Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on companies in the Financial sector whose stocks have doubled over the past year. All companies have a market capitalization of at least $1 billion. Note that health insurance companies, like all insurance companies, are considered to operate in the Finance sector.
- HealthSpring, Inc (NYSE:HS): This company’s stock has increased by 162.94% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $44.70 and its market capitalization is $3,028,803,000. About the company: Healthspring, Inc. is a health maintenance organization. The Company serves Medicare recipients with a comprehensive network of hospitals and physicians.
- Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (NASDAQ:GGAL): This company’s stock has increased by 130.79% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $14.53 and its market capitalization is $1,422,141,314. About the company: Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. operates as a financial services holding company for Banco Galicia, a commercial bank in Argentina. The Bank attracts deposits and offers business and consumer loans, mortgages, investment banking, securities brokerage services, foreign exchange services, mutual funds, insurance, annuities, and credit cards.
- iShares Silver Trust (NYSE:SLV): This company’s stock has increased by 121.84% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $39.31 and its market capitalization is $14,481,800,000. About the company: iShares Silver Trust is a trust formed to invest in silver. The assets of the trust consist primarily of silver held by the custodian on behalf of the trust. The objective of the trust is for the shares to reflect the price of silver owned by the trust, less the trust’s expenses and liabilities.
- WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG): This company’s stock has increased by 119.00% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $52.45 and its market capitalization is $2,232,340,000. About the company: WellCare Health Plans Inc provides managed care services targeted exclusively to government-sponsored healthcare programs. The Company operates health plans in multiple states.
(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co. All data are assumed to be accurate.)
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