News coverage about eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. eHealth earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6800625085051 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- eHealth First: A Decentralized Medical Revolution (blockonomi.com)
- eHealth (EHTH) Price Target Raised to $23.00 (americanbankingnews.com)
- Influence Health to Discuss the Value of Patient Data and Healthcare CRM Tools at HITMC 2018 (prweb.com)
- eHealth (EHTH) Lifted to Hold at ValuEngine (americanbankingnews.com)
- ValuEngine Downgrades eHealth (EHTH) to Sell (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of eHealth stock traded down $0.35 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $15.48. 119,744 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 157,220. The stock has a market capitalization of $302.25, a P/E ratio of -12.09 and a beta of 1.70. eHealth has a fifty-two week low of $10.41 and a fifty-two week high of $28.59.
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of eHealth from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Craig Hallum restated a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 price objective on shares of eHealth in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of eHealth from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, March 20th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of eHealth from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 8th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of eHealth in a research note on Tuesday, March 6th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $23.67.
eHealth, Inc provides private online health insurance exchange services to individuals, families, and small businesses in the United States and China. The company operates through two segments, Medicare; and Individual, Family and Small Business. Its 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.
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