Ehealth Inc (NASDAQ:EHTH) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment

May 21, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Sentiment for Ehealth Inc (NASDAQ:EHTH)

Ehealth Inc (NASDAQ:EHTH) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q4 2017. Its down -0.13, from 0.98 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 45 investment professionals opened new and increased stock positions, while 53 reduced and sold their holdings in Ehealth Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database reported: 16.48 million shares, down from 16.61 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Ehealth Inc in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 14 Reduced: 39 Increased: 29 New Position: 16.

eHealth, Inc. provides private online health insurance services in the United States and China. The company has market cap of $375.30 million. The Company’s e-commerce platforms organize and present health insurance information in various formats that enable individuals, families, and small businesses to research, analyze, compare, and purchase a range of health insurance plans. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers medical health insurance coverage, including preferred well-known provider organization, health maintenance organization and indemnity plans, health savings account eligible health insurance plans, Medicare related health, and small business group insurance plans, as well as ancillary health insurance plans comprising short-term, dental, life, vision, and accident insurance plans.

The stock increased 4.88% or $0.92 during the last trading session, reaching $19.76. About 130,704 shares traded. eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) has risen 26.21% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.66% the S&P500.

Analysts await eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $-0.73 earnings per share, up 20.65 % or $0.19 from last year’s $-0.92 per share. After $-0.17 actual earnings per share reported by eHealth, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 329.41 % negative EPS growth.

Cannell Capital Llc holds 5.52% of its portfolio in eHealth, Inc. for 1.09 million shares. Hawk Ridge Capital Management Lp owns 276,098 shares or 1.6% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Redmile Group Llc has 1.18% invested in the company for 1.56 million shares. The Connecticut-based Pier Capital Llc has invested 0.61% in the stock. Orbimed Advisors Llc, a New York-based fund reported 1.83 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buy, and 1 insider sale for $75,258 activity.

eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Ehealth’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Ehealth, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $18.0 while the high is $28.0. The stock’s average target of $22.67 is 14.73% above today’s ($19.76) share price. EHTH was included in 4 notes of analysts from December 11, 2017. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Buy” rating and $2200 target in Thursday, May 17 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, March 1. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, December 11 by Craig Hallum. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, April 26 by Cantor Fitzgerald.

More important recent eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Q1 beat and revised guidance propels eHealth, up 22%” on April 27, 2018, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “eHealth Survey Reveals a Gap Between the Benefits Consumers Think All Health Insurance Plans Should Cover and …”, Seekingalpha.com published: “eHealth’s (EHTH) CEO Scott Flanders on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 27, 2018. More interesting news about eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “eHealth (EHTH) PT Raised to $22 at Cantor Fitzgerald; ‘Fundamentals Should Improve in 2H18 and Beyond'” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

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