Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect eHealth (EHTH) Stock Price
Headlines about eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. eHealth earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.5730654220449 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
eHealth (EHTH) opened at $16.05 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $301.68, a price-to-earnings ratio of -13.96 and a beta of 1.67. eHealth has a fifty-two week low of $10.35 and a fifty-two week high of $28.59.
A number of analysts have weighed in on EHTH shares. Craig Hallum restated a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 target price on shares of eHealth in a research report on Monday, December 11th. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 target price on shares of eHealth in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and issued a $27.00 target price on shares of eHealth in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. TheStreet upgraded shares of eHealth from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of eHealth from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $25.33.
eHealth, Inc provides a private online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses. The Company is the parent company of eHealthInsurance, a private health insurance exchange where individuals, families and small businesses can compare health insurance products from various insurers side-by-side, and purchase and enroll in coverage online through its Websites (www.eHealth.com, www.eHealthInsurance.com, www.eHealthMedicare.com, www.Medicare.com and www.PlanPrescriber.com) or telephonically through its customer care centers.
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