Sales increased more than expected in November as the holiday shopping season got off to a brisk start, pointing to sustained strength in the economy.
The company said in his statement that Stephenson stepped down in order to devote more time to AT&T.
Centene's unit had admitted having inadequate networks of covered doctors for its Obamacare plans in Washington.
President Donald Trump rejected the notion that Wells Fargo would skate on penalties associated with claims of mortgage lending abuse.
Honeywell forecast its fourth-quarter earnings at the top of its previous guidance and raised its forecast for both quarterly and full-year 2017 sales.