Product Launch, Quarterly Reports, Executive Change, and Partnership - Research Report on Medtronic, WellPoint, Centene, Align

    Product Launch, Quarterly Reports, Executive Change, and Partnership -
   Research Report on Medtronic, WellPoint, Centene, Align Technology, and
                                   WellCare

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NEW YORK, November 1, 2013

NEW YORK, November 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Medtronic,
Inc. (NYSE: MDT), WellPoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP), Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC), Align
Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN), and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG).
Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price
targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Medtronic, Inc. Research Report

On October 21, 2013, Medtronic, Inc. (Medtronic) announced the launch of the
Export Advance aspiration catheter, which offers greater power and superior
deliverability, in the US. Jason Weidman, Vice President and General Manager
of Medtronic's Coronary business, stated, "With more than 10 years of market
leadership in this product category, Medtronic has continued to lead the way
in innovation, setting a new standard of performance with the Export Advance
aspiration catheter." Weidman continued, "In addition to superior
deliverability, our next-generation device offers high-performing aspiration
power that physicians have come to expect from Export aspiration catheters,
which to date have been used to treat more than one million patients
worldwide." The Full Research Report on Medtronic, Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/bc94_MDT]

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WellPoint Inc. Research Report

On October 23, 2013, WellPoint Inc. (WellPoint) released its Q3 2013 results.
For Q3 2013, WellPoint registered total revenues of $18.0 billion, up 17.0%
YoY. The Company posted net income of $656.2 million in Q3 2013, compared to
net income of $691.2 million in Q3 2012. WellPoint reported diluted EPS of
$2.16, up 0.5% YoY during the quarter. Wayne DeVeydt, Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer of WellPoint, commented, "Our third quarter
results were driven primarily by lower than anticipated medical cost
experience, as well as favorable membership and revenue. Our results were also
supported by strong operating cash flow generation." The Full Research Report
on WellPoint Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/64cd_WLP]

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Centene Corp. Research Report

On October 22, 2013, Centene Corp. (Centene) released its Q3 2013 results.
Centene registered total revenues of $2.8 billion in Q3 2013, up 14.5% YoY.
The Company posted net earnings attributable to Centene of $49.4 million in Q3
2013, up 1192.8% YoY. Centene further reported diluted EPS of $0.87 in Q3
2013, up 1142.9% YoY. Commenting on the results, Michael F. Neidorff,
Centene's Chairman and CEO, said, "The quarter and year to date results
reflect the efforts and growing capabilities of all our employees who are
committed to delivering high quality and lower cost services." The Full
Research Report on Centene Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/e85d_CNC]

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Align Technology Inc. Research Report

On October 28, 2013, Align Technology Inc. (Align Technology) announced the
resignation of Richard Twomey from the position of Vice President,
International to serve as President and CEO of a leading global healthcare
products and services company based in Europe. According to Align Technology,
Thomas M. Prescott, Align's President and CEO, will assume primary
responsibility for all international operations. Prescott commented, "On
behalf of Align's executive management team and board of directors, I want to
thank Richard for his leadership in the growth and development of our
international business and congratulate him on this new career opportunity."
He added, "We have a world-class team at Align, including a strong global team
with seasoned, experienced leaders who are driving our European growth and
expansion in Asia. I am confident this organization will continue to deliver
great results in our international markets." The Full Research Report on Align
Technology Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/69b3_ALGN]

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WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Research Report

On October 21, 2013, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WellCare) announced its
partnership with Louisiana's Smoking Cessation Trust (SCT) to encourage its
eligible Louisiana Medicare Advantage members to enroll in a no-cost, smoking
cessation program. Frank Heyliger, WellCare's Region President for Louisiana
and Texas, said, "WellCare's mission is to enhance our members' health and
quality of life." Heyliger continued, "We see our partnership with the SCT as
a great opportunity to help our members access the critical services they may
need to kick the smoking habit for good. This can lead to improvements in
chronic health conditions and positively impact overall health outcomes." The
Full Research Report on WellCare Health Plans, Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/be48_WCG]

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