.

  • Oct 2- Standard& Poor's Ratings Services said today that it has assigned its unsolicited' A-' senior unsecured debt rating to WellPoint Inc.' s.

  • Last Call: Greed Has Something to Do With It Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 11:50 PM ET

    Another tough Monday for the markets but Alcoa starts earnings season on a positive note; USDA reports the drought is getting worse; Denny’s is heading to China and the 2012 Kentucky Derby winner is heading to Japan.

  • Stocks End Lower Ahead of Earnings; FB Gains Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 4:44 PM ET

    Stocks eased off their worst levels Monday but still closed in negative territory as investors remained jittery ahead of the earnings season and amid renewed global growth concerns.

  • Talking Numbers: WellPoint Well-Positioned?     Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 3:28 PM ET

    WellPoint caught a bid today, after the second largest health insurer announced the acquisition of Amerigroup for nearly $5 billion, with Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital, and Carter Worth, Oppenheimer.

  • HMO Index Posts Best Gain in Over 3 Years Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 3:06 PM ET
    Healthcare cost

    The Morgan Stanley Healthcare Payors Index is having its best day in three and a half years.

  • Health-care reform will create $580 billion in potential new Medicaid revenue opportunities in the next five years, Wayne Deveydt, CFO at health insurer WellPoint, told CNBC.

  • WellPoint Buys Amerigroup for $4.9 Billion     Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 1:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the big deal of the day between WellPoint and Amerigroup.

  • WellPoint to Buy Amerigroup for $4.9 Billion     Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    Ana Gupte, Bernstein analyst, discusses why health care stocks are rallying on news WellPoint intends to buy Amerigroup for $92 a share, in cash.

  • WellPoint to Buy Amerigroup     Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 10:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the latest details on Wellpoint's $4.46 billion acquisition of managed care company, Amerigroup.

  • Futures Lower Ahead of Earnings, EU Meeting Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 8:52 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures declined Monday, extending their losses following a sharp selloff in the previous session on the heels of a disappointing jobs report and ahead of Alcoa's earnings after the bell.

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  • The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports Wellpoint will acquire Amerigroup for $92 a share in a cash deal.

  • Stocks End Off Lows After Merkel Report Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 4:20 PM ET

    Stocks finished slightly lower Thursday but staged an impressive comeback in the last half-hour of trading following reports that Germany's Angela Merkel has canceled the EU summit's press conference tonight, giving hope to traders that the European leaders are working to form a solution to tackle the ongoing debt crisis.