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What: Shares of specialty health-care company Centene
So what: Centene and Molina Healthcare
Now what: The math is pretty easy here -- it looked as if Centene may have been out in Ohio and now it's back in. So that's obviously good news.
But could there be even more upside for the stock? On April 5, the day before the original Ohio decision, the stock was trading at more than $50. As of the time of this writing, the stock is under $36. The market overall has performed poorly during that period as well, which undoubtedly accounts for some of Centene's drop, but could the disappearance of the Ohio overhang be a tailwind in the weeks ahead?
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