eHealth Inc. (EHTH): Investor showing Interest in it


eHealth Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) changes shares on Monday trading session, with a change of -1.50% or -$1.63 shares. The trading starts at $108.60 and closed at $108.87 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $105.36 and day high was $109.165 on Monday, June 22. After the session, the Financial sector daily volume shifted to 0.58 million while its average volume is 812.69K. In other hand, the EHTH market cap reached to $2.72B. While, its current target price is $107.24 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -2.45% and down -19.75% for month. Its quarterly performance was -1.33% below, while its half year performance is up 13.10%. EHTH yearly performance stood at positive 30.54% and rise 11.62% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for eHealth Inc. is 2.10.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. EHTH EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 2.41. EPS for this year is -7.70%, while for the next year its value is 4.82. Sales growth for the current quarter is 3.35 while its EPS Q/Q reached 155.80%. It has an EPS of 38.50% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 13.28%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on EHTH for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 9 of 12 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 1 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 2 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 13 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 13, 0 rated it sell, 10 rated it as Buy and 2 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $150.00-$250.00. Average target price for EHTH was reached at $174.55.

Blackrock Inc., Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and FMR, LLC are the top three holders in eHealth Inc. (EHTH) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 3.51 million shares which valued 494.3 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 1.6 million shares which valued at 225.55 million. On Mar 30, 2020, FMR, LLC has a total of 1.48 million shares which valued at 208.81 million. In the end, FMR, LLC have 5.79% shares outstanding of eHealth Inc. (EHTH) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 4.80%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 2.41. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 12 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.14, while 0.1 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for EHTH published in the report was -0.27-0.02 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.1 which is lower than 0.39 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for EHTH rise 6.89% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -8.67% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was -8.69%. The moving average value for eHealth Inc. (EHTH) is 113.41 and 118.00 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in EHTH stock. On Jun 15, Yung Derek N., SVP, Chief Financial Officer, sold 6,088 trading shares at the cost of $107.12, which valued at 0.65 million. On Jun 05, Ratkovic Gregg R, SVP, Carrier/Bus. Dev., sold 2,982 shares at the cost of $109.98, with total shares of 7,380. On Jun 02, LIVINGSTON RANDALL S, Director, sold 10,000 shares at the cost of 128.94. After this transaction, LIVINGSTON RANDALL S total shares reached to 41,926 which valued at 1.29 million.