Magellan Health Services, Inc.

  • A Small Cap Company Making Waves in the Business Services Industry

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - July 29, 2013 | Tickers: MDRX, MGLN, PFMT

    The Business Services industry is more about companies providing business-related services to other companies or organizations. It is an industry that is highly fragmented with companies offering a variety of services that includes debt collection, legal services, marketing and advertising, logistics and shipping, consulting, human resources, security, leasing, and facility management.

    This is the industry Performant Financial (NASDAQ: PFMT) operates in. The company was founded in 1976. Its headquarter is more »

  • BYOP to the Fiscal Cliff

    By Ramesh Malayappan - November 27, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, CVS, ESRX, MGLN

    Doing nothing to prepare for the Fiscal Cliff not an option as a retail investor.  Better to position oneself defensively in case of a plunge and offensively in case of a rally! In other words, you need a Parachute, in case you need to jump off the Cliff while you go along for the ride.

  • Hedge Funds Bought and Sold These Stocks Recently

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - October 3, 2012 | Tickers: FSIN.DL, MGLN, MERC, SNSS, UNH

    Hedge funds that take a large percentage stake in public companies, or then change the size of their stake in the future (including by selling shares) file 13D or 13G documents with the SEC so that their ownership is public knowledge. At Insider Monkey, we track these filings and while investors cannot invest or divest in every position this activity can serve as a good starting point for further analysis more »

  • Steven Cohen Just Announced a 5% Stake in This Healthcare Company

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - September 30, 2012 | Tickers: AGP, CVH, MGLN, UNH, WCG

    In a 13G filing this week, SAC Capital disclosed a 5% ownership stake in Magellan Health Services Inc (NASDAQ: MGLN) of 1,380,530 shares. Magellan is engaged in the specialty managed healthcare business, providing services to health plans and insurance companies. This new position is a huge increase in Magellan for SAC Capital, who owned only 16,300 shares at the end of 1Q.

    HealthCor Management has been the more »

  • There's More to Healthcare Services Than Revenue

    By Maxxwell A.R. Chatsko - June 5, 2012 | Tickers: CTRX, CVS, MGLN, OCR, WAG

    In 2011 the United States spent an estimated $2.7 trillion (17% of GDP) on healthcare. The sky-high revenues generated by the health services industry may make it seem like a lucrative investment opportunity awaits, but after taking a closer look you’ll notice that companies are plagued by low profit margins. That doesn’t mean opportunities don’t exist, but it is important for investors to look past ever-increasing more »